Stewart State Forest Trail

MODERATE 29 reviews
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Stewart State Forest Trail is a 11.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rock Tavern, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
11.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
944 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

views

wild flowers

wildlife

The 6700-acres of Stewart State Forest are unique in the northeast and increasingly rare in the Hudson Valley. A mix of wetlands, fields and woods, the site includes 18 miles of gravel roads and over 22 miles of major trails which provide unparalleled recreation. State Forest that offers trails for walking, hiking, snowshoeing, horse, x-country skiing, mountain biking and more. Multiple access points and terrain levels. Multiple Trails throughout the preserve: Trail Name Description Trail Length (miles) A. Maple Avenue to Weed Road - meadows, old farm woodlands and fields 1.3 miles B. New Road to Barron Road South - farm fields, woods, 2 ponds 2.9 miles C. New Road to Barron Road North - dry woods, cedars, pines, power lines 1.3 miles D. Orlando to Barron Road - wetlands, moist woods, power line 1.3 miles E. Pittman-Robertson Pond Road -one lane farm road, fields, pond, woods 1.0 miles F. Windsor Woods to Ridge Road -old road, woods, seasonal flooding 1.2 miles G. Windsor Woods to New Road - deep woods, hemlocks 2.0 miles H. Scofield Lane Trail -old road to trail, disturbed woods on ridge near swamp 2.0 miles I. Raincoat Factory/Lindsay Road Loop -disturbed lands, woods, fields, ponds 1.4 miles J. Restoration Pond and Beaver Pond Farm Lane - vehicles by permit 0.8 miles K. Buchanan Hill Trail - highest point at 658 feet, fields, forest, views, pond 1.8 miles L. Armstrong Lane wetland and farm trail - wetland, former farms, woods 0.5 miles

hiking
22 days ago

1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

We love the great swamp board walk! I try to make it here at least once a month

2 months ago

3 months ago

mountain biking
4 months ago

Great trails perfect for mountain biking. But you really need a +size complete mountain bike to really enjoy it.

5 months ago

9 months ago

Great trail for a quick family hike.

9 months ago

mountain biking
10 months ago

11 months ago

hiking
Friday, July 08, 2016

Easy trail to hike. Lots of invasive plants.

hiking
Friday, July 08, 2016

trail running
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

mountain biking
Saturday, June 11, 2016

hiking
Sunday, May 22, 2016

hiking
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Fun easy trail to do with the kids

horseback riding
Tuesday, March 01, 2016

hiking
Saturday, November 07, 2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015