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Thousand Acre Swamp Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Penfield, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 2.9 miles Elevation Gain: 75 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

no dogs

Easy marked trail, some muddy spots but not bad considering it's a swamp and it's March.

hiking
snow
1 month ago

Great trail! Easily marked, nicely kept up

hiking
1 month ago

This was a very enjoyable hike! There’s a lot of diverse wildlife and all the bridges are fun to walk on. I brought my dog and she had a blast! The trail is extremely well marked and even when you can’t see a sign the path is very clear. I definitely want to check this place out again in the warmer months!

hiking
3 months ago

The wood walkways make this great when the snow has melted!

hiking
8 months ago

A lot of deer flies so bring a hat! Trail was quiet and very well marked

10 months ago

easy trail. Very beautiful and quiet. make sure to bring bug spray if you are going to do the Hermit walk trail.

hiking
bugs
10 months ago

Trail was well marked. LOTS of bugs already. Definitely take bug spray.

Wed Jul 18 2018

The bridge is very cool but most of the trails are overgrown with vegetation.

hiking
bugs
muddy
over grown
Sat Aug 05 2017

Interesting walk, with diverse scenery. We came here specifically to geocache, but enjoyed the hike.

walking
Wed Sep 21 2016

Great walk with the kids. Would like to go back when leaves change.

hiking
Tue Sep 20 2016

nicely marked trails. enjoyed it and would return again.

Mon Sep 05 2016

I love this place. Never crowded. So peaceful. My pup and I enjoy our time whenever we go.

Sun Apr 17 2016

Boring

bird watching
Tue Aug 18 2015

Much more overgrown than it used to be with the cattails. Blocks the view sometimes. Trails are well marked though with a map at every intersection so you have to try hard to get lost. Don't forget the bug spray!

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