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Best trails in Ballston Spa

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Looking for a great trail near Ballston Spa, New York? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, walking trails, kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Peebles Island State Park or John Boyd Thacher State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Wilcox Lake Wild Forest or Vroman's Nose Unique Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 8 easy trails in Ballston Spa ranging from 0.6 to 20.3 miles and from 232 to 416 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Ballston Spa
Top trails (10)
#1 - Woods Hollow Nature Preserve Trail
Woods Hollow Nature Preserve
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 51 m
Woods Hollow Nature Preserve Trail is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ballston Spa, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#2 - Zim Smith Pedestrian Trail
Ballston Spa, New York
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Length: 20.3 mi • Est. 8 h 22 m
As of May 28, 2020, users have reported that half way through the trail is closed. Show more
#3 - 100 Acre Wood Red, White, Blue, Green and Purple Trail
Luther Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
100 Acre Wood Red, White, Blue, Green and Purple Trail is a 2.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ballston Spa, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as mShow more
#4 - Kayaderosseras Creek: Gray's Crossing (Northline Road) To Lake Saratoga
Saratoga Spa State Park
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Length: 10.1 mi
The Kayaderosseras Creek Canoe and Kayak Trail is a beautiful paddle through a diverse semi-rural setting. The trail is navigable from spring to autumn and offers a relatively mild paddling experienShow more
#5 - Luther Forest Mountain Bike Trail
Luther Forest
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
Luther Forest Mountain Bike Trail is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ballston Spa, New York that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels and iShow more
#6 - Malta Ecological Park
Ballston Spa, New York
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 25 m
Malta Ecological Park is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ballston Spa, New York that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#7 - John Romano Nature Trail
Kelley Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 12 m
John Romano Nature Trail is a 0.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ballston Spa, New York that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a nuShow more
#8 - 100 Acre Wood Blue Trail
Luther Forest
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 17 m
100 Acre Wood Blue Trail is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Ballston Spa, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarilShow more
#9 - Jim Tedisco Fitness Trail
Ballston Spa, New York
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
Jim Tedisco Fitness Trail is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ballston Spa, New York that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#10 - Wood Road Nature Trail
Ballston Spa, New York
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 22 m
Wood Road Nature Trail is a 0.8 mile loop trail located near Ballston Spa, New York that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature Show more