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Best trails in Saratoga Springs

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Looking for a great trail near Saratoga Springs, New York? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking 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 Moreau Lake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Wilcox Lake Wild Forest or Lake George Wild Forest. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 10 easy trails in Saratoga Springs ranging from 1.1 to 6.4 miles and from 209 to 485 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 Saratoga Springs
Top trails (13)
#1 - Five Mile and Geyser Trail
Saratoga Spa State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
Loop from the Victoria Pool/Golf course parking lot (free year round). Single track, wide paths, and some pavement brings you by the “Island Spouter” geyser and “Orenda” mineral spring. Mostly flat with a few steeper sections.Show more
#2 - Five Mile Trail
Saratoga Spa State Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
A five mile loop trail that follows the red, orange, and blue markers of the Saratoga Spa State Park. Much of this trail is paved but the blue trail is a beautiful forested section with a wetlands overlook.Show more
#3 - Bee Trail Loop Trail
Daniels Road State Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
A fun loop on a difficult Saratoga Mountain Bike Association trail just north of Saratoga Springs and Skidmore College This is a great loop for advanced mountain bike riders in the Saratoga Mountain Bike Association Trail (SMBA) trail system. This ride, called the Bee Trail, takes you on a technically challenging loop deep in the woods north of Skidmore College in the town of Saratoga Springs, NY.Show more
#4 - Bog Meadow Brook Nature Trail
Saratoga Springs, New York
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
The Bog Meadow Trail is two miles long with designated parking areas on each end. The Trail was developed in 1993 by the Saratoga Springs Open Space Project (now Saratoga PLAN) in cooperation with the City of Saratoga Springs. The path travels along an abandoned railroad that once connected the city to various locations throughout the Northeast. The Meadowbrook Preserve, which encompasses 174 acres of wetlands and woods, surrounds the trail, working to protect the watershed where maple, ferns, meadowsweet, and evergreens are commonly found. The majority of the Meadowbrook Preserve was donated to the Saratoga Land Conservancy (now Saratoga PLAN) back in 1988 by the Anderson family, with an additional parcel donated to PLAN in 2006 by Belmonte Builders and Bonacio Construction.Show more
#5 - Gideon Putnam Trail
Saratoga Spa State Park
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 2 h 41 m
With health and recreation as its major thrust, Saratoga Spa State Park offers miles of multiuse trails over a wide variety of terrain throughout the park. There are more than 12 miles of trails suitable for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. This guide will help you explore the Saratoga Spa State Park. I've tried to cover all the major baths, pools, trails, and sites within the park. Please check the links attached to this guide to find out more about the mineral bath offerings in the area as well as how to make reservations for the Gideon Hotel. Saratoga Springs is world renowned for its mineral baths and spring water. It's not often you find mineral springs erupting from the ground in Upstate NY.Show more
#6 - Spring Run Trail
Saratoga Springs, New York
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 55 m
#7 - Warming Hut Loop
Saratoga Spa State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 49 m
#8 - Hemlock Trail
Saratoga Spa State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 59 m
Nice, flat and easy trail in a portion of forest opposite (and part of) Saratoga Spa State Park. It's gentle underfoot and offers a great opportunity for some solitude in nature.Show more
#9 - North Woods Outer Loop
Skidmore North Woods
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 52 m
#10 - Kayaderosseras Creek from Lake Lonely
Saratoga Springs, New York
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Length: 7.5 mi
Put in at Lake Lonely Watersports, heading toward Saratoga Lake. After 1 mile, take fork right to enter Kayaderosseras Creek heading upstream. You can go as far as 3.55 miles from the start - about 3/4 of the way between the Northway and Route 9 - before a huge tree down blocks the entire creek. You could portage over or turn around to make this just over 7 miles roundtrip.Show more
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