Explore the most popular hiking trails near Hawley with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

24 days ago

Trail after you get to Bruce lake is completely overgrown with blueberry bushes. We walked through in fishing waders. If we didn’t have them on we would have been scraped and scratched. The bushes are over my head, I am 5’2”. Very dense. Very uncomfortable. There is no views or lake access after the first open area you arrive at. It is more or less a very long walk in bushes and some swampy areas.

I was legitimately lost, alone, for 1.5 hours with a dead cell phone. The trailblazers are less than adequate if you can even find the trail - which is overgrown to say the least. I crossed many logs on many streams, found my car by following the sun and directing myself. Soaked, covered in ticks, dehydrated and panicked. I had my gps running on my phone to follow the trail - useless. Don’t trust it - it lies.

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1 month ago

It could be a great trail but it is heavily overgrown and very rocky.

It was a nice hike in the forest until I couldn’t find the trail once I got to the power lines. There was some new decking that was put up under the power lines with a plastic fence. No way to see where the trail continued. I tried walking under the power lines to get back to the car but ran into a swamp and had to track back and take the same way back. Make sure you go through the gate on the left from the parking lot there is a sign pointing to the beginning of the trail a little ways down the road under the power lines.

Attempted the trail today, 7/11/17. Narrow trail, crowded with vegetation. As a tall guy, I spent 80% of my time ducking and weaving. Made it 1.86 miles to the junction with Telephone Trail and there the trail became almost completely overgrown, so we turned around. An unpleasant walk- but very remote, if that is what you seek.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Very pretty, but very overgrown.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Trail was poorly marked. It was a beautiful day. I got about 30 tics. Drop a pin at your car, if you want to get back alive.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

walked under power lines, then trail through woods along fenced area to protect seedlings from deer. There are some slightly hilly areas, but still was fun walk. Two ticks came home with me, but all in all another trail on my list.

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Friday, March 22, 2013

This is a wide flat gravel fire road. 6.4 mile loop with a bit of incline in sections. Great for beginners. More experienced riders may not find this enjoyable.

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Easy hike. Marked well in the woods, however, when you have to cross under the electric lines at the far end of the trail, theres nothing marked. We walked over a 5' tall weed field to get into the woods and finally found the trail again. Some white tail deer, woodpeckers and other assorted birds.

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