White Sand Dunes in the North Country, Large Beach Area
Info: 526 acres, upland, wetland, nature trails (elevated for most of the way – unique), parking lot, birdwatching, hunting and trapping. Site of protected eroding sand dunes. Also see Lakeview Wildlife management area trails.
Very nice and ideal for little kids who can’t walk for many miles.”
*From Shandy of the the Surviving a Healthy Lifestyle Blog– “My family recently decided to try this trail and it was packed with teenagers and college kids drinking and partying. We couldn’t even park because there were so many people just camped out drinking. Very disappointed.”
Directions: From Watertown, take Route 3 south. Shortly after crossing the Ellisburg town line, make a right onto Bolton (Boulton) Road (on some maps this is shown as Lyton Road) and continue to the end of the road, turn onto gravel DEC road. A possible address for GPS entry may be 7725-7701 Bolton Rd, Henderson, NY.
Get Google Map Directions here or use map below (click small car icon in upper right corner for directions).
Trail Distance: Exact distance unknown *.44 of a mile from parking lot to sand dunes/beach).
Date/Time Open: ?
Mountain Biking Allowed: No real challenge.
Regular Biking Allowed: Yes. Easy riding on trail.
Hiking/Walking Allowed: Yes.
Cross-Country Skiing: ?
Pets Allowed: Yes.
Built on Former Railroad Bed: No.
Special Instructions: None
For More Information: Contact DEC. *DEC Website about Black Pond