Info: 4,014 acres on the edge of the Tug Hill Plateau, multiple trails and sections, primitive camping. Many trail markers. A couple of streams, nice bridges and old stone fences can be seen along this trail.
Webmaster note as of 5/27/19 Some of the trail loop south of the Jackson Road still has a lot of trail markers but doesn’t seem to have been maintained, and is flooded in places.
Directions (from DEC website):
- Recommend parking at New Scriba Drive Parking (43.600927°N, 75.964914°W) Google Maps Possible address to enter if needed; 100-104 New Scriba Dr, Lacona, NY 1308
- Beecherville Road and County Route 2 Parking – if you park at this location, on the corner, you need to walk up the gravel road a short distance to find the trail (43.574219°N, 75.961576°W) Google Maps
|Chateaugay State Forest New Scriba Road Parking|
Lacona New York, United States of America
|Chateaugay State Forest County Route 2/Beecherville Road/Jackson Road corner parking|
Chateaugay State Forest County Route 2/Beecherville Road/Jackson Road corner parking
Trail Distance: Multiple distances depending on trail. See DEC trail page for distances – some trails are not marked with their numbers though.
Date/Time Open: All year round.
Mountain Biking Allowed: Yes.
Hiking/Walking Allowed: Yes.
Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing: Yes.
Pets Allowed: Yes.
Built on Former Railroad Bed: No.
More Info: DEC website.