Location: 129 Daniels Road, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Getting There: Enter driveway east of where Daniels road and Clinton Street intersect (just past the Shadow Woods Driveway). Wooden sign post at the end of the driveway. Past the old-time gas pump and follow the parking lot signs to the end…. It’s a ways back to the lot.
Stats: Difficult. Mostly single track with rocks and roots. Distance: 4.7 miles. 400’ of elevation gain.
Trails: We will start from the parking lot on the main trail (red) for about 1.1 miles, at the 5-way intersection, stay on the main trail (right-most), past putnam dam trail, then right on the rookery trail (blue), at the yellow trail intersection stay straight for the run along the peninsula, past “the point” and where the trail splits, take right steep down to the yellow trail, across the footbridge and back to the main trail intersection, straight across to the putnam dam trail (blue), past granite lake, and back to the main trail, head straight to the carriage trail at the 5-way intersection, cross brook and sharp left to the unnamed double track trail, then back on the main trail for final return.
Be Prepared: Print and bring the map with you as there are a lot of spur trails off the trails listed.
Bug Report: **Mosquitoes are fierce! ** Bug spray encouraged…
Here is the map: