logo150 Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District  

Adirondack EcoTrail

Hike, ski, or snowshoe the Adirondack EcoTrail year round.  The trailhead is located behind the District office in Lake Pleasant.  This multi-use trail is open 365 days a year.  District staff groom the trail during the winter with snowshoes.  The Turkey Hill and Turkey Hill Extension trails should by enjoyed by intermediate to advanced skies as terrain is steep and wooded.   Guided hikes are available for students and organizations.  Come explore the trail and learn about forest ecosystems at the Alien Invasion, What Lies Beneath, and Signs in the Woods Ecostations!

Trail Notes

Please sign in.
Please pack out all trash.
Pets welcome.  Please clean up after them. 
Four season usage:  skiing, snowshoing, hiking, mountain biking.

What's New

International Paper awarded the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District a grant to revitalize the nature trail system behind their Lake Pleasant office. A welcome kiosk and three Adirondack Ecostations were designed and installed. The revitalizations will increase visitor awareness of a forest ecosystem through interpretative signs and create a sense of community as family, friends, students, and organizations come together to enjoy a walk in the woods. Hiking tours for schools or organizations may be scheduled with the District. The public is welcome to take a self guided tour of the Alien Invasion, What Lies Beneath, and Signs in the Woods Ecostations.

  • Alieninvasion
  • BillEd
  • Familyhike
  • Indianheadsign
  • P1090954
  • P1100478adj
  • P1100481adj
  • P1100482
  • P1100485
  • P1100593
  • P1100595adj
  • P1100598
  • P1100600
  • P1100602
  • Spring.800
  • Spring4
  • Spring5
  • cfd.800
  • fall1
  • fall2
  • hike1
  • hike2
  • hikers.800
  • kiosk2
  • leaves.800
  • naturetrailsign.800
  • scouts1.800
  • scouts2.800
  • signinadj
  • skiersign.800
  • spring1
  • spring2
  • spring3
  • tracks.800
  • trees.800
  • turkey
  • turkeyhill.800
  • welcomekiosk
  • winter1.800
  • winter2.800
  • winter3.800
  • winter4
  • winter5

Trail Map

trailmap

Click map to enlarge. 

The District’s accomplishments would not be possible without the support of the State of New York, Hamilton County, and FLLOWPA.