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AIC Trail Map
Adirondack Interpretive Center

Trail Conditions

While it's starting to feel like Spring, our trails still have 100% snow cover, up to about 1 foot in some places.

Snowshoes or cramp-ons are recommended.

Call the AIC for more details.

AIC Trail Map
Adirondack Interpretive Center

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Trail Descriptions

The AIC features 3.6 miles of interpretive trails on its 236-acre property, along the shoreline of Rich Lake and Rich Lake outlet. Trailheads are located at the building.

  • R.W. Sage Jr. Memorial Trail This 1.1-mile loop starts from the Sucker Brook Trail after it crosses the Rich LakeOutlet. Enjoy an easy walk along the shoreline of Belden Lake through a mixed forest of coniferous and deciduous trees. Make sure to stop at the two overlooks along the lake for a photo opportunity, wildlife viewing or a serene break away from society. The loop ends at the Little Sucker Brook bridge on the Sucker Brook Trail. (YELLOW markers)
  • Rich Lake Trail This 0.6-mile trail is a terrific warm-up with great views of Rich Lake and Goodnow Mountain. This short trek gives you a glimpse of what the other trails have to offer. (RED markers) Easy access.
  • Peninsula Trail This 0.9-mile loop starts from the Rich Lake Trail, continuing farther up the peninsula with excellent views of Rich Lake. There are lots of ups and downs as you travel through old-growth hemlocks. (GREEN markers)
  • Sucker Brook Trail This 1.0-mile trail leaves the building to the north and runs along the outlet to Rich Lake. You will be walking parallel to the same route the logs took during the Hudson River log-driving days. This is a wonderful trail to see wildlife. (BLUE markers)

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