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Forty Mountain Trail

  Since 2001, it has become a bushwhack and can be close to impossible in the spring and summer to find the blazes that indicate the trail. Wet seasons can make the slopes tretcherous, and the trail dissapears at the base of the mountain. One must plot a compass course or use a GPS. The summit offers limited views of the Black River area of the southwestern Adirondacks. Watch for black bears, as they are numerous in this region.
Says Kuyahoora Kid

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    your hiking shoes and hit the trail, Forty Mountain Trail in Herkimer County, New York is a perfect place for getting out. New York has so much to offer nature lovers. Hiking trails like this one are plentyful in the Adirondack Mountains
where you can absorb the beauty of these mountains. Forty Mountain Trail is a trail quite far from Utica-Rome but hiking it is always fun.
Whitewater paddling is magnificent on Little Black Creek; while you're here you will meet lots of people from nearby Cold Brook. All year is a good time in the Adirondack Mountains if you have a thing about the outdoors. Take a side journey to Big Brook, and paddling on Black River is so much fun. North Branch Little Black
 
Creek is a scenic stream that is worth taking a look at. There's so much to do here at Forty Mountain Trail that you need to camp here for a while, Trails End is a nice place for that. Forty Mountain Trail is tremendous enough to spend more than a day at, Trail's End Campground is a tremendous local campground.


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These outdoors activities are available near Forty Mountain Trail.
 Campgrounds Near Forty Mountain Trail:
Trails End, Cold Brook , 6 miles away
North Lake, Cold Brook , 8 miles away
Trail's End Campground, Hinckley , 8 miles away
Adirondack Gateway Campground, Cold Brook , 8 miles away
Kayuta Lake Campground, Forestport , 9 miles away
 Whitewater Near Forty Mountain Trail:
Little Black Creek, Herkimer/ Oneida County , 2 miles away, Class II-V - 5.5 miles long (Hughes Road to Black River)
Black River, Herkimer County , 3 miles away, Class I-V - 8 miles long (Farr Road to Enos)
Little Woodhull Creek, Herkimer/ Oneida County , 3 miles away, Class -blank- - 5 miles long (Stone Dam Trail to Kincaid Road)
Woodhull Creek, Herkimer/ Oneida County , 6 miles away, Class III-V - 10 miles long (Chub Pond to Horton Road)
Black River, Herkimer/ Oneida County , 6 miles away, Class II-III - 6 miles long (Enos to Route 72)
 Public Lands Near Forty Mountain Trail:
Fort Stanwix National Monument, Rome - NY , 31 miles away
Pixley Falls State Park, New York , 21 miles away
Delta Lake State Park, New York , 27 miles away
Glimmerglass State Park, New York , 33 miles away
 Hotels Near Forty Mountain Trail:
Hampton Inn Utica, Utica , 19 miles away
Red Roof Inn Utica, Utica , 20 miles away
Scottish Inns Utica, Utica , 20 miles away
Days Inn Utica, Utica , 20 miles away
BEST WESTERN Gateway Adirondack Inn, Utica , 20 miles away
 Lakes Near Forty Mountain Trail
Chub Pond, Herkimer County , 6 miles away
Hinckley Reservoir, Herkimer County , 7 miles away
Woodhull Lake, Herkimer County , 10 miles away
Mounts Creek Lake, Herkimer County , 14 miles away
Lake Rondaxe, Herkimer County , 20 miles away

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