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Often a short stroll is all it takes to find solitude, relaxation, fresh air and clear water along the Adirondack North Country Scenic Byways

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Hayes Brook Truck Trails NYSDEC Trailhead

Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 30, near Paul Smiths in Franklin County

Walk or mountain bike on dirt roads that traverse a pine plantation and forest to an old sheep meadow or to a lean-to near Grassy Pond spur.

This is a 7.2 miles RT to old sheep meadow. Located east of NYS Rt 30 on the Slush Pond Road approximately 4 miles north of Paul Smiths. Walk or ride your bike on these wide dirt roads that traverse a pine plantation and forest. The main trail leads to an old sheep meadow and an alternate spur trail dead-ends near Hayes Brook. The Grassy Pond spur trail is 1.4 miles long and leads to a lean to on the shore of the pond. Also good for cross country skiing.

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Paul Smiths

Closest Byway:Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 30
Best Season:spring, summer, fall and winter
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
Latitude:44.4805967423
Longitude:-74.2788842879
URL:Hayes Brook Truck Trails NYSDEC Trailhead website

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