Interloken NRT

Type: Backcountry
Length: 12.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Equestrian - Riding
Motorized vehicles - Snowmobiling
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Finger Lakes National Forest, Follows the Hector Backbone between Cayuga and Seneca Lake, c. 15 mi. northwest of Ithaca.
State(s): New York
Counties: Seneca, Schuyler
Latitude: 42.57214
: -76.79424

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The Interloken Trail traverses the Forest north to south and is a branch of the Finger Lakes Trail system. It passes through various terrain and vegetation; southern portions are somewhat steeper and more forested; northern portions are flatter and more open through some pastures. Please close gates behind you. This trail can be wet in the spring and fall. Plan a stop at Foster and Teeter Pond areas, or make a shorter loop hike with one of the several intersecting trails. There are outstanding vistas to the west, including views of Seneca Lake. Please practice Leave No Trace ethics, such as carry out what you carry in.
Horses are allowed on the trail from the southern end of the trail to the Burnt Hill trail.
Mountain bikes and horses are allowed on the north end of the trail between Seneca and Parmenter Rds.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 1%
Elevation Low Point: 1,500
Elevation High Point: 1,800
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Green Mountain-Finger Lakes National Forest
231 N. Main
Rutland , VT 5701
(802) 747-6700



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