Where to go Hiking This Spring

Now that Spring has officially begun, it’s time to head outside and enjoy the sunshine.  The flowers are starting to bud, and the sun is finally beginning to shine.  In case you didn’t know, there are a bunch of beautiful places to hike in Cortland.  Check out the top five places to go hiking this spring!

  1.  Tinker Falls: Located south of Labrador Crossing Road, and begins across NY 91.  There is a 50 foot waterfall, with an impressive natural rock amphitheater above a 30 foot rocky cascade.  For more information, click here.
  2. Kennedy State Forest:  This 15 mile section of the Finger Lakes Trail takes you to Virgil Mountain, which is the highest point in Cortland County.  There are a lot of loop hikes, and to get more information and directions go here.
  3. Taylor Valley: This State Forest park is popular for hiking, bird watching, camping, and hunting.  Camping is free in the state forest, and there are great hiking trails.  For directions, click here
  4. Gee Brook State Forest: Located in the town of Cininnatus, this easy walk can be enjoyed by all ages.  For more information, click here
  5. Lime Hollow Nature Center: The trails here are open every day dawn until dusk, and features various hiking trails.  For more information, check out their website here.

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Author: Rachel Weinstein

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