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Hiking in Cooperstown

Trails & Hiking in the Cooperstown & Oneonta Area

Nothing compares to the natural beauty you will find in Cooperstown. Take time to enjoy the fresh air by taking a hike! You will relish in the gorgeous rolling terrain and dazzling lakes.

Otsego County State Parks

The parks throughout Otsego County offer varied hiking trails for all abilitys. Please note that many trails are designed for multi-use as both hiking and mountain biking trails.  While hiking, be sure to carry water, use sunscreen, and bring your camera!

Arnold Lake State Forest trails lie on New York State and Otsego County lands surrounding Arnold Lake.  The main trail is a 5.5 mile loop that crosses public high-ways at three places.  Parking is...
Basswood Pond State Forest offers varied outdoor recreational opportunities.  The pond site is handicapped accessible with a paved path to the water's edge.  A pit toilet is available. Recreational...
<a href=/attractions/betty-wilbur-davis-state-park>Betty & Wilbur Davis State Park</a>
Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park offers visitors spectacular views from atop a hill in the southern part of Otsego County.  The 229-acre property is mostly a forest of hardwoods, but also has two...
<a href=/attractions/brookwood-point>Brookwood Point</a>
Brookwood Point has been an established estate on the shores Otsego Lake since the early 1820's and is home to a 100 year old Italianate Renaissance garden. Over the past 100 years, Brookwood has...
Calhoun Creek State Forest offers 730 acres for recreational use.  Use caution, as hunting and trapping is permitted during certain times of the year.
Cherry Valley State Forest offers 1,566 acres of recreational land in the towns of Cherry Valley and Roseboom.   Recreational Activities at Cherry Valley State Forest Hiking
<a href=/attractions/deowongo-island>Deowongo Island</a>
Deowongo Island is the only island in Canadarago Lake, located in north central Otsego County. Well known by locals and visitors, Deowongo Island is an iconic treasure in the region that has a unique...
Fetterley Forest Conservation Area is a 106-acre working forest with over 1 mile of trails. Recently entrusted to Otsego Land Trust and the community, OLT will continue the conservation legacy of the...
<a href=/attractions/gilbert-lake-state-park>Gilbert Lake State Park</a>
Gilbert Lake State Park offers year-round recreational opportunities.  Please note an entrance fee may apply. Recreational Activities at Gilbert Lake State Park Hiking Swimming Fishing Boating...
Glimmerglass State Park overlooks beautiful Otsego Lake, nicknamed "Glimmerglass" by James Fenimore Cooper in his Leatherstocking Tales.  Open year-round, each season brings a multitude of outdoor...
Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary, a wetland at the northwest end of Otsego Lake, is managed by the SUNY Oneonta Biological Field Station for research and education.  It provides protection to rare plants and...
The 1,293 acres of R. Milton Hick Memorial State Forest include all stages of the cycle of forest management: mature mixed hardwoods, softwood plantations, young growth, and recent logging....

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