Barnes Corners Ski, Hiking & Mountain Bike Trails

Rte 177 Tug Hill Plateau,Barnes Corners, NY 13626

(Distance varies) Northern section of the Tug Hill Plateau. Trails include a series of loops winding through pine and spruce forest and they may be used for mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing, skiing and snowmobiling. Experienced skiers should not miss the Inman Glide and John Young trails, with their dramatic views of Inman Gulf (a 300-foot-deep canyon) and Rainbow Falls, draped in sparkling ice.

Oak Rim Trail provides a similar vista for snowshoers only. Condition/surface: Varies from level to gently hilly to challenging climbs and downhill runs. Be cautious following the rim of Inman Gulf. Snowshoers should stay to the side on skiing trails. Length: From the NYS Rt. 177 parking area, Inman Glide Trail is included in a 4.3 mile loop; Oak Rim Trail is included in a 6.1 mile loop. Other trail segments vary from .6 to 2.5 miles;  Level of Difficulty: Varies.

Wildlife and Natural Attractions: Hardwood and conifer forests, gorge and waterfall. White-tailed deer, ruffed grouse, snowshoe hare and, occasionally, bald eagles.

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