Hike the Colgate Lake Trail

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Distance

1.2 Miles

Elevation Gain

39 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Swimming, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Lake
Scenic
Swimming Hole

The Colgate Lake Trail is a great 1 mile hike around Colgate Lake, close to Albany and New York City.

This trail is great for families and for all ages and skill levels. Dogs are able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. 

Colgate Lake is also a great place for camping or fishing!

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

1.2 Miles

Elevation Gain

39 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Swimming, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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