Hike the Colgate Lake Trail

Rate this Adventure 1.2 miles 39 ft gain  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by The Outbound Collective

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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Chillin
Camping
Fishing
Swimming
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Lake
Scenic
Swimming Hole

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