Hike the Colgate Lake Trail

Colgate Lake - Search Nearby - 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!


1.2 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

39 ft Gain




Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Swimming, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Swimming Hole

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!


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