Explore Smith Woods

Smith Woods

Distance

0.5 Miles

Elevation Gain

-30 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Running, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Added by

Brian Maley

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers

This diverse forest has been preserved in its natural state for over 100 years, and is one of the best examples of Northern Hardwood Forest in the Finger Lakes. The forest has some of the largest, and oldest Yellow Tulip Poplar, Oak, White Pine, and Beech in the region.

Smith Woods is a 32 acre old growth forest in Trumansburg, NY, directly across from the Trumansburg Fairgrounds. Start by parking in the Shur Save parking lot, and walk to the corner of the woods where you will find a sign and trail blazes. The trail is an easy .5 mile loop hike through the woods with minimal change in elevation (30 ft at the most).

Community Photos

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

Nearby Lodging

From $120/night

Home Sweet Campsite

Ithaca, New York

From $120/night

Home Sweet Campsite Two

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From $100/night

Hemlock Gorge Hideaway

Locke, New York

Reviews

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Overall rating: 

Dave Katz

over 2 years ago

Excellent Old Growth Forest

One of the more intact old growth forests in the region. Love this place. Up to 100' tall tulip poplar trees !

Distance

0.5 Miles

Elevation Gain

-30 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Running, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Added by

Brian Maley

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