South Slope Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Southslope Trail is located at the south end of the Forest.  The trail passes through hardwood and conifer stands and crosses a small stream.  It is a primitive trail with plank boardwalk over wet areas.  This trail intersects the Interloken Trail, and shares a portion of the Finger Lakes and North Country Trail Systems

At a Glance

Fees None

General Information

Directions:

From the South, take State Route 14 North (Exit 52 off State Route 17) to Watkins Glen, NY.  In Watkins Glen, turn right at the Fourth St intersection onto State Route 414 North. Go approximately 9 miles north, past the Hector Ranger Station of the Finger Lakes National Forest.  0.5 miles past the Ranger Station, turn right on Schuyler County Route 2.  Go east 3 miles then turn right onto County Route 4.  Go south 3 miles to Wyckoff Road, turn left, and follow Wyckoff Road to Burnt Hill Road.  Turn left onto Burnt Hill Road and follow it to the parking area located on the left side of the road.   

From the North, take State Route 414 South to Hector, NY (Exit 41 off I-90). In Hector, 0.5 miles past the Dandy Mini Mart, turn left onto County Route 2.  Go east 3 miles then turn right onto County Route 4.  Go south 3 miles to Wyckoff Road, turn left, and follow Wyckoff Road to Burnt Hill Road.  Turn left onto Burnt Hill Road and follow it to the parking area located on the left side of the road. 


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