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Located mostly on the southern shores of Tupper Lake, Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest is popular for those adventurers looking to escape the crowds of Tupper Lake. There are six primitive camping spots available along Horseshoe Lake, with a few others away from the lake.
The wild forest also has access of Lows Lake & Hitchins Pond Primitive Area for those looking to explore the area. The Bog River is a very popular destination, however the most popular hiking destination is the fire tower on Mount Arab. Try out hiking to Big Trout Lake from the parking area at Lows Lower Dam.
An unknown gem is the short 1.1 mile hike to the 2267 foot summit of Coney Mountain with 360 degree views. The trail is located right off NY 30. You can also try the bushwhack to the 2162 foot summit of Goodman Mountain with nice views to the east.
Directions to Horseshoe Lake: From the village of Tupper Lake continue south on NY 30 toward Tupper Lake. At the intersection of NY 421 take a right onto NY 421 and continue for approximately 6 miles to Horseshoe Lake.
Designated campsite #4 on Horseshoe Lake
Above map courtesy of Andy Arthur -> andyarthur.org
Bog River Falls from the NY 421 bridge
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