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State Forest Loop

 

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NOTES:  This loop hike located in Urbana State Forest is 5.4 miles and utilizes seasonal roads as well as the Bristol Hill Trail and a small part of the State Forest Nature Trail.  This hike starts at the DEC Parking Area located on Colegrove Hill Road.

Directions:  From the south end of Canandaigua Lake take NY 53 south.  Just south of Prattsburg, turn left on Bean Station Road.  Pass Dineharts Crossing Rd and then turn right on Colegrove Hill Rd.  There is a small dirt parking area.  N 42 28.660 - W 77 16.000 for your gps unit.

Mile Elevation Description of Trail from north to south
0.0 1720 ft

From the parking area, follow the old road east and uphill.

0.3 1858 ft

The old road veers right.

1.2 1786 ft

Junction of the blue blazed Nature Trail.  Turn left and follow blue blazes.

1.3 1804 ft

Trail register and junction of the orange blazed Bristol Hills Trail.  Turn right and follow the orange blazes.

1.9 1868 ft

Trail turns right, leaving old road.

2.1 1870 ft

Observation deck and 0.1 mile blue spur trail.

2.6 1843 ft

Trail veers left.

2.8 1814 ft

Cross abandoned section of Wixom Road.

3.0 1771 ft

Cross stream, reach trail register & junction of blue blazed Nature Trail.  Continue on Bristol Hills Trail and follow orange blazes.

3.6 1691 ft

Cross Glen Brook Road

3.9 1629 ft

Cross Glen Brook.

4.1 1772 ft

Reach Two Rod Road and turn right following road.

4.4 1810 ft

Stone School House Road (seasonal) on right.  Stay straight.  Road now Colegrove Hill Rd.

5.1 1853 ft

Gradual descent toward parking area.

5.4 1720 ft

Reach parking area on the right and end of this loop hike.

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