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Interloken NRT

Location Finger Lakes National Forest, Follows the Hector Backbone between Cayuga and Seneca Lake, c. 15 mi. northwest of Ithaca.
State(s) New York
Counties Seneca, Schuyler
Type Backcountry
Length 12.00 Miles / 19.31 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Camping
Equestrian - Riding
Motorized vehicles - Snowmobiling
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




The Interloken Trail traverses the Forest north to south and is a branch of the Finger Lakes Trail system. It passes through various terrain and vegetation; southern portions are somewhat steeper and more forested; northern portions are flatter and more open through some pastures. Please close gates behind you. This trail can be wet in the spring and fall. Plan a stop at Foster and Teeter Pond areas, or make a shorter loop hike with one of the several intersecting trails. There are outstanding vistas to the west, including views of Seneca Lake. Please practice Leave No Trace ethics, such as carry out what you carry in.
Horses are allowed on the trail from the southern end of the trail to the Burnt Hill trail.
Mountain bikes and horses are allowed on the north end of the trail between Seneca and Parmenter Rds.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 24 inches.

Primary Surface: Soil

Secondary Surface: Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 1%

Elevation Low Point: 1500

Elevation High Point: 1800

Year Designated: 1979

Date Last Updated: 06/10/2011


Contact Information

Trail management:
Green Mountain-Finger Lakes National Forest
231 N. Main
Rutland , VT 5701
(802) 747-6700


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