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Indian Trail

1.0 Mile
Easy
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Trail added on:
May 27, 2017
Updated on:
October 06, 2019

Time to Hike: ~30 minutes

Waterfall

Lookout/Views

Dogs (leashed)

The Indian Trail (aka North Rim Trail) at Watkins Glen State Park, New York, is a short 1 mile one-way trail that leads from the west end of the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail over to the suspension bridge and Point Lookout on the east end, which gives you a view of the gorge near the entrance to the park. You can use this trail mainly as a lower-trafficked connecting trail to head back east after completing the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail.

Along the route there are 2 lookout points - one gives you a view of Rainbow Falls and the other gives you a view of the Central Falls area.

if you parked in the south section of Watkins Glen, you can take the South Parking to Gorge Trail back to parking since the end of the Indian Trail connects with this small connecting trail.

Pets
Dogs are allowed on this trail, but you cannot bring them along the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail.

Biking
Biking is not allowed on this trail.

Parking
Hikers can park at the coordinates provided - located in the western side of the park. Hikers can also find parking at the southern entrance here: 42.372398, -76.874924 or at the eastern entrance here: 42.376313, -76.871369.


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Surface Type

Dirt

Season

Spring

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42.374144, -76.892191

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303 '

Total Change
12 '

Ascent
315 '

Descent
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1.0 mile
Trail added
May 27, 2017
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October 06, 2019
1.0 mile
October 05, 2019
Easy hike back from hiking up the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail. Also note that the park still has signage for the 'Indian Trail', but on their park map, this trail is called the North Rim Trail. It's difficult to say whether or not the park renamed the trail and just didn't change the trailhead signs out on the trail.
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1.0 mile
May 26, 2017
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