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Distance:
0.1 Miles / 0.2 km
Type:
Out-and-Back
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~5 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Universal Access
Park:
Adirondack Park
Town:
Old Forge, New York
Directions:
43.712341, -74.969755
Added:
January 27, 2024
Updated:
February 12, 2024
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6 '

Total Change
7 '

Ascent
7 '

Descent

Experience the charm of the Old Forge Covered Bridge at Adirondack Park in Old Forge, New York, with a leisurely 0.1-mile out-and-back stroll highlighting this iconic landmark and its scenic surroundings.

Constructed in 1985 to commemorate the centennial of New York State's Forest Preserve, the covered bridge offers picturesque views of Old Forge Pond, the Old Forge Dam, and a delightful waterfall cascading from the pond.

Nestled along the Tobie Trail, a sprawling bike trail offering ample recreational opportunities, this historic bridge provides a perfect backdrop for a leisurely walk or bike ride amidst the natural beauty of Adirondack Park.

Whether you're a history enthusiast, nature lover, or simply seeking a peaceful outdoor escape, the Old Forge Covered Bridge promises a memorable experience for all. Explore this hidden gem and immerse yourself in the scenic splendor of Old Forge, New York.

Universal Access
During warm months, when no snow is on the trail, the Tobie Trail and the covered bridge are accessible via the universal access pathway of the Tobie Trail.

Parking
Visitors will find a large parking lot at the coordinates provided, located on the East side of NY-28 in Old Forge at the Old Forge Visitor Center.

Pets
Dogs are allowed only if leashed and must be cleaned up after.

Explore 7 trails near Old Forge, NY
  1. Parking

    43.712341, -74.969755
  2. Main Trailhead

    43.712349, -74.969568
  3. Old Forge Dam & Waterfall

    43.712722, -74.969489
    Old Forge Dam & Waterfall
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0.1 miles / 0.2 km
Trail added
January 27, 2024
Hiked on
January 27, 2024
Updated on
February 12, 2024
0.1 miles / 0.2 km
January 27, 2024
Very short but scenic walk
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