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Thornton Thruway Trail

0.5 Miles
Moderate
Time to Hike: ~15 minutes
Added:
October 31, 2019
Updated:
October 31, 2019

The Thornton Thruway Trail at Pfeiffer Nature Center's Lillibridge Property in Portville, New York is an easy to moderate 0.5-mile one-way trail that features a beautiful woodland hike through the park.

This trail, when hiked east to west is easy as it makes its way gradually downhill. The trail, however, is moderate when hiked west to east as the trail ascends the neighboring hill. The difficulty listed here is moderate for that reason.

The Thornton Thruway connects to three trails including the Hog's Back Trail, Emery Trail, and Warner's Way. This recording begins at the eastern terminus (junction with the Hog's Back) and ends at the Emery Trail to the west. Along the trail, just a stones-throw distance off of the actual path, is an old rusty car wasting away in the woods. This is a neat feature that hikers can stop at; however, it's difficult to tell if this old car is on private property or on the Lillibridge Property - hence why there is no spur trail on the map that leads to the car itself.

Parking
Hikers can find parking at the coordinates provided. The parking lot is large enough to fit about 8 large vehicles.

Pets
Dogs are allowed if leashed and their waste must be carried out by the hiker.

Blaze Color
This trail follows white blazes much like the rest of the trails at the Lillibridge Property, which can be confusing.

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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Surface Type

Dirt

Seasons

All
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302 '

Total Change
5 '

Ascent
302 '

Descent
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0.5 miles
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October 31, 2019
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0.5 miles
October 20, 2019
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