Distance: 1 mile
Skill Level: easy
Elevation Gain: 100′
Type of Hike: out-and-back
Trail Condition: trail, rocky
Wow Factor: pretty views of the lake
Note: the stone chamber is on private property and you should stay out
How to get there: From Route 6 or I-684, take NY 312 east. Turn left and Farm to Market Road 1 mile (pass Indian Hill Road on the right). Make a left on an unnamed, single lane, private residence road (lots of mailboxes and the trail sign). Cross over the little bridge and pull straight into the parking area. There is only enough for one wide but three deep if you are all together. There is a stone chamber on the right.
Address to get you close: 243 Farm to Market Rd, Brewster, NY 10509
Head straight back away from the car, passing the brown sign, following the orange trail.
At the fork, take your pick to hang left to follow the edge of the wetlands or right to go over the ridge. They both meet again under the power lines.
Continue following the trail by the edge of the marsh then up through the evergreen forest.
The orange markers end and I believe that’s the end of the trail. It continues and splits. Right up the hill leads to no trespassing signs. Left can take you all the way down to the bike path (not open to the public 5/2020) but its a steep climb. Once the bike path is open, you could connect with Clough Preserve.
When you’re done, head back the way you came, taking either trail at the split under the power lines.