This trail leads north to Shallow Lake. After 1 mile, it crosses a log bridge over the bog. This is a wonderful area to see Black-backed and Northern Three Toed Woodpeckers, Gray Jays, Boreal Chickadees, Olive-Sided and Yellow Bellied Fly Catchers, White Throated, Swamp and Lincoln Sparrows, Rusty Blackbird, Solitary Vireo, Parula, Yellow Rumped, Palm, Nashville and Common Yellow Throat Warblers, Sawhet and Short-Eared Owls, and Red Breasted Nuthatch.
This is a birding area located off Uncas Road, near the village of Raquette Lake. The trail is on the right when leaving the village.
3 mile, round-trip loop.
This hike can take more than three hours to clompete. It's moderately difficult for mountain biking.
Recommended for snowshoe access only.