Cod Pond Trail

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The Cod Pond Trail offers an easy, family-friendly hike to a scenic pond with a primitive campsite and the opportunity for fishing and wildlife viewing.  The hike starts with a short, rocky climb to the trail register and an intersection.  Take the yellow marked trail to the right towards Cod Pond.  After another 0.2 miles, the trail intersects with the blue-marked Moose Mountain snowmobile trail.  Stay to the left to continue to Cod Pond.  A primitive campsite is located near the trail’s end.  Continue another 100′ or so down to the shore where the perfect rock for a picnic awaits.

more info at NYS DEC

Location: NYS Route 8, Bakers Mills
Parking and Directions:

kippmtlocationimageTake the Northway to Exit 23.  Turn west on Diamond Point Rd and then right onto US9 North for 4.2 miles.  Turn left onto N-28 S and continue for 10.7 miles.  Turn left onto NY-8 S and continue for 14.9 miles.  The trailhead, with a small sign that may be easily missed, and a parking lot for 10-12 cars, is on the left.
Google Maps directions
Trailhead Coordinates:  -74 8.73 43 31.8

Things to do Nearby:

Hike to Stewart Creek Flow from the same Cod Pond trailhead, or camp at one of the many nearby primitive campsites.