This relatively easy hike crosses a beautiful brook, then heads up a moderate climb to the shores of pretty Kibby Pond. The trail may be muddy in spots and requires scrambling over a few downed trees, but it is well-marked and easy to follow. One primitive campsite is located right at the trail’s end and another can be found just a short distance south.
Location: State Route 8, Johnsburg
Parking and Directions:
Take the Northway to exit 23. Turn west on Diamond Point Rd and then right onto US-9 north for 4.2 miles. Turn left onto NY-28N south and continue for 10.7 miles. Turn left onto NY-8 south and continue for 11.5 miles, approximately 5.6 miles past the hamlet of Bakers Mills. The trail head, with a small sign that may be easily missed, is on the left. Parking is along the road.
Google Maps directions
Trailhead Coordinates: -74 6.33 43 34.67
Things to Do Nearby: Hike to Cod Pond or Stewart Creek Flow along the Oregon Trail from the nearby Cod Pond trail head, or camp at one of the many nearby primitive campsites.