New Map!

The Cranberry Lake 50 Map has new maps with campsites, trail descriptions, and hike details.

The waterproof, tear proof, printed maps are available for $8.95 at:

Adirondack Mountain Club (Lake Placid and Lake George)
Coffee Fever, Star Lake Lakeside General Store, Cranberry Lake
Otto’s Abode, Wanakena
Packbasket Adventures, Wanakena
The Mountaineer, Keene Valley
The Trading Post/Pine Cone Grill, Wanakena

Or by mailing $8.95 (Checks payable to Clifton-Fine Economic Development Corp.) to:
Cranberry Lake 50 Brochure PO Box 183, Wanakena, NY 13695-0183
Remember to include your return address

Six-Mile Creek Trail

Six-Mile Creek Trail

The CL50 suggested route turns right, towards the lake, for 100 yards to the trail register and the intersection of the Olmstead Pond Loop (marked in yellow). Follow the loop around the pond and back to the Six-Mile Creek trail (see next section for details). Now turn right (south) and continue on the Six-Mile Creek trail (Note: one may bypass this loop trail by turning left at the junction of the South Bay and Six-Mile Creek trails, shaving 3.2 miles off the trip). The trail runs southwest for 4 miles, past the southern junction of the Olmstead Pond Loop, and then more or less along a ridge. At Cowhorn Pond, a yellow-marked spur trail turns left and leads to an excellent lean-to campsite. Once back on the blue-marked Six-Mile Creek Trail, continue straight past the pond and up the hill to the Cowhorn Junction Trail.

Olmstead Pond Section Tile 045 Tile 044 Tile 052 Tile 053
 

 

 
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