BOOK YOUR TRIP
Red Dot Trail

The Red Dot Trail is an excellent trail with easy to moderate terrain. From the trailhead you will essentially follow a trail with red dots on the trees. Immediately you will cross a small bridge bringing you into an attractive open forest. As you climb up along an Adirondack esker the trail leads left as an unmarked trail heads up and along the esker. This esker trail is a very nice option as it leads to a lean-to and back to the Red Dot Trail after about 0.25 miles.

Trailhead Location: From the intersection of Route 86 and Route 3 in Saranac Lake, follow Route 86 toward Paul Smiths. Continue through Gabriels and begin looking for White Pine Road on the right. Take White Pine Road for about 0.5 miles to the boat launch for Osgood Pond on the left. The trail leaves from the boat launch.

The Red Dot Trail continues to pass through the forest on a nice scenic walk through the woods. Be sure to watch for the side trails that can end up being a bit confusing. Always look for the red dots on the trees to follow the correct course.

2.5 miles, loop, plus multiple side trails, Elevation: Minimal

All hiker levels, great for kids - 1 to 1.5 hours

On The Map

E-Newsletter Signup Form

White Pine Road
Gabriels, 12939
(518) 891-1990

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
A dark acerbic comedy for mature audiences! A playground altercation between 11-year-olds results in a meeting of their parents. Civilized attempts to resolve the matter unravel (in a darkly comedic...
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Jackie Foster will hold a series of chair yoga classes at Saranac Village at Will Rogers on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m., beginning January 8th through March 26th. “Chair yoga is...

Recent Blog Posts...

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger Traci Wagner It’s December 21 in the Adirondacks, the sun rises at 7:30 a.m. and sets at 4:30 p.m.; it seems it wouldn’t leave much of a window for anything to...
Monday, January 14th, 2019
Like many Adirondack towns, Saranac Lake has a hometown ski hill. Here is where local children have learned to ski for generations. Saranac Lake started skiing in 1892 when the first pair of...
Fly to Saranac Lake The Adirondack Regional Airport provides quick, convenient access to and from the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of New York.
Saranac Lake Region Defined by nature, recreation, heritage, learning, creativity, and cuisine, we invite you to explore our historic routes and waterway connections.
Enter to Win Sample Saranac Lake with this getaway package. Enter now!
Sign up for our weekly newsletter.
Interested In
Sign Me Up!