Winter Overview: During the winter this trail is snowmobile access only and not recommended for ski or snowshoe travel. The campground entrance is a snowplow turn around, and parking is not recommended.
This is a NYS DEC campground. For all camping 1-800-456-CAMP or go to www.reserveamerica.com.
The campground has access to both Seventh and Eighth Lakes. A nice short fishing dock extends into Seventh Lake, where fishing in the evenings is better. The fishing from the lakefront sites in Eighth Lake Campground has always been good. With a small boat, one could also troll for lake trout.
Loons and Mergansers are on both lakes with Gray Jays, Boreal Chickadees, Olive-Sided & Yellow Bellied Fly Catchers, Rusty Blackbird, Solitary Vireo, Parula, Yellow Rumped, Palm, Sawhet and Short-Eared Owls, Red Breasted Nuthatches, and White Throated, Swamp and Lincoln Sparrows,
Location: From downtown Inlet travel 5 miles north on Route 28 to the Eighth Lake State Campground on the left. A day use or camping fee is required.
Distances: 1.5 miles of paved road make for an easy stroll or bicycle trip. The loop takes about an hour to complete on foot.