Icehouse Pond

Icehouse Pond

Hiking

The crushed stone lined trail makes for a nice and relaxing hike back to a small kettle pond. The trail ends at a small primitive campsite and a picnic table.

Trailhead: From the intersection of Route 28 and Limekiln Road in Inlet, follow Limekiln Road and turn left on Moose River Plains Road. Follow Moose River Plains Road to Otter Brook Road, which is the second right. Follow that for 0.8 mile to the Icehouse Pond trailhead on the left.

Elevation Change: Minimal

Distance: 0.4 mile to Icehouse Pond. It can be done in less than an hour.

Accessible trail

This trail is designated as a handicap accessible trail. There is one hill on the way back to the pond where wheelchairs will have a bit more difficulty, but there is a rest stop part way up the hill.

Fishing

Directions:

From the intersection of Route 28 and Limekiln Road in Inlet, follow Limekiln Road and turn left on Moose River Plains Road. Take the second right on Otter Brook Road and follow it for 0.8 mile to the Icehouse Pond trailhead on the left.

Shoreline Fishing:

Limited but faint paths do follow the shore for small stretches

Boat access:

Canoe or kayak launch only, following a gentle 0.4 mile carry.

Insider Information:

    Icehouse Pond gets little attention from fishing, but it is rumored the trout fishing is quite decent.
    This is a popular location for finding moose.

Fish Species:

Stream trout

Special Regulations:

Always follow state fishing regulations and be sure to pick up a NYS Freshwater Fishing Guide at your local outfitters or regional DEC office.

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