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 miles to the Icehouse Pond trailhead on the left.
Elevation Change: Minimal
Distance: 0.4 miles to Icehouse Pond. It can be done in less than an hour.
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.
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.
Limited but faint paths do follow the shore for small stretches
Canoe or kayak launch only, following a gentle 0.4-mile carry.
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.
Always follow state fishing regulations and be sure to pick up a NYS Freshwater Fishing Guide at your local outfitters or regional DEC office. Use and/or possession of bait fish is prohibited at Icehouse Pond.