Limekiln Lake Nature Trail

Limekiln Lake Nature Trail

Hiking

The Old Dam Nature Trail loop, located near Limekiln Lake campsite #98 on the back side of the leach field, is an easy 1.3 mile hike. You can also access the Third Lake Creek Trail from here.

Location

From downtown Inlet, travel 0.75 mile northeast on Route 28 and turn right Limekiln Lake Road. Follow that for 2 miles to the campsite entrance on the right. The trail is accessed in the DEC-run Limekiln Lake Campground.

Distance: An easy 1.3 mile loop.

There are two trails for hiking, accessed via paddling or boat to the southern bay — one that leads to Whiter Pond and the other to Moose River Plains Road.

Cycling

Hikers and mountain bikers should expect to take less than an hour to complete this loop.

Birding

Beginning at the trailhead, which leads around the outlet of the lake, visitors might see Wood Warblers, woodpeckers, Winter Wrens, and Common and Hooded Mergansers.

Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Winter Overview: The town of inlet highway department plows a four-car parking area at the beginning of the campsite road. Cross –country ski trails are groomed for both skate and traditional skiing. you can connect with the Old Dam Nature Trail and Third Lake Creek but plan on an all day ski through as the trail is not groomed and snowpack can be deep. The total distance of this loop could be more than 10 miles.

The Old Dam Nature Trail loop, located near Limekiln Lake campsite #98 on the back side of the leach field, is an easy 1.3 mile hike. You can also access the Third Lake Creek Trail from here.

Distance

An easy 1.3 mile loop on up to over 10 miles of trails.

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