CRANBERRY LAKE REGION
CRANBERRY LAKE, NY AREA
Cranberry Lakes Local Trails:
Five Ponds Wilderness Area: remote, back-country skiing, 40 miles of trails, starting in Wanakena, two miles south of NYS Hwy 3; in Wanakena across Oswegatchie River on one-lane bridge. High Falls "truck trail" goes straight ahead; park next to tennis courts; for Dead Creek Flow trail, turn left after crossing bridge, go one-half mile, Please visit the Five Ponds Wilderness Area website. Trail ungroomed.
Peavine Swamp Ski Trail, State Highway 3, west of Cranberry Lake, main trail of 3.9 miles to state lean-to on Oswegatchie River, two loops at either end of 3.4 and 1.2 miles each, and 2.1 mile loop in middle; info: 386-4000, www.adirondackscenicbyways.org/resource/peavine-creek-ski-trail.html. Trail ungroomed.
Gilbert Tract Ski Trail, State Highway 3, just east of Cranberry Lake, 2 mile loop trail, or 2 miles out and back on Cranberry Lake 50 trail. Please visit the Cranberry Lake Wild Forest website. Trail ungroomed.