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Charlie Major Nature Trail

Crow Hill Rd, Skaneateles, NY
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This is very nicely kept and a great place to jog or walk your dog. Nice quiet path to relax and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Skaneateles, New York
Needs work

This is a nice trail, however it really needs to be better maintained. Dead trees everywhere. It... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Hurlock, MD
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“water power” (2 reviews)
“nice stroll” (2 reviews)
Crow Hill Rd, Skaneateles, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very nicely kept and a great place to jog or walk your dog. Nice quiet path to relax and enjoy nature.

Thank cloverhill1
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is a nice trail, however it really needs to be better maintained. Dead trees everywhere. It could be very beautiful if it was properly managed.

Thank Carlee720
Reviewed 14 November 2016

As a resident, I have enjoyed this walk for years. When our children were young, it was a walk we could all do. Even in winter when you are desperate to get out, this is perfect. I recently walked the trail on a sunny fall...More

Thank MR092013
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We enjoyed this trail after visiting the Last Shot. It's a very short, very flat path that follows a little creek. Lots of stone walls and ruins of buildings past. Don't need special gear, shoes, or be in shape! It's a great little side trip...More

Thank ajsajs
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Enjoyable, relaxing, well-maintained, easy walking. The best parts are the ruins of the mills and places where the water was channeled or damed up. Keep your eyes open for these things on both sides of your walk. Take the small "detour" to the Last Shot...More

Thank joannm1026
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It was a little tricky to find, but we're glad we did. It is a walk/stroll, not a hike, but really enjoyable. I highly recommend you do the web-based guide that is advertised on the path - it made the walk so much more interesting....More

2  Thank Ken B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you'd like a meandering walk in the woods with the sounds of a babbling brook with small waterfalls, try this one. It is full of history along the way, as some of the ruins of past mills powered by the water of the Skaneateles...More

Thank Sharon928
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Nice, easy walk along a wide, well-groomed trail. You can park at either end. Explore the short turn-offs that take you to water. Look for the "relic" stump (locals we ran into told us about it) - in front of a bench at one of...More

Thank soomac
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The trail goes along an old railroad track. It is flat, with a few side trails to the water. This was an old milling area. It is quiet, easy, and about 9/10 of a mile.

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We walk two miles every day and prefer relatively flat terrains. This trail was perfect for us. It is 1.6 miles (round trip) - we back-tracked to make the hike at least two miles. The setting is beautiful, walking on a nice shaded track along...More

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Martha D
11 March 2017|
Response from Sharon928 | Reviewed this property |
I love this walk. The Charlie Major Nature Trail is .8 of a mile long. There is only one trail. There is a small playground at the Crow Hill Rd./RR St. entrance. Our black lab just loves the trail. Just be sure to... More
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Response from shewmother | Reviewed this property |
I have seen folks on bikes, however never been on one myself. I have never seen a sign that states bikes are prohibited.