This trail begins at the Schroon Lake Municipal Golf Course, which has a large parking area and provides the most direct access to trails in this system. This is the longest trail that offers the widest variety of terrain, with the smoothest and widest of the trails.
They have permitted large open riding areas on the Golf Course, be aware of the fenced off areas. Lake is accessible by traveling approximately 1/ 4 mile down Hoffman Road and crossing Route 9, where the lake is visible.
After crossing the bridge at intersection two, you will have an excellent overlook of the lake and village. The old bridge, approximately 200 feet from the golf course, leads to a trail that parallels the Northway.