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Watch Hill Trail

Jessup River Wild Forest, State Route 30
sandy beach on the water's edge
pine trees at the summit of a mountain in the fall
pine trees at the summit of a mountain with a body of water visible in the distance
map of the jessup river wild forest showing a hiker's location and other nearby landparks


The 1.6-mile Watch Hill Trail is located in the Jessup River Wild Forest off State Route 30 between the Hamilton County communities of Speculator and Indian Lake.

You can find the trailhead on the east side of Route 30, approximately 1 mile south of the Snowy Mountain Trailhead near Griffin Brook.

The trail features a 1.1 mile, 380-foot ascent, then a 0.5 mile, 480-foot descent to the shores of Indian Lake.

For more information, contact the DEC's Northville Office at 518-863-4545.

All photos provided by NYS DEC

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