|Little Rock City Forest|
The Golden Hill Road forest has two main trails, a red blaze and a blue blaze trail. The trails are challenging, crossing ravines, riding around tress and have exhilarating hills. The red trail intersects the blue trail about halfway from the red trail head off of Golden Hill road.The area also has plenty of maintenance roads to ride and hike around on too.
The McCarthy Road has direct access to a trail with starts with an uphill climb. There is ample parking just outside the trail head. The trail later connects to the ridge trails across Holiday Valley Resort and the Little Rock City forest trails. Some of the trails are Porcupine, Big Merlin, Pale Ale Trail, Four Rocks Trail, Buzzards' Breath and more. Definitely pick up a map when exploring this area.
Finally, the Little Rock City forest trails wind among large boulders. There are two main trails that are better suited for hiking, but the area connects to all of the single track trails on the ridge. There are a pink and white blaze trails in this area. Bring you camera for some scenic shots and views of gigantic boulders. There is plenty to explore. There are also picnic areas at the trail head. Remember, take out what you brought in to the forest.
Overall, there are over 14 trails in the combined areas of the New York State forest to explore. Organized trail rides are offered by the Ellicottville Bike shop on most Monday night at 6:00 during the summer. Individual trail guides for other times may be available (http://www.ellicottvillebikeshop.com/)
|Red House Lake|