|A remote-feeling old-growth forest where hemlock and yellow birch reach over 400 years old, and red spruce attains 300 years. Though there is trail access, carrying map and compass and GPS is recommended.
|Park Name: Adirondack Park|
|Size: 800 ha|
|Age of oldest known trees: 400 years|
|Forest Type: Mixed Hardwood and Hemlock|
|Conservation Status: Protected|
|Land Use Designation:
|The trails may be difficult to follow; GPS and map and compass should be carried.|
Google Map Link: www.google.com/maps/place/43.32750,-74.64088
Other Maps: http://www.cnyhiking.com/Powley-PisecoRoad.htm
Directions: Detailed directions are given in Kershner and Leverett 2004. Follow Powley Rd west from Route 10 south of Piseco Lake. after 4.9 miles you enter the old growth in a steep notch. After 6.3 miles park in a small grassy area and look for the trailhead 10m further along the road on the right.
Goldmine Stream Falls Trail
Difficulty(1=Easy, 10=Hard): 5
Location: 43.32750, -74.64088
The trail can be difficult to follow, map and compass and GPS are needed.