Lick Brook Natural Area

Total distance: 0.18 miles

Difficulty level(s): moderate

Cornell Botanic Gardens Lick Brook Gorge, which abuts the Finger Lakes Land Trust's Sweedler Preserve, is accessed by a section of the Finger Lakes Trail. The preserve protects a deep gorge, cut by a stream on the eastern slope of the Cayuga Inlet valley. Breathtaking views of the gorge and its multiple waterfalls can be enjoyed along the trail. Please be aware of signs for trail closures during hunting season.

Portions of this trail system are also included in the Finger Lakes Trail system.

Trailhead GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 42.39820099
Longitude: -76.54570007

Parking Locations

Bus Stops

Trail Attributes

  • Good for Hiking
  • Good for Snowshoeing
  • Scenic Vistas
  • Unique Wildlife Viewing

More Info

Part of interconnected trail system: Yes

Trail Surface: Earth

Trail Markers: white blaze

Hunting is allowed on this trail - use caution.

This trail is closed during firearm deer hunting season.

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