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Bear Creek State Forest plus maybe the FLTC Property and CT leanto

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Bear Creek State Forest and FLTC Property and CT leanto

This will be a 4 mile hike out and back on the Finger Lakes Trail in Bear Creek State Forest (near Franklinville, just north of Boyce Hill State Forest). After this hike we can drive over to Canada Hill and hike the 1/2 mile into the leanto on the Conservation Trail (there is a nice view from the field next to leanto), and/or drive over to the FLTC property on Rt 242 and hike the 1.5 mile loop up the hill to the FLTC camp site. The hike in Bear Creek State Forest will start at the western end of Bear Creek State Road (which is off rogers Road, which is off Bakerstand Road.)

All trails, no bushwhacking. Hills to climb and descend but not steep.

Topo Map Links: PDF file (http://www.wnytrails.com/BearCreekForest/2014-BearCreek_Topo.pdf) or JPG file (http://www.wnytrails.com/BearCreekForest/2014-BearCreek_Topo.jpg)

Aerial Map Links: PDF file (http://www.wnytrails.com/BearCreekForest/2014-BearCreek_Aerial.pdf) or JPG file (http://www.wnytrails.com/BearCreekForest/2014-BearCreek_Aerial.jpg)

Elevation Profile Bear Creek forest hike (http://www.wnytrails.com/BearCreekForest/ElevationProfileBearCreekForest.jpg) (one way profile)

Elevation Profile Canada Hill Rd to Leanto (http://www.wnytrails.com/BearCreekForest/ElevationProfileCanadaHillRoadLeanto.jpg) (one way profile)

Elevation Profile FLTC Property Loop (http://www.wnytrails.com/BearCreekForest/ElevationProfileFLTCPropertyRt240Loop.jpg)

G4Map of all three hikes (http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.php?q=http://www.wnytrails.com/BearCreekForest/MemorialDayHike2013.kml&ll=42.360063,-78.515327&z=14&t=t1):

Bear Creek Forest in orange (in the middle right side of map) We will hike west to east.

FLTC Property Loop in white (lower left of map)

Canada Hill to Leanto in blue (top left corner of map)

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