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“Almost got lost” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jack Rabbit Trail

Grand Island, NY
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71 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Almost got lost”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2012

We read about this trail online and decided to try it since we were pressed for time and the trailhead is located just outside of downtown. There supposedly are 3 loop trails, marked with red, blue, and yellow markers, each fairly short. However, there were virtually no signs or markers, and if it wasn't for local folks jogging and walking through the area who told us where to go, we would still be out there. One of those people told us there was no real loop, and we just headed back the way we came, getting back to our car barely before sunset. The area around the dam was very nice and scenic, but the trail itself was more rugged and rocky than advertised. The website we looked at mentioned the parts were handicapped accessible, but there was no way this could be true. There was a wooden bulletin board which we thought might have a map of the trails, etc. but there was no information at all.

Visited August 2012
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Buffalo, New York
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4 reviews
“Lake Placid Dam”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2012

Short trail (20 mins), great for young kids. Takes you to a dam that is the outlet for Lake Placid. Great scenery and a fun family trip.

Visited June 2012
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Hampton, Virginia
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145 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
“Very Nice Trail”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012

The trail was very nice although not perfectly marked. Make sure you take a trail map with you and do not worry too much about all the "Private Property" signs -- we were told most of the are not enforceable.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Mom45
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Carleton Place
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51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Not very well maintained. Rough and woodsy.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2012

This trail is mostly woodsy, and not very well maintained. The trail is very rough, over tree roots, and the scenery is only average, considering the location.

Visited June 2012
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geneva new york
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Jack Rabbit Trail”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2012

An awesome hike... quite level.... takes you to about down town lake placid... crosses a pretty dam. We hiked it while we stayed at NORTHERN LIGHT LODGE..... the trail is basically outside the door of the condo..... and while you are at it, you can stop at Maggies for pub fare... That too right outside the door of NORTHERN LIGHT LODGE....
A great trail to hike....

Visited November 2011
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Thank mbg228
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