This route features ponds, brooks, and the opportunity to explore the abundant nature around Flowed Land. A visit to the historic Henderson Monument will complete this full day of hiking that is not quite the workout a mountain climb offers.
Calamity Brook to Flowed Land Trailhead: Exit 29 (from I-87) turning W onto Blue Ridge Road, (CR 84). Follow this route for 17.4 miles to an intersection with multiple signs; stop, zero odometer, turn right on Tahawus Rd. (CR 25). At 6.3 miles further turn left off Lower Works Rd at street sign marked Upper Works Rd. At 9.9 miles the end of the road is the trailhead. From the parking area at Upper Works. the trail starts mostly flat, but starts its climb to Flowed Lands after a junction at 1.6 miles. Flowed Lands, reached at 4.5 miles offers amazing views through the valley past Mount Colden.
9.4 miles RT, Moderate Hike
Time in hours:
Family with Young Kids: at discretion
Experienced Hiker: Round Trip: 8.0
Out of Shape Hiker: not recommended