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“Great little walk~”

Charlie Major Nature Trail
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We enjoyed this trail after visiting the Last Shot. It's a very short, very flat path that follows a little creek. Lots of stone walls and ruins of buildings past. Don't need special gear, shoes, or be in shape! It's a great little side trip if you have less than an hour to kill.

Thank ajsajs
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Enjoyable, relaxing, well-maintained, easy walking. The best parts are the ruins of the mills and places where the water was channeled or damed up. Keep your eyes open for these things on both sides of your walk. Take the small "detour" to the Last Shot Distillery. You will have an enjoyable fun time tasting whiskeys and bourbon distilled in the building that was part of the old paper mill. I would have enjoyed the trail more if there were historical markers along the way.

1  Thank joannm1026
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

It was a little tricky to find, but we're glad we did. It is a walk/stroll, not a hike, but really enjoyable. I highly recommend you do the web-based guide that is advertised on the path - it made the walk so much more interesting. Whether you park there or not, at the north end of the trail be sure to walk over to the post office, which doubles as a consignment shop. It is charming and we picked up several nice items at a very reasonable price.

2  Thank Ken B
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you'd like a meandering walk in the woods with the sounds of a babbling brook with small waterfalls, try this one. It is full of history along the way, as some of the ruins of past mills powered by the water of the Skaneateles Creek can be seen off the path. Very relaxing--no motorized vehicles are permitted. Great easy walk for anyone, especially families.

Thank Sharon928
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Nice, easy walk along a wide, well-groomed trail. You can park at either end. Explore the short turn-offs that take you to water. Look for the "relic" stump (locals we ran into told us about it) - in front of a bench at one of the turn-offs - where hikers place pieces of metal (from the old railroad tracks and/or mill buildings?) they have collected along the way. Make sure to take one with you - apparently it's a tradition.

Thank soomac
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