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A Pleasant Must if on Hamilton College Campus

This area is amazing. Plants and trees have identification. Trails are clean and easy to walk... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Douglas T
New York City, New York
Nice walk

Well manicured trails, labelled trees, and a small stream. Parking is closeby and on the left as... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Syracuse, NY
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Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

This area is amazing. Plants and trees have identification. Trails are clean and easy to walk. Benches in many places and lots of shade and comfort.

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Well manicured trails, labelled trees, and a small stream. Parking is closeby and on the left as you go up the hill (our GPS wasn't clear).

Thank Hezalian
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I walked this path with my two grand boys. At first, they didn't want to do it. But after they lifted two or three ID tags for trees and shrubs, and saw the winding path, crossing the stream, they almost both said in unison, this...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a Clinton treasure. A must visit! I love to walk the glen whether I'm alone or with friends.

Thank JanetTurvey
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great little hiking spot. We try and find a hike to do every weekend. The glen was one we had been putting off thinking it would be a little boring. This place is really a nice place to go. It has nice...More

Thank flipster83
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Go for a hike, and see all this has to offer. Many interesting Plants and trees. If you can get a tour, even better. You can also check out the Hamilton gardens.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Root Glen has been a feature of Hamilton College for decades. My husband remembers it from his days as an undergraduate in the 1950's. Our son enjoyed it in the 1980s Now our granddaughter meanders down the path from the road to the stream below....More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Well-groomed on private property owned by Hamilton College, the Root Glen is open to the public to share it's beauty and serenity. The trees, shrubs, plants and flowers are well taken care of, and the Hamilton College arboretum is on display for educational purposes, including...More

Thank maryjanejoy
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It is opposite Hamilton College and started by the Root Family. The beginning of the walk goes through beautiful gardens with Saunders's peonies masterfully arranged in large gardens surrounding beautiful sitting areas. The walks wind down and around a steam marked by local fliers and...More

1  Thank Rgcompson
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My family loves it there. Lovely well cared for trails. Information about the greenery as you walk. And perfect garden for photo ops. (Sr pictures, Prom, Weddings etc)

1  Thank foxerocks
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Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
Open to the public.
6 July 2016|
Response from Pat C | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple short trails throughout the glen, as well as a long trail continuing on through the wooded area. You can walk through the beautiful short trails that go past the different garden areas and around the... More
Sarah P
31 July 2015|
Response from LouiseUpstateNewYork | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so