True Wilderness Loop
This is a great loop that takes you through some true Adirondack wilderness as well as along a scenic lake. Steep descent along the Blue Ridge Road (best taken west to east) offers expansive vistas with a variety of foliage progression.
Approximate travel TIME 3 hours. LENGTH: 56 Miles.
Highlights and Side Trips: · Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Center (Newcomb)
DIRECTIONS: From North Hudson, take Route 9 south. From Schroon Lake, it is 9 miles to Pottersville, take the right at the Wells House (giant gray building) to head north and west towards Olmstedville. Next turn onto Olmstedville-Pottersville Road and go 7 miles thru Olmstedville. Turn north on Rt. 28N to Minerva and continue 12 miles to head east on the Blue Ridge Road (Rt.2) in Newcomb, continue on 18 miles to North Hudson. Nearing end, south on Route 9 south, 8 miles to Schroon Lake Beach, or north to Lake Placid.
Photos courtesy Haurlie Slaunnett