the Washbowl is an excellent destination in any season, but especially so in winter when the hopeful bring their skates.
Washbowl via Chapel Pond Trailhead: South on Route 73 from Lake Placid, past Keene Valley, south of Chapel Pond.
1.4 miles RT, Easy Walk
Time in hours:
Family with Young Kids: 30 minutes
Experienced Hiker: 30 minutes or less
Out of Shape Hiker: 30 minutes
Even if you don't skate, it's a great trip. Read our blog post about this hike!
Watch this video of a pond hockey match!