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!

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