the Washbowl is an easy hike for children or photographers.There is a nice view just before the Washbowl. A nice two-fer with Chapel Pond providing a popular swimming spot.
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
Some photos courtesy Ian Plant. Read his blog post about this spot!