1 - 2 Hour Hikes

Hiking is our most popular Adirondack activity. Accessible year round, with hundreds of miles of trails offering up options for all ages and abilities, our short Adirondack hikes are a great way for everybody to get out and enjoy this favorite pastime. 

Short, sweet, and with a view!

These short Adirondack hikes offer up a great outdoor experience complete with beautiful views. Discover a range of options for all abilities: from steep, mountain climbs to flat, meandering trails, many offer panoramic views — check out the top of Cobble, and you'll be amazed that you're still right in the village of Lake Placid! There are a variety of walking and easy Adirondack hiking options for you and your family to enjoy throughout the Lake Placid Region - find your favorite and make some great family memories! 

So get out there and stretch your legs, get in touch with nature, explore something new and go home saying you hiked in the Adirondacks.

If you're looking for hikes and mountains that are a little more challenging, check out some 2 to 4 hour hikes that the Adirondacks are known for.

Cobble Lookout
Location: Wilmington, Wilmington, New York
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Saranac Lake Walking Tour
Location: Main Street, Saranac Lake, New York
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Monument Falls
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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John Brown Farm State Historic Site
Location: 115 John Brown Road, Lake Placid, New York
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Moose Pond
Location: Route 3, Bloomingdale, New York
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Severance Hill
Location: Rte 9, Schroon Lake, New York
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Belfry Mountain Trail
Location: Dalton Hill Rd, Port Henry, New York
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Mt. Jo
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Bear Den Mountain
Location: 5021 Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Blueberry Cobbles
Location: Route 9, Elizabethtown, New York
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Cascade Falls
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Washbowl
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Echo Lake
Location: Mount Whitney Road, Lake Placid, New York
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Henry's Woods
Location: Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Crown Point State Historic Site
Location: 21 Grandview Drive, Crown Point, New York
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Big Crow
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Roaring Brook Falls
Location: Rt 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Baxter Mountain
Location: Route 9N, Keene, New York
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Flume Knob
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Penfield Pond Trail
Location: 6482 Main Street, Westport, New York
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Connery Pond
Location: State Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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Town of Keene Ridge Loop
Location: Airport Road, Keene, New York
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South Meadow
Location: Meadow Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Round Pond - Saint Huberts
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Little Cherrypatch Pond
Location: state Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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