1 - 2 Hour Hikes

Hiking is our MOST POPULAR Adirondack activity. Accessible year-round, with hundreds 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! 

Check out our family blogger's trip up one of our favorite little peaks - Owl's Head. Don't worry, you don't have to climb for hours to get the perfect view of the High Peaks!

So get out there and stretch your legs, get in touch with nature, explore something new and go home saying you hiked in the Adirondack Park - the nation’s largest park.

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.

Mount Baker
Location: Forest Hill Avenue, Saranac Lake, New York
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Balanced Boulders
Location: Route 73, Lake Placid, New York
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Holcomb Pond
Location: Riverside Drive, Lake Placid, New York
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LaChute River Walk
Location: Ticonderoga, New York
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Cascade Falls
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Big Crow, Little Crow
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Saranac Lake Walking Tour
Location: Main Street, Saranac Lake, New York
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Connery Pond
Location: State Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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Giant's Nubble
Location: Rt. 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Owls Head
Location: Owls Head Lane, Keene, New York
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Roaring Brook Falls
Location: Rt 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Adirondack Center Museum Nature Walk
Location: 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York
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Bear Den Mountain
Location: 5021 Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Moose Pond
Location: Route 3, Bloomingdale, New York
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Belfry Mountain Trail
Location: Dalton Hill Rd, Port Henry, New York
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Mount Arab
Location: Mount Arab Road, Piercefield, New York
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Peninsula Nature Trails
Location: Brewster Peninsula Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Round Pond - Saint Huberts
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Monument Falls
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Severance Hill
Location: Rte 9, Schroon Lake, New York
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Henry's Woods
Location: Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Flume Knob
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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Little Cherrypatch Pond
Location: state Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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Blueberry Cobbles
Location: Route 9, Elizabethtown, New York
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