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.

Flume Knob
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Connery Pond
Location: State Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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Turtle Pond Loop
Location: Route 86, Saranac Lake, New York
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Adirondack Center Museum Nature Walk
Location: 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York
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Indian Carry to Stoney Creek Pond
Location: Route 3, Saranac Lake, New York
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Round Pond - Saint Huberts
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Town of Keene Ridge Loop
Location: Airport Road, Keene, New York
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Baxter Mountain
Location: Route 9N, Keene, New York
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Roaring Brook Falls
Location: Rt 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Cascade Falls
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Little Cherrypatch Pond
Location: state Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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Mt. Jo
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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South Meadow
Location: Meadow Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Blueberry Cobbles
Location: Route 9, Elizabethtown, 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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Echo Lake
Location: Mount Whitney Road, Lake Placid, New York
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Washbowl
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Severance Hill
Location: Rte 9, Schroon Lake, New York
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Holcomb Pond
Location: Riverside Drive, Lake Placid, New York
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Mount Arab
Location: Mount Arab Road, Piercefield, New York
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Cobble Hill
Location: Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, New York
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Silver Lake Mountain
Location: Silver Lake Rd, Westville, New York
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Owen, Copperas and Winch Ponds
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Rocky Falls
Location: Heart Lake, Lake Placid, New York
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Henry's Woods
Location: Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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