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.

Adirondack Center Museum Nature Walk
Location: 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York
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Turtle Pond Loop
Location: Route 86, Saranac Lake, New York
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South Meadow
Location: Meadow Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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LaChute River Walk
Location: Ticonderoga, New York
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Monument Falls
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Henry's Woods
Location: Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Washbowl
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Blueberry Cobbles
Location: Route 9, Elizabethtown, New York
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Rocky Falls
Location: Heart Lake, Lake Placid, New York
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Echo Lake
Location: Mount Whitney Road, Lake Placid, New York
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Mt. Jo
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Round Pond - Saint Huberts
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Holcomb Pond
Location: Riverside Drive, Lake Placid, 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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Connery Pond
Location: State Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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Bear Den Mountain
Location: 5021 Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Indian Carry to Stoney Creek Pond
Location: Route 3, Saranac Lake, New York
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Giant's Nubble
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Big Crow
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Mount Colden
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Saranac Lake Walking Tour
Location: Main Street, Saranac Lake, New York
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Mount Arab
Location: Mount Arab Road, Piercefield, New York
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Mt. Pisgah
Location: 92 Mt. Pisgah Lane, Saranac Lake, New York
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Stag Brook Falls
Location: 5021 New York 86, Wilmington, New York
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