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! 

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.

Saranac Lake Walking Tour
Location: Main Street, Saranac Lake, New York
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Crown Point State Historic Site
Location: 21 Grandview Drive, Crown Point, New York
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Mount Baker
Location: Forest Hill Avenue, Saranac Lake, New York
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Monument Falls
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Mount Arab
Location: CR 62, Piercefield, New York
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Washbowl
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, 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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Balanced Boulders
Location: Route 73, Lake Placid, New York
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Owen, Copperas and Winch Ponds
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Mt. Jo
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Cascade Falls
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Paul Smith's College VIC
Location: 8023 State Rt 30, Paul Smiths, New York
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John Browns Farm State Historic Site
Location: 115 John Brown Road, Lake Placid, New York
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Peninsula Nature Trails
Location: Brewster Peninsula Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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South Meadow
Location: Meadow Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Giant's Nubble
Location: Rt. 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Cobble Hill
Location: Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, New York
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Adirondack Center Museum Nature Walk
Location: 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York
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Moose Pond
Location: Route 3, Bloomingdale, New York
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Turtle Pond Loop
Location: Route 86, Saranac Lake, New York
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Severance Hill
Location: Rte 9, Schroon Lake, New York
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Round Pond - Saint Huberts
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Stag Brook Falls
Location: 5021 New York 86, Wilmington, New York
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Flume Knob
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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