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.

Crown Point State Historic Site
Location: 21 Grandview Drive, Crown Point, New York
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Mount Arab
Location: CR 62, Piercefield, New York
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Severance Hill
Location: Rte 9, Schroon Lake, New York
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Bear Den Mountain
Location: 5021 Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Mount Baker
Location: Forest Hill Avenue, Saranac Lake, New York
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Indian Carry to Stoney Creek Pond
Location: Route 3, 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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Balanced Boulders
Location: Route 73, Lake Placid, New York
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Rocky Falls
Location: Heart Lake, Lake Placid, New York
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Owls Head
Location: Owls Head Lane, Keene, New York
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Big Crow, Little Crow
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Town of Keene Ridge Loop
Location: Airport Road, Keene, New York
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Mt. Jo
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Henry's Woods
Location: Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Adirondack Center Museum Nature Walk
Location: 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York
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Cobble Hill
Location: Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, 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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Washbowl
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Giant's Nubble
Location: Rt. 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Owen, Copperas and Winch Ponds
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Belfry Mountain
Location: County Highway 7C, Witherbee, New York
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Baxter Mountain
Location: Route 9N, Keene, New York
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Blueberry Cobbles
Location: Route 9, Elizabethtown, New York
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Moose Pond
Location: Route 3, Bloomingdale, New York
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