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.

Echo Lake
Location: Mount Whitney Road, Lake Placid, New York
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Henry's Woods
Location: Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Rocky Falls
Location: Heart Lake, Lake Placid, New York
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Cascade Falls
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Connery Pond
Location: State Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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Crown Point State Historic Site
Location: 21 Grandview Drive, Crown Point, New York
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Monument Falls
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Baxter Mountain
Location: Route 9N, Keene, New York
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Big Crow, Little Crow
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Bear Den Mountain
Location: 5021 Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Town of Keene Ridge Loop
Location: Airport Road, Keene, 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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Cobble Lookout
Location: Wilmington, Wilmington, New York
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Round Pond - Saint Huberts
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Turtle Pond Loop
Location: Route 86, Saranac Lake, New York
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LaChute River Walk
Location: Ticonderoga, New York
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Owen, Copperas and Winch Ponds
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Little Cherrypatch Pond
Location: state Route 86, Lake Placid, New York
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Flume Knob
Location: 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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Peninsula Nature Trails
Location: Brewster Peninsula Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Cobble Hill
Location: Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, New York
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Balanced Boulders
Location: Route 73, Lake Placid, New York
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