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.

Mount Baker
Location: Forest Hill Avenue, Saranac Lake, New York
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South Meadow
Location: Meadow Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Turtle Pond Loop
Location: Route 86, 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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Belfry Mountain Trail
Location: 6482 Main Street, Westport, New York
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Indian Carry to Stoney Creek Pond
Location: Route 3, Saranac Lake, 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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Owls Head
Location: Owls Head Lane, Keene, New York
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LaChute River Walk
Location: Ticonderoga, New York
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Peninsula Nature Trails
Location: Brewster Peninsula Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Blueberry Cobbles
Location: Route 9, Elizabethtown, New York
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Cobble Ledge
Location: Wilmington, Wilmington, New York
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Moose Pond
Location: Route 3, Bloomingdale, New York
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Stag Brook Falls
Location: 5021 New York 86, Wilmington, New York
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Silver Lake Mountain
Location: Silver Lake Rd., New York
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Baxter Mountain
Location: Route 9N, Keene, 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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Adirondack Center Museum Nature Walk
Location: 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York
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Severance Hill
Location: Rte 9, Schroon Lake, New York
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Cascade Falls
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Roaring Brook Falls
Location: Rt 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Giant's Nubble
Location: Rt. 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Saranac Lake Walking Tour
Location: Main Street, Saranac Lake, New York
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Paul Smith's College VIC
Location: 8023 State Rt 30, Paul Smiths, New York
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