Snowshoeing in the Adirondacks

Adirondack trails for all abilities 

Don't let the snow keep you off the trails — grab a pair of snowshoes and hike all winter long. With more than 2,000 miles of walkable terrain, the Adirondack trail system will allow you to take in the fresh air and beautiful scenery of the great outdoors. 

Experience the Adirondack Park as it transforms itself into a winter wonderland of glistening, frozen waterfalls, snow-covered trees, and wildlife footprints. Challenge yourself by conquering one of the Adirondack 46 High Peaks, check out a more leisurely favorite like the Jackrabbit Trail, or access a variety of terrain at the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Complex.

Fun for the entire family

Snowshoeing is simple to learn and fun for everyone. Little equipment is needed for this affordable activity. Many hotels in Lake Placid offer trails of their own or have snowshoes on site, so be sure to ask what's available, and many stores in town rent and sell snowshoeing equipment. Stroll Lake Placid's Main Street shops to gear up before your trek or get expert help from a skilled Adirondack Guide.

Great winter cross-training

Although snowshoeing has been around for more than 6,000 years, today, it's one of the fastest growing winter sports. For runners, triathletes, and Ironmen, snowshoeing is an excellent winter cross-training activity to stay in shape, burning more than 600 calories per hour. After working up an appetite on the trail, head to one of the many Lake Placid restaurants to refuel, and get ready for tomorrow's adventure. 

Wilmington Peak - Slide Approach
Location: Bonnieview Road, Wilmington, New York
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Belfry Mountain
Location: County Highway 7C, Witherbee, New York
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Three Brothers
Location: Garden Trailhead, Keene, New York
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Saddleback Mountain | Winter Hike
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Phelps Mountain Snowshoe Hike
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Little Crow to Big Crow
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Porter Mountain | Winter
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Mt Jo | Winter Snowshoe
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Baxter Mountain
Location: Route 9N, Keene Valley, New York
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Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Center at Whiteface Club & Resort
Location: 373 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Moose Mountain
Location: Route 86, Ray Brook, New York
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Lake Arnold
Location: Heart Lake, Lake Placid, New York
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Dial Mountain | Snowshoe Hike
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Armstrong Mountain | Snowshoe Hike
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Nippletop Mountain
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Santanoni Peak
Location: Upper Works, Newcomb, New York
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Mount Haystack
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Tabletop Mountain | Snowshoe
Location: Adirondack Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Macomb Mountain
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Hough Peak | Snowshoe
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Esther Mountain | Snowshoe
Location: Whiteface Memorial Highway, Wilmington, New York
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Basin Mountain | Winter
Location: Route 73, Keene Valley, New York
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Upper Wolfjaw Mountain | Winter
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Cascade Mountain Snowshoe Hike
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Algonquin Peak
Location: Adirondak Loj Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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