Riverside Drive Loop

  • Rte 86 and Rte 73
    Lake Placid

Scenic Drives

Begin or end the scenic possibilities with the high vantage point of the ski jumps' 120 meter tower. Follow the river with this quiet, flat loop with abundant photo opportunities. The Ausable River is on one side, and many brooks on the other. The section through the golf course gives both sweep and distant mountains, with a view of the ski jumps included.

9.3 miles, several pulloffs.

Attraction and hiking opportunities. Gas station at loop beginning.


Follow the Ausable River with this quiet, flat, road loop with beautiful scenery and abundant photo opportunities. Many areas allow for sitting in the shade, listening to the water chuckle among the rocks.

9.3 miles, paved, low rolling hills. Most of route along a quiet road with several pulloffs.