Hunting in the High Peaks

There's a great deal of wildlife in the one-million acres of public land in the Adirondacks that you can hunt in. Ranging from white-tailed deer to black bears, wild turkey, waterfowl, migratory game birds, small game wildlife and more.

The High Peaks Wilderness Area and the Sentinel Range Wilderness Area are two great places in the High Peaks to go hunting. The terrain is challenging and has put hunters to the test while they are out and about.

Be Prepared!

Hunting seasons as well as licensing and reporting requirements are all administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. If you have purchased a New York State hunting license before, you may order one on-line. Qualified hunters may also purchase licenses from town clerks and at many sporting goods stores.

Gather your hunting gear and book a hotel in Lake Placid today! While you're in the Adirondacks, grab your pole and visit some of Lake Placid's fishing holes. We are truly a sportsman's paradise. 

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High Peaks Wilderness Area
., Lake Placid
(518) 523-2445

The largest wilderness area in the Adirondacks has it all, from rugged terrain to forest cover to wildlife. At 300 square miles, it covers portions of six towns and three counties - North Elba, Keene, North Hudson and Newcomb in Essex County, along...

Sentinel Range Wilderness Area
Pitchoff Mountain Trail, Keene
(518) 523-2445

The mountains are the main attraction for the Sentinel Range Wilderness Area, a collection of 23,000 acres with good access from the towns Keene and North Elba. Among the peaks in the area are Sentinel and Pitchoff, both under the 4,000-foot threshold...