Hike Features

Ponds / Lakes

Bear Run is a narrow rock cut into the side of the mountain. The trail passes through the rocky shoot and up to a nice overlook.


Primary Trailhead: From the intersection of Route 73 and Route 86 in Lake Placid follow Route 73 toward Keene. Drive through Keene and Keene Valley and Into St. Huberts. Locate the High Peaks Trailhead for the AMR on the right and park here. 

1.6 miles from Lake Road along the Cathedral Rock Trail lies this fun and exciting short spur trail. A small pool rests at the intersection and you will follow a tall sheer cliff toward Bear Run. Be very careful as you climb and descend this rocky section, it can be slippery and is quite steep. 

Round Trip Distances:

0.6 miles, spur trail only

Nature and Historic Walks

Bear Run is a short spur trail off the Cathedral Rock Loop Trail, please see Cathedral Rock and Pyramid Falls for more information on this trail.