Top Adventures in Adirondack Park

  • Hike to OK Slip Falls

    Starting at the parking area you will walk 0.2 miles west on Route 28 to the north side of the road to locate the marked trailhead. After signing the trail register you will follow the the red marked trail approximately 0.5 miles to the first junc...

    6.4 miles

  • Paddle the Essex Chain of Lakes

    Beginning in the Town of Newcomb, there is a sign for the Essex Chain of Lakes at the intersection of Route 28N and Pine Tree Road. Follow Pine Tree Road until you see a right for Goodnow Flow Road. Follow this road for 4.3 miles then take a rig...

  • Hike Snowy Mountain Fire Tower

    Snowy Mountain is the largest mountain in this region of the Adirondacks, and with a 2100'+ elevation gain over the 3.5 mile ascent is actually more work than some of the famed High Peaks. Going north on Rt 30, the parking lot is marked as Snowy M...

    7.5 miles 2142 ft gain

  • Hike Goodnow Mountain

    The trailhead is located on NY 28N and is marked by a white trailhead sign that you can't miss from the road. The highly used trail starts out fairly level, then at 0.5 miles begins to ascend steeply in some spots the rest of the way to the summit...

    3.9 miles 1089 ft gain

  • Hike Gore Mountain

    You will start this hike following the blue blazed Schaefer trail. Though the sign shows 5.8 miles to the summit it is actually only 5.0 miles. Much of the way you follow Roaring Brook which has many waterfalls along the way. Just after the North...

    10 miles 3040 ft gain

  • Short Walk to Buttermilk Falls

    This short, wide waterfall makes for an easy, all-seasons excursion into the Adirondack area, particularly beautiful as leaves start to turn in the fall. From the trailhead, you will already hear the sound of rushing water – simply follow the trai...

  • Canoe from Long Lake to Tupper Lake in the Adirondacks

    This is a 3-4 day adventure that begins with part of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail.   Rent a canoe at a local outfitter and make arrangements for your vehicle shuttle. They will drive your car to the end point of the adventure. A couple of optio...

  • Camp along Section 2 of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail

    The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a 740-mile paddling trail with the western terminus located in Old Forge, New York and the eastern terminus in Fort Kent, Main.  Section Two is a 42.4 mile journey in the Adirondacks of New York from Long Lake to...

  • Hike to Owls Head Mountain Fire Tower in Sargent Ponds Wild Forest

    Owls Head Mountain is an Adirondack Fire Tower Mountain with an elevation of 2,812 feet. It is located in Long Lake in the Sargent Ponds Wild Forest and is a 6.2 mile out and back round trip hike. The trail head is located on Endion Ln, 2 miles no...

    6.2 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Backpack to Cedar Lakes Lean-to #2 in the West Canada Lakes Wilderness

    Know before you go! It’s a bumpy road in and a bumpy road out so be sure your vehicle is ready to handle a long, winding dirt and rocky road back to the trail head. The road is approximately 7 miles to the trailhead starting on Jessup River Road o...

    5.3 miles 705 ft gain

  • Hike Pillsbury Mountain Fire Tower

    Pillsbury Mountain is a fairly short but satisfying hike, ending with beautiful views of surrounding mountain ranges and lakes, and home to a defunct ranger station and fire tower. To get to the parking area within the Perkins Clearing wilderness ...

  • Hike Crane Mountain

    At the trail register stay to your right at the fork in the trail. The left trail will be where you return. At approximately 0.5 miles you will reach an open ledge area, as you look up a rock cairn will mark where you pick up the trail. At 0.8 ...

    4.6 miles 1100 ft gain

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    • Wevertown, New York

      Black Hole And Dunkley Falls

      This camp is a beautifully secluded located at the Gateway to the Adirondacks. This location offers it all, beauty, tranquility, and scenic mountain views of Gore Ski center. Feeling adventurous?...

      From $250/night

    • Stony Creek, New York

      Whispering Pines On Harrisburg Lake

      Wrap yourself in nature, steps away from hiking trails, boating, and fishing. Listen to the wind in the pines, and the loons on the lake. No motor boats or jet skis to disturb the solitude. Take a...

      From $150/night

    • Warrensburg, New York

      Pucker Ridge Farm

      Our campsite is tucked away in 400 acres of woods above a working thoroughbred breeding farm.We are conveniently located 10 minutes from the town of Warrensburg, 20 minutes from Lake George Village...

      From $120/night

    • Ticonderoga, New York

      The Look Out At Chill Hill

      The land itself provides world-class panoramic views of the Adirondack High Peaks and the Green Mountains of Vermont. The site is also only a five-minute drive to the Queen of American Lakes, Lake ...

      From $150/night

    • Lake Luzerne, New York

      Lake George / Saratoga Koa

    • Mineville, New York

      Piney Wood Hills

      Fully equipped campsite is nestled in a small clearing surrounded by 65 acres of woodland in the Adirondack Park. Hike through our woods on an old logging trail, bushwhack to the top of Bald Peak, ...

      From $130/night

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