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The Best Camping in Lake Placid

Looking for the best camping in Lake Placid? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lake Placid. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Lake Placid

  • Lake Placid, New York

    Copperas Pond

    0.89 mi / 335 ft gain
    Copperas Pond is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Avalanche Lake

    10.4 mi / 1342 ft gain
    Avalanche Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Tabletop Mountain via Marcy Dam Trail

    11.44 mi / 2726 ft gain
    Tabletop Mountain via Marcy Dam Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Phelps Mountain via South Meadow

    9.64 mi / 2431 ft gain
    Phelps Mountain via South Meadow is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Mount Jo

    4.7
    This short hike offers exceptional views, perfect for late night sunsets and early morning sunrises. Take a lunch date to the summit and enjoy overlooking Heart Lake and New York's highest peak, Mt. Marcy. The trail to Mt. Jo trailhead is located at the enterance station near the parking lot at t...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Wright, Algonquin, and Iroquois Mountains

    5.0
    Although a bit strenuous this loop climb up the MacIntyre Range is one of the most beautiful climbs in all the High Peaks. I suggest that you travel past Marcy Dam to Avalanche Lake and ascend the range in that direction as the trail from Lake Colden up to the ridge is very steep and best climbed...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Phelps and Tabletop Peaks

    12.6 mi / 3300 ft gain
    The Adirondack Loj is a BEAUTIFUL place to go to, even if you do not plan on hiking. Located just ten minutes outside of the famous Lake Placid, you do not want to miss visiting this alluring Loj in the woods.Starting from Lot number 1 from the Adk Loj, begin hiking the 2.1 miles to Marcy Dam. Th...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Avalanche Lake Mount Marcy Loop Trail

    17.33 mi / 3934 ft gain
    Avalanche Lake Mount Marcy Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Wright Peak via Van Hoevenberg Trail

    6.99 mi / 2546 ft gain
    Wright Peak via Van Hoevenberg Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • North Elba, New York

    Iroquois Peak via Algonquin and Iroquois Trail

    10.26 mi / 3924 ft gain
    Iroquois Peak via Algonquin and Iroquois Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Table Top Mountain via Van Hoevenberg Trail

    10 mi / 2631 ft gain
    Table Top Mountain via Van Hoevenberg Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Wright, Algonquin, Iroquois, Gray, Skylight, Marcy Loop

    20.6 mi / 6857 ft gain
    Wright, Algonquin, Iroquois, Gray, Skylight, Marcy Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Avalanche Lake and Wright Peak Loop Via Avalanche Pass Trail

    11.52 mi / 3852 ft gain
    Avalanche Lake and Wright Peak Loop Via Avalanche Pass Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Phelps Mountain Trail

    8.11 mi / 2280 ft gain
    Phelps Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Avalanche Pass and Avalanche Lake Trail

    10.18 mi / 1280 ft gain
    Avalanche Pass and Avalanche Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lake Placid, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Phelps and Tabletop Mountains Trail

    12.37 mi / 3914 ft gain
    Phelps and Tabletop Mountains Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Lake Placid, New York.
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