Top Spots

Hike Goodnow Mountain

Newcomb, New York

3.9 mi / 1089 ft gain

Paddle the Essex Chain of Lakes

Newcomb, New York

Cheney Pond to Boreas (Lester Flow) Paddle

Minerva, New York

1 mi / 135 ft gain

Allen Mountain via MacIntyre East

Newcomb, New York

17.78 mi / 3468 ft gain

Blue Ledges Trail

Minerva, New York

4.62 mi / 571 ft gain

Duck Hole via Preston Ponds Trail

Lake Placid, New York

12.83 mi / 1585 ft gain

Mount Redfield and Cliff Mountain via Calamity Brook Trail

Lake Placid, New York

18.14 mi / 4075 ft gain

Calamity Brook Trail to Lake Colden

Newcomb, New York

10.79 mi / 1585 ft gain

Algonquin Trail to Algonquin Peak

Lake Placid, New York

15.5 mi / 4039 ft gain

Places to stay

Wevertown, New York


From $250 / night

Ticonderoga, New York

The Look Out at Chill Hill

From $180 / night

Piney Wood Hills

From $130 / night

Warrensburg, New York

Pucker Ridge Farm

From $120 / night

Westport, New York

ADK Mountain View Campground

From $50 / night

Guides and stories

Escape the City with a Road Trip in the Adirondacks

Sara Sheehy

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