in the Adirondacks
Hiking in the Adirondacks
The Mountains are calling...
One of the most popular outdoor activities in Lake Placid is hiking. With over 2,000 miles of marked hiking trails, the Adirondacks offers some of the best hiking in the east. Whether you want to take on one of the 46 High Peaks (with elevations over 4,000 ft) or just take a simple walk through the woods, there’s an option for everyone in the family.
If you plan on hiking while visiting, please do your research and come prepared!
Keep reading for helpful tips, hiking checklists, and trail recommendations.
Adirondack Mountain Reserve hikes require reservations. Check the list before you go!
Explore some of the Lake Placid region’s more approachable peaks, all of which can be conquered in a morning or afternoon