Lake Placid New York has the Largest Hiking Trail System in the United States!

Give yourself time to explore the High Peaks Region by Lake Placid New York on foot, you can discover what many consider one of their favorite outdoor activities. You will have your work cut out for you if you want to see it all, with a staggering 2,000 miles of marked trails.

High Peaks Region
High Peaks Region, lake placid new york

You have got plenty of time to hit the trails and capture the majestic Adirondack scenery from the mountain tops, as the fall foliage is at its peak for the longest stretch in the entire Northeast. You will see spectacular orange and red leaves in every direction and the crisp fall air will refresh you as you make your ascent to the top.

Adirondack Fall Foliage
Adirondack Fall Foliage, lake placid new york

Enjoy a short day hike with your kids up Mount Jo, a preferred Lake Placid family attraction for many who have visited the area, or begin climbing all forty six Adirondack High Peaks by taking on New York's highest peak, Mount Marcy. You can build your ideal hiking experience and enjoy the Adirondack Mountains at your own pace, whether a more challenging multiday adventure or a gentle, relaxing incline.

Mount Jo, Heart Lake, Wright Peak View From Algonquin Peak
Mount Jo, Heart Lake, Wright Peak View From Algonquin Peak, lake placid new york

Several Lake Placid hotels feature guided tours for hikers of all skill levels and special hiking packages. Or you can just do it all by yourself, just be ready!

Lake Placid Hotels
Lake Placid Hotels, lake placid new york

Featuring an ever changing backdrop, unique events, outdoor adventures, and diverse experiences to complement all your activities, Lake Placid is a four season destination. Embrace the timeless atmosphere and enjoy the natural beauty backpacking in the Adirondacks!

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