This is the second-busiest and trailhead in the Adirondacks accessing the High Peaks Wilderness. The lot is filled most of the summer so hikers should prepare for using the shuttle for access.
Now Operating for 2013 Hiking Season, a fee of $7.00 (Canadian @ current exchange rate) per day for parking in The Garden Lot.
This daily fee will continue through the month of October.
An attendant will be at the Garden Lot from 1:00pm until 7:00pm on Fridays and from 7:00am until 7:00pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays during this period.
Town Employees and DEC Rangers will monitor the lot during the week.
PLEASE PAY ON WAY OUT
A sign at the corner of Market and Adirondack Streets will indicate when the Garden Lot is closed.
The hiker-shuttle will operate from the Southwest corner of Marcy Field, off Route 73, when the Garden Parking is full.
Generally, the shuttle begins operation two holiday weekends in May (Victoria Day, Memorial Day). Daily operation begins last weekend in June and continues through Columbus Weekend mid-October.
The Shuttle will NORMALLY leave Marcy Field parking lot every 1/2 hour and on the hour.
A fee of $5.00 American (Canadian @ current exchange rate) will be charged per person for a round trip.
Information and Rates are as of 2013.