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2017 Garden Parking Lot and Hiker Shuttle Schedule

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 2017 Hiking Season, a fee of $10.00 ($13 CAN) per calendar day, 12:01 AM to midnight, will be assessed 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.

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, beginning with two Holiday Weekends in May, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, as follows:

Victoria Day Weekend – May 20, 21, & 22
Memorial Day Weekend – May 27, 28, & 29

Shuttle operation will resume on Saturday, June 17th, operating on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays. October 15th will be the last day of operation.

The Shuttle will NORMALLY leave Marcy Field parking lot every 1/2 hour and on the hour.

A fee of $10.00 American ($13 CAN) will be charged per person for a round trip.

Information and Rates are as of 2017.
Courtesy of Town of Keene. (h/t Tom H.)

More Info:

Current Interior Conditions in the Adirondack High Peaks

Special Rules – High Peaks Wilderness