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Places to Hike Outside of the Eastern High Peaks, Dix Mountain, and Giant Mountain Wildernesses

September 1st, 2011 · No Comments · News

HikingAs we approach Labor Day Weekend, many people are wondering what the status of the backcountry is post-Irene. Simply said, the High Peaks Region is in a bit of a mess and should be avoided. Here is a worthy-list of alternative places to hike this weekend:

Mountain Hikes

  • Hurricane Mountain from US-9N only, not from the Hurricane Road/The Crows
  • Whiteface Mountain from Whiteface Landing/Connery Pond or Marble Hill/Wilmington
  • Baxter Mountain from US-9N or Beede Road (off Route 73)
  • Pitchoff Mountain from Route 73
  • McKenzie Mountain from Route 86
  • Haystack Mountain from Route 86
  • Scarface Mountain from the Old Ray Brook Road off Route 86
  • Mt. Baker from Moody Pond Road in the Village of Saranac Lake
  • Ampersand Mountain off Route 3
  • Panther Mountain from Route 3
  • Jenkins Mountain from VIC at Paul Smiths off Route 30
  • Floodwood Mountain from the Floodwood Road off Route 30
  • St.Regis Mountain from Keese Mills Road off Route 30
  • Vanderwhacker Mountain from Route 28N
  • Goodnow Mountain from 28N

Non-mountain Hikes

  • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails in the Village of Lake Placid
  • Bloomingdale Bog from Route 86
  • Raquette Falls from Corey’s Road off Route 3
  • Deer Pond Loop from Route 30 or Route 3/30
  • Fernow Forest-Wawbeek Plantation from Route 30
  • VIC at Paul Smiths Trails on Route 30
  • Hoffman Notch from the Boreas Road
  • Great Camp Sanatanoni from Route 28N
  • Adirondack Interpretive Center Trail System on Route 28N

Visit the Adirondack Trail Information web page for current weather forecasts, regulations, safety tips, trail conditions, and more.

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Courtesy of: DEC Region 5

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