Membership Services Center Driving Directions
ADK’s headquarters are located at 814 Goggins Road in Lake George, NY off Exit 21 of the Northway (I-87). Take NY 9N South for one-half mile and take the sharp left onto Goggins Road. Parking is in back.
North Country Mass Transit
North Country Driving Directions
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To Heart Lake Program Center
1002 Adirondack Loj Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946-0867
GPS Coordinates: 44° 10′ 57.5″ N, 073° 57′ 58.6″ W
From the South: Take the Adirondack Northway (I-87) to Exit 30. Turn left on Route 73 toward Keene and Lake Placid, continue on Route 73 for 26.5 miles. Turn left on Adirondack Loj Road (High Peaks Trailhead sign). It is 5 miles to the Loj.
From the North: Take the Adirondack Northway (I-87) to Exit 34, Keeseville. Follow Route 9N to Jay and Route 86 to Lake Placid. Turn left on Route 73 before going through Lake Placid. In three miles look for the High Peaks trailhead sign and turn right on Adirondack Loj Road. It is 5 miles to the Loj.
From the West: Take Route 3 or Route 86 into Saranac Lake. Continue on Route 86 through Lake Placid. At the third traffic light, turn right on to Route 73 towards Keene. In three miles look for the High Peaks trailhead sign and turn right onto the Adirondack Loj Road. It is 5 miles to the Loj.
Parking: There is parking for about 200 cars at a charge of $10 per day (ADK members pay $5 per day).
To Johns Brook Lodge and Garden Parking Lot
From the North or South to Keene Valley: Take the Adirondack Northway (I-87) to Exit 30. Turn north on Route 73 and proceed 12 miles to Keene Valley.
From the West to Keene Valley: Take Route 3 or Route 86 to Saranac Lake. Continue on Route 86 through Lake Placid. At the third traffic light, turn right onto Route 73. Proceed through Keene to Keene Valley.
From Keene Valley to the Garden Parking Lot: Look for High Peaks Trailhead sign (next to the AuSable Inn). Turn onto Adirondack Street. At 0.6 miles the road turns right, crossing Johns Brook on an iron bridge. Continue uphill following signs to the Garden. The pavement ends as the road approaches the Garden parking area. From the trail register, it is a 3.5-mile hike to Johns Brook Lodge.
The Garden Parking Lot is operated by the Town of Keene. Parking is limited and there is a daily parking fee in season ($7 a day in 2016). There is a shuttle bus from an overflow parking lot located north of Keene Valley on Route 73. A shuttle schedule and the latest parking and shuttle rates are available here.