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Schafer Trail at Gore

2021-01-26T08:57:58-05:00

Waterfalls and Views of the High Peaks Elevation: 3590 ft Ascent: 2590 ft Round-Trip Distance: 9.4 miles Location: North Creek town park off NY Route 28 Region: Central Adirondacks The new Schaefer Trail, built by Ranger Steve Ovitt, starts at the parking lot for the Town of North Creek’s swimming area.  The lower portion of READ MORE

Vanderwhacker Mountain

2021-01-26T08:58:01-05:00

A Great View of the High Peaks Elevation: 3385 ft Ascent: 1650 ft Round-Trip Distance: 5.4 miles Location: Moose Pond Club Road off Route 28N north of North Creek Region: Central Adirondacks The turnoff from NY 28N comes just after (or before) you cross the Boreas River and is marked by a DEC sign. The READ MORE

Blue Ledges

2021-01-26T08:58:01-05:00

An Interesting Spot Along the Wild Hudson Elevation: 1750 ft Descent: 400 ft Round-Trip Distance: 5.0 miles Location: North Woods Club Road off Route 28N north of North Creek Region: Central Adirondacks The start of the trail passes around the east end of Huntley Pond and is more root-filled than most. After about 0.2 miles, it READ MORE

Chimney Mountain

2021-01-26T08:58:01-05:00

Out of the Ordinary Elevation: 2500 ft Ascent: 760 ft Round-Trip Distance: 2.0 miles Location: End of Big Brook Road of of Route 30 south of Indian Lake. Region: Central Adirondacks Park at a private resort parking lot where they request that you pay $2 to park, so bring along a couple of bucks to READ MORE