Best trails in Adirondack Mountain Reserve

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Looking for a great trail in Adirondack Mountain Reserve, New York? AllTrails has 28 great hiking trails, running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 21 hard trails in Adirondack Mountain Reserve ranging from 5.5 to 19.3 miles and from 1,030 to 5,331 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Indian Head and Rainbow Falls
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 5 h 47 m
As of May 2019, there are now severe no parking restrictions on Rt. 73 between Keene Valley and Chapel Pond. Parking is only allowed at a few turnouts along that stretch. For this hike and others in tShow more
#2 - Gothics via Pyramid Peak
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 7 h 48 m
The trail starts at the AMR (Ausable Club), and is relatively flat for 3.5 miles or so. You end up at Lower Ausable Lake and split off and cross the Ausable River and continue up on the A.E Weld TrailShow more
#3 - Bear Den Trail to Dial Mountain and Nippletop
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 7 h 54 m
A strenuous hike via the Leach Trail that will take you over Bear Den, Dial (ADK High Peak @ 4020') and Nippletop (ADK High Peak 4620') returning via Elk Pass. Excellent trail experience and views. TShow more
#4 - Noonmark Mountain Trail
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 46 m
A wonderful loop hike up a steep mountain for great views towards the Great Range of the High Peaks. This is a short but steep climb up a smaller peak in the Adirondack High Peaks region that is knowShow more
#5 - Great Range Loop Trail
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 16.5 mi • Est. 10 h 20 m
This is a challenging hike that starts out at the Huberts Parking area and follows the West Brook Trail to Wedge Brook Trail up through some beautiful woods to Lower Wolf Jaw. The trail from Upper WoShow more
#6 - Upper and Lower Wolfjaw Trail
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 7 h 2 m
Crampons, snowshoes or spikes highly recommended.Show more
#7 - Blake Peak and Mount Colvin Trail
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 13.7 mi • Est. 8 h 15 m
This is an out and back trail which will get you two more ADK 46'er mountains. It is very easy to follow and marked the entire way. There are lots of great views of waterfalls, and on the summit of CoShow more
#8 - Sawteeth via the Scenic Route
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 14.2 mi • Est. 7 h 59 m
A beautiful relatively mellow (for ADK High Peaks) hike up Sawteeth via the Scenic Route from Lower Ausable Lake. Additional stops included Marble Point and Rainbow Falls (definitely worth it).Show more
#9 - Mount Colvin and Blake Peak Trail
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 13.7 mi • Est. 8 h 15 m
Mount Colvin and Blake Peak Trail is a 13.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Keene, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primariShow more
#10 - Mirror Lake Loop
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Mirror Lake Loop is a 2.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Lake Placid, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, runningShow more
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