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Best trails in Adirondack State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Adirondack State Park, New York? AllTrails has 27 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. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 12 easy trails in Adirondack State Park ranging from 0.8 to 13.1 miles and from 246 to 1,827 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
The Adirondack Park is a protected park in the U.S. state of New York. It’s known for its fall foliage–viewing and forested mountains, with hiking trails crossing the Adirondack High Peaks near Lake Placid. Whiteface Mountain’s ski runs are nearby. West, paddling routes weave through St. Regis Canoe Area and rapids swirl along Ausable Chasm canyon to the east.
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Map of trails in Adirondack State Park
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6000000 acres
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Top trails (27)
#1 - Goodnow Mountain Trail
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Please note that the firetower is currently closed due to COVID 19.Show more
#2 - Stewart Mountain
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 27 m
Stewart Mountain is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Chestertown, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more
#3 - Northville-Placid Trail
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 117 mi • Est. Multi-day
Note: Going North from Wakley Pond towards Lake Durant do not take the county road eastward but instead walk up the east side where the trail is clearly marked with signs. If you are hiking south frShow more
#4 - Corinth Reservoir to Redmond's Overlook
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
Please note: offline map is recommended. Users have reported that the trails are not marked well. Show more
#5 - Great Camp Santanoni to Newcomb Lake
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 6 m
Great Camp Santanoni to Newcomb Lake is a 9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Newcomb, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offeShow more
#6 - Dean Homestead Heritage Trail
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Dean Homestead Heritage Trail is a 2.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Stony Creek, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#7 - Northville Placid Trail: Lake Durant to Piseco
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 42.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
Northville Placid Trail: Lake Durant to Piseco is a 42.4 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Blue Mountain Lake, New York that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The traiShow more
#8 - Cheney Mountain
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Easy family friendly CAT trail with three overlooks.Show more
#9 - Big Hollow/Coot Hill Trail
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 35 m
Big Hollow/Coot Hill Trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Port Henry, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
#10 - Donaldson and Seward Mountain Trail
Adirondack State Park
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Length: 13.6 mi • Est. 7 h 57 m
NOTE: During winter, Corey's Road is closed beyond the gate which would add an additional 3 miles (one-way) of road walking to this hike.Show more
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