Best trails in Lake George Wild Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Lake George Wild Forest, New York? AllTrails has 32 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. Ready for some activity? There are 24 moderate trails in Lake George Wild Forest ranging from 4.7 to 31.1 km and from 105 to 807 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Buck Mountain Trail
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 11.3 km • Est. 4 h 10 m
The first mile of the hike is on a primarily wide trail with a slight grade. There is an intersection that leads to several other summits not too far in - be sure to maintain your trail markers. The Show more
#2 - Sleeping Beauty Mountain and Lake George Trail
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 10.9 km • Est. 3 h 37 m
This trail has many switchbacks to keep the steepness moderate. Good views of Lake George and the southeastern Adirondacks. 6.4 mile loop hike from Hogs Town parking lot. 4.8 mile loop hike from the DShow more
#3 - Black Mountain and Lake George Trail
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 12.4 km • Est. 4 h 1 m
Relatively easy hike with only a few challenging spots - rewarded with great views and a fire tower. Follow the trail to a road through the woods. Follow this road half a mile to a trail junction jusShow more
#4 - Cat and Thomas Mountain Trail
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 14.6 km • Est. 4 h 50 m
This hike is on a nature preserve made possible by the Lake George Land Conservancy. The trail coincides with the the Thomas Mountain trail up to a clearing some 0.75 miles from the trailhead. Both moShow more
#5 - Shelving Rock Mountain Trail
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 4.8 km • Est. 1 h 42 m
Shelving Rock Mountain Trail is a 4.8 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Fort Ann, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number oShow more
#6 - Tongue Mountain Range and Northwest Bay Trail
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 23.8 km • Est. 7 h 57 m
A great loop hike that brings you along the shore of Lake George then over 3 small peaks on the Tongue Mountain Range. You will park at the southern trailhead for the Tongue Range, Clay Meadows next Show more
#7 - Buck Mountain via Shelving Rock Road
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 6.9 km • Est. 2 h 31 m
Buck Mountain via Shelving Rock Road is a 6.9 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Fort Ann, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail iShow more
#8 - Fifth Peak Trail
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 8.4 km • Est. 2 h 58 m
Fifth Peak Trail is a 8.4 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bolton Landing, New York that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#9 - Mount Erebus and Fishbrook Pond Loop
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 13.8 km • Est. 4 h 42 m
NOTE: As of May 2020, road leading to the second parking lot is closed. This will add more than a mile to your hike.Show more
#10 - Black Mountain Summit Trail
Lake George Wild Forest
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Length: 9.2 km • Est. 3 h 7 m
Black Mountain Summit Trail is a 9.2 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Huletts Landing, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail iShow more
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