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Best trails in Sentinel Range Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Sentinel Range Wilderness, New York? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, views 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 2 easy trails in Sentinel Range Wilderness ranging from 1 to 1.3 miles and from 1,584 to 1,906 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Pitchoff Mountain and Balancing Rocks Trail
Sentinel Range Wilderness
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 4 h 35 m
This rocky ridge parallels NY 73 and provides excellent views of the High Peaks wilderness to the south. This can be done as an end-to-end hike with two cars-or park at one end and catch a ride to theShow more
#2 - Balanced Rock
Sentinel Range Wilderness
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
Balanced Rock is a 2.6 mile out and back trail located near Lake Placid, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and naShow more
#3 - Copperas Pond
Sentinel Range Wilderness
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 39 m
A short trail walk with a beautiful hidden pond. There are actually two ponds and a marshy area that can be enjoyed after a very small walk. Copperas Pond and Owen can be done as an "In and Out" traiShow more
#4 - Pitchoff Mountain Traverse
Sentinel Range Wilderness
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 59 m
Pitchoff Mountain Traverse is a 4.7 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Lake Placid, New York that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#5 - Owen Pond
Sentinel Range Wilderness
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 35 m
Owen Pond is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lake Placid, New York that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, Show more
#6 - Winch Pond via Copperas Lake
Sentinel Range Wilderness
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 47 m
A short trail with a beautiful hidden pond and marshes. The small uphill walk from the road brings you to the main loop where both ponds can be accessed. A well maintained lean-to and several campsiteShow more