Lake Colden Loop Trail

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Lake Colden Loop Trail is a 11.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lake Placid, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

11.8 miles 1568 feet Loop

dog friendly



nature trips





wild flowers


Heart Lake Adirondack Loj Trailhead: From Exit 30 take Route 73 towards Lake Placid for 26.5 miles. Take a left onto Adirondack Loj Road and continue 5 miles to the Loj and the parking area. There is a $10 fee to park here for the day.

4 years ago

awesome hike with amazing views. Remember to bring your crampons/microspikes when it gets cold. most of the trail up is on a rock slide that turns into an ice rink.