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.

DISTANCE
11.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1568 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

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.

Monday, November 12, 2012

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.