Silver Lake Mountain Trail

MODERATE 63 reviews
#45 of 178 trails in

Silver Lake Mountain Trail is a 2 mile out and back trail located near Au Sable Forks, New York that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
938 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

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views

17 days ago

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19 days ago

Great bang for the buck. One mile hike in on what seemed like one mile up. One of the best views you'll find for so little work.

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2 months ago

Nice climb other than a few sections where there's roots and super rocky , and one section that looks worse than what it is just before you start getting to the summit . Over all a great hike and amazing views of the Makenzie wilderness and almost all the high peaks

2 months ago

Beautiful mountain, but would almost rate it as moderate. I hike often (2x per week) with my disabled client and typically have no issues with "easy" rated trials. He struggled bad on this one, where some spots are both steep and bare rock which is tricky. But otherwise, amazing hike. Would do it again!

Easy mountain. Summited with my 7 year old daughter in 45 minutes. Fun trail with nice views!

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3 months ago

Great trail but I'd rate this as moderate skill level. The incline is almost constant the entire way and trail is filled with rocks and roots.
Not something to cut your teeth on.

Amazing view and definitely worth the trek.

3 months ago

We had a great time on this hike. There were a few spots on the way up to take in some nice views. It rained on us a couple times, which made the hike back down a little slippery. Nothing too major, and will do this again with my daughter.

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3 months ago

Nice, short hike. When you get to the top the view cants be beat. Strung up a hammock and soaked it in for a while. I did find the trail to be a bit difficult to track towards the top BUT there was a crew there working on defining the trail when I was there. Definitely would recommend if your looking for a quick hiking fix.