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Best trails in Keene Valley

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Looking for a great trail near Keene Valley, New York? AllTrails has 66 great hiking trails, trail 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount Philo State Park or Niquette Bay State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Blue Mountain Wild Forest or Hurricane Mountain Wilderness. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 51 hard trails in Keene Valley ranging from 3.6 to 28.3 miles and from 987 to 5,334 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Keene Valley
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#1 - Giant Mountain Peak via Ridge Trail
Giant Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 4 h 26 m
You can also access Rocky Peak Ridge by taking a right turn (east) at the top of Giant Mountain Peak. There is also a nearby trail leading up that way (see nearby trails). Although dogs are allowed toShow more
#2 - Big Slide Mountain via The Brothers
High Peaks Wilderness
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 5 h 11 m
A fantastic hike with great High Peaks views, elevation gain, rock scrambling, and a well marked trail. This is a real gem. The Brothers Path is a rocky ridge for the first 1.5 miles. Then the ascentShow more
#3 - Phelps Mountain Trail
High Peaks Wilderness
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 43 m
This is one of the High Peaks that goes from the Adirondack Loj to the top of Phelps at 4,160 feet. Although the summit is wooded there are spectacular views spanning from the Great Range all the way Show more
#4 - Gothics via Pyramid Peak
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 7 h 48 m
The trail starts at the AMR (Ausable Club), and is relatively flat for 3.5 miles or so. You end up at Lower Ausable Lake and split off and cross the Ausable River and continue up on the A.W Weld TrailShow more
#5 - Bear Den Trail to Dial Mountain and Nippletop
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 7 h 54 m
A strenuous hike via the Leach Trail that will take you over Bear Den, Dial (ADK High Peak @ 4020') and Nippletop (ADK High Peak 4620') returning via Elk Pass. Excellent trail experience and views. TShow more
#6 - Noonmark Mountain Trail
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 46 m
A wonderful loop hike up a steep mountain for great views towards the Great Range of the High Peaks. This is a short but steep climb up a smaller peak in the Adirondack High Peaks region that is knowShow more
#7 - Rooster Comb Trail
High Peaks Wilderness
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
Views from the summit ledge and Valley View Ledge complete a 360 degree panorama of Mt. Marcy and the Johns Brook Valley plus Giant Mt. and the Ausable Valley. The trail offers mostly good footing andShow more
#8 - Big Slide Yard Mountain Loop Trail
High Peaks Wilderness
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 6 h 3 m
Big Slide can be done as an out & back (via The Brothers) accessed by John's Brook in Keane Valley or can be done as a loop (which is longer). From the parking lot you will start climbing immediatelyShow more
#9 - Great Range Loop Trail
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 16.5 mi • Est. 10 h 20 m
This is a challenging hike that starts out at the Huberts Parking area and follows the West Brook Trail to Wedge Brook Trail up through some beautiful woods to Lower Wolf Jaw. The trail from Upper WoShow more
#10 - Upper and Lower Wolfjaw Trail
Adirondack Mountain Reserve
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 7 h 2 m
Crampons, snowshoes or spikes highly recommended.Show more
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