Hiking

Explore Our Trails...

Trails, trails, trails... They lead us to picturesque waterfalls and mountaintops. They bring us back in time as we follow the footsteps of our forefathers. They allow us to reflect as we reconnect with nature. We promise that the hiking trails in and around Tupper Lake will lead you on a journey to remember.

An authentic Adirondack vacation is not complete without getting in a good hike. The abundance of wilderness trails surrounding Tupper Lake, NY offer something that will fit every interested level and stamina. They range from gentle rolling multi-use trails along waterways to back country mountain hikes offering pristine 360-degree views.

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From Mountain Tops To Waterway Trails...

Take a walk along the nature trails at The Wild Center right in Tupper Lake. Grab a delicious picnic to-go and head to an Adirondack lean-to on the handicap accessible John Dillon Park trails or challenge yourself to the new Tupper Lake Triad hiking challenge -- three family-friendly peaks that boast stellar panoramic views of the Adirondacks. Whether it is for an hour or for a week, we recommend you spend some time on the trails during your visit.

Check out our listings and blogs highlighting some of the excellent hiking we have here in the Adirondacks:

Bear Mountain from Route 3 This is a very long alternate route to one of the larger mountains in the region. It will bring you... Read More
Bog River Falls Overview: From the trailhead there are herd path located all around the falls that can access you... Read More
Paul Smith's College VIC There are over 25-miles of trails available at the Paul Smiths Visitors Interpretive Center (VIC).... Read More
Raquette Falls Raquette Falls is much more popular as a ski trail, but it does get a bit of use during non-snow... Read More
Trombley Landing From the roadside you will drop down and continue on a moderate descent through a mixed forest. The... Read More
Sardine Pond This destination lies off any developed and mapped trail system; the use and understanding of GPS... Read More
Deer Pond Loop Deer Pond is the finest destination point and you may find that to be enough, don’t feel that the... Read More
Ampersand Mountain Ampersand is one of the most popular hikes in the Region and is designated as one of the Saranac... Read More
Jenkins Mountain Jenkins Mountain From the VIC parking area, cross the paved road and locate the gated woods road... Read More
BIg Trout Lake From Lows Lower Dam the views out over the Bog River are very nice. To get to Big Trout Lake you... Read More
Paul Smith's College VIC There are over 25-miles of trails available at the Paul Smiths Visitors Interpretive Center (VIC).... Read More
Lampsons Falls This is part of the Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour and Lampsons Falls is the final waterfall along... Read More
Bear Mountain Bear Mountain is located in the Cranberry Lake State Campground. From the gate follow though the... Read More
Moore Trail From the trailhead you will drop steeply to the Oswegatchie riverside over an embankment. Once on... Read More
Douglas Rock This small peak is obscure with no real trail to the summit; but does have a series of logging... Read More
Sucker Brook Road This trail is an old road, which to some has also been referred to as Otter Brook Road. This... Read More
Burntbridge Pond from Massawepie This can only be accessed from September 1st to June 14th when the Boy Scout camp is not in session... Read More
Tooley Pond Mountain Tooley Pond Mountain used to be a fire tower peak; the tower now resides on Cathedral Rock on the... Read More
Cathedral Rock From the parking area, locate the gated road and hike down this. Continue for a couple hundred feet... Read More
High Rock High Rock is part of the High Falls Loop, but makes for a nice destination or overnight for the... Read More
Goodnow Mountain Goodnow Mountain is one not to be missed by anyone who is in the area. Reached in just under two... Read More
Streeter Lake and Crystal Lake This first 3.5 miles of this trail will lead you back to Streeter Lake on a very gentle and lightly... Read More
Cat Mountain The trail starts out rather easily as it follows an old railroad grade for quite some distance;... Read More
Gilbert Tract Loop Following a clockwise direction around the loop you will be hiking on a forest trail. At first you... Read More

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