Hike safely during hunting season in Tupper Lake 

About to embark on a fall hike? Great! While the trails are extra beautiful this time of year, it’s important to be aware of who you’re sharing the trails with. During our most colorful transition period in the Adirondacks, hunting season also takes place across the regions. When it comes to enjoying nature during hunting season, safety is paramount. We've got you covered with essential tips and information that will ensure your hikes are peaceful and risk-free.

Hiking during hunting season safety tips 

The well-being of both hikers and hunters depends on everyone recreating safely. This time of year brings unique challenges and risks that require careful consideration and adherence to safety measures. Here's what to know before you go: 

  • Know the season: Be aware of hunting seasons and regulations in your area.

  • Wear bright colors: Dress in blaze orange or other highly visible colors to be seen by hunters.

  • Stay on trails: Stick to established hiking trails to avoid wandering into hunting zones.

  • Make noise: Be vocal and use a bell or whistle to alert hunters to your presence.

  • Avoid dusk/dawn: Hike during daylight hours and avoid early morning or late evening when hunting is more common.

  • Pets leashed: Keep pets on a leash and in bright colors.

  • Communication: Inform someone of your hiking plans and expected return time.

  • Respect hunters: Be courteous to hunters you encounter and avoid disrupting their activities.

  • Research: Check local hunting maps and websites for specific rules and areas to avoid.

Hikers and hunters alike can enjoy the Tupper Lake trails together! Being aware of who you’re sharing the trails with can keep everyone safe and on their merry way to exploring the region with ease. Explore nature with confidence, knowing you have the knowledge and resources to stay safe during hunting season. For more information on safe hiking, visit our hiking page. 

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Hiking in Tupper Lake

Trails, trails, trails. The trails in the Tupper Lake region lead to picturesque waterfalls and mountaintops. An authentic Adirondack experience is not complete without getting in a good hike!

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Located in between Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake off of the Coreys Road, the Blueberry Trail is a moderate, low elevation hike which is dog friendly.
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Located in between Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake off of the Coreys Road, the Blueberry Trail is a moderate, low elevation hike which is dog friendly.
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The Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour encompasses six easy-to-reach falls along a 20-mile drive.
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A 50-mile circumnavigation of Cranberry Lake, the CL50 will guide you through old forests, past backcountry ponds, and across a fascinatingly glaciated landscape.
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Located in between Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake off of the Coreys Road, the Blueberry Trail is a moderate, low elevation hike which is dog friendly.
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A 50-mile circumnavigation of Cranberry Lake, the CL50 will guide you through old forests, past backcountry ponds, and across a fascinatingly glaciated landscape.
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At less than a mile long, this pond is a perfect for families and for anyone who wants to stretch their legs.
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Located in between Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake off of the Coreys Road, the Blueberry Trail is a moderate, low elevation hike which is dog friendly.
38918
A 50-mile circumnavigation of Cranberry Lake, the CL50 will guide you through old forests, past backcountry ponds, and across a fascinatingly glaciated landscape.
74143
Located in between Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake off of the Coreys Road, the Blueberry Trail is a moderate, low elevation hike which is dog friendly.
38918
At less than a mile long, this pond is a perfect for families and for anyone who wants to stretch their legs.
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