Hiking

Explore our trails

Trails, trails, trails. The trails in the Tupper Lake region lead to picturesque waterfalls and mountaintops. An authentic Adirondack vacation is not complete without getting in a good hike, and Tupper Lake has a range of options to choose from. Follow a gently rolling multi-use trail along a river or embark on a mountain hike to a fabulous 360-degree view. 

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From summits to waterways

Whether it is for an hour or for a week, we recommend you spend some time on the trails during your visit. Before heading out, be sure to review the Leave No Trace Principles to ensure you're protecting the Adirondacks for future generations! 

  • Take an easy walk along the nature trails at The Wild Center, located right in Tupper Lake.
  • Grab a delicious picnic to-go and head to an Adirondack lean-to on the wheelchair accessible John Dillon Park trails.
  • Challenge yourself to the Tupper Lake Triad hiking challenge -- three family-friendly peaks that boast stellar panoramic views of the Adirondacks. 

Leave No Trace

The magic of the Adirondacks is the result of previous generations taking a long view and protecting the mountains, lakes, and rivers within the Blue Line. That tradition continues today as we support and encourage everyone to practice Leave No Trace ethics, which help protect the lands and waters of the Adirondacks.

Leave No Trace Seven Principles

Check out our listings highlighting some of the excellent hiking we have here in the Adirondacks!

Long Pond Trail Cycling Enjoy backcountry mountain biking with Long Pond Trail in the Whitehill Wild Forest. This... Read More
Hays Brook Trail to Sheep Meadow The Sheep Meadow Trail leads to an former sheep meadow. These days, the sheep are on farms closer... Read More
Bear Mountain Bear Mountain is located in the Cranberry Lake State Campground. From the gate follow though the... Read More
Fernow Trail Fernow Trail, also known as the Fernow Plantation Loop, was named after Bernhard Fernow. He was one... 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
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
Coney Mountain As far as views go, this is one of the best in the area and should not be missed.The waters of... Read More
Cat Mountain The trail starts out rather easily as it follows an old railroad grade for quite some distance;... Read More
Floodwood Mountain Hiking Floodwood Mountain is an excellent hike for the entire family. The terrain is moderate with... Read More
Pine Pond This loop is entirely along old woods roads. Starting off on a gated dirt road you will hike... Read More
Goodman Mountain Hiking Goodman Mountain is located behind what locals call Lumberjack Spring and was once referred... Read More

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