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Pigeon Mountain, New York - Pigeon Mountain, New York

Pigeon Mountain, New York - Hiking

Adirondacks, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

Pigeon Mountain, New York Statistics

Difficulty

Very hard

Distance

10 KM

Elevation gain

847 meters

What are the activities at Pigeon Mountain, New York ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Pigeon Mountain, New York?

Fulton County: Pigeon Mountain is a 5.9 mile out and back trail located near Gloversville, NY and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

The Pigeon Mountain, located in the Adirondacks, is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The mountain has a number of trails that lead to the summit, which offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, black bears, and bobcats.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-74.422382
43.232031

What are the coordinates and address of Pigeon Mountain, New York?

Customer Reviews

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 4 reviews

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Stanley Kelley

4 out of 5 stars

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Paul Williamson

4 out of 5 stars

You need to try this place.

Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at Pigeon Mountain is to take Exit 29 off of the Northway (I-87) and drive east on NY-812 for about 9 miles. The parking area and trailhead will be on your left.

Why visit Pigeon Mountain, New York

The Pigeon Mountain area in the Adirondacks is a great place to visit for its natural beauty and outdoor recreation opportunities. The mountain is a great place for hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting. There are also several scenic vistas located along the trails on the mountain.

Is Pigeon Mountain, New York in Adirondacks a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since what may be a good place for one family may not be ideal for another. That said, Pigeon Mountain in the Adirondacks is a beautiful area with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, so it could be a great place for a family vacation.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Pigeon Mountain, New York in the Adirondacks include hiking, camping, fishing, and kayaking. There are also several scenic overlooks in the area that offer great views of the surrounding mountains and lakes.

1. Hiking - There are miles and miles of hiking trails in the area, including some that lead to the summit of Pigeon Mountain.

2. Fishing - The streams and lakes in the area are teeming with fish, so bring your fishing gear!

3. Boating - Pigeon Mountain is a popular spot for boating, and there are several boat launches in the area.

4. Camping - There are several campgrounds in the area, perfect for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors.

5. Wildlife watching - The Adirondacks are home to a variety of wildlife, including bears, deer, and moose.

Where to eat?

1. The Wild Center - Tupper Lake, NY

2. The Hermitage - Elizabethtown, NY

3. Thendara House - Thendara, NY

4. Tahawus Lodge - Newcomb, NY

5. Camp Santanoni Historic Site - Newcomb, NY

6. Blue Mountain Lake Boat House - Blue Mountain Lake, NY

7. Raquette River Outfitters - Long Lake, NY

8. Piseco Lake Lodge - Piseco, NY

9. Schroon Lake Boat Launch - Schroon Lake, NY

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Pigeon Mountain, New York ?

Very hard

What is the elevation of Pigeon Mountain, New York?

847.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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