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Upper Wolfjaw Mountain - Hiking

Adirondacks, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

Upper Wolfjaw Mountain Statistics

What are the activities at Upper Wolfjaw Mountain ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Upper Wolfjaw Mountain?

The Upper Wolfjaw Mountain is located in the Adirondack Park in New York. It is a part of the High Peaks Wilderness Area and is the thirteenth highest peak in the state. The mountain is 4,173 feet high and is a popular destination for hikers. The summit offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain can be accessed from several different trails, including the John Muir Trail and the Indian Pass Trail.


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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-73.8451402
44.1406072

What are the coordinates and address of Upper Wolfjaw Mountain?

Upper Wolfjaw Mountain
Upper Wolfjaw Mountain, Keene, NY 12943, USA

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Starting Point

The Upper Wolfjaw Mountain trails can be accessed from the Adirondack Loj trailhead.

Why visit Upper Wolfjaw Mountain

The Upper Wolfjaw Mountain is located in the Adirondack Park in New York. The mountain is part of the High Peaks region, which has 46 mountains that are over 4,000 feet high. The Upper Wolfjaw Mountain is one of the most popular mountains to hike in the area because it is not as difficult as some of the other mountains in the area, but offers great views.

The hike to the summit of the Upper Wolfjaw Mountain is about 8 miles round trip and takes about 5-6 hours to complete. The trailhead is located at the end of a dirt road off of Route 73. The trail starts out by crossing a stream and then begins to climb up the mountain. The first part of the hike is the most difficult, but once you reach the summit ridge, the hike is much easier. The views from the summit are amazing, with 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

The Upper Wolfjaw Mountain is a great mountain to hike for beginners or those who are looking for a challenging hike with great views.

Is Upper Wolfjaw Mountain in New York 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, Upper Wolfjaw Mountain in New York is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. The mountain offers plenty of hiking and camping opportunities, as well as stunning views of the surrounding area.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Upper Wolfjaw Mountain in New York are hiking, camping, and fishing.

Hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and mountain biking are some of the best activities to enjoy near Upper Wolfjaw Mountain.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse at the end of Lake Placid

2. The View at the top of Whiteface Mountain

3. The Wildflower Inn in Wilmington

4. The Essex in Elizabethtown

5. The Pancake House in Keene

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

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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