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Why choose a trail at Dix Mountain Wilderness?

The Dix Mountain Wilderness is a vast and rugged area of forested mountains in upstate New York. The area offers hikers and backpackers miles of trails to explore, including the popular Dix Range Trail which climbs to the summit of Dix Mountain. The wilderness is also home to black bears, deer, and other wildlife.

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What are the coordinates and address of Dix Mountain Wilderness?

Dix Mountain Wilderness
(518) 897-1200
North Hudson, NY 12855, USA

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the Dix Mountain Wilderness is to drive to Keene Valley and take the Adirondack Loj Road.

Why visit Dix Mountain Wilderness

The Dix Mountain Wilderness is a great place to visit for those who love the outdoors. The area offers plenty of opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, and bird watching. The scenery is beautiful, and there are plenty of places to explore. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, including black bears, deer, and bobcats.

Is Dix Mountain Wilderness in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as the Dix Mountain Wilderness in New York offers a variety of different experiences depending on what you are looking for. Some areas are more difficult than others, so it is important to do your research before heading out.

Things not to be missed

There are plenty of activities and things to do near Dix Mountain Wilderness in New York. Some of the best include hiking and camping in the wilderness area, fishing in the nearby lakes and rivers, and exploring the nearby towns and villages. There are also several state parks and forests in the area that offer great hiking and camping opportunities, as well as fishing, swimming, and other recreational activities.

1. Hiking the trails in the Dix Mountain Wilderness area is a must-do activity. There are over 60 miles of trails to explore, and they offer beautiful views of the surrounding landscape.

2. Fishing in the nearby lakes and rivers is a popular pastime. The area is known for its trout fishing, so be sure to bring your tackle box!

3. Camping in the wilderness area is a great way to experience the natural beauty of the area. There are plenty of campsites to choose from, and most are located near scenic lakes and rivers.

4. Horseback riding is another great way to explore the area. There are many trails that are perfect for horseback riding, and you can even find some that lead to remote areas of the wilderness.

5. Boating and swimming are also popular activities in the area. There are several lakes and rivers that offer great spots for swimming and boating.

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 Bistro at the Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid

5. The Porcupine in Keene

6. The Cottage in Keene

7. The Garden in Keene

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