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What are the activities at High Peaks Wilderness ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at High Peaks Wilderness?

The High Peaks Wilderness is a vast and rugged area of forested mountains in the heart of the Adirondack Park. The area is home to dozens of peaks over 4,000 feet high, including the iconic Mount Marcy, the highest point in New York. The wilderness is popular with hikers and backpackers, who can explore its trails and campsites for weeks on end. The area is also a haven for wildlife, with black bears, moose, and deer sightings common. Winter visitors can enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on the unspoiled trails.


What are the services on site?

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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: Open 24 hoursTuesday: Open 24 hoursWednesday: Open 24 hoursThursday: Open 24 hoursFriday: Open 24 hoursSaturday: Open 24 hoursSunday: Open 24 hours
Coordinates
-74.1961669
44.1339279

What are the coordinates and address of High Peaks Wilderness?

High Peaks Wilderness
(518) 897-1200
46 timber lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946, USA

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Starting Point

The best way to get to the start of the trails at the High Peaks Wilderness is to drive to Keene Valley and then take the Adirondack Mountain Club shuttle.

Why visit High Peaks Wilderness

The High Peaks Wilderness in New York is a beautiful and serene area that offers hikers and nature lovers a chance to explore the natural wonders of the Adirondacks. The area is home to dozens of peaks over 4,000 feet high, including Mount Marcy, the highest peak in New York. Visitors can enjoy miles of hiking trails, pristine lakes and rivers, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, including black bears, deer, and moose.

Is High Peaks Wilderness in New York a good place for the whole family?

The High Peaks Wilderness in New York is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone busy, and the scenery is beautiful.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near High Peaks Wilderness in New York are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking: There are over 2,000 miles of hiking trails in the Adirondacks, so there is something for everyone. The High Peaks Wilderness Area has some of the most popular trails in the park.

2. Camping: There are over 3,000 campsites in the Adirondacks, so there is something for everyone. The High Peaks Wilderness Area has some of the most popular campsites in the park.

3. Fishing: There are over 1,000 miles of fishable streams and rivers in the Adirondacks, so there is something for everyone. The High Peaks Wilderness Area has some of the most popular fishing spots in the park.

4. Boating: There are over 3,000 miles of navigable waterways in the Adirondacks, so there is something for everyone. The High Peaks Wilderness Area has some of the most popular boating spots in the park.

Where to eat?

1. The Wild Center - Tupper Lake, NY

2. The Boathouse - Lake Placid, NY

3. The Cottage - Keene Valley, NY

4. The Garden - Keene Valley, NY

5. The Inn at Erlowest - Lake George, NY

6. The Sagamore Resort - Bolton Landing, NY

7. The View - Lake Placid, NY

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: Open 24 hoursTuesday: Open 24 hoursWednesday: Open 24 hoursThursday: Open 24 hoursFriday: Open 24 hoursSaturday: Open 24 hoursSunday: Open 24 hours

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No

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