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This fall, discover an array of hiking options for all levels of outdoor adventurers in the Schroon Lake Region. As the verdant Adirondack Mountains transform and begin to burst with autumnal reds, yellows, and orange right before your eyes, taking in the grandeur of fall will never seem more appealing – especially on your own two feet.
State protected Pharaoh Lake and Hoffman Notch Wilderness areas together boast over 90 miles of trails, 47 bodies of water, and over 1,200 acres —providing plenty of room to get outside and explore. Both areas abound with day hikes that will take you past numerous small lakes and ponds and even several geological and historical sites.
Try the five mile Bear Pond Loop or the 7.2 mile Pharaoh Lake trail for easy to moderate level trips. If you're looking for something a bit more challenging, head up Pharaoh Mountain. With an elevation of 2,557 feet, it offers the areas highest peak and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside from the top.
To get a glimpse of area history, head to Rock Pond Mine and explore the remains of a former graphite mine site or take the trek to Adirondack Great Camp Santanoni near Newcomb Lake.
Other popular hikes in the area include:
Take in the scenery this fall on your own or with a certified Adirondack wilderness guide who can share nature's secrets along your journey. And check out Schroon Lake shopping options if you need to load up on some last minute gear before heading out on the trail.
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