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Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks - Discover an array of hiking options for all levels of outdoor adventurers in the Schroon Lake Region.

Find a Hike that Fits

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.

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.

The Historic Side of Hiking

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.

Check out these popular hikes:

Schroon Lake Hiking Guide

Make the Most of your Trip

Take in the scenery this season 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. 


Download the Hiking Guide to the Schroon Lake Region.

Choose a local guide to show you the best trails and views.

 

County Rt. 25
Newcomb, NY 12852


County Route 25
Newcomb, NY 12852


Hoffman Rd
Schroon Lake, NY 12870


Elk Lake Road
North Hudson, NY 12855


Tahawus Rd., County Rt. 25
Newcomb, NY 12852


Elk Lake Rd
North Hudson, NY 12855


Route 73
Keene, NY 12942


763 Putts Pond Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883


Loch Muller Road
Schroon Lake, NY 12870


Route 73
Keene, NY 12942


Upper Works Road
Newcomb, NY 12852


Elk Lake Rd
North Hudson, NY 12855


Caza Turn Road - Ensign Pond Rd.
North Hudson, NY 12855


Elk Lake Road
North Hudson, NY 12855


Route 28N
Newcomb, NY 12852


State Route 9
Schroon Lake, NY 12870


Elk Lake Road
North Hudson, NY 12855


Upper Works
Newcomb, NY 12582


Crane Pond Road
Severance, NY 12872


Route 28N
Minerva, NY 12851


Upper Works
Newcomb, NY 12582


763 Putts Pond Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883


5922 State Route 28N
Newcomb, NY 12852


Rt. 28N
Newcomb, NY 129852


Fourteenth Road
Minerva, NY 12851


Rte 9
Schroon Lake, NY 12870