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Adirondack Hiking Trails

Hiking in the Adirondacks is a favorite activity of residents and visitors alike. There are countless trails and mountains to discover throughout the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park. Hikes vary from short and easy to steep and strenuous.

Included here are some of Adirondack.net's hiking guides, with articles and suggestions on where to find some spectacular hikes. Also included are safety tips, family hiking ideas, dog-friendly hikes, and more.

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Ten Hikes for Beginners

Enjoy the amazing view of the Adirondacks without the difficulty and time dedicated to more difficult hikes.

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Challenges

These challenges are not for the faint of heart! Read up on the best Adirondack challenges and get ready to push yourself to the limit.

See Adirondack hiking challenges »

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Dog Friendly Hikes

Many trails welcome dogs; after all, it is the wilderness! Check out this guide for tips on hiking with your dog and a list of doggy hikes.

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Kid Friendly Hikes

See our list of kid friendly hikes. Then, read our guide to making your family's hike memorable!

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Day Hike Pairings

Pair together two easier, nearby hikes to make a day of your hiking trip in the Adirondacks.

See the list of complementary hikes »

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The Ten Best Views

See these amazing photos of the ten best views in the Adirondacks and then go see them for yourself! Don't forget to send us your pics on Facebook.

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Hikes Near Saranac Lake

Many of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks are located in this region, along with the Saranac Lake 6ers, and plenty of other great hikes!

See hikes near Saranac Lake »

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Hikes Near Lake George

See our list of hikes near Lake George to see this sparkling body of water from a different view.

See hikes near Lake George »

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Fan Favorites

Check out our fan favorites! Then hike on over to our Facebook page for updates, news, and more!

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Where Am I?

Have no fear of getting lost. See our guide of helpful tips on map and compass basics, area maps and more resources.

See compass and map basics »

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Safety Tips

While you prepare for your hike, it is important that you remember to keep yourself and your family safe. Read up on hiking safety and how to identify poison ivy.

Read safety tips »

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More Outdoor Guides

See our guides page for specialzed guides like the paddling, rafting, and outdoor sporting guides.

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