The 10 Best Hiking Views In The Adirondacks
The greatest hiking reward is a breathtaking view!
We compiled a guide to the hikes with the best views in the Adirondacks. Our Facebook fans submit beautiful photos of the week, which prove how truly spectacular the Adirondack mountains can be. Don't take our word for it, scroll through this guide to find the perfect hike, then see it for yourself! Submit your own beautiful views on Facebook and your photo could be featured along with these.
is the 16th highest mountain in New York, so it offers spectacular view during all seasons.
The 10th highest in the state, Gothics Mountain
is named for its characteristic rock slides that resemble Gothic architecture. See them yourself!
is a great beginners' hike - but you won't need much convincing to try it out. Just look at that view of the clouds below!
is accessible by motor vehicle, so you don't have to climb it to see the awesome view that captured the world during the 1980 Winter Olympics.
has two trails that approach the summit, so take your pick on how to get to the top and see those gorgeous, peaceful peaks below.
Rain or shine, sun or snow, Crane Mountain
offers a splendid view of the valleys below.
You don't have to look down to get a beautiful view. The coulds align above Giant Mountain
for a gorgeous winter scene.
Adirondack Fire Towers
Some Adirondack peaks are topped with vintage fire towers
. Those that are in good enough shape to climb offer a spectacular view of the mountains below - and the hikers!
A double rainbow is always a priceless view, but this one atop Baxter Mountain highlights the magical scenery the Adirondacks offers.
The top of Cascade Mountain
is often shrouded in snow while green trees peek out from below.
See Them For Yourself
Check out the Adirondack.net Hiking Guide
to hike these peaks, and all the other great peaks in the Adirondacks. Don't forget to take a pic and share it - you might just end up on Adirondack.net!
Of course, every Adirondack hike has rewarding views from the summit and along the trail! This is just our editorial choice! Every hiker has their own suggestions for the most beautiful views in the Adirondack Mountains, so ask around and check them out yourself - you won't be disappointed. We hope these 10 hikes give you an idea of the breathtaking views you're in for. See a list of more Adirondack Mountain hikes, and discover your favorite view!
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