Stopping to catch your breath? That’s because our Adirondack wilderness is so breathtaking!

Our trails are just as scenic when they are crunchy.

Be a Winter Sixer

Love the challenge of a winter peak? Saranac Lake offers six varied mountains which ring the town. Climb them all for your Winter 6er badge!

Go anywhere the snow falls

Modern snowshoes aren’t the “tennis racquets for the feet” they were in the old days. This means our hiking trails are open year-round, for anyone. Pick an easy trail for a flatter learning curve.

The Pines in winter

This easy snowshoe path winds through the woods, leading to a scenic walk around Moody Pond. Trailhead: From Visitor Center, turn left on...
Location: Saranac Lake, New York
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St. Regis Mountain - snowshoeing

From the trailhead you will have to walk up the dirt road for a short distance to the foot trail on the right, wait to put your snowshoes...
Location: Paul Smiths, New York
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Bone Pond Loop

If you need to park at the start of the road you will snowshoe back along this access road and cross the railroad tracks, the trail is...
Location: Paul Smiths, New York
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Coney Mountain

The trail for Coney Mountain used to follow the county line and climb steeply through rutted terrain to the top of a high ridge. This...
Location: Tupper Lake, New York
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Bloomingdale Bog - snowshoeing

Location: Bloomingdale, New York
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Barnum Brook

1 mile loop, pale blue trail markers. Many scenic bridges, with outlooks over Heron Marsh. Can you find the beaver lodge? This is a...
Location: Paul Smiths, New York
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Long Pond Trail

Location: Paul Smiths, New York
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Ampersand Mountain

Ampersand is rightly famous for the beauty of its views and the "stone staircases" built along the higher sections of the trail....
Location: Saranac Lake, New York
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Lake Clear Beach - snowshoe

Excellent for beginners, children, or anyone seeking a stunning vista. The path to the beach leads to paths on either side which travel...
Location: Lake Clear, New York
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Jenkin's Mountain

This 4.5 mile (one way) trail has many route options. Snowshoers can use the Jenkins Mountain Road, which is shared with ...
Location: Paul Smiths, New York
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