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.

McKenzie Mountain

McKenzie Mountain is a massive peak in McKenzie Mountain Wilderness area which spans an area of 36,200 acres. It is visible from many...
Location: Ray Brook, New York
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Seward Mountain | Snowshoe

Peak Name Seward Mountain Most Popular Winter Trailhead  Calkins Brook Elevation 4361’ Round Trip Distance 14.0 miles...
Location: Tupper Lake, New York
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Scarface Mountain

The attraction of Scarface is in the approach. A mellow hike until the bridge over Ray Brook, it can make for a lovely woods walk. There is...
Location: Ray Brook, New York
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Moose Mountain

From the summit of McKenzie you will drop quite a bit over a lightly used trail to the junction with Moose Mountain and the trail down to...
Location: Ray Brook, New York
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Haystack Mountain

Not to be confused with the High Peak Haystack, this little version offers a nice punch for the effort as well. From the trailhead start a...
Location: Ray Brook, 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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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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Donaldson Mountain Snowshoe Hike

Donaldson Mountain is the peak located in the center of the range and boasts the best views of the ridge. With an open rock ledge you will...
Location: Saranac Lake, 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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