Norman Ridge Loop

Experience gorgeous, rolling roads with beautiful views of the Saranac River. Then drink in the scenic vistas at the bridge at Franklin Falls.

The Norman Ridge Road offers spectacular mountain panoramas. Then down Fletcher Farm Road to Franklin Falls Roadwith its views of beautiful Franklin Falls Pond. Optionally, return by way of River Road for more river views.

LENGTH: 29-32 miles, depending on route.

DIRECTIONS: Take Saranac Lake's River Street to the junction of State Route 3, heading North. Right at stop sign in Bloomingdale, then right on Norman Ridge Road. Left at "T" on Fletcher Farm Road,until the right on Franklin Falls Road. U-Turn at Franklin Falls Pond, with power station and dam across bridge.

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