The Pines Trail

  • Pine Street
    Saranac Lake, NY 12983

The Pines are an interesting network of trails over a relatively small area. It is a lovely area for the entire family to use and an excellent dog walking destination.

Getting there

From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 86 in Saranac Lake, follow Route 86 toward Lake Placid. After about 0.5 miles, stay straight onto Brandy Brook Road as Route 86 turns hard right (the NBT intersection). Take a left at the Y, and almost immediately you will see a wooden sign marking The Pines; park off the road. While the trail system has a few access points, this is the easiest to find.


This trail network has signs and benches to rest on. Starting from the Pine Street trailhead you will climb steeply to access the highest point along the trail network. Once atop here you will start to see trail intersections. The Pines is a great spot to go for a quiet walk in town!