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3 Family Friendly Hikes in Lake Placid, NY

Hiking in Lake Placid is a fun summertime activity that the entire family can enjoy! The Lake Placid region has a number of beautiful hikes ranging from easy, intermediate to advanced. If you’re bringing the kiddos along on your next summer vacation to Lake Placid, check out these 3 fun and easy family friendly hikes in Lake Placid.

Kid Friendly Hikes in Lake Placid, New York

Mt. Jo

The entire Mt. Jo hiking trail is only 2.6 miles round trip, so it’s doable for the little ones who may get tired easily! The entire trail can be hiked under 3 hours total. The best time to hike Mt. Jo is during the summer or fall months. The views at the top of the Hike Peaks are absolutely breathtaking! And the best part is that Mt. Jo is only a short drive away from Lake Placid Summit Hotel.

Sawyer Mountain

If you’re in the mood to do a short a drive and take in some gorgeous scenery along the way, check out Sawyer Mountain. It is a great beginners hike in the Adirondacks. A little over an hour from our Lake Placid hotel, this High Peak offers absolutely breathtaking views from the top. This easy Adirondack hike totals 2.5 miles round trip, perfect for the beginner hiker.

Baker Mountain

Located in the village of Saranac Lake, Baker Mountain is one of the most popular family friendly hikes in the Adirondacks. Round trip, the hike totals 1.8 miles, so it’s another doable hike for those of all ages and skill levels. Less than 15 minutes away from Lake Placid Summit Hotel, this is a quick and easy hike that is not too far away and worth every step once you reach the summit! Make sure to bring your camera.

So, there you have it! Three easy Lake Placid hikes that are short and sweet that come with fantastic views like you’ve never seen before. These are just a few of the many great hikes in Lake Placid. We hope you’re inspired to get out there and explore nature with the family!

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