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Address: Lake George, NY
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A hiking trail along Lake George.

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Pretty Paved Path

The Lakeside Trail is more of a paved walkway then a trail. It goes part of the way around Lake George and is very scenic in certain parts. It passes the stores and goes to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

The Lakeside Trail is more of a paved walkway then a trail. It goes part of the way around Lake George and is very scenic in certain parts. It passes the stores and goes to Million Dollar Beach. A nice walk!

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2 Thank Luvs2TravelAnywhere
Tarrytown, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Note: this is NOT a hiking trail. Anyone expecting that would be disappointed. However, as we were not expecting to hike, we thoroughly enjoyed our long walk. The Lakeside Trail is a paved path that runs along Lake George. It's most popular section starts near Shepherd Park and runs to Million Dollar Beach. Our dog loves to swim and is... More 

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1 Thank Aimee H
New Jersey
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

I guess I thought this was more of a hiking trail. Instead, it is a nicely paved walkway that goes partly around the lake. Some sections, looking out at the mountains or walking past the boats, are quite scenic. Others not so much. That said, it is a nice respite form the charm and cheese of Canaada Street (the main... More 

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1 Thank TomWilson
Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautifully paved trail with plenty of room to stop, sit, picnic or grab a quick ice cream cone or snack. It starts behind the courthouse (Red brick building with clock tower) in the Village and goes all the way down to Million Dollar Beach. Very nice walk or ride on a skateboard or long board, especially at night. Lots of... More 

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3 Thank LakeGeorgeLover2014
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

nice nature walk. relax and fresh. good thing is when i went there was not too hot and humid. nice breezy afternoon

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2 Thank Windy A
Millville, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We walked this every day of our vacation. Great views with plenty of places to stop and sit. If you go early in the morning, you practically have the trail to yourself.

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1 Thank Danjadon
Potomac, Maryland
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166 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

There is not a "trail head," just park and either start way down by the beach, or by the restaurants. Most is sidewalk, so you can use canes, strollers, and bring your dog. Nice view of the Lake.

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2 Thank SunriseFitness
Long Island,New York
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Great place to walk around. You can take a boat tour or rent a boat. Lots if shopping and close to the Main Street in lake George.

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1 Thank Tootsie37
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Love the Adirondack chairs along the waterfront, great place to sit and meet other people. Very relaxing

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2 Thank Lady_Gemini59
Whitehall, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

This trail has vistas that will take your breath away. It's challenging in spots but worth the effort.

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