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Address: Adirondack Loj Road, Lake Placid, NY
Phone Number: 518-523-3441
Description: For your next trip to the Adirondacks, stop in here for maps, guides...
For your next trip to the Adirondacks, stop in here for maps, guides, hiking equipment and camping supplies.
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These people are wonderful.

The people down here are definitely the people you want to ask if you have any hiking or woods outing type question. They really do know what they're talking about.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2012
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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The people down here are definitely the people you want to ask if you have any hiking or woods outing type question. They really do know what they're talking about.

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Londonderry, Vermont
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Excellent attitude from young gentleman who was working the gate the day we visited. Gave us good options for other hikes.

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Belleville, Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
32 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Having been a volunteer here for the Adirondack Mountain Club and the 46ers, for over 35 years, I wonder what areas some of the other reviewers are talking about. This is the trail information facility and store at the trailhead leading to several of the high peaks, such as Mt. Marcy, Algonquin, Mt. Colden, and others: it is not a... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This was our second consecutive year taking a hiking vacation in the High Peaks Adirondacks area - Lake Placid. I love the hiking here. The scenery is breath taking, the challenges demanding, the rewards of scaling a peak worth every drop of sweat. To put my comments in perspective you need to know that I love hiking, and so do... More 

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Elkton, MD
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

This is privately owned so there is a fee to enter, but the trails are well maintained and the view is great. There is even a small glass bottom overlook! Don't miss the nature trail after you leave the falls. It is a mile, but is not too difficult and doesn't seem that long.

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Helpful...as usual. Has almost everything you need if you forgot something at home for the hike. Not open late...check hours before you leave for the hike.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

so pleasant to have personable people providing outsatnding service

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Manchester
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

We stopped in here to find out about local attractions and were well informed and well stocked with literature when we left.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

The information center offers lots of essentials to hikers entering and exiting the trails at Heart Lake. Also for campers in and around the Adirondak Loj. The staff and mountain stewards were all so pleasant and helpful and the prices for drinks and snacks was reasonable.

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