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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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During visiting Lake Placid are we want to go on the top so we visited High Peaks Information Center. It is nice place for information and staff is very cooperative.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Kausar W
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Gujranwala, Pakistan
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Gujranwala, Pakistan
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209 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

During visiting Lake Placid are we want to go on the top so we visited High Peaks Information Center. It is nice place for information and staff is very cooperative.

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

When you need to know where to go in the High Peaks, what the conditions are like, or are looking for options, there is no place better to go. The Staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and have probably done whatever you are thinking of doing.

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Westchester County, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is the "gateway" to some of the most interesting hikes, climbs, and trips in the Adirondacks. It is also possible to spend a few nights here, have lunch or dinner, and even do a little shopping. This is also the place to find out about trail conditions and weather, and talk to people who know the area better than... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This hike is definitely worth the trip. Some areas are steep, and when you get to the top, it is worth the climb. A great place to sit and meditate or have a pack lunch to enjoy the view. They have guides stationed at the peak to help you reach the top. Great photo shots of other mountains in the... More 

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Herkimer, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We were so surprised and happy to have found this place! The High Peaks Gorge was a pleasant surprise to us and we enjoyed the walk along the trail, and the view of the falls! VERY WELL maintained!!!!

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great place to get accurate and useful information about hiking in the high peaks area. The Center is a must for backpackers. Their selection of goods in the store is also surprisingly comprehensive; you could arrive without a single piece of hiking gear and be well set up by the time you leave (I don't recommend it, though, the prices... More 

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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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Address: Adirondack Loj Road, Lake Placid, NY
Phone Number: 518-523-3441
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid

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