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“Great hike for families or beginners” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mount Jo

Mount Jo
Lake Placid, NY
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Ranked #2 of 39 things to do in Lake Placid
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Rochester
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4 reviews
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“Great hike for families or beginners”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Perfect trail for those starting out. beautiful views, ample parking and ranger station for basic needs

Visited September 2012
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Fayetteville, New York
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27 reviews
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“best bang for your buck”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

up and back in 2 hours and has amazing high-peak feel and views in less than half the time....can be easily snowshoed or hiked depending on time of year

Visited November 2012
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Evans Mills, New York
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“Go hiking!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I had never been hiking before and we decided to try it! We absolutely loved it and can't wait to go again! It's really flat at first but then starts to get steep. The view at the top is breathtaking. Pictures don't even do it justice. It took us a couple hours to hike to the top and we had lunch at the top. We also met a chipmunk that ate right out of our hand! I would highly recommend if you decide to visit Lake Placid.

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“Don't waste your time”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Went in December, maybe in the fall this place is great. Confusing trail and an inaccurate map make this more of pain than it needs to be. Make sure you bring hiking shoes.

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New York
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“An Easy Hike with Big Pay-Off”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Mount Jo is a great way to get your feet wet (figuratively speaking) in the High Peaks region. It's not a strenuous hike at all--something most can do--and it's got a great view at the top. Choose an off day to visit though. It's popular, but that popularity means that it can get a bit crowded. Still, it's always a fun jaunt.

Visited March 2012
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