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The view us the reward!

My husband and I are not experienced hikers but do exercise on a regular basis so we are in good... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Annie S
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Easy to moderate hike

We enjoyed the hike to Cat Mtn today. We parked at Edgecomb Pond and were delighted to take photos... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
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“blue trail”(4 reviews)
“bug spray”(3 reviews)
“lake george”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are not experienced hikers but do exercise on a regular basis so we are in good shape for 50. Today we hiked Thomas Mountain from Valley View Road. It is .7 up the blue trail which is well marked and an...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the hike to Cat Mtn today. We parked at Edgecomb Pond and were delighted to take photos of fall foliage reflected in the water. We started our hike at 8 a.m. and were the only ones until we met a couple coming down...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

These peaks can be approached singly or jointly, and the way you can approach them is variable. My husband and I recently hiked this trail, hiking first up Thomas Mountain then hiking over to Cat, and then back down. It is at least a 4-hour...More

Thank Bethany K
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We hiked up Thomas mountain with our 3 kids age 5, 8 and 11. The 5 year old had a little bit of difficulty with loose rocks on an incline but it wasn't terrible. The hike up the mountain is a loose gravel path and...More

Thank lisa d
Reviewed October 26, 2016

My husband and I climbed Thomas Mountain in October (taking the easy trail). The views at the end are amazing! However, we found that most of the hike is in the woods where you don't really have any views on the lake or mountains and...More

Thank newyorker1974
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

As others have said there are two options for getting tp the top of Thomas mountain which us where I stopped. You can then go on to Cat if you choose. I used the more challenging blue Two Brothers trail. It was quite rough terrain....More

Thank Lisard99
Reviewed July 21, 2016

My friend and I climbed Thomas Mountain. There are two paths, one is a mostly wide and gentle path that takes you to the summit and back. There is also the "two brothers" trail that takes you to another summit on Thomas, this trail is...More

Thank SamCee00
Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a preserve in the Lake George basin. You will find a nice parking area off Valley View Road. There are two separate hills, connected by 2 trails. An old carriage trail leads south to a clearing where you may turn right for one...More

Thank VZeke
Reviewed January 1, 2016

challenging or easy hike....you choose. Great days outing! We loved how close this was to the lake, and easy parking

Thank ronnieracer2015
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Grounds are beautiful. Carriage house could use an update but it's very clean and I would not hesitate to stay there again and again.

Thank Louise D
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