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Prospect Mountain

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A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in "viewmobile" vans for awesome views.
Lake George, NY
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All reviews shuttle bus parking lot picnic tables parking area car load scenic overlooks steep hike mountain top hiking trail walk up picnic lunch take pictures awesome views view of lake george great hike surrounding mountains worth the trip
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Views of lake George. We drove up and then hiked around the peak. The little bus is unnecessary unless you have a disability. Bathrooms at the top, good for about an hour or so. Make use of the turnoffs on the way up for different...More

Thank JSlepsk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting at 2,030 feet Prospect Mountain gives you fantastic views of Lake George, the Adirondacks and into the mountains of Vermont. It costs $10 to drive and there are 3 areas to pull over on the way to a large parking lot, where a shuttle...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove up the mountain. There were stops along the way to the top. Once you get to the top you can walk or take the shuttle a bit further. We decided to walk back down and the trail was lovely. There were a lot...More

Thank amberbanegas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice paved road, There are multiple picture spots. Birds eye view from various parking picture spots.

Thank Violet K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried Prospect Mt last weekend and we are so glad we did. After paying the $10 car entry fee, you gradually make it up the mountain and stop at convenient overlooks. The first was the Narrows, the the second one was eagles Eye,and the...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seems to be the only hike walkable from the Lake George village. The hike itself isn't too dynamic. A consistently relatively steep straight shot up the mountain. Parts are like a mini-boulder field, so not the most comfortable hike, but nothing too challenging. Great view...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I visited Lake George after Columbus day, there where nothing open in the city. So, I drove to the Veteran memorial highway to visit Prospect Mountain and it was one of the most beautiful view you can see. It was nice informative trip.

Thank Aabbady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove up the mountain after paying the $10 fee. Stopped at the pull over areas to take in the views. At the top parking lot we hiked the steep trail up to the top. It was a great time of year to be there.

Thank 363cas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome family hike for young and old! Just a short drive from our stay at Scotty's Lakeside Resort.

Thank sue b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

To get to Prospect Mountain you have to take a one way in, one way out till road to the summit. This will cost you $10 but it is absolutely worth it. Once you make your way up the mountain there are 3 stops you...More

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October 14, 2018|
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Response from Vonnie J | Reviewed this property |
There is no visitor center, just the point where you pay to travel the road to the parking area. There is a hiking path you can access in Lake George Village Lake George Village. It is 4 miles long. We preferred to drive... More
July 11, 2018|
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Response from mgwis | Reviewed this property |
The drive to the top I would say 5 min. Then you have to wait for the bus to take you to the very top. The buses go every 15 min or so. The drive is about 10 min as well they play a video. The rest is up to you how much... More