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Address: Lake Placid, NY

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Hiking trail at Saranac Ave right in front of the Stewart Shop. Which brings you to the Lack. Great time out. Did the winter time hiking. Can't wait for summer exploration.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2016
Pritesh P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Hiking trail at Saranac Ave right in front of the Stewart Shop. Which brings you to the Lack. Great time out. Did the winter time hiking. Can't wait for summer exploration.

1 Thank Pritesh P
Adirondacks, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

This is the best trail for running the Adirondacks. Starting in Paul Smiths and going all the way to Keene, it's manageable for running or Nordic skiing!

Thank KylersKL
Dawsonville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you like mountain biking your'll love the trails off of Jack Rabbit. Not a lot of elevation change, flowing trails, but going over all the roots will tire you out. Cinderella trail is nice long way back. No bathrooms.

Thank Nancy R
Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The trail was not groomed for skiers when we used the first 1.5 miles of the Jack Rabbit trail (yellow) to reach the trail (red) to hike up McKenzie. The trail was mostly ice and packed snow.

Thank SLMC2014
Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

More of a great walk than a hike, these trails are very accessible and walkable by anyone in good shoes. The splendid walk along the lake shore, the dam and the educational plaques are wonderful sites along the way. Very kid-friendly trails

Thank tom m
West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It is a fairly easy trail to walk. Only about .7 miles. This was our one and only time we actually saw Lake Placid. We found that locals like to walk their dogs in the area, so be aware. We were greeted by a friendly, but exuberant wolf hound like dog. I think I lost a year or two off... More 

Thank Calvin D
Lake Placid, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Th Jackrabbit Trail can be accessed at several points from Lake Placid and is fun anytime of year other than black fly season in the Spring. If you are a visitor go to the visitor's bureau near a Mirror Lake or go online to get a copy of the map. There are some very pretty parts of this trail which... More 

1 Thank Skimaster1
Phoenix, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Quite a long trail, many miles. Nothing too difficult. Trail does run through the valley, so if snow is limited it may not be the best place to ski at that time. Van Hovenberg XC ski area does a great job with limited snow. They have many groomers.

1 Thank Beatrice D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Great short hike that leads to the shores of Lake Placid. Too icy for cross country skiing today, but likely would be beautiful skiing in the right conditions. Perfect for children or adults just looking for a leisurely and scenic walk.

Thank conwaysrc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Very scenic hiking. Good grades and well marked! Goes on forever but has many access points. Beautiful during foliage season!

1 Thank AAndTMD

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