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“Very beautiful!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Prospect Mountain

Ranked #2 of 50 things to do in Lake George
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in "viewmobile" vans for awesome views.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very beautiful!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

The best view is from the top of the summit overseeing Lake George although there isn't much to do after you've gotten up there; apart from a picnic. Lots of bugs so bring bug spray! They're very annoying. Also good for fresh air lovers. I loved the view from the top because it allowed me to be quite contemplative about the issues in my life and the whole experience was really meditative. It's a great place to go to if you're looking for mental and emotional serenity.

Visited August 2013
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Sint Anthonis, The Netherlands
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Fabulous view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013

Great find. Just around the corner from the hotel and almost had it all to ourselves. On a clear day spectacular views in all directions especially along the length of Lake George.....so more than 32 miles! Lovely place

Visited September 2013
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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Do you want a beautiful vista?!? Then do this one....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013

I guess $10. isn't that much for taking a road to a vista which shows you a gorgeous view of Lake George and the surrounding area... This is a peaceful activity. You can walk of take the bus. Decide when you get up there. My hubs & I drove up to the parking lot, parked, took the tram to the highest point, hung around for a while, then walked back down to the lot, and drove back to our hotel. We LIKE saying 'WOW!" anywhere on the east coast.... This side trip did it.... just an hour, maybe a little more...

Visited August 2013
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Billy goat trail”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

Did somebody say this was an easy hike?? Not at all. To get to the mountain from the parking lot there is a high over pass you have to take. You have to climb a bunch of steps and take the bridge over the highway. That itself will take your breath away. But you can do it.
It’s very short and steep so if you are out of shape go slow. There’s a lot of big rocks so have shoes with good traction. You will get a good workout on this one. Once you hike up you do have some amazing views. It will take about 2 to 3 hours to do the hike.

Visited August 2013
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Frankford, Canada
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“Amazing view.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

Our family decided to take the hiking trail up the mountain. It was a difficult climb but we'll worth the effort once we reached the summit. The view from the top was amazing. You could see the entire village and way beyond. We went on a perfectly clear day so it was great. Check the weather forecast ahead of time because on an overcast day it would likely be disappointing as the views wouldn't be nearly as good. If you're not up for the hike you can also drive. Either way you won't be disappointed.

Visited August 2013
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