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“Beautiful View”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Prospect Mountain

Ranked #2 of 51 things to do in Lake George
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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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“Beautiful View”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2009

Just before you enter Lake George Village heading north, there's a turnoff on the left to Prospect Mtn. There's an $8 per car fee to head up the mountain. From the road there are 3 pullouts with nice views of Lake George and the surrounding area. From the upper parking area, a shuttle (every 8 mintues the day weekend day we were there) takes you a on a short trip to the top. The claim is that you can see for a 100 miles. The day we were there it seemed pretty accurate. You could easily see Albany and quite far beyond.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2009

We always make our stop here first whenever we come to LG. This past Labor Day, we brought our little gas Weber grill and made hotdogs and hamburgers in the picnic area up at the top - what a way to dine, with nature's scenery laid out before you. It's the most serene and awesome experience. The view from the top is just incredible - mountains and the lakes - still unspoil ... we just love it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2009

When you go to prospect mountain. you'll feel like you're on the top of the world. There are many places to visit there. if you like walking, take the hike there. But i must warn you, the hike has some steep parts to it. However, when you drive, you will see the nice road and three views. The Narrows, Lake George Paranoma, and some other view. There is also the Summit (a free bus goes there). The summit contains a 100-mile view, and i must say it is amazing and breathtaking!!!!! This place is a must see! I absolutely loved it!!

Thank 9090_traveller_9090
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“Great views of Lake George!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2009

A great outing for a morning, and even better if you bring a picnic lunch while at the top!
Awesome views, and great photo shots of the entire area.
Cost is $8.00 per carload.

Thank mike068Ottawa
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long island, ny
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“Great Place to spend a morning.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2009

Prospect mountain was a great morning. The views are spectacular. There are about 4 "stops" on your way up the mountain with views as far as the eye can see. Worth every penny. My family loved it.

Here is a hint: In summer months BRING BUG SPRAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. The top if the mountain was INFESTED with bugs. They were everywhere. That is the only drawback. If you have bug spray, you will spend a lot of time. You must walk around the summit. The views from all around are great. It's a great place to take picy=tures.

1 Thank rpach10115
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