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Prospect Mountain

Lake George, NY
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Amazing views!

Nice drive up the mountain. Road very well maintained. Three nice lookout points on the way up... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Linda K
Beautiful Views

We drove up to the top, the views were great from the scenic overlooks. Free shuttle from the high... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Raphael D
via mobile
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A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in "viewmobile" vans for awesome views.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Nice drive up the mountain. Road very well maintained. Three nice lookout points on the way up with plenty of parking. Easy shuttle ride to the top that leaves from the 3rd lookout point. The view from the top was amazing, even though there was...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We drove up to the top, the views were great from the scenic overlooks. Free shuttle from the high parking lot to top. For only $10 it's great way to spend some time. Would definitely be a steep and tiring hike, driving was better for...More

Thank Raphael D
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We hiked it from the parking area off spring street The grate bridge over the highway was a bit spooky to my partner We didn't find the hike hard at all But we both hike often in the white mountains of NH and have accomplished...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Recommend by other guests at our hotel, the drive and view were simply awesome. The whole thing is worth way more than the simple $10 collected as you enter the park.

Thank BobNorthofBoston
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Easy ride up the mountain with 3 overlooks offering nice views. When you park near the summit there is a shuttle bus to take you to the top in 5 minutes or you can hike up to the top on a steep trail. We took...More

Thank Irving T
Reviewed 1 August 2016

To get a great view of Lake George, and the surrounding area, this is a great place to go. If you have the time, then enjoy the hiking trail, otherwise you can take the memorial highway which comes up the west-side of the mountain. While...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We drove up Prospect Mountain, stopping at the overlooks on the way up. When we arrived at the upper parking lot, we took the tram to the peak. We were 4 adults and 4 children under the age of 8. The kids loved the tram...More

1  Thank Dot13
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The most Beautiful place I've ever been to in New York State. The views are amazing from 3 different levels of the Adirondack Mountains. It's an easy ride up and the driver of the shuttle taking you to the top was very pleasant and knowledgeable....More

Thank jakijek
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My husband, myself with a 2 year old in a hiking backpack, and my parents started up this mountain from the hiking trail at the bottom. This was not an easy hike, it was more or less straight incline rather than switchbacks all the way...More

1  Thank JennHMA
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Read everywhere we could find and nothing about pets being restricted on the drive. So got to entrance and sign posted. Guess other reviewers who mentioned pets hiked to top. Although our little 15 pound dog loves to go along and hike around, we marked...More

Thank pbggirl
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Bob S
Are dogs allowed at Prospect Mountain
20 May 2017|
Response from cherylannsantore | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are more than welcome-just bring your own bags
patrick m
will it be open in February
20 February 2017|
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Response from Ameer A | Reviewed this property |
It's close in winter season. I think it's start open in MAY until October or November. But the trail is open any time .
Can you have a small wedding there at the summit and use a gazebo dose it cost anything
29 January 2017|
Response from RalphMerc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Sue Anne, so don't know the cost.