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High Peaks Information Center

Adirondack Loj Road, Lake Placid, NY
+1 518-523-3441
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A wealth of information!

The High Peaks Information center provides a wealth of information about the Adirondack Mountains... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tracy M
Wexford, Pennsylvania
Amazing with frozen water in the winter

They day we were here it was so cold with blustery winds. We hemmed and hawed about paying the $15... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Worcester, Massachusetts
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Adirondack Loj Road, Lake Placid, NY
+1 518-523-3441
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The High Peaks Information center provides a wealth of information about the Adirondack Mountains and offers oodles of Adirondack Mountain Club products including hiking guides, hats, sweatshirts, etc. We stopped there twice as we drive to the area to hike Mt Jo and walk around...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

They day we were here it was so cold with blustery winds. We hemmed and hawed about paying the $15 to walk around outside. It was well worth it. I have attached a picture for you to see.

4  Thank kellygirl63
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I am currently trying to finish up my 46ers and have used the high peaks center aas my starting point on various occations. The staff is great, and they offten have any of the last minute hiking supplies you may need.

Thank leclairj35
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Any experienced hiker knows you need to have local knowledge when in a new environment and these guys have it in abundance. They are all really helpful and super friendly. Also great place to recover with a hit beverage after a long trail!

Thank Myles O
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Knowledgeable staff & maps, gear to purchase both needed last minute items & souvenirs daily weather forecasts statistical information

Thank Marcy M
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Fully stocked store, bathrooms, parking and knowledgeable guides for area hikes. Many people park outside the gate and walk in to avoid paying the parking fee. Pay if you are going to use the facilities! There are several trail heads in the resort. You can...More

1  Thank youngmomma
Reviewed 5 September 2016

In Lake Placid? Stop by where you'll gain a wealth of information. From an overview of Lake Placid's history to a full itinerary of places while staying at Lake Placid, they've got it all!

1  Thank Mordechai P
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were given very precise and detailed information on the trail heads we were looking for. It's a real time saver.

Thank nyfamilyof4
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stopped by the ADK visitor center and got terrific information and suggestions based on our interests. As a result, we joined the club. Excellent. Recommend to all hikers of any ability.

3  Thank comedybuff
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Wonderful view of the high peaks of NY from the south. You pull into a large parking area surrounded by greenery and an info kiosk. In the cetetr is a display of the peaks on plexiglass. You can look at the actual peak through it's...More

1  Thank KestrelHaven
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Tracy T
I read that hiking Mt.Marcy involves 15 mile hike. Can anyone tell me how many hours you took to get to the peak? And do you come back down to same way and how long it took you? Thank you
26 May 2016|
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Response from dave d | Reviewed this property |
I'm a runner so I did it pretty quickly. Check out peakbagger for a bunch of trip reports that will give you an idea of what trail to take and approximate times. I did round-trip in 4 hours.