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Prospect Mountain

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Address: Lake George, NY

A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in...

A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in "viewmobile" vans for awesome views.

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We have gone up Prospect Mtn. Highway twice and it is a 'must see' attraction. For SENIORS , Weekdays (excluding holidays) it is free to New York registered vehicles!

Reviewed 31 December 2016
George B
Lake Luzerne, New York
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Lake Luzerne, New York
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

We have gone up Prospect Mtn. Highway twice and it is a 'must see' attraction. For SENIORS , Weekdays (excluding holidays) it is free to New York registered vehicles!

1 Thank George B
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Prospect Mountain was an amazing place to go. There were many stops on the way to the top, that blew me away. The view on the top was stunning. There was a beautiful lake, The Vermont mountain far away. The mountains and trees gave such a spectacular vibe. This is such an amazing place to visit with friends and family.... More 

1 Thank Ameer A
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful ride up great walking around. Great view, friendly people always when I visit. Bathrooms are always clean. Good pick nick area. Lots of parking.

Thank Eduardo H
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

For those who can't hike to a mtn summit, take the drive to the parking area. Then free bus ride to summit. Find the old railroad station, view the high peaks. Great in the fall

Thank TravelersFromCT5259
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The views from the top are incredible! We took the red trail to the summit. It was a challenging hike, but we were able to reach the summit in about an hour. I would recommend this trail for any hiker who visits Lake George.

Thank Rachel R
Tafton, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We drive the auto road last weekend on whim as we were heading out of town. It was free for Veterans Day and we got to talk to some WWII vets on the way up. We had done this drive a few years ago but I think I forgot how beautiful it is. There was still just enough color in... More 

Thank Rich S
Chestertown, New York
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We drove up with elderly people and they really enjoyed the scenery. It provides views that non-hikers do not always have the chance to see. It is great for families to enjoy the Adk's!

Thank outsidenow
Ulster County NY, United States
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10 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We started the hike out early in the AM and by the time we got to the top we were exhausted. Kinda cheated my wife came up and picked us up at the top of the mountain. Lots of great views and plenty of great places to take pictures along the way and at the top.

Thank Nicholas B
Dracut, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Your drive most of the way up the mountain. There are a few pull offs along the way where you can stop, enjoy the view and take pictures. It is a relaxing, beautiful drive. The area is in pristine condition, which makes the price charged well worth it. Finally you arrive at the upper parking lot. Again, a wonderful view.... More 

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Moscow, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was awesome. You can hike or drive. We drove up. Stopped at the lookouts and spent considerable time at the summit. Awesome views

1 Thank nfoal

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