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Hiking trail at Saranac Ave right in front of the Stewart Shop. Which brings you to the Lack. Great... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2016
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Best trail of running or skiing

This is the best trail for running the Adirondacks. Starting in Paul Smiths and going all the way... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
Adirondacks, New York
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23 Feb 2016
24 Aug 2015
“Best trail of running or skiing”
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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Hiking trail at Saranac Ave right in front of the Stewart Shop. Which brings you to the Lack. Great time out. Did the winter time hiking. Can't wait for summer exploration.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank PriteshP786
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

This is the best trail for running the Adirondacks. Starting in Paul Smiths and going all the way to Keene, it's manageable for running or Nordic skiing!

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

If you like mountain biking your'll love the trails off of Jack Rabbit. Not a lot of elevation change, flowing trails, but going over all the roots will tire you out. Cinderella trail is nice long way back. No bathrooms.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank NancyR142
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The trail was not groomed for skiers when we used the first 1.5 miles of the Jack Rabbit trail (yellow) to reach the trail (red) to hike up McKenzie. The trail was mostly ice and packed snow.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank SLMC2014
Reviewed 4 October 2014

More of a great walk than a hike, these trails are very accessible and walkable by anyone in good shoes. The splendid walk along the lake shore, the dam and the educational plaques are wonderful sites along the way. Very kid-friendly trails

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank tom m
Reviewed 2 October 2014

It is a fairly easy trail to walk. Only about .7 miles. This was our one and only time we actually saw Lake Placid. We found that locals like to walk their dogs in the area, so be aware. We were greeted by a friendly,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Calvin D
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Th Jackrabbit Trail can be accessed at several points from Lake Placid and is fun anytime of year other than black fly season in the Spring. If you are a visitor go to the visitor's bureau near a Mirror Lake or go online to get...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Skimaster1
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Quite a long trail, many miles. Nothing too difficult. Trail does run through the valley, so if snow is limited it may not be the best place to ski at that time. Van Hovenberg XC ski area does a great job with limited snow. They...More

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank Beatrice D
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Great short hike that leads to the shores of Lake Placid. Too icy for cross country skiing today, but likely would be beautiful skiing in the right conditions. Perfect for children or adults just looking for a leisurely and scenic walk.

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank conwaysrc
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Very scenic hiking. Good grades and well marked! Goes on forever but has many access points. Beautiful during foliage season!

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank AAndTMD
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