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Prospect Mountain - Lake George

An easy up and down hike to a peak overlooking Lake George and the village below with a really fun optional descent down
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.9 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This is a short 3 mile hike up and back to the top of Prospect Mountain above Lake George Village. From the top you'll see the... more »

Tips:  Trailhead Directions:
From Lake George Village turn west onto Montcalm street and head away from teh lake towards Smith Street. Turn ... more »

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Points of Interest

Free to park here. Follow the trail over the Northway and then follow the red trailmarkers to the top. You'll cross the Prospect Mountain Highway on the way up.

2. Prospect Mountain Summit

At 2,030 feet you are at the summit of Prospect Mountain. Now you have the choice of whether you want to hike back down the way you came, maybe hitch a ride on a tour bus down... or... jump onto your longboard for an epic descent.