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Prospect Mountain

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A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in "viewmobile" vans for awesome views.
Lake George, NY
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful veiws of Lake George; well worth the trip; make sure you travel on a clear day; Can see 4 states from the submit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank O2523EUann
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Views of lake George. We drove up and then hiked around the peak. The little bus is unnecessary unless you have a disability. Bathrooms at the top, good for about an hour or so. Make use of the turnoffs on the way up for different...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JSlepsk
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Sitting at 2,030 feet Prospect Mountain gives you fantastic views of Lake George, the Adirondacks and into the mountains of Vermont. It costs $10 to drive and there are 3 areas to pull over on the way to a large parking lot, where a shuttle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We drove up the mountain. There were stops along the way to the top. Once you get to the top you can walk or take the shuttle a bit further. We decided to walk back down and the trail was lovely. There were a lot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank amberbanegas
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Nice paved road, There are multiple picture spots. Birds eye view from various parking picture spots.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Violet K
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We tried Prospect Mt last weekend and we are so glad we did. After paying the $10 car entry fee, you gradually make it up the mountain and stop at convenient overlooks. The first was the Narrows, the the second one was eagles Eye,and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tmphoto98
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Seems to be the only hike walkable from the Lake George village. The hike itself isn't too dynamic. A consistently relatively steep straight shot up the mountain. Parts are like a mini-boulder field, so not the most comfortable hike, but nothing too challenging. Great view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 21 October 2018

When I visited Lake George after Columbus day, there where nothing open in the city. So, I drove to the Veteran memorial highway to visit Prospect Mountain and it was one of the most beautiful view you can see. It was nice informative trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aabbady
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We drove up the mountain after paying the $10 fee. Stopped at the pull over areas to take in the views. At the top parking lot we hiked the steep trail up to the top. It was a great time of year to be there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 363cas
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Awesome family hike for young and old! Just a short drive from our stay at Scotty's Lakeside Resort.

Date of experience: October 2018
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14 October 2018|
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Response from 476mauriciob | Reviewed this property |
No rock scrambles. About 15 mins. It’s paved all the way up but very very steep.
12 July 2018|
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Response from mgwis | Reviewed this property |
The drive to the top I would say 5 min. Then you have to wait for the bus to take you to the very top. The buses go every 15 min or so. The drive is about 10 min as well they play a video. The rest is up to you how much... More