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High Peaks Information Center

Adirondack Loj Road, Lake Placid, NY
+1 518-523-3441
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Big Renovation: Great Store/Information

Great place to stop off for forgotten gear, map, bathroom break, water a snack or a souvenir. Good... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Jennifer K
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White Plains, New York
A wealth of information!

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

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Tracy M
,
Wexford, Pennsylvania
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For your next trip to the Adirondacks, stop in here for maps, guides, hiking equipment and camping supplies.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
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Adirondack Loj Road, Lake Placid, NY
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+1 518-523-3441
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great place to stop off for forgotten gear, map, bathroom break, water a snack or a souvenir. Good information too from the desk about weather and trails. Big map of the area and the center/store now takes up the whole building and they opened it...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 27 May 2017

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 23 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 22 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 18 September 2016

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

Thank Marcy M
Reviewed 10 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 1 September 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 7 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
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Tracy T
27 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.
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