Top Adventures in Newcomb

  • Hike Goodnow Mountain

    The trailhead is located on NY 28N and is marked by a white trailhead sign that you can't miss from the road. The highly used trail starts out fairly level, then at 0.5 miles begins to ascend steeply in some spots the rest of the way to the summit...

    3.9 miles 1089 ft gain

  • Paddle the Essex Chain of Lakes

    Beginning in the Town of Newcomb, there is a sign for the Essex Chain of Lakes at the intersection of Route 28N and Pine Tree Road. Follow Pine Tree Road until you see a right for Goodnow Flow Road. Follow this road for 4.3 miles then take a rig...

  • Camp along Section 2 of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail

    The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a 740-mile paddling trail with the western terminus located in Old Forge, New York and the eastern terminus in Fort Kent, Main.  Section Two is a 42.4 mile journey in the Adirondacks of New York from Long Lake to...

  • Canoe from Long Lake to Tupper Lake in the Adirondacks

    This is a 3-4 day adventure that begins with part of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail.   Rent a canoe at a local outfitter and make arrangements for your vehicle shuttle. They will drive your car to the end point of the adventure. A couple of optio...

  • Hike to OK Slip Falls

    Starting at the parking area you will walk 0.2 miles west on Route 28 to the north side of the road to locate the marked trailhead. After signing the trail register you will follow the the red marked trail approximately 0.5 miles to the first junc...

    6.4 miles

  • Hike to Owls Head Mountain Fire Tower in Sargent Ponds Wild Forest

    Owls Head Mountain is an Adirondack Fire Tower Mountain with an elevation of 2,812 feet. It is located in Long Lake in the Sargent Ponds Wild Forest and is a 6.2 mile out and back round trip hike. The trail head is located on Endion Ln, 2 miles no...

    6.2 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Short Walk to Buttermilk Falls

    This short, wide waterfall makes for an easy, all-seasons excursion into the Adirondack area, particularly beautiful as leaves start to turn in the fall. From the trailhead, you will already hear the sound of rushing water – simply follow the trai...

  • Hike to Avalanche Pass

    Starting at the end of Adirondack Loj Road in the far right parking lot you will locate the trail register.  After signing in you will follow the Van Hovenberg trail.  At 1.0 mile you will reach a junction and turn left continuing an additional 1....

    10.4 miles

  • Hike Mount Jo

    This short hike offers exceptional views, perfect for late night sunsets and early morning sunrises. Take a lunch date to the summit and enjoy overlooking Heart Lake and New York's highest peak, Mt. Marcy. The trail to Mt. Jo trailhead is located ...

  • Hike Mount Marcy

    The hike does offer several different terrains and an elevation gain of 3170 feet, which can make you feel like it's going to be a long day. There are four routes for summiting Mount Marcy. This is the most popular route and leaves from the Adiron...

    14 miles 3170 ft gain

  • Hike Wright, Algonquin, and Iroquois Mountains

    Although a bit strenuous this loop climb up the MacIntyre Range is one of the most beautiful climbs in all the High Peaks. I suggest that you travel past Marcy Dam to Avalanche Lake and ascend the range in that direction as the trail from Lake Col...

  • Hike Phelps and Tabletop Peaks

    The Adirondack Loj is a BEAUTIFUL place to go to, even if you do not plan on hiking. Located just ten minutes outside of the famous Lake Placid, you do not want to miss visiting this alluring Loj in the woods.Starting from Lot number 1 from the Ad...

    12.6 miles 3300 ft gain

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