This new, professionally designed trail offers a short, family-friendly mountain hike with a classic Adirondack feel and a gorgeous view of Brant Lake. The summit is wooded, but an open vista point nearby provides a fantastic spot to take in the view and enjoy a picnic. This hike is free and open to the public, but it is on private property, so please be respectful of the property owner and stay on the trail.
Location: 27 Market Street, Brant Lake
Parking and Directions:
Take the Northway to Exit 25. Turn north on Route 8 and continue for approximately 1.7 miles. Turn left onto Market Street, and park at the Hub, at 27 Market Street. The trail begins in back of the parking lot. The Hub asks that users sign in before heading up the trail.
Google maps directions
Trailhead Coordinates: -73 45.03 43 40.65
Things to Do Nearby: Stop into the Hub for a meal or to pick up a picnic to take on your hike. Bring your bike and try one of the many road and off-road routes originating at the Hub, including a 15 mile loop around Brant Lake. A canoe/kayak launch across the parking lot on Mill Pond provides paddlers with access to Brant Lake, and a public beach is located directly across the pond.