Have you ever been so tired that no matter how much sleep you get, you are exhausted? Not physically exhausted, but emotionally and intellectually exhausted? A walk in the woods might be just what is needed.
Whenever you are recreating in the Adirondacks, it is important to follow the Leave No Trace principles. These guidelines will help ensure that you have a positive experience in the wilderness, while also making a positive impact on the land and other visitors.
The Bloomingdale Bog is well known by local bird watchers because of its beauty along the trail and the diversity of birds. Take a walk with local naturalist, Ed Kanze, and find out what you might see along the bog trail.
The Adirondacks are home to over 3,000 lakes so it is no wonder that paddling is a favorite summer pastime in the region. Browse our list of favorite places to canoe and kayak around Lake Placid compiled by those that know best, the locals.
Whether you are looking for a dog-friendly walk on a bog trail or a short hike up a mountain for amazing views, there are plenty of places to get your heart pumping just a short distance from the High Peaks Resort.
With over a dozen golf courses located a short drive of the High Peaks region, it is easy to see why many Adirondack residents can be found on the greens once the sun comes out and why many guests stay at High Peaks Resort with golf on their mind.
The Adirondack Mountains boast over 2,000 miles of hiking trails; the largest trail system in the United States. That means there are nearly unlimited options for you and your family to hike the Adirondacks - many very close to Lake Placid!