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The Trailhead

The Lake House's Official Blog

Looking for the best things to do during a stay at the Lake House in Lake Placid? You've come to the right place: the Lake House Trailhead, our official guide filled with tips to help you see Lake Placid and the Adirondacks like a local, crafted by our team of expert navigators and seasoned Adirondackers. Go on! Start exploring...

Leave No Trace
View from the summit of Haystack Mountain.
Jul. 11, 2019
Enjoy your stay in the Adirondacks, but leave no trace! Learn the 7 principles of Leave No Trace here.
Five Easy Hikes to Get in Shape for Summer
family at top of Baker Mountain
May. 2, 2019
If you're anything like me, no amount of snowshoeing could keep up with the rich foods I just couldn't keep away from this winter and my vitamin D levels are at an all-time low. Now that the ice is out, and the lower trails are starting to dry, I'm looking forward to playing outside.
What's Good About February in the Adirondacks
Jan. 22, 2019
Boasting some of the best adventure conditions of the year, February is a flurry of snow and celebration in the Adirondack High Peaks.
What's Good About January in the Adirondacks
Jan. 3, 2019
With 6-million acres of wilderness, the Adirondack Mountains hold unlimited potential for adventure and with so many possibilities it can be hard to decide how to explore it all. To help you plan your experience we asked Ed Kanze, Naturalist and Adirondack Guide, what you should make your January adventure agenda.
Our Favorite Adirondack Hikes for Families
Young boy hiking in the Adirondacks
Jul. 13, 2018
The Adirondack Mountains boast over 2,000 miles of hiking trails traversing the 6-million acre park; 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 itself which means you can be back for your hike and strolling down Main Street for a little afternoon shopping, a bite to eat, and a creamy, frozen treat to end the evening.


Adirondack Activities

Check out all the fun things to do in Lake Placid and the Adirondacks during your stay at High Peaks Resort.

Contact Guest Services

A visit to the Adirondacks can be anything you would like! Our concierge has relationships with our region's most prominent and sought after professionals and organizations to provide you with limitless ways in which you can enhance your visit.

If you are interested in information on Adirondack activities, don't hesitate to contact us!

The Compass

An insider's guide to Lake Placid and the Adirondack Mountains.

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