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7th Annual Lake George Land Conservancy Hike-A-Thon

hikers in yellow shirts on the top of a mountain summit
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The Lake George Land Conservancy’s annual Hike-A-Thon is a one-day event held each July 5th, created to showcase LGLC’s parks and preserves as free public resources, and to promote an appreciation for the outdoors and protecting the land that protects the lake. The first Hike-A-Thon took place in 2013, and it’s been getting bigger and better ever since!

Hikes take place simultaneously at locations around Lake George, culminating with aerial photography of each group by helicopter. The event is free – we want everyone to be able to participate, regardless of financial means. Donations are gratefully accepted, however, and are used to run the event; any extra is put towards stewardship costs associated with the maintenance and enhancement of these properties.

After Party, 11 am - 3 pm at the Charles R. Wood Festival Commons in Lake George Village. Free ice cream from Stewart's Shops and cold drinks from Adirondack Pub & Brewery as supplies last. Helicopter (no rides), Carl Heilman and other sponsors on-site.

2019 Registration Information:

Early-Bird Registration: March 4 – April 30

Early-birds receive free t-shirts for each participant.

General Registration May 1 – June 14

Registration for the 2019 Hike-A-Thon will close at midnight, EST, on June 14.  Shirts and other merchandise may be purchased until May 31.

2019 Sites:

As always, please note that each site has its own maximum capacity based on available parking, trails and ecological sensitivity. Once a site has reached its maximum, its registration will be closed.


  • Amy's Park


  • Godwin Preserve
  • The Pinnacle
  • Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob
  • Thomas Mountain
  • Up Yonda Farm
  • Gull Bay Preserve
  • Inspiration Point - Silver Bay YMCA


  • Buck Mountain (2nd Lookout)
  • Cat Mountain
  • Rogers' Rock
  • Amy's Park - Uplands


  • Anthony's Nose
  • Cook Mountain Preserve
  • Pole Hill Pond


  • Dunham Bay Paddle
  • Jabe Pond Paddle

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