West Mountain: Summer & Fall Activities
West Mountain in Queensbury, NY, is a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts seeking convenience, affordability, and a real Adirondack adventure. Visit them in summer and fall and enjoy their aerial adventure park, mountain biking, and more.
Common Man Books - Hiking, Biking & Kayaking Guides
Explore the great outdoors! Use our easy to follow trail guides for hiking, biking and kayaking in the Lake George and Saratoga Regions. The series is known as the "Common Man" series because the average man or woman can actually do these trails.
Three Mountain Ride
More experienced bikers will enjoy the Three Mountain Ride in the Lake George Region. The 44-mile loop includes three challenging hills along the way: Federal Hill, Graphite Mountain, and Tongue Mountain on the western side of Lake George.
Hudson Pointe Nature Preserve
The Hudson Pointe Nature Preserve in Queensbury, NY, is an 83-acre nature preserve that features a series of marked recreational trails and scenic views of the nearby Hudson River.
Meadowbrook Preserve in Queensbury, NY is a 44-acre recreational park featuring a 1.75-mile trail system that is open for hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing during winter, and more outdoor fun.
Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail
Glens Falls, NY
The Glens Falls Feeder Canal is a 9-mile path for walkers, runners, and bikers that travels from Queensbury, NY to Fort Edward, NY along the original 19th century canal system.
Gurney Lane Mountain Biking Park & Trail System
Known as some of the best mountain biking trails in the area, check out the trail system at Gurney Lane Recreation Area, which includes trails for hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing as well.
Queensbury/Champlain Canal Lock 9 Loop
The Queensbury/Champlain Canal Lock 9 Loop is a fun way to see the Queensbury area in Warren County. Take the 30-mile bike route east to the Champlain Canal Lock 9, see the sights, and then return to the starting point.
Three Lakes Ride
Visit the beautiful lakes of the Southeastern Adirondacks along the 33.2-mile Three Lakes Ride. Beginning in Chestertown, NY, this bike route passes by Brant Lake, Schroon Lake, and Loon Lake. It also features a mix of flat and rolling terrain.
Crandall Park & Cole's Woods
Glens Falls, NY
Crandall Park is one of the greatest treasures of Glens Falls, offering saucer sledding and ice skating in the winter and playgrounds, basketball, tennis, pickleball, frisbee golf, and miles of trails in the warmer months.
Fifth Peak Trail via Brown Mountain
The 5.8-mile Fifth Peak Trail via Brown Mountain is a mountain biking route located in the Town of Bolton. It brings riders across fairly rugged terrain and is recommended for more experienced mountain bikers.
Lake George/Bay Road/Bikeway
The 17.4-mile Lake George/Bay Road/Bikeway bike route begins at Lake George's Million Dollar Beach, heads toward Dunham's Bay, turns south to Queensbury and the Warren County Bikeway, and then swings back to Lake George.
Northwest Bay Trail
The Northwest Bay Trail in Bolton, NY, is a 5-mile mountain biking trail that takes riders on a tour of the local area. The trailhead is at Clay Meadows on the east side of Route 9N, and the trail features a mix of exposed roots and rugged terrain.
Caroline Fish Memorial Trail
The Caroline Fish Memorial Trail is rated as easy/intermediate and features a variety of mixed terrain for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.
The 31.7-mile Warrensburg-Chestertown Loop showcases the beauty of the local area and brings riders north from Warrensburg, NY, along the Schroon River to Chestertown and back.
Lakes And Farms
Take a ride on Lakes And Farms, a 26-mile bike path that begins in Warren County in Lake George, NY, and then travels east to the scenic farmlands of nearby Washington County.
North Creek Ride
North Creek, NY isn't just a winter fun destination, it's also the starting point of the 30.7-mile North Creek Ride. Take a spin on this bike path as it winds through the Adirondacks to Olmstedville, NY and then back to North Creek.
Jabe Pond Trail
Located in Hague, NY, the Jabe Pond Trail is a short, 1-mile mountain biking trail that travels to a popular fishing spot. Riders can include Jabe Pond in a 7-mile loop with Split Rock Road, Battle Hill Road, Dodd Hill Road, and Route 9N.
Schroon Lake Loop
See the entire Schroon Lake shoreline by taking the 26-mile Schroon Lake Loop - a bike route that travels around the lake. The peaceful east side of the lake has some elevation changes, and the west side features wide shoulders along a busy highway.
Schroon River Road to Schroon Lake
Starting at Exit 24 of the Adirondack Northway, the 20.3-mile Schroon River Road to Schroon Lake bike route features a fairly easy path north to the southern tip of Schroon Lake near Pottersville, NY.
The Glen-Athol Ride is a 21.8-mile bike route that begins in Warrensburg, NY, and follows the Hudson River north to The Glen. The rural bike path loops back down to Athol, and then returns to Warrensburg.
North Creek-Thurman Ride
The 40-mile North Creek-Thurman Ride begins in North Creek, NY, and winds along some of the Adirondacks' less populated roads through scenic forests and rolling terrain. The ride includes stops in Johnsburg, Chester, and Thurman.
The Lazy Eight
Challenge yourself to The Lazy Eight bike route! This 41.5-mile bike loop begins and ends in Chestertown, NY, passes over the Hudson River twice, and provides great views of the countryside.
Warren County Bikeway
At the southern tip of Lake George where the steamships dock, you'll find the entrance to the Warren County Bikeway - a beautiful 9.2-mile long bike path that travels from Lake George through the Glens Falls Region.
Rivers and Lakes Ride
See the waters of the Southeastern Adirondacks on the Rivers and Lakes Ride! This 41.2-mile cycling route begins in Warrensburg, NY, follows the Schroon River, and then passes by Loon Lake, Friends Lake, and the beautiful Hudson River.
Stony Creek Loop
Enjoy fun yet slightly challenging terrain along the Stony Creek Loop in the Lake George Region. The 46.3-mile bike trail begins in Lake George, NY and travels to Warrensburg, Stony Creek, Lake Luzerne, Queensbury, and then ends in Lake George.
Lake George Recreation Center
Lake George, NY
The Lake George Recreation Center is a popular choice for outdoor recreational activities for all seasons, including mountain biking, hiking, a dog park, cross country skiing, and snow tubing.
Garnet Hill Lodge
North River, NY
Visitors at Garnet Hill Lodge can enjoy a wide range of seasonal activities from summer through winter. Their property features hiking and mountain biking trails that become groomed cross-country ski trails in winter.