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Lake George Wild Forest

Central Adirondack Trail, U.S. Highway 9, near Lake George in Warren County

The Lake George Wild Forest consists of approximately 71,133 acres of State Forest Preserve lands in the southeastern Adirondacks.

The Lake George Wild Forest contains miles of marked trails available to explore, allowing the public to easily access a variety of majestic natural attractions such as Black Mountain, Shelving Rock, and Prospect Mountain. Recreationists also enjoy year-round activities on Lake George, and popular fishing and camping locations at Lily Pond, Jabe Pond, Gay Pond and Palmer Pond. The Lake George Wild Forest is a popular area for motorized recreational uses and ice fishing, and serves as an important link with the adjoining snowmobile trail network. In addition, the Hudson River Recreation Area of the Lake George Wild Forest enables the public to experience a unique flat water environment and other recreation opportunities along this historic waterway.

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Lake George

Closest Byway:Central Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:near
Closest Route #:U.S. Highway 9
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
Latitude:43.4285662327
Longitude:-73.740066694
URL:Lake George Wild Forest website

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