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Dewey Mountain Ski Center

Olympic Byway, State Rt. 86 and State Rt. 3, near Saranac Lake in Franklin County

The Dewey Mountain Ski Center just West of Saranac Lake features over 10 miles of trails for skiing or snowshoeing.

Dewey Mountain is located in the Town of Harrietstown just outside the Village of Saranac Lake, New York. From the Village of Saranac Lake, take Route 3 West for .6 miles. Dewey Mountain is located on the left. Dewey Mountain has 15 km, or 9 miles, of trails groomed for cross country skiing, including 5 km that are lighted for night skiing on certain nights. It is the western terminus of the Jackrabbit Trail, an ungroomed trail running through Saranac Lake and Lake Placid to the Bark Eater in Keene, linking up six ski areas along its route. Phone Dewey Mountain Recreation at 518-891-2697.

Closest Community:

Saranac Lake

Closest Byway:Olympic Byway
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 86 and State Rt. 3
Months Occurring:january, february, march, november and december
Best Season:winter
Best Time:

Tuesday night under the lights ski races

Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
Restroom Available:yes
Bus Parking:yes
How to Find:

Look for the sign on N side of Rt 3, next to Armory

URL:Dewey Mountain Ski Center website


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