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One of many canoeing opportunities along the Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway, Lewey Lake on NYS Route 30 between Indian Lake and Speculator

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St. Regis Mountain NYSDEC Trailhead

Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 30, near Paul Smiths in Franklin County

A popular hike through a mixed hardwood forest leads to a south facing rocky summit and an abandoned fire tower with views of lakes and the distant High Peaks.

The footpath leading to the St. Regis summit is 3.4 miles long, 6.8 mile round trip, with 1,235 feet of vertical rise. Please sign in, and out, at the DEC trail register where the hike starts. A popular hike through a mixed hardwood forest to a south-facing rocky summit and an abandoned fire tower. The summit views encompass myriad lakes and the distant High Peaks. Also a popular ski and showshoe.

Closest Community:

Paul Smiths

Closest Byway:Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:remote
Closest Route #:State Rt. 30
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
How to Find:

Rt 30 to Paul Smiths, N of intersection left on Keese Mills Road, trail head in 2.5 miles

URL:St. Regis Mountain NYSDEC Trailhead website


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