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Gary

Had a bum knee supposed to be taking it easy but our boat tour got postponed until tomorrow was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gpds99
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Old Forge, New York
via mobile
Summit at Sunrise-amazing!

We hiked it at 4am so that we could be on the summit at sunrise. It was worth getting up that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike G
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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“fire tower” (49 reviews)
“great hike” (16 reviews)
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Old Forge, NY 13420
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"breathtaking views"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a bum knee supposed to be taking it easy but our boat tour got postponed until tomorrow was driving around and came upon the fire tower walk,, was a little difficult when not dressed properly and a bad knee ,, girlfriend in sandals,, had...More

Thank gpds99
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked it at 4am so that we could be on the summit at sunrise. It was worth getting up that early. about 50 minutes up in the dark, after we did a daytime hike to preview the trail the day before.

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bald Mountain is a family must see. Its is a memory our kids will never forget and will someday return to with their own kids.. Its beautiful and a truley fun hike.. Even fantastic to snowshoe up in the winter!

Thank Heather S
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Fairly easy climb with a great view on top. A slight challenge in the beginning, easy after that as the trail levels out.

Thank RCW838
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

You will enjoy the wonderful view from Bald Mountain any time of year! I always take my camera as there are many opportunities along the way and once again there is no cost. There is so much to see in upstate New York and all...More

Thank RChristm
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

A great short jaunt to the top. A great view including one of the Adirondacks notorious fire towers. Take lunch to the summit and it’s sure to be a great day!

Thank Emmy926
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

I've done this hike many times during the summer. You always see people on the trails, but it's never too crowded and you can still feel isolated from the town. There are several trails that lead from the base to the summit and vice-versa, but...More

1  Thank Jacob K
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A very nice scenic hike with many viewpoints. The trail itself is easy but not boring, some steep inclines make for a small challenge. This hike is suitable for everyone from little kids to adults. Beautiful view from the fire tower at the top.

Thank Derryck H
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Great hike with spectacular views of Fulton Chain Lakes. The fire tower couldn’t go up, too scary. However, well worth the time and challenge. Moderate hike.

1  Thank chefhaick
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have climbed this soooo many times and never ever tire of it. The view and fire tower at the top are rewarding as is exploring the summit with your kids. A majority of the climb is the rock of the mountain itself and of...More

2  Thank sam48820
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johnflash
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Response from johnnieb | Reviewed this property |
Come on back with a car sometime soon..Bald Mountain is an easy-ish climb, with a "remember it for life" view. have fun!
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