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Pharaoh Mountain

A short climb up a nice mountain in the southern adirondacks with great views over a lake with the same name.
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Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 6.7 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  This approach from Crane Pond is less steep then the eastern side one from Pharaoh Lake. From the top you will have great views in... more »

Tips:  Directions to Crane Pond Trailhead:
Take exit 28 off of I-87 and continue south on Route 9 to Alder Meadow Road. Turn onto this road ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Trailhead Parking near

Depending on how wet it has been and the water level you may have to start around this area and follow the road just a little further to get to the actual trail register to sign in for the hike.

2. Do you have Four Wheel Drive

If you do and the water is low enough you can try to cross this area....

3. Trail Register

Don't forget to sign in for the hike.

4. Pharaoh Mountain Summit

At 2,556 feet you are at the summit of Pharaoh Mountain and should have wonderful 360 degree views over the Pharaoh Mountain Wilderness. Relax at the top and take some photos.