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Prospect Mountain

Lake George, NY
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Nice view

Beautiful views. Drive up and then you can take a shuttle or walk up to the summit. We walked and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fabtraveler1
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Cape May Point, New Jersey
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Might be the best place in town

Nothing finer than a day in the woods getting away from a tourist trap town to hike up the mountain... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MoccasinMike
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Duluth, Minnesota
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A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in "viewmobile" vans for awesome views.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“per car” (69 reviews)
“shuttle bus” (55 reviews)
“parking lot” (91 reviews)
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Lake George, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views. Drive up and then you can take a shuttle or walk up to the summit. We walked and it is steep. Not for the out of shape! Nice views

Thank Fabtraveler1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing finer than a day in the woods getting away from a tourist trap town to hike up the mountain to a 100-year defunct tourist trap. Not much for scenic viewing until you get to the top, but the top is really good. Two hours...More

Thank MoccasinMike
Reviewed 10 November 2017

You can either pay $10.00 for a car load to drive up to the top or hike from the bottom. We did both but enjoyed the hike up just need to pay attention to the trail markers. Once up top you have great views of...More

Thank hobel76
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

If you think it’s off season, think again. This ride is beautiful even though now it’s after peak for leaf peeping but there are still lots of colors and beautiful sights to see.

Thank moon026
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I Live in Lake George and make this mountain a weekend exercise regiment. I believe the Lake George information book rates this as an "easy" hike but I can tell you it is NOT. Its rocky and very steep....especially toward the top. I've witnessed out...More

Thank Kolies-mom
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

The front desk at the hotel recommended this. Weather wasn't great and I didn't want to go far. For 10.00 a drive up the mountain and then a shuttle too the peak. Great value and view.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 29 October 2017

After paying the $10 entrance fee, three pull-offs to take pictures of a whole new view of Lake George. Then arrive on top in the parking area which has restrooms and a picnic area. From there take either the three minute shuttle or a mini-hike...More

Thank EMK260
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

First time there. It was very enjoyable, kids, husband and I hiked, but is accessible for seniors and handicapped.

Thank Yorleny P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

It's on Veterans' Memorial Hwy., on Canada st.,in Lake George >>> BUT, charges VETERANS ,(the same as the general public) $10, to drive up,' Veterans Memorial Hwy'., to a few 'overlooks' and, at the top, see a 'bronze plaque',mounted on a large boulder, >> dedicated...More

Thank RICHB351
Reviewed 26 October 2017

October is the leaf changing time. You just have to visit the park. It is just breath taking beautiful at any overlook station.

Thank Gene3901
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Christine O
12 October 2017|
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Response from patrick847 | Reviewed this property |
No not at all they have a movie about the mountain in the way up
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Bob S
21 May 2017|
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Response from cherylannsantore | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are more than welcome-just bring your own bags
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patrick m
20 February 2017|
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Response from arturoct | Reviewed this property |
we were there in october so I don't know about winter, it has significant grades and may be risky after the snow hits the ground and accumulates
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