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Prospect Mountain

Lake George, NY
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Worth the 10 dollar carload price. The views are amazing and plan on going again in the future... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Doug B
via mobile
Great View overlooking lake George!

We rode up Mount Prospect on our motorcycle-a must see! There are three overlooks before the top... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in "viewmobile" vans for awesome views.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shuttle bus” (50 reviews)
“parking lot” (84 reviews)
“picnic tables” (57 reviews)
Lake George, NY
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth the 10 dollar carload price. The views are amazing and plan on going again in the future. Love the story about the hotel at the summit !

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We rode up Mount Prospect on our motorcycle-a must see! There are three overlooks before the top (either shuttled up to the top or motorcycles are allowed to drive up and spend a little time enjoying the view as you plan a little picnic/snack (carry...More

Thank ddwess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Lake George recently and did a hike with my little one on Saturday and spent Sunday at Six Flags on a 90 degree weekend, so this drive up the mountain to get a gorgeous view without the hike after a busy weekend was...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can either hike up Prospect Mountain (moderate) or drive up. Either way you'll be rewarded with a view that will take your breath away. An outdoor "must" for anyone who wants a beautiful shot of Lake George.

Thank Walsh13k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take the Veterans Memorial Highway to the top of Prospect Mountain. Much easier than climbing it. The front gate said no oets. We have 3 dogs. She said it would be OK as long as we kept them leashed. It costs $10 per car to...More

Thank Sharleen N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I was disappointed to be charged $10 to drive up Prospect Mountain, the views are worth the time and cost. Be aware that you are not permitted to drive cars to the summit. You may choose to either take the trail or a free...More

1  Thank Virginia Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the admission fee. Beautiful scenery and peaceful atmosphere. Take the time to appreciate God''s wonders on this mountain.

Thank M L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go there on our motorcycles. It's a beautiful view from the top and a good amount of hiking if you want to do that. Very relaxing. A must to do if you're in town!

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to drive up the mountain. The views at each lookout on the way up were beautiful. They would all be outdone by the picturesque view from the summit. I knew it was the prefect place to propose to my now fiancée. An amazingly...More

Thank Jeremy O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what an amazing view of Lake George. Walk and /or drive and experience the nature that is to be seen. Small fee for cars, but can spend time exploring/picnicking

Thank sheadisney
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Bob S
Are dogs allowed at Prospect Mountain
21 May 2017|
Response from cherylannsantore | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are more than welcome-just bring your own bags
patrick m
will it be open in February
20 February 2017|
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Response from Ameer A | Reviewed this property |
It's close in winter season. I think it's start open in MAY until October or November. But the trail is open any time .
Can you have a small wedding there at the summit and use a gazebo dose it cost anything
29 January 2017|
Response from RalphMerc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Sue Anne, so don't know the cost.