Haystack Mountain Trail Blue

Adirondack Park, New York

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Haystack Mountain Trail (Blue) is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within McKenzie Mountain Wilderness and Adirondack Park. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 1,653 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,942 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. The trail ends near Haystack Mountain (elevation 2,864 feet).
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Haystack Mountain Trail (Blue) is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within McKenzie Mountain Wilderness and Adirondack Park. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 1,653 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,942 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. The trail ends near Haystack Mountain (elevation 2,864 feet). This trail connects with the following: Mckenzie Mountain Trail (Red) and Herd Path.
Activity Type: Hiking, Snowshoeing, Trail Running, Walking
Nearby City: Adirondack Park
Distance: 3.1
Elevation Gain: 1,942 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 1,653 feet
Top Elevation: 2,876 feet
Accessibility: Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Driving Directions: Directions to Haystack Mountain Trail (Blue)
Parks: McKenzie Mountain Wilderness
Elevation Min/Max: 1605/2876 ft
Elevation Start/End: 1653/1653 ft
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What makes this a difficult hike is the steep final pitch to the summit, as well as a handful of stream crossings that could be an obstacle if not fully frozen. Beyond that, this 3.3-mile hike to a modest-sized mountain west of Lake Placid is a great climb through birch-filled woods, with a view from the top that takes in much of the High Peaks region in one sweeping vista.

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Hiking the Adirondacks: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures

It’s a pleasant hike to open ledges with a view of over two dozen
of the High Peaks. Not to be confused with the 4,960-foot giant, third highest in the Adirondacks, that is often paired with Mount Marcy by ambitious 46-ers, this Haystack Mountain
in the McKenzie Mountain Wilderness is a relatively easy climb to views of the
4,000-footers.

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May 2018