Hurricane Mountain Trail

Adirondack Park, New York

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Hurricane Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within Hurricane Mountain Wilderness and Adirondack Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 1,700 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,908 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. Along the trail there is a wetland.
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Hurricane Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within Hurricane Mountain Wilderness and Adirondack Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 1,700 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,908 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. Along the trail there is a wetland. This trail connects with the following: North Trail to Hurricane.
Activity Type: Hiking, Trail Running, Walking
Nearby City: Adirondack Park
Distance: 2.7
Elevation Gain: 1,908 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 1,700 feet
Top Elevation: 3,540 feet
Accessibility: Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Driving Directions: Directions to Hurricane Mountain Trail
Parks: Hurricane Mountain Wilderness
Elevation Min/Max: 1700/3540 ft
Elevation Start/End: 1700/1700 ft
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It’s a fairly short but stout climb to a restored ?re tower and one of the best views in the Adirondacks for a peak under 4,000 feet. Although it is not a 4,000-footer, Hurricane Mountain, the centerpiece of the Hurricane Mountain Primitive Area, is a big mountain that is visible from many of the
eastern High Peaks. It is a recognizable landmark due to the fire tower on its bald summit, which is a popular hiking destination.

Although it is not a 4,000-footer, Hurricane Mountain, the centerpiece of the Hurricane Mountain Primitive Area, is a big mountain that is visible from many of the eastern High Peaks. It is a recognizable landmark due to the fire tower on its bald summit, which is a popular hiking destination. There are three approaches to the mountain: The route from the east from Hurricane Mountain Road was the original one used by the fire- watcher, but the road to it was closed to cars by the landowner.

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