Mount Jo Loop

Lake Placid, New York 12946

Mount Jo Loop

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"A short, kid-friendly hike along an interpretive trail to a big
view of the High Peaks. Mount Jo is a small hike that delivers a close-in look at many
of the tallest mountains in the Adirondacks. Its trailhead
shares a parking lot with the trailheads to Mount Marcy,
Algonquin Peak, Wright Peak, and a number of the other
giants."

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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

Hiking the Adirondacks: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Falcon Guides)
Lisa Densmore Ballard
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"This short, kid- friendly hike follows an interpretive trail to a big view of the High Peaks. Mount Jo is a small hike that delivers a close- in look at the biggest peaks in the Adirondacks. Its trailhead shares a parking lot with the trailheads to Mount Marcy, Algonquin, Wright, and a number of the other giants of the High Peaks. Originally called Bear Mountain, it was renamed in the 1870s for Josephine Schofield, fiancée of Henry Van Hoevenberg, the Adirondack guide who masterminded the original Adirondak Loj and who laid out many of the trails that begin here." Read more

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Trail Information

Lake Placid
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
1.9
Distance
651 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
2 hours
Duration
2,225 feet
Trailhead Elevation
2,876 feet
Top Elevation
Waterfalls
Features
USGS North Elba Quad
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Dec 2018