Pharaoh Mountain

Schroon Lake, New York

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This woodland walk takes you to a multi-topped mountain with excellent views in all directions. Pharaoh Mountain is the namesake peak of the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness, a 45,883-acre wilderness area between Schroon Lake and Ticonderoga. It’s also the highest peak in the area and a worthy hike for its various views. There are several rock knobs on the summit. By walking from knob to knob, you get a spectacular view in every direction.

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"This woodland walk takes you to a multi-topped mountain with
excellent views in all directions. Pharaoh Mountain is the namesake peak of the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness, a 45,883-acre wilderness area between Schroon Lake and Ticonderoga.

It’s also the highest peak in the area and a worthy hike for its various views. There are several rock knobs on the summit. By walking from knob to knob, you get a spectacular view in every direction."

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Schroon Lake
Distance: 5.8
Elevation Gain: 1,458 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Difficult
Duration: 6 hours
Features: Waterfalls
Accessibility: Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Local Contacts: Nat Geo Trails Illustrated Map: Lake George, Great Sacandaga: Adirondack Park
Local Maps: Nat Geo TOPO! Map (USGS): Pharaoh Mountain
Driving Directions: Directions to Pharaoh Mountain

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May 2018