ADK Recreation Interactive Trail Map and Trip Planner

Map out your next Adirondack adventure

ADK Recreation Interactive Trail Map and Trip Planner

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Your Adventure will be an experience to treasure!

Whiteface Mountain
Whiteface Mountain, Lake Placid

Whether you have hiking experience across the world or just in your backyard, there are an abundance of foot trails in the Adirondacks that will fit your interests and skill levels. To make the most out of your Adirondacks experience, we here at have assembled a guide to help you experience a safe and enjoyable journey while in the Adirondack Mountains. With content specific to the hiking trails in the Adirondacks, this guide provides info for hikers of all levels of availability. Whether you plan to summit a high peak or take a leisurely stroll around Gull Lake, remember to review this guide as you pack for your trip and before you begin your hike out on the trails.

Although the vast majority of hikes go off without a hitch, preparation is critical to know what to do and have the supplies you need when something doesn't go as planned. Don't think anything will happen to you? The fact is that over 300 people require DEC Forest Ranger assistance every year. ( ) Be Prepared.

The first stop for planning any hiking trip to New York's Adirondack Mountains should be to From here you can plan your route by browsing the map; seeing where to park; searching trails by trail type, level of difficulty, distance, and/or name; and exploring an array of other outdoor recreation activities.

ADK Trail Map Interactive Map
ADK Trail Map No Reception Needed App is also available on mobile devices with limited features. For full functionality on smartphones, download our free 'Adirondack Trails' app from the either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.

Before You Start Hiking



To ensure a positive experience, PRIOR to leaving, use our helpful checklist to make sure no stone is left unturned when packing for the trip.

When Out on the Trails

In case of any emergency know the DEC Forest Ranger Adirondacks Emergency Phone Line: 518-891-0235

If you have cell service in the Adirondacks, dialing 911 may direct you to a 911 Dispatcher in a neighboring county or potentially even Vermont. If for any reason a 911 Dispatcher can not assist you, dial the DEC Forest Ranger Emergency Phone Line. DEC Forest Rangers are highly trained emergency responders knowledgeable of the geography and subtleties of the Adirondack Mountains.

Stay on the trail

Hike responsibly