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Prospect Mountain Trail

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1.3 mile 2.0 kilometer point to point
43% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 1,367' 417 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 1,863' 568 m
Low: 496' 151 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 21% (12°)
Max Grade: 33% (18°)

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Challenging run to a beautiful view of Lake George. Worth the effort.

John Stevenson

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The car park is minimal on a residential street, but felt really safe. The run starts with a stair climb to a pedestrian bridge across the interstate. While very sturdy and safe, the run across the grated surface with traffic zipping underneath was a bit unnerving.

After landing on solid ground, it is pretty much a straight up run to the summit. The path interweaves with the old rail bed that the trail is named for. The summit has spectacular views of Lake George and the surrounding area. Read up on the history of Prospect Mountain.

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Land Manager: NY DEC - Region 5 Office

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Aug 14, 2019
John Stevenson
1h 10m
Jun 23, 2019
Kevin Guamanquispe

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in Queensbury

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#2

in Queensbury

#419

in New York

#15,942

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