Southern Adirondacks

Kane Mountain Firetower

Peck's Park Museum Nature Trail

Kane Mountain Firetower

Kane Mountain Firetower overlooking West Canada Lake

Green Lake Road (off State Route 10/29A) Caroga Lake, NY 12032

Considering doing the Fire Tower Challenge? The Kane Mountain firetower is one of the easier fire tower climbs. The view from the tower is spectacular: eight local lakes can be viewed from the top. For other firetower locations, visit our MAP

Trail Length -0.9 miles ♦ Trail Difficulty – Moderate 


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Nine Corner Lake

Peck's Park Museum Nature Trail

Kane Mountain Firetower

Nine Corner Lake, Caroga

St. Rt. 29A (West of St. Rt. 10)
Caroga Lake, NY 12032 

This gradual uphill climb passes waterfalls from mountain streams to a crystal clear lake with large rock outcroppings and a rope swing. Oh, boy!  Popular spot for "bouldering" among Adirondack hikers! 


Trail Length -0.9 miles to Lake ♦ Trail Difficulty – Easy


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Peck's Park Museum Nature Trail

Peck's Park Museum Nature Trail

Peck's Park Museum Nature Trail

Peck's Park Historical Society nature walk

104 Peck's Lake Road (just south of Caroga Lake) Gloversville, NY 12078

Once a one-room school house built for the children of a local tannery and sawmill in the late 1800's, the Peck family kept the original desks and furnishings once the school closed in 1959.  The building now offers tours as well as a nature trail identifying local plants and trees, and boasts a popular observation platform for viewing wildlife.


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Broomstick Lake

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Peck's Park Museum Nature Trail

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Rt. 10 (1 mile north of the junctionof Rte. 29A and Rte. 10 in Pine Lake) Left side.

 When hiking down this easy path up back from this small lake, I met an Adirondack guide and his daughter. She grasped a lump of coal she had found from the encampment where "Drums Along The Mohawk" had been filmed. Dad knew his history!  The Adirondacks encourage a great curiousity about both nature and our past, in every turn. 

(Hint: Her piece of coal dated back to 1939) 

Trail Length - 1.7 miles round trip. Trail Difficulty - Easy


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Peck Hill State Forest

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Handicapped accessible Peck Hill State Forest

(There are three parking areas that provide access to different parts of the property). Learn more below.


This 2,868-acre property is located just south of the Adirondack Blue Line. It features an interpretive trail that crosses boardwalks and a viewing platform overlooking the Willie Wildlife Marsh, as well as several accessible features. The 1.47-mile nature trail explores a beautiful wetland habitat. There is a viewing platform, interpretive stops and boardwalks that traverse the marsh and open water, as well as some features that are accessible for people of all abilities. A trail guide and maps are available at the trailhead.


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Explore Our Wider Community

Explore Our Wider Community

Fulton County, Herkimer County, Saratoga County tourism

To find out recreational activities and community links to other exceptional resources within Fulton and the neighboring counties of Herkimer and Saratoga counties...

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Hiking Essentials

Enjoy this video and these additional resources for hiking in the Adirondack Park.


Hiking guide to the Adirondacks. 


Brochures with further info particular 

to both Fulton County and Hamilton County

GREAT WALKS AND DAY HIKES

Your vintage camping experience in the Adirondcks would not be complete without exploring its depths. Download this brochure and consider returning time and again to either walk a leisurely path to a waterfall or hike a herd path in the High Peaks!

Great Walks and Day Hikes (pdf)

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