Take a hike!
In Inlet we don't take offense to that statement — in fact, we crave the opportunity to get out there and fill our lungs with fresh mountain air. We love to immerse ourselves in the natural beauty of the Adirondacks, and to reach those scenic views that make us feel like we are on top of the world. We invite you to take a hike, because after all, a trip to the Adirondacks really isn't complete unless you spend some time on the trails.
A hiker's paradise!
Inlet truly is a hiker's paradise. The West Central Adirondacks boasts many miles of varied trails, ranging from short and easy strolls to all-day climbs. We have bog hikes on floating boardwalks and short strolls among centuries-old white pines. An avid hiker could find enough trails and hikes within a few miles of downtown Inlet to fill up months of exploration.
It is best to plan hikes based on your ability, and to let others know where you're going and when you expect to return. Bring a day pack and carry extra water, food, and layers of clothing, as the weather can change quickly in the mountains, even on a warm summer day.
Take the Inlet Outdoor Family Challenge
Hike, bike, or paddle 12 of the 17 locations on or after October 3, 2015, then bring the brochure to the Inlet Information Office at 160 Route 28, Inlet. Everyone who completes the challenge will be listed on www.InletOutdoorChallenge.com and can get a special patch for $5.
Download the brochure: Inlet Outdoor Family Challenge
Download Inlet Area Hiking Guides and Maps
- Inlet area hiking guide and map
- Inlet area trails
- Fern Park trails
- TOBIE Trail - The TOBIE trail is a recreational trail that connects Thendara (T), Old Forge (O), Big Moose (B), Inlet (I), and Eagle Bay (E). It spans 16 miles and includes both paved and unpaved paths, including snowmobile trails. It is primarily used by hikers and bikers.
- Moose River Plains Wild Forest
- Hiking guide - "In the Footsteps of French Louie"
- Inlet area birding guide
- Day Hiking Checklist
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