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Hike of the Day: Hadley Mountain in the Adirondacks

This family-friendly hike climbs to Hadley Mountain Fire Tower and showcases expansive views of the Adirondack High Peaks and Great Sacandaga Lake.

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Ascend 1.5 miles to Hadley Mountain, an Adirondack peak with wide-open views of Great Sacandaga Lake, the High Peaks, and Lake Champlain. A fire tower stands on the southern end of this broad mountaintop. Climb six sets of stairs to reach the top, says Lisa Densmore, a BACKPACKER map contributor and local guidebook author.

Check out more trail info and photos at backpacker.com/hikes/502926

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Kris Wagner, map editor