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Local Hikes: Albany, NY

The best hikes near Albany.

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Adirondack Mountain Club, Glens Falls/Saratoga (adk-gfs.org)

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» Tongue Mountain Loop, Lake George Park Watch for sunning rattlers on this three-peak 12-miler. The route climbs 1,500 feet above the island-dotted waters of Lake George, then returns along a peninsular shoreline. Miles from city center 75; Trip ID8346

» Jay Mountain, Adirondack Park Start this seven-mile out-and-back on low rollers, then climb a trailless ridgeline, and summit 3,600-foot Jay for airy vistas of the Adirondack High Peaks. Miles from city center 130; Trip ID775327

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