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New York Trails

Adirondack Park: Jay Mountain

Hike the herd path to a dual summit with a sweet view.

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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

Waypoints

JAY001

Location: 44.315374, -73.720493

Trailhead

JAY002

Location: 44.312579, -73.685818

Western summit of Jay Mountain

JAY003

Location: 44.310952, -73.666377

Jay’s eastern summit

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