Trailheads to many of the Adirondack High Peaks, the Great Range, and the Adirondack Mountain Reserve are located in Keene Valley. Countless other trails are a short drive away. Refresh yourself after your hike at one of our many local swimming holes.
Rock & Ice Climbing
Whether you prefer a roadside crag or a backcountry cliff, we have it all nearby. The renowned Mountaineer Store is right next door to point you in the right direction.
Enjoy the serenity of nearby ponds and rivers, or drive slightly further to Lake Champlain or the Saranac Lakes, all an easy day trip from Keene Valley.
Winter Hiking / Snowshoeing
Endless miles of trail provide winter adventure for all levels of ability, from rolling nature walks to full-on winter ascents of the highest peaks.
Enjoy the groomed trails of the 1980 Olympics at Mt. Van Hoevenberg XC Ski Center, or sample some of our countless back country options, including the famed Jack Rabbit Ski Trail.
World-class Olympic Whiteface Mountain is a quick 20 minutes from the Lodge, featuring the longest vertical drop in the east, and unrivaled views from the summit.
Explore what the High Peaks Region and the Champlain Valley have to offer for the biking enthusiast, from the challenging mountain biking trails developed by the BarkEater Trail Alliance and Whiteface Mountain, to the stunning variety of scenic country byways available for road and gravel bikes. The options are limitless!