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Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail

  Roundtrip Distance 8.4 miles
Elevation Gain 2,353 ft.
This peak is trailless, meaning a portion or all of the route up the mountain is via an unmarked trail. For this particular mountain, the typical route is known as a ''herd path'' which is not much more than a worn, but unmarked trail. Some of the herd paths are easy to follow, others are not. In many instances the hiker will travel down a false herd path and eventually have to correct his/her
    course via backtracking. For these particular mountains, it is imperative that the hiker carry a compass (and know how to use it) and topographic map.
Says Kevin Corcoran

Ok, you've been cooped up too long, time to get
out in nature a bit and Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail in Essex County, New York is the outdoors at it's best. With so many outdoors activities available in New York you'll never get bored. Hiking trails like this one are plentyful in the Adirondack Mountains where beautiful scenery awaits you.
You'll have to go far from Glens Falls to get to Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail but it is a great escape from the city. Paddling on The Branch is so much fun,
 
and while you're here, do take a trip to Duck Hole. There's no way anyone can get bored here in the Adirondack Mountains. West Mill Creek has a great whitewater paddling spot close by. Paradise Pines Camping Resort is a perfect local campground; at Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail you always meet someone from North Hudson.


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These outdoors activities are available near Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail.
 Trails Near Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail:
Dix Mountain-Elk Lake - Beckhorn Trail, Essex County , 0 miles away
Hough Peak-Elk Lake - Dix Trail, Essex County , 0 miles away
South Dix-Elk Lake - Dix Trail, Essex County , 0 miles away
East Dix-Elk Lake - Dix Trail, Essex County , 0 miles away
Nippletop-Route 73 - Ausable Club, Essex County , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail:
Shearer's Riverside Campsite, Severance , 7 miles away
Paradise Pines Camping Resort, North Hudson , 8 miles away
Medcalf Acres Campsite, Schroon Lake , 10 miles away
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Paradise Pines, Schroon Lake , 10 miles away
Blue Ridge Falls Campsite, Schroon Lake , 10 miles away
 Whitewater Near Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail:
West Mill Creek, Essex County , 2 miles away, Class IV - 1 miles long (South of Exit 30 off I-87)
The Branch, Essex County , 3 miles away, Class III-V - 6 miles long (Boreas Road to Palmer Pond)
John's Brook, Essex County , 7 miles away, Class V - 4 miles long (Caretaker's Cabin to Moutaineer Outfitters in Keene Valley)
Schroon River, Essex County , 7 miles away, Class II - 5 miles long (North Hudson bridge to Schroon Falls)
Boreas River - Upper, Essex County , 10 miles away, Class II-V - 6.5 miles long (Boreas Road to Route 28N)
 Hotels Near Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail:
Courtyard Lake Placid, Lake Placid , 15 miles away
Econo Lodge Lake Placid, Lake Placid , 16 miles away
Prague Inn Stes And Cottages, Lake Placid , 16 miles away
Spruce Lodge Bed & Breakfast &, Lake Placid , 17 miles away
High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Macomb Mountain-Elk Lake - Dix Trail
Johnson Pond, Essex County , 10 miles away
Schroon Lake, Essex County , 12 miles away
Goose Pond, Essex County , 14 miles away
Oxshoe Pond, Essex County , 15 miles away
Copperas Pond, Essex County , 16 miles away

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