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Prospect Mountain

Lake George, NY
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Beautiful

We drove up Prospect Mt. in Lake George. It costs $10.00 to enter the road to the top. The money... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stephen B
via mobile
Great View of Lake George

As long as you are already in the area, why not get the best view you can of the lake? This is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
adknative2016
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Adirondacks, New York
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A 2,030-foot mountain in Lake George that offers trips to the summit in "viewmobile" vans for awesome views.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“per car” (68 reviews)
“shuttle bus” (54 reviews)
“parking lot” (88 reviews)
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Lake George, NY
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We drove up Prospect Mt. in Lake George. It costs $10.00 to enter the road to the top. The money was well spent. There are 3 overlook views and a Conservation Dept. bus to the very top of the mountain. Very scenic.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 3 days ago

As long as you are already in the area, why not get the best view you can of the lake? This is a very scenic highway, switch-backing back and forth as you wind your way up to the top, and the scenery gets more impressive...More

Thank adknative2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We bought lunch at local deli and drove to the top where we boarded a shuttle to go the rest of the way. The view is magnificent truly appreciated the beauty around us. Kids enjoyed having a picnic there. The old wheel was interesting and...More

Thank danwest28
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just a short drive from Lake George Village then have a panorama view of the beautiful lake. Need to pay $10 per car. Worth the drive. You can also do hiking from the village up to the mountain but you need more energy.

Thank Man L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quick trip to the summit. Great views and pack a lunch. The views from the top of this mountain is spectacular, Take the free shuttle to the peak!

Thank pattidolphin809
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can only imagine what the scenery looks like in Oct/Nov. We hope to be back. It was a great weekend getaway from the bust city environments...

Thank foundmytreasure
Reviewed 1 week ago

We accomplished the mission and claimed this peak. The hike from the bottom of the mountain is not easy. There are no "views" in between, You must go al the way to the top to enjoy the view. Our claim was accompanied by a loud...More

Thank Elunia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first 3 viewing stops are not really anything to shout about. If you are in a hurry just go straight to the top and wait for the minibus which comes every 8 minutes and it will take you to the summit. Bring a picnic...More

Thank Rusnita2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good drive on a sunny day. Couple of scenic view points and great views from top. Opportunity to do simple/complex hikes as well to explore nature with friends and family.

Thank Nitin V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views of the lake and surrounding area. Our youngs kids loved the short hike opportunities as well as venturing to the summit. This was definitely a hit for the whole family!

Thank Kristen O
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Bob S
21 May 2017|
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Response from cherylannsantore | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are more than welcome-just bring your own bags
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patrick m
20 February 2017|
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Response from arturoct | Reviewed this property |
we were there in october so I don't know about winter, it has significant grades and may be risky after the snow hits the ground and accumulates
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sueannesheppard63
29 January 2017|
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Response from RalphMerc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Sue Anne, so don't know the cost.
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