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Lake Lila Primitive Area

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Remote, spaced out, quite, beautiful!

Stayed on Lake Lila 10/4-10/7 2016. >The 5.6 mile one lane dirt road lets you know you are going... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Sandy K
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Burlington, Vermont
A gem

Lake Lila is a jewel and moderately difficult to get to which keeps out the hordes. An folks to... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Bob T
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Syracuse, New York
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A nature preserve with hiking trails located in the heart of the Adirondacks.
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“parking lot” (2 reviews)
“jewel” (2 reviews)
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Long Lake, NY
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stayed on Lake Lila 10/4-10/7 2016. >The 5.6 mile one lane dirt road lets you know you are going somewhere remote. 15 miles an hour, 40 min. >Once you arrive at the parking lot, there is a .3 mile carry -- best to bring some...More

1  Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Lake Lila is a jewel and moderately difficult to get to which keeps out the hordes. An folks to meet out there are there for peace and solitude. Not a party place. Keep is pristine there aren't many places left like Lila

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 25 October 2012

My wife and I first visited this lake in 1979 right after the Webb family sold it to New York State. We did our annual canoe trip just about every year until 2004 or so when my shoulder was getting bad, and I could not...More

6  Thank BenGruda
Reviewed 11 July 2012

The long drive in from the highway is worth the trip - bring your bathing suit for a swim to the island from the beach at end of the 0.3 mile carry path. Watch for little green frogs hanging out in the rocks at the...More

4  Thank JustPerfect10
Reviewed 9 December 2011

OK...the title was a bit misleading, but that's because I'm torn about my experience. I REALLY want to share this little treasure with the world, but at what cost to the amazing and unique experience of remote, primitive camping that I enjoyed this summer at...More

6  Thank theuberdude
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