Distance:Over 40 miles of dirt roads & 30 miles of marked trails
Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate with some expert
Description:This is mountain biker heaven. Getting into the plains there is rolling dirt road hills some with a moderate grade and others steep. You can ride your bike in or you can drive your car out to the center of the area were it is much flatter. There are 140 campsites with trail near by all of them.
Description: Fairly flat dirt road until you get to Upper Pond at that point there is a big hill climb getting to Raquette Lake. There is a secondary flat route by taking the Old Dump Road into Raquette Lake.
Location: Raquette Lake
Distance: 4 miles one way
Description: Rolling dirt road
Location:Intersects with Rte. 30 North of Long Lake on the left side of the highway just north of theKickerville Road
Description:The Endion Road is a winding paved road. There are no major hills on this road and traffic is relatively light. In the fall it is an exceptionally pleasing ride as the trees actually provide a partial canopy in places.
Description: This is another paved town highway, which provides a very easy ride with only very minor changes in elevation and provides a very colorful ride in the fall.
North Point Rd.
Location: 3.2 mi. southwest of theLongLakeTown Hall just off Rte. 28N/30.
Distance: 11 miles one way
Description: On your way, don't miss Buttermilk Falls. Camping is allowed on State land bordering this road. Forked Lake State Campsite is on the road to the right off North Point Rd.
Location: The entrance to the falls is on the right side of theNorth Point Road, 2.1 miles from the intersection with Rte. 28N/30.
Description:A short walk to the falls is fine for all ages. There is a 2.5-mile canoe carry around the falls.
Forked Lake Road
Location: North point Rd. Long Lake
Description:The Forked Lake Road is a nice place to ride. This area is great for all ages and provides much opportunity to see wildlife without having to go on rough trails.
Location: 6 mi. northwest from theLongLakeTown Hall on Rte. 30
Distance: 12 miles
Description: You can ride to the end of the road where there are abandoned railroad tracks, which were part of the Adirondack Railway that ran fromUtica to Lake Placid. For a shorter ride you can take the part of Sabattis Rd. that loops back to Rte. 30. There is no bike trail here. You must use the highway.
Santanoni Great Camp
Location: Newcomb Lake Road. Access to this trail is on the North Side of Rte. 28N less than a mile east of the High Peaks Scenic outlook in Newcomb.
Distance: 4.5 miles one way
Description: This trail is a gently rolling dirt road closed to all motorized vehicles except DEC and provides access to Great Camp Santanoni. This trail is an excellent choice for a family outing as the road is very well maintained. There is a superb view of the high peak area at the end of your ride.