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Hadley Mountain, Hadley

#166 of 296 in Nature in New York State
Hadley Mountain is a mountain located in the southern Adirondacks of the U.S. state of New York and is the second highest peak in Saratoga County after neighboring Tenant Mountain. The Hadley Mountain Fire Observation Station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 23, 2001 for its role as a Fire lookout tower with the New York State Forest Preserve. Hadley Mountain is the highest of the three peaks that form the West Mountain ridge.
Located in the Town of Hadley, Saratoga County, New York, the trailhead parking area is located approximately 1.5 miles along Tower Road, which off branches from Hadley Hill Road. Trailhead parking can accommodate 10-15 vehicles.
Parking and trail head coordinates are: 43.3738874, -73.9506113.
Hadley Mountain is a popular hike which though short in distance at 1.8 miles, achieves a sharp elevation gain of 1525 ft. The summit offers outstanding views of the Southern Adirondack Mountains and especially the Great Sacandaga Lake.
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  • This is a relatively difficult trek going towards the top of the mountain, it is very steep for 2/3 of the time. Bring a lot of water and wear good shoes with traction. The views from the fire tower a...  more »
  • Awesome hike! Steep and rocky, but definitely doable! Fire tower on the top with breathtaking views of the Adirondacks!  more »
  • This was a great hike-to-view ratio. Took about 3 hrs to the summit and back with a group of 24 (including kids down to 7 years old)
  • Loved hiking here with mt family

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