Friday, May 17, 2019

Featured Hike: Kane Mountain, Caroga Lake

kane mountain mapKane Mountain, located in the Shaker Mountain Wild Forest can be ascended via two routes which can be used to make a loop hike. A fire tower is located on the 2,060-foot summit.

Kane Mountain East Trail is the most direct route, ascending 560 feet and 0.8 mile from the Kane Mountain Trailhead Parking Area to the summit.

Kane Mountain North Trail descends 560 feet and 1.3 miles from the summit to the Kane Mountain Trailhead Parking Area. A 2.1-mile loop hike from Kane Mountain Trailhead Parking Area over the summit of and back to the trailhead can be made using the Kane Mountain North and East Trails

Kane Mountain Trailhead Parking Area: Kane Mountain Trailhead Parking Area is located at the end of the seasonal access Kane Mountain Road off Green Lake Road. (43.1805°N, 74.5040°W)

Featured Trails are recommended by DEC.

Map of Kane Mountain courtesy Adirondack Atlas.

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