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Easy Adirondack Hikes: Walk to Moose Pond (Saranac Lake) Trail Map

This certainly has been a spectacular autumn. There have been so many options for viewing the changing season and a quick walk to Moose Pond is one of our favorites. Even as the season wanes, there seems to be plenty of color in the mountains. This easy Adirondack family hike begins between two fields on Rt. 3 between Saranac Lake and Bloomingdale. Since it is midweek and no other cars are around, I park at the canoe carry at the Saranac River bridge. There is parking for three cars by the bridge, but during busy weekends and summer days it’s best to park at the pullover on Rt. 3 and walk the additional 300 yards.  Moose Pond Loop Trail Map © According to Historic Saranac Lake the Rt. 3 trail to Moose Pond was once a logging trail and then became the access for a private club called “Bel-Lago Park” in the 1920s. It has since converted back to state land. It has long since overgrown and narrowed to become the current foot access only trail. The

Focus on Adirondack Family Time: Find Adirondack Kids Activity Crafts, Nature Detective, Hikes, and Farmers' Markets

When it's time for FRESH seasonal food, Make sure to find the nearest Farmers' Market in the Adirondack Park. There are Adirondack Farmer's Markets each day of the week. Check which is closest to you. Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday , Thursday , Friday , Saturday , Sunday Looking to learn a bit about nature in the Adirondacks? Learn to be a Nature Detective with these activities. Looking for crafts or activities to do with children? Here are some ideas. Hiking with children and families in the Adirondacks is a natural thing to do. Here are a few ideas to start with for your Adirondack hike with kids. all content and photos © Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities)