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Something to see Great views, lots of fun with kids

Took cable ride to top of mountain you will see for miles, let kids hike at top Great place for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rochester, New York
Worth the challenge

Hiked this mountain this past weekend with my dog and it was a challenge with a rewarding view at... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took cable ride to top of mountain you will see for miles, let kids hike at top Great place for pictures nice after noon thanks

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Hiked this mountain this past weekend with my dog and it was a challenge with a rewarding view at the top. There were a couple of stoppage points on your way up where you could look over the beautiful Adirondack foliage. Took us about 2...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This mountain is a great hike almost anyone can do. The view is beautiful, especially from our fire tower! My last trip up was pulling a stokes stretcher for an injured hiker. I'm 76 and did it without difficulty, yet you feel like a climber...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Bald Mountain was a nice climb. It offered a view small challenges but nothing that was overwhelming. We had a fun trip up and back.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank katedun04
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My teenage daughter and I enjoy hiking this mountain. It is not too difficult, but is somewhat challenging in certain places. We brought our dog with us and she managed the hike with no problem. Beautiful views of the great Adirondacks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mammadeluca
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Hike up Bald Mountain was not as easy as the site said. Lots of Rocky spots,trails not marked well on the way up. Beautiful view from the top and along the way. Would not recommend if it's raining or has rained. Old Forge was really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank N2376OMdonaldl
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve hiked this mountain at least 3 times and have never been disappointed. The views at the top are spectacular and worth the trip. The fire tower is also good for taking pictures and getting and even better view.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank brianerbland
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very moderate hike with a great view at the end and a fire tower for the kids to climb up. That makes it very popular with families, and you’ll see more dogs and small children on this hike than any other I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank markgI9596KW
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Short, easy hike, takes about 30 minutes if you're moving good. Awesome views of the Fulton Chain of Lakes for great picture taking. There's a fire tower at top which you can climb up for even better views. Not very technical climb, more like an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Clarkvara
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I am not in the best shape so I was a little worried when my daughter suggested we climb Bald Mountain. However, even though it is a bit steep in spots and there are a lot of rocks/boulders to climb, I made it to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank RayvnWolf
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Response from johnnieb | Reviewed this property |
Come on back with a car sometime soon..Bald Mountain is an easy-ish climb, with a "remember it for life" view. have fun!