It is especially beautiful during fall when the trees are bursting with colors.
The climb, which takes about one hour, ends with a 360 degree-view of the High Peaks Region and Mount Marcy, Cascade Mountain, Indian Pass, and Algonquin Peak.
Address: Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946 Mount Jo is a 2876-foot mountain in the Adirondacks in the High Peaks region about seven miles from Lake Placid.
At the foot of the mountain are the historic Adirondack Loj and lovely Heart Lake.
For such a small town, Lake Placid, NY has a surprising range of activities and things to do due to its location in the heart of Adirondack Mountains, one of the most picturesque and beautiful regions in the country.
With dense old forests, crystal clear lakes, towering mountain peaks, waterfalls, and gorges, nature has been very generous to this beautiful destination. The Village of Lake Placid is breathtakingly beautiful even without serene Mirror Lake with its clear reflection of stately trees and the quaint town.
Adirondack Scenic Railroad is located in the Adirondack Park and operates on the tracks of the former New York Central Railroad Company that go through the scenic Adirondack Mountains between Utica and Lake Placid.
The railroad is operated and maintained by the not-for-profit Adirondack Railroad Preservation Society.
A Loomis Gang Train Robbery is a re-enactment of the famous robbery by the dangerous Loomis gang that kids will love.
The railroad tracks are used for trains in spring, summer, and fall and as trails in the winter.