Near Lake Placid in Essex County, the 92,000 acre Vanderwacker Wild Forest has the 9 mile Irishtown Snowmobile Trail. In addition, there are several other trails nearby, as shown on the map.
To reach the snowmobiling trailhead for Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest from the intersection of I-87 and CR 2B (Blue Ridge Road) in North Hudson, go west on CR 2B for 13.5 miles. Turn left just past Cheney Pond and look for parking.
When snowmobiling Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest, all snowmobiles must have a New York State snowmobile registration unless you are riding on your own private property.
Overall, Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest is the 9th most popular snowmobile trail of all 49 snowmobiling rides in New York.