Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest Snowmobiling

The 9th most popular snowmobile trail in New York.

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.

Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest Snowmobiling Map



Local Contact(s):  Essex Tourism (518) 523-2445; High Peaks Outfitter, Lake Placid; NY Snowmobile Association (315) 736-8187.

Best Season:  Dec. - Feb.

Base Camp:  Adirondack Rock & River Lodge, Kenne (518) 576-2041; Bark Eater Inn, Keene (518) 576-2221

Luxury Loding:  Friends Lake Inn (518) 494-4751; Mirror Lake Inn (518) 523-2544; Lake Placid Lodge (518) 523-2700

Breakfast Restaurant:  Upper Crust, Lake Placid

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/5/2016

ID:  12468

Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest Snowmobiling Map


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