Best trails in Essex County

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Essex County, New York. The Northville - Placid Trail is the most popular trail. The trails have 20 user reviews with great photos and information. There are trails of various difficulty levels including medium and difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Adirondack High Peaks Loop and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Pharaoh Mountain and Lake Loop. The longest trail is the Northville - Placid Trail at 220 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Pharaoh Mountain and Lake Loop at 24 km. Get off line access to Water, Viewpoint, Shelter, and Peak locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

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