Trail Map of Lower Tongue Range - Lake George

A great loop hike that brings you along the shore of Lake George then over 3 small peaks on the Tongue Mountain Range

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Lower Tongue Range - Lake George
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Moderate: 11.8 miles, Full day
Other Information: Family Friendly
Dog Friendly
 
Overview: This is a wonderful hike. You will park at the southern trailhead for the Tongue Range, Clay Meadows next to a quarry. From there you will follow a nice trail around the shore of the lake to Montcalm Point where you'll have great views of the Narrrows. Then you'll gradually ascend the southern end of the Tongue Range over 3 nice peaks with great views over the lake below.

Tips: Directions to Clay Meadow Trailhead:
Take exit 24 off of I-87 and head east on the Bolton Valley-Riverbank Road toward Bolton Landing. When you get to Route 9 turn left to head north. Clay Meadows is 4.5 miles from the turn and the trailhead is on the east side of the road next to a rock quarry filled with water. No fee to park here.

Tip: There is a specific species of rattlesnack that only lives in the Tongue Range so be aware of this, not necessarily scared of this as they certainly are more afraid of you than you are of them.
Clay Meadows Parking Lot
Parking
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Trail Junction
Junction
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Montcalm Point
Viewpoint
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First Peak Summit
Mountain
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French Point Mountain Summit
Mountain
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Fifth Peak Summit
Mountain
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Deer Leap Junction
Junction
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