Blue Ledges

An Interesting Spot Along the Wild Hudson

Elevation: 1750 ft
Descent: 400 ft
Round-Trip Distance: 5.0 miles
Location: North Woods Club Road off Route 28N north of North Creek
Central Adirondacks

The start of the trail passes around the east end of Huntley Pond and is more root-filled than most. After about 0.2 miles, it leaves the pond (and the roots) and crosses a shoulder to descend again to cross a small brook. The rest of the trail is mostly a walk in the woods and ends with a descent to a beautiful spot on the Hudson River on the bank opposite the cliffs called the Blue Ledges. The sandy shore is one of the stopping spots for Hudson River rafting trips.  Watch out for any surge in the water level.

This can be found on the ADK/National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map for the Northville Raquette region (map No. 744).

Have a great hike! Bob Goodwin


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