High Peaks Scenic Byway


  • DesignationState Byway (1999)
  • LocationNY
  • Length30 miles
Dedicated Byway Visitor Information
Adirondack North Country Association
Statewide Byway Partners
New York Department of Transportation
New York Byways Map
High Peaks Scenic Byway


The High Peaks Scenic Byway winds past the Adirondacks' highest peaks and along some of its most picturesque waters, including Chapel Pond, Johns Brook, Roaring Brook Falls and the Cascade Lakes. There are over 40 high peaks in the Adirondack Park that are over 4,000 feet in elevation. The Byway carries more than four million travelers annually through spectacular mountain passes and river valleys, verdant forests and hamlets with long and proud pasts. The byway provides a gateway to unsurpassed recreational access points to the High Peaks of the Adirondacks for hiking, boating, canoeing, biking, rock climbing, fishing, white water rafting, sightseeing, cross country skiing.

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