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High Peaks Scenic Byway

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28.6 miles: 37 minutes
High Peaks Scenic Byway is a two-lane highway that passes through Adirondack Park, which consists of lush forest, picturesque lakes, mountains and rivers. The natural scenery is broken up by lovely villages, some predating the 20th century and consisting of cottage-style architecture.
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28.6 miles: 37 minutes
Along SR 73 are the beautiful Upper Cascade Lake and Lower Cascade Lake, which are flanked by mountainsides creating a stunning view. There are entrances to several hiking trails in Adirondack Park, and in Lake Placid the route passes by the Olympic Jumping Complex and the Olympic Sports Complex.