Lily Pad Pond Hike & Paddle to Niagara Falls – Baxter State Park

Canoeing on Lily Pad Pond

This hike and paddle from Kidney Pond to Lily Pad Pond to Little & Big Niagara Falls is one of my favorite adventures in Baxter State Park. This hike was highly recommended in Greg Westrich’s Hiking Baxter State Park book and in Aislinn’s 1-minute hike blog, and I was not disappointed!  It’s about 5 miles … Read more

Horse Mountain Trail – Baxter State Park North

Horse Mountain is the first trail head you’ll find after entering Baxter State Park through its quieter north entrance.  After several years of going to Baxter State Park, this was my first time entering through the north entrance, so I figured I would do the first trail on the map.  The trail head for Horse … Read more