Eastern High Peaks, Giant Mt. wilderness areas open again

Dix Mt. Wilderness still closed

— The Adirondack Loj Road and the South Meadow road are open to motor vehicle traffic.


The Giant Mountain Wilderness is open to public recreation however all trails from trailheads on Route 73 between the Hamlet of Keene Valley and the Route 9 intersection are closed.

State Route 73 is closed between the Hamlet of Keene Valley and the Route 9 intersection.

All trails starting from the trailheads on Route 9 and Route 9N are open.

Giant Mountain may also be accessed via the Hopkins Mountain Trail from the Ranney Trail.

Many of these trails have not been assessed at this time. Hikers may encounter blowdown, eroded trails and flooding.


Dix Mountain Wilderness remains closed. DEC continues to evaluate the condition of trails and, with assistance from our partners, work to have trails reopened in the near future.

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