Wilmington Area Information and Surrounding

This is a great place to start planning your trip to the Adirondacks while you stay


For hiking, biking, hiking and cross-country ski enthusiasts, adjacent to the Hungry Trout is the new “Wild Forrest Flume Trail System’, 10.5 miles of beautiful single track terrain that begins within walking distance from your doorstep. Behind our facility you can climb big mountains, or small mountains. You can bike short loops or train and test yourself on the Ironman loop. You can fly fish in one of the east coast best fly fishing streams, or jump in its famous swimming holes and waterfalls. The Hungry Trout on the West Branch of the Ausable River Adirondack Mountains, in Wilmington
The ‘Wild Forrest Flume Trail System’ is comprised of 8 miles of public multi-use use trails open to hiking. The Flume Knob is a 4-mile round trip hike that offers excellent views of Wilmington and the Jay Range. This trail system also connects to Esther and Whiteface Mountain. The trailhead for this trail system is 100 ft away from our resort, allowing for an early morning bike ride, or a full day hike capable of two, 46’er High Peaks.

Other Favorite Backyard Hikes:
Bear Den Mountain
Stag Brook Falls
Beaver Brook Trail System
Copperas, Owen, and Winch Pond
Connery pond to Whiteface Landing
Cooper Kiln Trail o High Falls Gorge and more…

Mountain Biking Wilmington is a dirt-lovers dream. The Hungry Trout is central to an extensive network of maintained trails, and your choice of trailheads. Cross Country Single track, lift assisted downhill, dirt jumps and pump tracks, or just cruising local remote roads. The choice is yours *Stop in to a local bike shop or our employees at our Fly Shop can point you in the right direction.

Beaver Brook Trail System The Beaver Brook Trail system is about 7 miles of trails, of public multi-use trails open to mountain biking. This trail system offers excellent riding with shorter technical connector trails and smooth cruising trails through sparse forest. The Beaver Brook Trailhead is only a 10-minute warm-up ride from the H.T.

Flume Trail System “The ‘Wild Forrest Flume Trail System’ is your backdoor. These trails consist of 8 miles of public use, trails open to mountain biking and maintained by the Bark Eaters Trail Alliance (BETA), a volunteer based organization. This trail system also connects to Whiteface Mountain offering a return route back to your motel room after a long day of lift access, or XC biking. The trailhead for this trail system is 100 ft away from our resort, allowing for an early morning warm up – ride, or a full day cruise.

Whiteface Mountain has quickly become a go-to biking destination in the Northeast. With 27 diverse trails, you are able to find plenty of trails that match any ability level. Whiteface offers gondola assisted, expert only trails, cross country trails, shorter shuttle assisted loops, and access to the Flume Trail System. All of this accessible via a sweet single track trail, or a .5 mile drive to Whiteface Mtn.

Other Favorite Backyard Bikes:
-The “Caddyshack Trails”
-Craigwood Trails
-Brewster Peninsula Trails

Road Biking: Many of the main roads in our area have excellent riding surfaces with wide shoulders. From your doorstep, loops from 5-100 miles meander through old farmland and out of the way roads with very little traffic and very scenic views. Many cyclists tell us that this area is one of the most beautiful areas for riding they have visited. We are also located directly on the biking loop for ‘Ironman Lake Placid’, which allows for race enthusiasts to enjoy the route from their front door.

Whiteface Winter ski mapWhiteface Summer ski map

The ‘Flume Trail System’ is comprised of 8 miles of public use trails open to mountain biking, hiking, cross country skiing, and snow shoeing. This trail system also connects to Esther and Whiteface Mountain, as well as the old Marble Mountain Ski Trails.  The trailhead for this trail system is 100 ft away from our resort, allowing for an early morning ski or snowshoe, or a full day adventure.

Beaver Brook Trail System is about 7 miles of trails, of public multi-use trails open to cross country skiing. This trail system offers fun cross country skiing combining shorter technical connector trails and smooth cruising trails through sparse forest. The Beaver Brook Trailhead is only a 5-minute drive from from the H.T.