A shorter and easier (though no less steep) hike than its neighbor, Black Bear Mountain, Rocky Mountain is a great hike for families and hikers with dogs. Even though it’s a quick hike, you still get a good view from the top of Fourth Lake, as well as nearby Inlet and Eagle Bay.
Rising up from Inlet, Black Bear Mountain begins from the same trailhead as Rocky Mountain, a slightly smaller neighboring peak. Black Bear Mountain has great views of the lakes below, and while steep in some parts, it can be hiked in a nice loop.
Located near Old Forge in the northwestern Adirondacks, Woodhull Mountain is unique in that it is not a very high peak but it is the longest fire tower trip, as there is a long, flat hike along an old railroad bed in approach to the uphill section of the climb.