Our Area

Create Your Own Breathtaking Moments

Nestled on five acres in the beautiful Keene Valley, the Snow Goose B&B combines the magic of a woodland retreat with the convenience of nearby attractions like Lake Placid, Whiteface Mountain, Ausable Chasm, Lake Champlain ferries, and of course, miles of High Peaks trails for hiking and skiing. Whether the goal of your getaway is relaxation, inspiration, adventure or special time with a loved one, the Adirondack High Peaks region offers just what you need!
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HIKING

You’ll be staying in the heart of Hiker’s Heaven! We are the closest lodging property to the coveted Giant/Roaring Book Falls/Ausable Club parking lots. Choose a short, scenic hike or an all-day trek. In fact, you can hike Snow, Roostercomb and Hopkins mountains right from our yard!

Trail Descriptions Listed by Length (scroll down for options)

Interactive Trail Map

Trail Conditions and Info

The Adirondack 46ers

Popular Hikes

Giant Mountain – 2 minutes

Ausable Club Lake Road – 3 minutes

Garden Parking Lot – 7 minutes

Cascade Mountain – 15 minutes

Mt. Marcy (from Adirondack Loj) – 25 minutes

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CANOEING & KAYAKING

Lakes, rivers, ponds … we’ve got them all here in the Adirondacks. Bring your own kayak or rent one nearby. We offer a paddling guidebook for your use during your stay.
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BIKING

Whether you love road biking or trail biking, the stunning scenery makes it hard to keep your eyes on the road!
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Rock/Ice Climbing

If dangling from a rock or ice face excites you, you’ve come to the right place. Just minutes from our inn are great climbs and guiding services.
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FISHING

With thousands of lakes and ponds and uncounted miles of rivers, the Adirondacks are a fisherman’s dream come true. Our B&B is just across the road from the Ausable River and only 15-20 minutes from world-famous fly-fishing sites and fly shops.
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Skiing

When the snow flies, our forests transform into a winter wonderland worthy of Narnia! Whether you like groomed XC trails, backcountry thrills or skiing the highest vertical drop in the East (Whiteface mountain), the Snow Goose B&B is a great base camp for your ski adventure.
Lake Placid Boat Tours | Snow Goose Bed and Breakfast, Keene Valley, NY
Adirondack Scenic Railroad | Snow Goose Bed and Breakfast, Keene Valley, NY

SIGHTS TO SEE

You will not be bored while visiting the High Peaks Region. There are too many local shops, art galleries, lecture series, live music venues, farmer’s markets and community theaters to list.

Here are some of the attractions that our guests have enjoyed over the years:

High Falls Gorge – 24 mins

Craig Wood Golf Club – 24 mins

Adirondack Sleigh Rides – 26 mins

Lake Placid Boat Tours – 30 mins

Adirondack Scenic Railroad – 30 mins

Whiteface Mountain Scenic Hwy – 30 mins
Lake Placid Olympic Center – 30 mins

Ausable Chasm – 40 mins

Rail Bikes – 40 mins (2-4 person bikes on an old railroad!)​

Lake Champlain Ferry – 40 mins

Fort Ticonderoga – 50 mins

The Wild Center – 1 hour

Adirondack Museum – 1 hour 15 mins

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Free ADK Getaway Guide

Whether you’re on a romantic getaway, tracking down history, hanging from a cliff, or looking for a way to bond with your kids, Amy’s guide will help you plan an Adirondack trip that’s just right for you.
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Dining

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Our Breakfast

Awaken to the aroma of freshly ground coffee and make your way to the dining room where you can pack a hearty “to go” breakfast (you can do this the night before for early departures). If you desire a more leisurely start, you can select your foods and eat on our lovely front porch or at your choice of several dining areas in the house. Breakfast is available from 7-9 am. Sunday brunch can be added to your stay for an additional fee.
Local Dining Options | Snow Goose Bed and Breakfast, Keene Valley, NY

LOCAL DINING OPTIONS

We eat well here in the Keene Valley area!! Within just a few minutes drive, you can enjoy a refreshing ice cream cone on a hot summer day, a burger and beer after a long hike or an elegant dinner for your birthday or anniversary.

On summer Sundays, you’ll want to visit the incredible Keene Farmer’s Market located at Marcy Field for local produce, maple syrup, soap, coffee, artwork and more.

In Keene Valley (1.5 miles from us):

Noonmark Diner – A classic Keene Valley landmark, the diner is open 7 days a week and offers everything from sandwiches to seafood, soft and hard ice cream and their famous “Noon Mark Pies.”

Ausable Inn – Friendly bar/restaurant with a great family atmosphere. Dependably open year round, their entrees range from burgers and soup to steaks, seafood and chicken. Vegetarian entrees available too. The soups are amazing – especially the Hungarian Mushroom! Outdoor seating available in nice weather. Next door is a nice little Wine and Spirits shop if you want some wine to bring back to the inn.

On Route 9N (7 mile from us):

Baxter Mountain Tavern – Open 7 days a week and serving until 10pm, the Tavern is a great place to unwind after a long day on the trail. Soups, salads, burgers, pasta, seafood, chicken, pork …. they have it all. Vegetarian options available too. In winter, enjoy the crackling fireplace near the bar. Outdoor seating in summer and a nice view from the windows.

In Keene (7 miles from us):

46 – 46 is a bistro-style, farm-to-table restaurant featuring local, sustainably sourced ingredients. In summer, the flowers blooming by their outdoor deck are reason enough to settle in for a relaxing dinner. Our guests not only enjoy the creative, “changing with the season” menu but have also raved about the friendliness of the staff.

Cedar Run Bakery – Sells coffee and baked goods as well as take-out lunch items and soups. There is no table service, but there are a few places to sit and have coffee or a sandwich. If you’re staying in our Legacies room (with the kitchenette) you may enjoy their extensive selection of home made frozen “take and bake” items for dinners. They also have an extensive Wine and Spirits Shop.

COFFEE:

Keene Valley is excited to have our very own gourmet coffee shop. Old Mountain Coffee Company is located just two miles from the Snow Goose B&B. In addition to coffee, you can purchase delicious pastries and sandwiches.  And don’t miss Pizza Night every Saturday.  

GROCERIES:

You can purchase basic groceries for packing lunches or fixing simple meals at the Valley Grocery (1 1/2 miles from us) or at Stewart’s convenience store in Keene (7 miles from us). Two full grocery stores are available in Lake Placid. All of our guest rooms have bar size refrigerators for convenient storage of beverages and snacks and a communal microwave is located in the TV room. (Legacies room has a full kitchenette if you like to prepare your own food)

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Our Sister Inn

We also invite you to visit our second property, the ADK Trail Inn, a charming 14 room inn located along the Ausable river between Keene and Upper Jay. Prices range from $89-$149, all rooms have private baths, breakfast is included in high season and small children and pets are welcome!

Visit www.adktrailinn.com or call 518-527-1155 for more information.

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