Interstate 87: The Adirondack Northway: Exit 30 - Keene Valley, Lake Placid, Olympic Arena: US 9, NY 73

Exit 30 - Keene Valley, Lake Placid, Olympic Arena: US 9, NY 73

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Mile Post: 104.3
Major Attractions: None Nearby, except for the outstanding mountain scenery and Split Rock Falls for Great Swimming
There is a big incline between Exits 30 & 31 on I-87
All Night Service No services at all, day or night, last services at Exit 28, last all night services at Exit 26, 32. Good spring water at the parking area just north on US 9.(The health and safety ninnies put the kibosh on that one) Sometimes there is a lunch wagon there for some hot chow. Sharps Bridge DEC Campground is 2.5 miles south on US 9
Emergency Services None Nearby
Location Town: North Hudson; County: Essex

Well, there's the High Peaks and Exit 30!

Note, the stretch between Exits 30 & 31 has a 1000' foot drop and is the scene of many accidents and freeze-ups, especially on the NB side. Couple years ago, a state trooper was run down and killed by an out of control Canadian truck while he was talking to another motorist during a routine traffic stop. On Friday, 11/18/05, there was a freeze up and eight trucks and one car got into a pileup. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured bur the road was closed for almost 18 hours.

Exit 30 High Peaks Map
Exit 30 High Peaks Map

Elevation Profile Between Exits 30 & 31

Split Rock, 4 Miles North of Exit 30 on US 9 in New Russia
Split Rock, Great Swimming
4 Miles North of Exit 30 on US 9 in New Russia

Participating Establishments
518 Area Code

Blue Ridge Falls Campsites in North Hudson   Blue Ridge Falls Campsites 3493 Blue Ridge Road, CR 84, North Hudson, NY 12855
Two miles west of Exit 29 of I-87. Close to Schroon Lake
Trailer Storage, Wi-Fi Wireless broadband, Camping
RV Supplies, pool, basketball court, Tenting
Phone: (518) 532-7863

Adirondack Buffalo Company 3187 Blue Ridge Road, CR 84, North Hudson, New York 12855. About 3 miles west of Exit 29
Owned and operated by Dorreen and Steve Ossenkop. The farm is home to a herd of about forty American bison or buffalo. Open from May into October. Gift shop has bison products, fresh produce, baked goods and souvenirs.
518-532-9466  E-mail
Adirondack Buffalo Company's Herd

The Mountaineer of Keene Valley Purveyors of Fine Outdoor and Mountaineering Equipment Since 1975
Webmeister recommended, they're pro!
NY 73, Keene Valley, in the High Peaks
Phone: 518-576-2281
The Mountaineer of Keene Valley

Pottersville Garage AAA Towing Auto Repair

Adirondack Towing & Auto Repair: Pottersville Garage

7920 US 9, Off of Exit 26 in Pottersville, NY 12860
24 Hour AAA Towing and Recovery, cars and small trucks on or off the Northway
Great local auto repair repair
Phone: 518-494-3631 | Our Facebook Page : :

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