Access via Rocky Ledges Trail or Boquet Mt Trail Essex, NY 12936
North Boquet Summit Trail
This 3-mile loop trail begins at the trailhead for the Rocky Ledges Trail on Leaning Road in Essex. You’ll hike on Rocky Ledges for 0.4.miles, turn onto this trail, and then meander up the east slope of North Boquet Mountain. The trail features several amazing viewpoints looking east toward Essex, Lake Champlain, and the White and Green Mountains and then north up the lake and valley. Then you go beyond the summit to find an incredible view of the Adirondack High Peaks.
3-mile loop trail, moderate to difficult
Rocky Ledge Trail
Find this trail on Jersey St. in Essex. Park at the junction of Leaning Rd and Jersey Street, walk 100 ft south on Leaning Rd to trail Trail thru forest by rock outcrops; leads to North Bouquet Summit Trail. Makes loop trail via Bouquet Mt Trail.
(R3 on the map) 2 mi RT, moderate.
Trailhead same as Rocky Ledges Trail (R3). This trail goes along the edge of a farmfield, climbs steeply, meets the Rocky Ledges Trail, goes left to Boquet Mountain trail, loopback via Rocky Ledges Trail.
(F4 on the map) 2 mi RT, moderate.