To be organized later: * Appalachian trail runs right past Rutland (KRUT)


KLKP (Lake Placid Airport)

KLKP - AOPA, AirNav From KISP: 211.5NM, About 2h10m

For many hikes, a good bet is to camp or bunk at the Adirondack Loj at Heart Lake. It's a 6.8 mile journey from the airport. Note that there are campsites to the East of the Adirondack Loj along Meadows S Meadows Rd. For true hardcore status, try the 10-peak tour. For a quick easy hike right near the airport, check out this short one.


  • Cascade & Porter Mountains
    • Accessible directly from the airport: Map
    • 9.9 miles each way. 4.4 miles to trail head
  • Street & Summit Mountains
    • 8.3 miles round trip from Adirondack Loj
  • Wright, Algonquin & Iroquois Mountains
    • 10.2 miles w/ backtracking or 12.5 miles as a loop, both from Adirondack Loj
  • Phelps & Tabletop Mountains
    • 13.8 miles round trip from Adirondack Loj
  • Mount Skylight, Mount Marcy & Gray Peak
    • 17.6 mile loop from Adirondack Loj
  • Big Slide Mountain
  • Mount Colden


KRUT (Rutland - Southern Vermont Regional)

KRUT - AOPA, AirNav From KISP: 164.1NM, about 1h45m

The Long Trail passes just to the east of the airport. It's a 1.2 mile walk to the trail head.

6B0 (Middlebury State)

6BO - AOPA, AirNav, VT State From KISP: 191.3NM, about 2h

Some trail heads about 3 miles from the airport


BHB (Hancock County - Bar Harbor Airport)

BHB - AOPA, AirNav, Airport Website From KISP: 303.4NM, about 3h

Trailheads available in Acadia National Park 8.3 miles from the airport.