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Mount Marcy

Mountain information
NameMount Marcy
Elevation5344 ft (1628.9 m)
Prominence4914 ft (1497.8 m)
ListingAdirondack High Peaks
U.S. state high point
LocationKeene, Essex County, New York, USA
RangeAdirondack Mountains
First ascent1837 by Ebenezer Emmons and party
Easiest routeHike

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Mount Marcy is the highest point in New York State, with an elevation of 5344 ft (1628.9 m). It is a popular destination for hikers due to its stature and great views, and the peak can get very crowded in the summer months. Located in Essex County, the mountain is in the heart of the Adirondack High Peaks Region of the High Peaks Wilderness Area.

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