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What's New In the Adirondacks

From an endless number of trails to great ski & snowboard sites, what's not to love about winter in the Adirondacks? Whether you want to enjoy the snow or spend time indoors, there's something for you to do in the region. This weekend, check out one of these 9 fun events & activities happening in the Adirondacks!

Photo provided by Gore Mountain
2017 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Buttons and tickets to the Grand Marshal Reception and Royalty Dinner are now available to the public!

The 2017 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival will take place February 3-12. Buttons may be purchased for $4 at area businesses, the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, or by mail (details below). 


Summer is still many months away, but it's never too early to help your kids sign up for an exciting Adirondack summer camp! Online registration for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) week-long summer camps opens January 25th, 2017.

Photo Credit: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Great Camp Santanoni is open to visitors year-round, and during winter, it's the perfect place to go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. If you're interested in planning a trip to the historic site, don't miss out on this season's free Winter Weekends at Camp Santanoni!

The winter season is in full swing in the Adirondacks! Looking for things to do during Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend? You don't want to miss out on the exciting winter festivals, family-friendly activities, and more going on in the Adirondacks: January 13-16!

Photo provided by Gore Mountain
2017 has finally arrived, which means it's time to stick to your resolutions and have fun. Instead of staying at home this weekend, head out into the Adirondacks and check out what's happening in the region!

With the busy holiday season over, it's time to look toward the future and the start of 2017! Make the end of the year memorable at a fun New Year's celebration, try a polar plunge, or check out another great event happening this weekend in the Adirondacks: December 30 - January 1!

The Wilmington Wild Forest is a very popular area in the northeastern Adirondacks for mountain biking, hiking, and other recreational activities. A new community preserve located in the Town of Wilmington has recently been announced, and it will include new trails and greater accessibility to the Wild Forest!

With just over a month to go until the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, we've got two big updates from the Winter Carnival Committee to share! It's once again time to submit your nominations for King & Queen, and cartoonist Garry Trudeau has come through with another fantastic poster design to go with this year's theme of "Adirondack Wildlife."

2016 King Brendan Keough and Queen Kathy Ford, photo provided
It's time to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in the Adirondacks! If your holiday weekend schedule isn't filled up with family gatherings and gift giving, then you should take a look at some of the top holiday shows and activities going on in the Adirondacks and enjoy the season!