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Adirondack Outdoor Fun

Enjoy outdoor activities in the Adirondacks! From skiing and skating to canoeing and whitewater rafting there is plenty to do!

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Adirondack Adventure Center: ADK Treetop Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
ADK Treetop Adventures at the Adirondack Adventure Center in Lake Luzerne features a state-of-the-art adventure course through a beautiful forest canopy in the Southeastern Adirondacks. Ride the zip lines, cross the wooden platforms, and have fun!
McCauley Mountain in the sunset
McCauley Mountain Ski Area
Old Forge, NY
Skiing, snowboarding and more await at the family-friendly McCauley Mountain Ski Area in Old Forge, which offers all the excitement of a bigger mountain without the crowds and lines.
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McCauley Mountain
Old Forge, NY
McCauley Mountain in Old Forge offers much more than skiing - it's a mountain biking haven! The total descent is 2,077 feet with a vertical of 511 feet and 20 different trails with levels for all biking enthusiasts from novice to expert.
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ARO Adventures - Adirondack River Outfitters: Adventure Center
North River, NY
The Adirondack Adventure Center located at ARO Adventures in North River offers a number of thrilling recreational opportunities that will ensure you'll want to come back again and again, including ziplining, a ropes course, paintball, and more.
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Circle B Ranch
Chestertown, NY
Circle B Ranch is a family-owned and operated ranch offering trail rides, riding lessons, sleigh rides, Carriage and hay rides. Enjoy unparalleled Adirondack views with your experienced guide - there are even pony rides available for the little ones
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High Falls Gorge
Wilmington, NY
Suddenly you are worlds way... Enjoy spectacular views across sturdy bridges and manicured pathways that provide safe access into an otherwise inaccessible place. One of the Adirondack's most breathtaking 30 minute walks.
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Ausable Chasm
Ausable Chasm, NY
Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks! Explore the depths of the chasm on up to five miles of scenic walking/hiking trails and a one-of-a-kind Riverwalk tour. FAMILY FRIENDLY!
Wading in the Ausable River
Adirondack Riverwalking & Forest Bathing
Saranac Lake & Lake Placid areas, NY
Are you ready to slow down, unplug, and immerse your senses in nature? Adirondack Riverwalking offers guided outdoor sensory experiences in the Adirondacks in every season.
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Adirondack Riverwalking: Winter Forest Bathing
Would you love to bathe in the sights, sounds, smells, and textures of an Adirondack forest during winter? Adirondack Riverwalking offers guided outdoor sensory experiences in the Adirondacks that will leave you feeling happy and relaxed.
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Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
Pottersville, NY
Summer: Hike self-guided tour & explore LARGEST cave entrance in East, waterfalls, gorge, caves. Also guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, disc golf, climbing walls, dino dig, & extensive rock shop. Winter: snowshoe trails/tour.
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Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
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Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga is a bucket list destination! Bring the family and enjoy hands-on activities, daily weapon demos, boat tours, world-class museum exhibits, beautiful gardens, friendly animals, and more. Rain or shine, there's something for everyone!
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Revolution Rail Company
North Creek, NY
Railbiking is a fun, easy-to-do activity wherein you power yourself to ride railroad tracks using your own power and explore a section of Adirondack railroad that never saw passenger traffic. Revolution Rail has locations in North Creek and Hadley.
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Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Located in North Creek, NY, Gore Mountain is an alpine ski resort featuring over 100 trails, 14 lifts, and a Nordic Center. In addition to winter sports, they are a four-season recreation destination offering hiking, mountain biking, and more.
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The Wild Center
Tupper Lake, NY
The Wild Center in Tupper Lake is an Adirondack museum featuring exhibits and programs, live animals, forest trails, and the Wild Walk, an elevated walkway among the treetops. Discover the story of the Adirondacks with the whole family!
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Raquette River Outfitters
Tupper Lake, NY
Raquette River Outfitters in Tupper Lake is ready to help you explore the Adirondack Park's waterways. They rent and sell kayaks, canoes, and SUPs, their shop features camping gear, maps, and more, and the company offers guided trips too.
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Garnet Mine Tours
North River, NY
Garnet Mine Tours in North River, typically open from late June through Labor Day, offers mine tours, treasure hunting, and mineral shopping at the Gore Mountain Mineral Shop. Note, Garnet Mine Tours is not open for 2021.