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Things To Do In The Eastern Adirondack Region

Looking for something to do in the Eastern Adirondacks? Check out the largest cave entrance in the East, America's Fort, or go on an adventure with one of the many guide service companies.

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Paradox Lake
Essex County, NY
Paradox Lake is a wonderful fishing location in the Adirondacks, with plenty of fishing opportunities and large populations of species.
woman holding up fish caught at lincoln pond
Lincoln Pond
Essex County, NY
Lincoln Pond holds a great population of bass and muskie in its waters.
Ausable River, East Branch
Essex County, NY
The East Branch of the Ausable River is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks from
man in sunglasses and a hat hiking in the winter
Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service
Olmstedville, NY
Professional guide Jamie Frasier of Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service and his team have offered winter tours of the Adirondacks for over 25 years, including hunting, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing trips.
Eagle Lake
Essex County, NY
Eagle Lake is a smaller body of water but offers great opportunities for smallmouth bass, northern pike, and brown trout.
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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!
Ausable River, West Branch
Essex County, NY
The West Branch of the Ausable River is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks that is fed by Lake Placid and Chubb River.
Franklin Falls Flow
Essex County, NY
Franklin Falls Flow is a great fishing spot for walleye and other species.
Lake Placid
Essex County, NY
Lake Placid has continuously produced large wild fish and state record breaking lake trout.
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Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service
Olmstedville, NY
Jamie Frasier of Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service and his team have been guiding adventurous folk like you through the Adirondacks' mountains, lakes, rivers, and streams for over 25 years.
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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.
Pharaoh Lake Wilderness
Essex County, NY
The Pharaoh Lake Wilderness is over 45,000 acres of land and contains 39 bodies of waters that covers 1,100 acres of foot trails.
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ARO Adventures - Adirondack River Outfitters: Whitewater Rafting
North River, NY
Looking for a summer adventure? Visit ARO Adventures (Adirondack River Outfitters), New York State’s leading whitewater rafting company providing experienced, personable guided rafting tours in North River, Watertown, and Old Forge, NY!
a long rack of skis
Beaver Brook Outfitters
Wevertown, NY
If you love skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing but don't own any equipment, then visit Beaver Brook Outfitters in the Southern Adirondacks this winter. Their rental shop offers gear to keep you warm and single-day, multi-day, and seasonal rentals.
Lake Eaton
Long Lake, NY
Lake Eaton is a heavily stocked lake that is small in size but offers multiple fish species for anglers.
Boquet River, Lower
Essex County, NY
The lower section of the Boquet River in Essex County of the Adirondacks. You can find great fishing spots for landlocked salmon in the spring and fall with plenty of access spots.
Garnet Hill Lodge & Outdoor Center
Garnet Hill Lodge & Outdoor Center
North River, NY
Nationally known for our terrain, snowfall and facilities, Garnet Hill Lodge is a one of an elite group of cross country ski resorts ! However, we are also a four season resort with unique lodging and fantastic dining.
Cavers exploring the largest cave entrance in the East
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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Seagle Music Colony
Schroon Lake, NY
Seagle Music Colony is not only an outstanding opera and musical theater, but they also have the oldest summer vocal training program in the country! This nonprofit organization works to train gifted singers and present incredible performances.
Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club
Schroon Lake, NY
Started on the foundation of conserving the lake's wildlife and environment, the Club has grown into a group that supports local projects and community activities such as baseball and helping kids through a variety of efforts.
Adirondack Shakespeare Company
Schroon Lake, NY
Adirondack Shakespeare Company brings Shakespearean performance back to what matters most: the words. The result is productions that are dynamic, compelling, and unlike any other theatrical show you've seen.
Indian Lake Theater
Indian Lake, NY
Located in Hamilton County, the Indian Lake Theater screens new and old movies, hosts concerts, and runs special events.
Adirondack History Museum
Elizabethtown, NY
The Adirondack History Museum in Elizabethtown portrays the history, art, and culture of Essex County through an array of permanent and seasonal exhibits.
Brant Lake Camp
Brant Lake, NY
Brant Lake Camp is a private, residential sports-oriented camp for boys ages 7 through 15. The camp has an ideal location on Brant Lake with its own private waterfront. Core sports include basketball, baseball, soccer, and tennis.
Cobble Hill Golf Course
Elizabethtown, NY
This fully irrigated Adirondack Mountain course was established in 1896 and is one of America's oldest golf courses. 9-holes are surrounded by beautiful pines and scenic mountain views. On-site are a restaurant and pro shop.
Indian Lake Ski Hill & Skating Rink
Indian Lake, NY
Located in Indian Lake, NY, the Indian Lake Ski Hill & Skating Rink features a free outdoor skating rink that is great for the whole family, sledding and snow tubing opportunities, and a few downhill skiing trails.
Schroon Lake Golf Course
Schroon Lake, NY
This 9-hole golf course is a typical Adirondack course featuring scenic fairways and manicured greens. The course is par 36 and is great for golfers of all skill levels.
Long Lake Camp For The Arts
Long Lake, NY
Long Lake Camp For The Arts is a co-ed overnight camp for ages 8-16 with programs in theater, music, dance, fine arts, magic, comedy, film, and more. Artists and performers of all ability levels are welcome.
Garnet Hill Lodge
North River, NY
Visitors at Garnet Hill Lodge can enjoy a wide range of seasonal activities from summer through winter. Their property features hiking and mountain biking trails that become groomed cross-country ski trails in winter.
Ticonderoga Historical Society at the Hancock House
Ticonderoga, NY
Modeled after Thomas Hancock's mid-16th century Boston home, the Hancock House was built in 1926 as a gift to the New York State Historical Association. Now, it houses a museum, a research library, and an art gallery, which showcase regional history.
Paradox Brewery
Schroon Lake, NY
Visit Paradox Brewery's tasting room in Schroon Lake to enjoy beers made from pure Adirondack water and the best malts and hops available.
Point O'Pines Camp for Girls
Brant Lake, NY
At Point O'Pines Camp For Girls, your daughter will make friends and memories to last a lifetime. Located on Brant Lake, campers have abundant opportunities for new experiences and adventures.
The Crater Club
The Crater Club is a private, nonprofit social and recreational club in Essex that provides activities for all ages and a summer youth group program.
Schroon Lake Marina
Schroon Lake, NY
Schroon Lake Marina is located on the calm waters of Schroon Lake in the Adirondacks. The marina offers top-notch services and a wide range of new and used boats, boat rentals, and more.
Schroon Lake/North Hudson Snowmobile Club
Schroon Lake, NY
The club promotes safe & courteous snowmobile riding, creating and maintaining trails, and coordinating events to support local businesses.
Schroon Lake Ski Center
Schroon Lake, NY
Visit the Schroon Lake Ski Center at the Schroon Lake Golf Course in winter for downhill skiing and snow tubing.
Cedar River Golf
Indian Lake, NY
9-hole golf course that follows along the flowing Cedar River backed with beautiful Adirondack views. Stay and play at the on-site motel or stop in for lunch at their restaurant. Only one mile from the town of Indian Lake.
Ticonderoga Golf & Country Club
Ticonderoga, NY
A unique 18-hole course in Lord Howe Valley on the north end of Lake George. Players of all skill levels are welcome at this public course.
Wiley's Flies
Ray Brook, NY
Visit Wiley's Flies for a large selection of fly fishing equipment. The outfitter also offers guided fly fishing trips to the Ausable River, Raquette River, Saranac River, and more.
It's About Thyme Farm
Olmstedville, NY
It's About Thyme Farm is a 150-acre garden center and nursery with annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, trees, bushes, and flowers available. They also offer pumpkin picking and other fall events and activities, and hand blown glass art for sale.
Depot Theatre
Westport, NY
Enjoy Broadway shows in friendly and relaxed Adirondack style. The Depot Theatre is a professional Equity theatre in a charming historic train station a stone's throw from Lake Champlain and steps from the mountains.
Clifton West Museum
Hague, NY
History of Hague, the once booming town of Graphite and the mining operation. Gallery and museum featuring local Adirondack artists.
Ticonderoga Heritage Museum
Ticonderoga, NY
International Paper and American Graphite displays.
True North Yoga
Schroon Lake, NY
A welcoming space for empowering mind-body fitness with Adirondack spirit. We offer a variety of all-level Hatha and Vinyasa yoga classes plus gentle and chair yoga. The studio hosts uplifting and transformative workshops and wellness events.
Five Nations Golf
Ticonderoga, NY
Looking for a great place to practice your swing and play a round of miniature golf with the family? Visit Five Nations Golf, a comprehensive golf center located on the northern end of Lake George in Ticonderoga, NY.
Penfield Museum
Crown Point, NY