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Things To Do In The Eastern Adirondack Region

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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.... [+More]
man holding fish by paradox lake and smiling
Paradox Lake
Essex County, NY
Paradox Lake is a wonderful fishing location in the Adirondacks, with plenty of fishing opportunities and large populations of spe... [+More]
two people canoeing on lake george
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... [+More]
Lake Eaton
Long Lake, NY
Lake Eaton is a heavily stocked lake that is small in size but offers multiple fish species for anglers.... [+More]
Franklin Falls Flow
Essex County, NY
Franklin Falls Flow is a great fishing spot for walleye and other species.... [+More]
chain of tall mountains on a sunny day
Rocky Peak Ridge
Keene, NY
Rocky Peak Ridge is the 20th highest mountain in New York State, with an elevation of 4,420 ft.... [+More]
lots of mountains with small bodies of water visible between them
Allen Mountain
Keene Valley, NY
Allen Mountain has an elevation of 4,340' and is one of New York's 46 Adirondack High Peaks. There is no official trail to Allen's... [+More]
waterfall in the woods with photo credit to thomas w. gorman
Split Rock Falls
Elizabethtown, NY
Split Rock Falls is a popular, picturesque drop in the Bouquet (Boquet) River.... [+More]
steep waterfall dropping into a pool with photo credit to john haywood
Wedge Brook Falls
Keene, NY
Wedge Brook, a tributary to the East Branch of the Ausable River, has a series of three falls.... [+More]
whitewater rafting group
Adirondac Rafting Company
Indian Lake, NY
For a professional, adventurous trip on the gorgeous Upper Hudson River Gorge, you can count on the skilled staff at Adirondac Raf... [+More]
Falls on the North Folk Boquet River
Keene, NY
The entire stretch of the river has one drop after another. The top of the falls is a broad rock slide about 40 feet long, with a ... [+More]
view of a mountain summit in the fall from behind some pine trees
Lower Wolfjaw Mountain
Keene, NY
Lower Wolfjaw Mountain is the 30th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,175 ft. Part of the Great Range, Lower... [+More]
map showing dial mountain
Dial Mountain
Keene, NY
Dial Mountain is the 41st-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,020 ft.... [+More]
Baxter Mountain
Keene, NY
This short, 1.1 mile hike offers big rewards and is great for beginners and those with young kids.... [+More]
five women jumping at the top of cascade mountain
Cascade Mountain
Keene, NY
Cascade Mountain is the 36th-highest of New York's Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,098 ft.... [+More]
map showing mount redfield and other nearby landmarks
Mount Redfield
Keene, NY
Mount Redfield is the 15th highest of New York State's Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,606 ft.... [+More]
waterfall flowing over rocks with photo credit to heather sheridan
Unnamed Falls
Newcomb, NY
If you're hiking near Lake Colden in the Adirondacks, be on the look out for an unnamed 25-foot cascade.... [+More]
map showing the trail to the couchsachraga summit
Couchsachraga Peak
Newcomb, NY
Couchsachraga Peak is the 46th-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 3,820 ft.... [+More]
multiple snow-covered mountains
Gray Peak
Keene, NY
Standing at 4,840 feet, Gray Peak is the 7th tallest Adirondack High Peak. It is located in Keene Valley, fairly close to Mount Ma... [+More]
a view from the summit of mount severance
Mount Severance
Schroon Lake, NY
Mount Severance tops out at 1,693 feet and features terrific views. It can be accessed one half-mile south of the intersection bet... [+More]
a view from the summit of upper wolfjaw mountain
Upper Wolfjaw Mountain
Keene Valley, NY
Featuring an elevation of 4,185 feet, Upper Wolfjaw Mountain is recognized as the 29th High Peak of the Adirondacks and is not rec... [+More]
view of a body of water and tall mountains in the distance as seen from another mountain
Blake Peak
Keene, NY
Blake Peak is the 43rd of the Adirondacks' 46 High Peaks, with an elevation of 3,960 ft.... [+More]
view of pharaoh lake and surrounding trees
Pharaoh Lake Trail
Adirondack, NY
The Pharaoh Lake Trail is located in the Pharoah Lake Wilderness near Schroon Lake. We took the trail from Pharaoh Road to the bo... [+More]
snow-covered mountain
Gothics Mountain
Keene, NY
Gothics Mountain is the 10th-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,736 ft.... [+More]
view of a mountain with some snow on it in the distance
Dix Mountain
Keene, NY
Dix Mountain is the sixth-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks with an elevation of 4,857 ft.... [+More]
snow-covered mountain summit
Iroquois Peak
Newcomb, NY
Standing at 4840 feet, Iroquois Peak is the 8th tallest mountain in New York State & the Adirondack High Peaks.... [+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.... [+More]
waterfall rushing off a cliff
OK Slip Falls
Indian Lake, NY
OK Slip Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in the Adirondacks featuring a 200 foot drop, was unable to be seen by the public unt... [+More]
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 Adi... [+More]
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.... [+More]
waterfall
Falls of Carillon
Ticonderoga, NY
The Falls of Carillon is located on the LaChute River in Ticonderoga's Bicentennial Park.... [+More]
Hoisington Brook Cascade
Westport, NY
Hoisington Brook Cascade is a small falls under a stone footbridge in Westport.... [+More]
calm body of water in front of three mountains
Mount Marcy
Keene, NY
With an elevation of 5,344 feet above sea level, Mount Marcy is the highest peak in the Adirondacks and the highest mountain in Ne... [+More]
several mountains on a sunny day
Mount Colvin
Keene, NY
Mount Colvin is one of the shortest High Peaks, standing at 4,057 feet, which places it 39th out of 46.... [+More]
colorful foliage on a mountain's summit
Grace Peak (formerly known as East Dix)
North Hudson, NY
Grace Peak, formerly known as East Dix, is one of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks. Located in North Hudson, the mountain has an eleva... [+More]
woman standing in a cave next to a small waterfall
Natural Stone Bridge & Caves
Pottersville, NY
Natural Stone Bridge & Caves on Trout Brook features multiple waterfalls, a marble natural stone bridge, and several caves, includ... [+More]
Fairy Ladder Falls
Keene, NY
This 90 foot high staircase cascade is located on Gill Brook, upstream from Artists Falls.... [+More]
view from a mountain summit on a sunny day
Sawyer Mountain
Indian Lake, NY
Sawyer Mountain is located on Route 28 between the towns of Blue Mountain Lake and Indian Lake. The hike is 2.2 miles round trip a... [+More]
two snow covered mountains as seen on a cloudy day
Mount Colden
Keene, NY
Mount Colden is the 11th highest peak in the Adirondacks. Its elevation reached 4,714 feet. Its most prominent feature, the Trap D... [+More]
Staircase Falls
Crown Point, NY
Staircase Falls (sometimes called Stair Falls) is made up of several small drops in Crown Point's Putnam Creek.... [+More]
small waterfall under an overpass
Hulls Falls
Keene, NY
South of Keene is a wide, 20-foot-high falls on the east branch of the Ausable River.... [+More]
Beer Walls Falls
Keene Valley, NY
Beer Walls Falls is a seasonal waterfall best viewed in the spring or after heavy rains. It might be dry during late summer months... [+More]
narrow waterfall dropping through the woods with photo credit to tom bessette
Cascade Falls
Keene, NY
This large and picturesque cascading waterfall drops over 100 feet from Cascade Mountain.... [+More]
Wadhams Lookout Trail
Westport, NY
Wadhams Lookout Trail is an easy .3 mile hike to the overlook.... [+More]
rushing waterfall with photo credit to tim hall
Bushnell Falls
Keene Valley, NY
The 20-foot Bushnell Falls is a popular Adirondack destination located near John's Brook Ledge in Keene.... [+More]
sign marking the routes to blueberry and porter mountains and the town trail
Porter Mountain
Keene, NY
Porter Mountain is the 38th highest of the 46 High Peaks of the Adirondacks, with an elevation of 4,059 ft.... [+More]
mountain with lots of rocky areas
Giant Mountain
Keene, NY
Giant Mountain is the 12th-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks with an elevation of 4,627 ft.... [+More]
woman sitting on a mountain summit
Pitchoff Mountain
Keene, NY
Pitchoff Mountain tops out at 3,600' and is the 80th-highest peak in the Adirondack Park. It is situated in the Sentinel Range adj... [+More]
waterfall with several small drops winding through the woods
Blue Ridge Falls
North Hudson, NY
Blue Ridge Falls features several small, turbulent drops, and is located on a stretch of The Branch, which eventually empties into... [+More]
tall, skinny waterfall dropping through the woods
Roaring Brook Falls
Keene Valley, NY
Roaring Brook Falls drops more than 100 feet in two segments.... [+More]
several mountain peaks at sunrise
Mount Haystack
Keene, NY
Standing at 4,960 feet, Mount Haystack is the third tallest mountain in New York State. Its bald summit offers incredible views of... [+More]
map showing the route from the trailhead to santanoni, panther, and couchsacharaga peaks
Santanoni Peak
Newcomb, NY
Santanoni Peak is the 14th highest mountain in New York State, with an elevation of 4,607 ft.... [+More]
grove of pine trees in front of a mountain
Basin Mountain
Keene, NY
Basin Mountain is the 9th-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks with an elevation of 4,827 ft.... [+More]
body of water in the foreground with a large mountain in the background
Nippletop Mountain
North Hudson, NY
Nippletop Mountain is the 13th highest mountain in New York State with an elevation of 4,620 ft.... [+More]
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.... [+More]
Art Farm Trail
Westport, NY
Art Farm Trail is an easy hike that covers 1.5 miles round-trip. The trailhead is located on Walker/Sayre Road .6 miles north of L... [+More]
Bouquet River Falls
Keene, NY
The Bouquet River Falls is a set of falls in the Adirondacks' Essex County.... [+More]
mostly frozen waterfall with photo credit to john haywood
Hague Brook Falls
Hague, NY
A two-part waterfall where Hague Brook meets NY 8.... [+More]
wooden lean to
John Dillon Park
Long Lake, NY
Bring the whole family for a day of picnicking, hiking, and paddling at John Dillon Park in Long Lake. The park is open seasonally... [+More]
several mountain summits in the distance as seen from another mountain
Mount Marshall
Newcomb, NY
Ranked at 25 of the 46 High Peaks, Mount Marshall stands at 4,360 feet. Its tree covered summit lends it to be a less frequented p... [+More]
several mountains covered in fall foliage
Sawteeth Mountain
Keene, NY
Sawteeth Mountain is the 35th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,100 ft.... [+More]
Lake Placid
Essex County, NY
Lake Placid has continuously produced large wild fish and state record breaking lake trout.... [+More]
Squaw Brook Falls
Indian Lake, NY
Squaw Brook Falls are small waterfalls by a roadside located in a rocky gorge by Squaw Brook. They're on private property.... [+More]
Field and Forest Trail
Westport, NY
Field and Forest Trail is an easy hike, about 2.5 miles, that goes over an old beaver dam.... [+More]
armstrong mountain as seen from a neighboring peak with a large tree in the foreground
Armstrong Mountain
Keene Valley, NY
Armstrong Mountain is the 22nd-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,400 ft.... [+More]
steep rock slide with other mountains visible in the distance
Big Slide Mountain
Keene, NY
Big Slide Mountain is the 27th-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,240 ft.... [+More]
close-up of a waterfall flowing over rocks and mist rising up
Buttermilk Falls
Long Lake, NY
Buttermilk Falls is one of the most visited waterfalls in the Adirondacks, mostly because the hike is very short, easy and flat.... [+More]
waterfall over rocks
Rock Garden Falls
Keene Valley, NY
Rock Garden Falls got its name from waterfall guidebook author Russell Dunn, who found it resembled a Japanese rock garden.... [+More]
narrow waterfall dropping down rocks in the woods with photo credit to john haywood
Mossy Cascade Brook Falls
Keene, NY
Mossy Cascade Brook Falls - also called Mossy Cascade - is a 40-foot-high drop in Mossy Cascade Brook, a tributary to East Branch ... [+More]
cliff mountain sign mounted to a limb
Cliff Mountain
Newcomb, NY
Cliff Mountain is 44th out of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 3,960 ft.... [+More]
Long Valley Trail
Westport, NY
This simple hike is 1.7 miles long.... [+More]
waterfall dropping into a pool with photo credit to carl heilman ii
Dug Mountain Brook Falls
Indian Lake, NY
The best way to reach Dug Mountain Brook Falls is by canoe from the DEC Indian Lake Islands boat launch.... [+More]
sandy beach on the water's edge
Watch Hill Trail
Indian Lake, NY
The 1.6-mile Watch Hill Trail is located in the Jessup River Wild Forest off State Route 30 between the Hamilton County communitie... [+More]
mountains on a cloudy day
Hough Peak
North Hudson, NY
Hough Peak is part of the Dix Range in the Adirondack High Peaks. Its elevation is 4400 feet making it the 23rd tallest High Peak.... [+More]
aerial view of several snow-covered mountain summits
Saddleback Mountain
Keene, NY
Saddleback Mountain is the 17th highest peak in New York State with an elevation of 4,515 ft.... [+More]
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 i... [+More]
sun shining through the clouds over mountains
South Dix Mountain
North Hudson, NY
South Dix Mountain is the 37th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,060 ft.... [+More]
Pyramid Falls
Keene, NY
Pyramid Brook, a tributary to the Ausable River's East Branch, features a series of drops made less magnificent by the limited flo... [+More]
a small, rushing waterfall
LaChute Falls
Ticonderoga, NY
The LaChute River in Ticonderoga, NY features LaChute Falls, a series of five different waterfalls located along the LaChute River... [+More]
Schroon Falls
Schroon Lake, NY
Schroon Falls is a 2-foot drop in the Schroon River underneath Route 9.... [+More]
several mountains in the foreground and background on a sunny day
Panther Peak
Newcomb, NY
Panther Peak is the 18th highest mountain in NY State, with an elevation of 4,442 ft.... [+More]
patch that says macomb mountain elevation 4405'
Macomb Mountain
North Hudson, NY
Macomb Mountain stands at 4,405 feet, making it the 21st tallest Adirondack High Peak. Located in the Dix Range, Macomb Mountain c... [+More]
Opalescent Falls
Newcomb, NY
Just upstream from Hanging Spear Falls on the Opalescent River is a 15-foot cascade that is sometimes referred to as Opalescent Fa... [+More]
tall mountain with some pine trees in the foreground
Table Top Mountain
Essex County, NY
Table Top Mountain is the 19th highest mountain in New York State, with an elevation 4,427 ft.... [+More]
very steep narrow waterfall dropping into a pool with photo credit to tim hall
Hanging Spear Falls
Newcomb, NY
Hanging Spear Falls is a 75-foot high, hourglass-shaped falls on the Opalescent River near Calamity Mountain.... [+More]
large waterfall dropping through the woods in the fall with photo credit to laura neadle
Rainbow Falls at Ausable Club
Keene, NY
Rainbow Falls consists of 150 feet of cascades, which fill the gorge with a constant mist, providing ideal conditions for spotting... [+More]
Ausable River, East Branch
Essex County, NY
The East Branch of the Ausable River is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks from... [+More]
an aerial view of fort ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga is a bucket list destination! Bring the family and enjoy hands-on activities, daily weapon demos, boat tours, wor... [+More]
Group of visitors under a large overhang of rocks by a river
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, gem... [+More]
two men in suits on stage sitting on a couch
Seagle Festival
Schroon Lake, NY
Seagle Festival is not only an outstanding opera and musical theater, but they also have the oldest summer vocal training program ... [+More]
Adirondack Interpretive Center
Newcomb, NY
The Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC) features 3.6 miles of trails along the shoreline of Rich Lake and Rich Lake outlet.... [+More]
Hiking the High Peaks Exhibit
Adirondack History Museum
Elizabethtown, NY
The museum offers exhibits, an art gallery, a climbable fire tower, Colonial Garden, and more!... [+More]
Schroon Lake Farmers Market
The Schroon Lake Farmers Market starts at the end of June and runs into September on Mondays from 9am to 1pm.... [+More]
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 publi... [+More]
Brant Lake Farmers Market
Brant Lake, NY
For fresh produce, baked goods, plants, vegetables, maple syrup, honey, fresh flowers, and so much more, visit the Brant Lake Farm... [+More]
Apple Hill Orchards
Apple Hill Orchards in Whitehall, NY is a family-friendly orchard that offers u-pick apple picking as well as pre-picked apples of... [+More]
Adirondack History Museum
Elizabethtown, NY
The Adirondack History Museum in Elizabethtown portrays the history, art, and culture of Essex County through an array of permanen... [+More]
Paradox Brewery
North Hudson, NY
Visit Paradox Brewery's tasting room in North Hudson to enjoy beers made from pure Adirondack water and the best malts and hops av... [+More]
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 s... [+More]
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 y... [+More]
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... [+More]
Willsboro Farmers Market
Come to the Willsboro Farmers Market in Willsboro, NY every Thursday from 9am to 1pm, June 27 to August 29, 2024. Located on Route... [+More]
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.... [+More]
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 Ausa... [+More]
Elizabethtown Farmers Market
The Elizabethtown Farmers Market offers fresh produce and other local goods. The 2024 market will operate from June 14 to Septembe... [+More]
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, come... [+More]
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... [+More]
Keene Farmers Market
The Keene Farmers Market is from May 26 - October 13, 2024, Sundays from 9:30am to 2pm, at the Marcy Airfield between Keene and Ke... [+More]
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 w... [+More]
Westport Marina
Westport, NY
Dock, drop, anchor, or drive on down to Westport Marina, which offers dock space, boat rentals, kayak rentals, and more.... [+More]
Ticonderoga Historical Society at the Hancock House
Ticonderoga, NY
Modeled after Thomas Hancock's mid-18th century Boston home, the Hancock House was built in 1926 as a gift to the New York State H... [+More]
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... [+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 bu... [+More]
Depot Theatre
Westport, NY
Enjoy Broadway shows in friendly and relaxed Adirondack style. The Depot Theatre is a professional Equity theatre in a charming hi... [+More]
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 who... [+More]
Long Lake Geiger Arena
Long Lake, NY
Enjoy classic Adirondack winter fun at the Long Lake Geiger Arena in Long Lake. Skates and and sled are available. Find them on Fa... [+More]
Long Lake Farmers Market
Long Lake, NY
The Long Lake Farmers Market runs at their Mt. Sabattis lower parking lot location on Thursdays from June 27 to September 5, 2024.... [+More]
Long Lake Boat Tours
Long Lake, NY
Join Long Lake Boat Tours for an unforgettable sightseeing trip in the heart of the Adirondacks. Located in Long Lake, NY, this bo... [+More]
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 h... [+More]
Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market
Ticonderoga, NY
Check out the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market for all your farm fresh needs! It runs Saturdays from 9am to 12pm, July 6 to Septemb... [+More]
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 p... [+More]
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.... [+More]