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Things To Do In The Northern Adirondack Region

Looking for something to do in the Northern Adirondacks? Go for a hike or a paddle, do some fishing, or play golf all summer. Check out the options below, and begin your adventure today!

photography by kyle leclair of setting sun reflected off chazy lake
Chazy Lake
Clinton County, NY
Chazy Lake is a great spot for anglers looking for landlocked salmon, rainbows, and lake trout. There is a town boat launch that m... [+More]
man holding a large fish
St. Regis Chain of Lakes
Franklin County, NY
The St. Regis is a good location for anglers looking for bass and pike.... [+More]
man in fishing vest holding large fish caught in salmon river
Salmon River
Franklin County, NY
The Salmon River holds a great population of trout and runs to the west of the Trout River.... [+More]
Trout River
Franklin County, NY
The Trout River is a great fishing spot that is located in Franklin County, near the Canadian border.... [+More]
Saranac Chain of Lakes
Franklin County, NY
The Saranac Chain of Lakes is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks with an abundance of fishing and camping locations.... [+More]
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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 ... [+More]
Union Falls Flow
Franklin County, NY
Union Falls Flow is a prime location for anglers looking to catch walleye in the Adirondacks.... [+More]
two-tiered waterfall flowing over rocks with photo credit to danny decarr
St. Regis Falls
St. Regis Falls, NY
This Adirondack waterfall on the St. Regis River is located in the Town of Waverly, within the Village of St. Regis Falls.... [+More]
frozen waterfall with photo credit to kevin mackenzie
Wilmington Notch Falls
Wilmington, NY
Wilmington Notch Falls is a thin, but powerful 50-foot cascade in the West Branch of the Ausable River.... [+More]
waterfall rushing down rocks at multiple points with photo credit to thomas gorman
Jay Falls
Jay, NY
Jay Falls is located just upstream from Jay's historic covered bridge that crosses the Ausable River.... [+More]
Little Trout River
Franklin County, NY
The Little Trout River is a great river for fly fishing in the Adirondacks.... [+More]
St. Regis Canoe Area
Franklin County, NY
The St. Regis Canoe Area is New York State's only designated canoe area where no motorized watercrafts are allowed, is great for a... [+More]
waterfall in forest
Stag Brook Falls
Wilmington, NY
This 20-foot waterfall is accessible from the Whiteface Ski Center Parking lot.... [+More]
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Jay Mountain
Jay, NY
Jay Mountain is located in the Town of Jay about 20 miles away from Lake Placid Village. The 2.5-mile hike up the 3,600 foot mount... [+More]
view of fall trees, mountains, and bodies of water from a mountain summit
Baker Mountain
Saranac Lake, NY
Baker Mountain, located near Saranac Lake, NY, is one of the best family hikes in the Adirondacks.... [+More]
water splashing up against rocks with photo credit to thomas w. gorman
Wilmington Flume
Wilmington, NY
Wilmington Flume features four drops in the West Branch of the Ausable River, near High Falls Gorge.... [+More]
Lake Colby
Franklin County, NY
Lake Colby is a 272-acre lake, located just outside the village of Saranac Lake.... [+More]
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Whiteface Mountain
Wilmington, NY
Whiteface Mountain is the 5th highest mountain in New York State with an Elevation of 4,867 ft.... [+More]
Little Salmon River
Franklin County, NY
The Little Salmon River is the western branch to the Salmon River and runs from the Canadian border to the Twin Ponds.... [+More]
Taylor Pond
Clinton County, NY
Taylor Pond has a great population of salmon and trout.... [+More]
St. Regis River, East Branch
Franklin County, NY
The East Branch St. Regis River has about 8 miles of canoeable water upstream from Everton Falls.... [+More]
Sailing towards the Boathouse (where the Junior Leadership Campers reside)
Eagle Island Camp
Saranac Lake, NY
In everything Eagle Island does, we believe in inspiring and empowering girls and young women to be confident, collaborative, and ... [+More]
Meacham Lake
Franklin County, NY
Meacham Lake is a an ideal site for fishing and camping experiences. The water holds many species of fish and wildlife and for vis... [+More]
Saranac River, North Branch
Franklin County, NY
The North Branch of the Saranac River is a great quality fishing location for trout in the Adirondacks.... [+More]
three waterfalls at ausable chasm as seen from above
Rainbow Falls at Ausable Chasm
Keeseville, NY
Located at Ausable Chasm, a popular Adirondack attraction, is Rainbow Falls.... [+More]
mountain summits in the distance
Esther Mountain
Wilmington, NY
Esther Mountain is the 28th-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,240 ft.... [+More]
Lake Champlain
Clinton County, NY
Lake Champlain provides over 8,000 square miles of great fishing for all anglers.... [+More]
Great Chazy River, North Branch
Clinton County, NY
The Great Chazy River's North Branch is stocked annually with trout and provides a great fishing location for anglers.... [+More]
sun rising behind a distant mountain
St. Regis Mountain
Paul Smiths, NY
two separate waterfalls dropping into the same pool
AuSable River Falls
Wilmington, NY
High Falls Gorge in Wilmington provides easy access to incredible views of four major falls in the AuSable River.... [+More]
waterfall being split by a large rock and then coming back together with photo credit by zack clothier
Flume Falls
Wilmington, NY
Flume Falls is a series of drops in a narrow section of the Ausable River's West Branch that total roughly 60 feet.... [+More]
waterfall over rocks
Quarry Pool Falls
Lake Placid, NY
Quarry Pool Falls is a 3- to 4-foot waterfall that goes over a small dam and through a gorge before the river goes into Quarry Poo... [+More]
Chateaugay River
Franklin County, NY
The Chateaugay River is a great location in the Adirondacks for anglers to find brook, rainbow, and brown trout.... [+More]
two waterfalls dropping side-by-side into a pool with photo credit to zach monroe
High Falls Gorge
Wilmington, NY
This privately-owned park features well-maintained trails and bridges that provide excellent views of four waterfalls.... [+More]
Marble River
Franklin County, NY
The Marble River gives anglers five miles of fishing from the Chateaugay River upstream beyond the Chateaugay Fish Hatchery.... [+More]
St. Regis River
Franklin County, NY
The St. Regis River is a great fishing location for trout and has great access.... [+More]
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St. Regis Canoe Outfitters
Saranac Lake, NY
Whether you love paddlesports or would like to try it for yourself, St. Regis Canoe Outfitters in Saranac Lake is here to help. Th... [+More]
people picking pumpkins at a large pumpkin patch
Country Dreams Farm
Plattsburgh, NY
What's better than taking in the beautiful sights and sounds of a farm? At Country Dreams Farm, families can enjoy a wide range of... [+More]
Haystack Mountain
Saranac Lake, NY
Not to be confused with the High Peak Mt. Haystack, this one is in Ray Brook and offers a friendlier climb.... [+More]
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Adirondack Sleigh Rides
Lake Placid, NY
Visit Country Dreams Farm at their Lake Placid location in winter and treat yourself to an authentic horse-drawn sleigh ride at th... [+More]
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Hex and Hop, Inc.
Bloomingdale, NY
Hex & Hop describes itself as "a fusion of brewery and meadery." Nestled in the heart of the Adirondacks, Hex and Hop is an essent... [+More]
Banker Orchards
Plattsburgh, NY
Banker Orchards offers freshly grown apples, baked goods, and other items at their farm market. Call ahead and see if apple or pum... [+More]
Ameri-Can North Sports Center
Plattsburgh, NY
Ameri-Can North Sports Center features an indoor ice skating rink that is open for public skating on certain days.... [+More]
Whiteface Mountain
Wilmington, NY
Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington is the Lake Placid Region's premier site for downhill skiing and snowboarding. Whiteface has the ... [+More]
Fly Fish the Adirondacks
Wilmington, NY
Operated by Richard Garfield, Fly Fish the Adirondacks offers guided fishing trips in the Northeastern Adirondacks, including the ... [+More]
Lake Placid Olympic Museum
Lake Placid, NY
Visit the Lake Placid Olympic Museum to experience the history and excitement of the Games for yourself! You'll see artifacts, pho... [+More]
Rulfs Orchard LLC
Peru, NY
Rulfs Orchard offers u-pick apples, strawberries, blueberries, and pumpkins. While you're there, you can check out their bakery an... [+More]
Mirror Lake Boat Rental
Lake Placid, NY
Rent a paddleboat, kayak (single or tandem), canoe, rowboat, hydrobike, sunfish, standup paddleboard, or electric boat from Mirror... [+More]
Lake Placid Club Golf Courses
Lake Placid, NY
With 3 courses to choose from, the Lake Placid Golf Courses offer a variety of golf for players of all levels. The course designs ... [+More]
Adirondack Golf & Country Club
Peru, NY
This is an 18-hole championship golf course with a practice range, putting green, lounge, and banquet facilities.... [+More]
Adirondack Flying Service
Lake Placid, NY
Choose Adirondack Flying Service in Lake Placid for your next flight in the Adirondack Park. They specialize in flying people in a... [+More]
Ausable River Two Fly Shop
Wilmington, NY
Ausable River Two Fly Shop offers guided fishing trips in the West Branch of the AuSable River. Their local guides are very experi... [+More]
Lake Placid Marina & Boat Tours
Lake Placid, NY
A Lake Placid boat tour is a can't-miss experience in the Adirondacks, and Lake Placid Marina & Boat Tours offers hour-long, narra... [+More]
Kent-Delord House Museum
Plattsburgh, NY
Step back in time and discover how three generations of an Adirondack family lived at Plattsburgh's only historic house museum.... [+More]
Sullivan Park
Peru, NY
This outdoor ice skating rink is available for public use at Sullivan Park in Peru, NY. It is maintained by Peru Youth Commission ... [+More]
Six Nations Indian Museum
Onchiota, NY
Six Nations Indian Museum depicts historical and contemporary Haudenosaunee culture through artifacts, art, and oral history. The ... [+More]
Adirondack Artists' Guild
Saranac Lake, NY
The Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery features the work of local artists practicing in a variety of mediums, new exhibitions each m... [+More]
Saranac Lake Golf Club
Saranac Lake, NY
Established in the 1920's, this 9 hole golf course is fun and challenging at an affordable price. Tee Times accepted on weekends. ... [+More]
Placid Boat Rentals
Lake Placid, NY
Placid Boat Rentals offers rentals of: small motor boats, pontoon boats, paddle boats, kayaks, canoes, and standup paddleboards.... [+More]
Adirondack Lakes and Trails Outfitters
Saranac Lake, NY
Adirondack Lakes and Trails Outfitters in Saranac Lake is a one-stop shop for all your paddling needs. They carry the best names i... [+More]
High Peaks Farmers Market in Lake Placid
The High Peaks Farmers Market in Lake Placid (formerly the Lake Placid Farmers Market) will take place every Wednesday, 9am to 1pm... [+More]
Adirondack River Rentals
Peru, NY
Adirondack River Rentals offers kayak, standup paddleboard, canoe, and mountain bike rentals out of their location in Peru.... [+More]
Strand Center For The Arts
Plattsburgh, NY
Strand Center for the Arts in Plattsburgh hosts live performances and exhibitions, and also offers a variety of classes and worksh... [+More]
The Hungry Trout Fly Shop
Wilmington, NY
Visit The Hungry Trout Fly Shop for top-of-the-line fly fishing equipment. You can also book guided fishing trips, from half day w... [+More]
SUP Lake Placid
Lake Placid, NY
SUP Lake Placid provides SUP rentals, guided tours, and SUP yoga classes. Paddleboard on Lake Placid or Mirror Lake.... [+More]
Lake Placid Pub & Brewery
Lake Placid, NY
The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery offers bars and lakeside decks on three floors in addition to a play area for kids. They're especial... [+More]
Swiss Boat Rentals Inc.
Saranac Lake, NY
Swiss Boat Rentals Inc. specializes in boat rentals in Saranac Lake and the surrounding region. If you're looking for high-quality... [+More]
High Peaks Farmers Market at Riverside Park
The High Peaks Farmers Market at Riverside Park (formerly the Saranac Lake Farmers Market) runs every Saturday from 9am to 1pm, Ma... [+More]
Plattsburgh Farmers & Crafters Market
Plattsburgh, NY
The Plattsburgh Farmers and Crafters Market runs May 11 - October 12, 2024 at their location on Green Street with produce, meats, ... [+More]
SUNY Plattsburgh Field House
Plattsburgh, NY
The SUNY Plattsburgh Field House in Plattsburgh, NY has an indoor ice rink that is scheduled for public skating on a monthly basis... [+More]
High Peaks Mountain Guides
Lake Placid, NY
High Peaks Mountain Guides is your trusted source for outdoor adventures in the Adirondacks. They offer guided hikes, fishing trip... [+More]
Malone Farmers Market
The Malone Farmers Market offers wonderful fresh fruits and veggies every Wednesday from 12pm to 4:30pm at the Malone Airport, fro... [+More]
Rouses Point Ice Rink
Rouses Point, NY
The ice arena at the Rouses Point Civic Center is typically open from October 1st through March 30th. Public skating is available ... [+More]
Saranac Lake Civic Center
Saranac Lake, NY
The Saranac Lake Civic Center is a great place to go for hockey games and public ice skating on certain days throughout winter.... [+More]
Saranac Inn Golf & Country Club
Saranac Lake, NY
This 18-hole course has 4 sets of tees to welcome players of all levels A classic Scottish design by Seymour Dunn, this club is bo... [+More]
Adirondack Fishing Inc.
Paul Smiths, NY
Adirondack Fishing Inc.'s Russell Trieller leads fishing trips in the Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, and Paul Smiths areas. You can tr... [+More]
Captain Marney's Boat Rentals
Lake Placid, NY
Captain Marney's Boat Rentals in Lake Placid offers boat rentals for any need, goal, objective, or budget. Their selection include... [+More]
Wilmington Youth Center
Wilmington, NY
The Wilmington Youth Center is a fun recreational site for kids of all ages. During winter, an outdoor ice skating rink is open, w... [+More]
Mirror Lake Ice Track
Lake Placid, NY
The 2-mile long Mirror Lake Ice Track offers a place for Lake Placid residents and visitors to ice skate. The Parks Department cle... [+More]
Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex
Lake Placid, NY
The Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex was built for the 1980 Olympics and features two jumps that are 90 and 120 meters tall. Vi... [+More]
Big Slide Brewery & Public House
Lake Placid, NY
Big Slide Brewery offers a unique assortment of house beers on tap and an ever-changing food menu of farm-to-table specialties. If... [+More]
Craig Wood Golf Course
Lake Placid, NY
This 18-hole course runs April-November, weather permitting. Owned and operated by the Town of North Elba, this course was designe... [+More]
Lake Placid Center for the Arts
Lake Placid, NY
Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents exceptional music, dance, and theater performances, plus visual arts presentations and fi... [+More]
Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association
Lake Placid, NY
The Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association's mission is to introduce, instruct, and promote participation in sports for youth livi... [+More]
Bowlwinkles
Lake Placid, NY
Bowlwinkles is a family-friendly attraction in the heart of Lake Placid. Be sure to check their website for public bowling hours a... [+More]
Ed Kanze
Bloomingdale, NY
Ed Kanze leads nature walks, field trips, and forest bathing excursions in the Adirondacks. Contact him today for rates and more i... [+More]
Lake Placid Sleigh Rides
Lake Placid, NY
Luxury sleigh rides at the Olympic Village of Lake Placid, NY with options for both a group sleigh ride and a one-horse open sleig... [+More]
Olympic Speed Skating Oval & Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY
Please note: The Olympic Speed skating Oval and Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid are closed to public skating for the season after... [+More]
Romano's Saranac Lanes
Saranac Lake, NY
Whether you're looking for a fun night out or the perfect place to hold a birthday party, try Romano's Saranac Lanes! The venue fe... [+More]
John Brown Farm State Historic Site
Lake Placid, NY
Take a guided tour of the John Brown farmhouse, check out an old barn with a video of the Underground Railroad, and hike the netwo... [+More]
Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center
Saranac Lake, NY
Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center in Saranac Lake features multiple downhill skiing and snowboarding trails for beginners, snowshoeing ... [+More]
Blue Line Brewery
Saranac Lake, NY
The family-friendly Blue Line Brewery has a rotating tap list of at least seven beers, plus pub fare, build-your-own pizza, and mo... [+More]
Pendragon Theatre
Saranac Lake, NY
Pendragon Theatre, located in Saranac Lake, is an ensemble of Adirondack artists that promotes and hosts performances and educatio... [+More]