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Things To Do In The Western Adirondack Region

Looking for something to do in the Western Adirondacks? Bring the kids to one of the biggest water parks in New York or check out one of the museums in the area. If you're feeling adventurous, you could even try a guided whitewater rafting tour.

daytime at mason lake during summer
Mason Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Mason Lake is a great fishing spot for anglers in the Adirondacks looking for largemouth bass.... [+More]
view of a large lake with surrounding forest
Piseco Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Located in Arietta, NY in the Southern Adirondacks, Piseco Lake is a popular fishing spot for landlocked salmon, lake trout, and m... [+More]
fly fisherman fishing in the waters of indian river during early fall foliage
Indian River
Hamilton County, NY
The Indian River is a very wide waterway located in Hamilton County.... [+More]
image of fish caught on the black river
Black River
Lewis County, NY
Black River is a great waterway for anglers in the Adirondack to land quality size fish in the Adirondacks of New York.... [+More]
Lewey Lake and Miami River
Hamilton County, NY
Lewey Lake and Miami River have great fish populations and are great for anglers in the center of the Adirondacks.... [+More]
West Canada Lake Wilderness
Hamilton County, NY
The West Canada Lake Wilderness is nearly half of Hamilton County and has over 50 ponds.... [+More]
Indian Lake and Jessup River
Hamilton County, NY
The Indian Lake and Jessup River have a large smelt population that equals big fish.... [+More]
Long Pond
Lewis County, NY
Long Pond is a deep, dark water lake that is great for anglers trying to catch splake, salmon, and brook trout.... [+More]
Raquette Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Raquette Lake is the home for New York State's broodstock lake trout.... [+More]
Lake Lila
Hamilton County, NY
Lake Lila is a great fishing spot that is not easily accessed in the middle of the wilderness.... [+More]
Seventh Lake (Fulton Chain)
Hamilton County, NY
Seventh Lake is a great fishing spot for trout in the Adirondacks on the western border of Hamilton County.... [+More]
Five Ponds Wilderness
Herkimer County, NY
Anglers that travel through the Five Ponds Wilderness area can find brook trout in it's scattered bodies of water.... [+More]
Lake Durant
Hamilton County, NY
Lake Durant is a small lake located in Hamilton county of the Adirondacks.... [+More]
Twitchell Falls
Eagle Bay, NY
This waterfall can be difficult to find - the path is not marked, but is an easy hike once you find it.... [+More]
Limekiln Falls
Inlet, NY
Find a series of falls along the trail - the falls are 15 feet wide and nearly a half-mile long.... [+More]
Sacandaga River
Hamilton County, NY
The Sacanadaga River is a great location for anglers searching for trout in the Adirondacks.... [+More]
Oxbow Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Oxbow Lake has great bass fishing for anglers and is located northwest of the Piseco Lake.... [+More]
West Canada Creek, South Branch
Hamilton County, NY
The South Branch of West Canada Creed receives stockings of trout and is a great for anglers looking for this species.... [+More]
Little Tupper Lake and Rock Pond
Hamilton County, NY
Little Tupper Lake and Rock Pond were part of the 1997 Whitney Land purchase by the state. The waters offer a great wilderness ex... [+More]
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 excitemen... [+More]
Eighth Lake (Fulton Chain)
Hamilton County, NY
Eighth Lake stretches along Route 28 and is great to find rainbow trout, lake trout, and landlocked salmon.... [+More]
Lake Pleasant and Sacandaga Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Lake Pleasant and Sacandaga Lake are great bodies of water for anglers in Hamilton County.... [+More]
two mountain bikers
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... [+More]
Francis Lake
Lewis County, NY
Francis Lake is a great shallow weedy lake off Route 26.... [+More]
Forked Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Forked Lake is a great fishing location for small and largemouth bass, brook trout, and landlocked salmon.... [+More]
striking photo of kayaks in water surrounded by forest
Adirondack Woodcraft Camps
Old Forge, NY
Summer camp at Adirondack Woodcraft Camps means adventure, fun, and building skills and friendships that last forever. Campers age... [+More]
Oswegatchie River, West Branch
Lewis County, NY
Anglers fishing the West Branch of the Oswegatchie River water's is a great opportunity to land great brook trout.... [+More]
Long Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Long Lake is a 14 mile stretch of water that is a great fishing for anglers in the Adirondacks.... [+More]
Beaver River Impoundments
Lewis County, NY
Beaver River Impoundments is a series of dams on the Beaver River that created reservoirs and a lake. The waterway offers a great ... [+More]
Fawn Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Fawn Lake is a small body of water great for fishing and relaxing in the Adirondacks.... [+More]
Lake Bonaparte
Lewis County, NY
Lake Bonaparte sees heavy recreational use in the summer, but is a great fishing spot for anglers in Lewis County.... [+More]
Raquette Lake Sunrise
Kurt Gardner Photography Gallery
Old Forge, NY
Kurt Gardner Photography Gallery features and sells a large selection of photographs of the Adirondack Park. You can purchase HD q... [+More]
a pond with a rustic, covered viewing platform, surrounded by trees and a sloping, green lawn
Adirondack Experience
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake features exhibitions about the Adirondacks in 24 modern galleries and hist... [+More]
Fulton Chain Craft Brewery
Old Forge, NY
Visit Fulton Chain Craft Brewery in Old Forge to try one of their craft beers on tap, including options like a peanut butter and f... [+More]
Blue Mountain Lake Boat Livery Inc.
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
The Blue Mountain Lake Boat Livery was established in 1908 and offers sailboat rentals, water skiing and wakeboarding, boat tours,... [+More]
Payne's Air Service
Inlet, NY
Payne's Air Service in Inlet is an Adirondack tour company with over 50 years of experience. Their pilots are ready to take you on... [+More]
Fern Park
Inlet, NY
Enjoy seasonal outdoor activities at Fern Perk in Inlet! Features at the park include a warming room, heated restrooms, and an ind... [+More]
Clark's Marina
Eagle Bay, NY
Located in Inlet, Clark's Marina has been a top choice for expert marina services and boat sales & rentals for over 60 years. They... [+More]
The Adirondack Lakes Center For The Arts
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
The Adirondack Lakes Center For The Arts, located in Blue Mountain Lake, offers classes, workshops, and special events in addition... [+More]
Strand Theater
Old Forge, NY
This popular 1920s-era theater in Old Forge, NY still plays first-run movies for residents and visitors. Build in some extra time ... [+More]
Goodsell Museum
Old Forge, NY
The Goodsell Museum is the headquarters of the Town of Webb Historical Association. Visitors can explore local history through car... [+More]
Adirondack League Club
The Adirondack League Club was established in 1890, and members enjoy fishing, hunting, hiking, and other outdoor recreational act... [+More]
Canton Farmers Market
Come to the Canton Farmers Market on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9am to 2pm, May 10 - October 29, 2024, for veggies, local fruits, h... [+More]
Old Forge Farmers Market
Get farm-fresh produce at the Old Forge Farmers Market, located at the parking lot outside George Hiltebrant Pavilion at 201 North... [+More]
Frisky Otter Tours
Inlet, NY
Frisky Otter Tours specializes in kayak, SUP, and canoe rentals, along with tours, instruction, and sales. They're located on Four... [+More]
Lewis County Historical Society Museum / Gould Mansion
Lyons Falls, NY
Located between the Adirondacks and the Tug Hill Plateau, the Lewis County Historical Society Museum helps preserve the region's h... [+More]