After what seems like weeks of rain we are looking at sunny skies forecasted for this weekend in the Adirondack region! Here are our top picks of fun events going on, and a recommendation for a classic outdoor activity.
Top Picks for Events Happening in the Adirondacks
Thursday, June 6 to Sunday, June 9
This three-day birding festival is happening in various locations throughout Hamilton County and comprises hikes, safaris, outings, and seminars.
Although birding is a fantastic activity in the Adirondacks at any time of year, spring is the ideal time to see exciting species, nesting birds, and more.
through Saturday, June 8
Americade is taking place now through Saturday in Lake George with several motorcycle-themed events to check out, from guided rides to a trade show to a massive block party and more. You don’t need to be a major motorcycle buff to enjoy this festive event!
Saturday, June 8
The 24th annual Black Fly Challenge is a 40-mile bicycle race between Indian Lake and Inlet. Online registration ends Wednesday night, but you can register the day of if their cap is not met. This is also a great race for spectators!
Saturday, June 8
Classic and vintage car enthusiasts will want to head to the eighth annual Classic Car Show at the Adirondack History Museum in Elizabethtown. There will be muscle cars, vintage roadsters, hot rods, and more to check out.
Sunday, June 9
The 15th annual Lake Placid Marathon and Half Marathon is this weekend. There is no day-of registration, but you can register through Saturday the 8th at 4:30pm as long as spots are still open. Runners and spectators from the US and Canada come out for this event each year.
Take a Hike – It’s Going to be Gorgeous This Weekend!
Not up for a full marathon but would like to get moving outdoors this weekend? The weather is looking great! Browse the Adirondack Hiking Guide for ideas on where to go and plan an outing.
Please note: The Muddy Trail Advisory is still in effect, and the DEC is asking us to stick to hikes lower than 2,500 feet elevation. The above picture showcases the view from Hackensack Mountain in Warrensburg, which has an elevation of 1,357 feet.