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Where to Go Sledding, Tubing, Dog Sledding & More in the Adirondacks

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Enjoy the Adirondacks all winter long! With numerous sledding hills, open fields, and winding trails, the Adirondack Mountains have always been a popular winter hotspot. But how much fun can you pack into one season? Here are some of the most popular winter activities that are offered in the Adirondacks during winter.

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Sledding Hills, Tubing & Tobogganing

Crandall Park
Saucer sledding
Location: Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Contact: (518) 761-3813

Dynamite Hill Recreation Center
Snow tubing and sledding
Location: Dynamite Hill Road, Chestertown, NY 12817
Contact: (518) 494-2722

Gurney Lane Recreation Area
Snow tubing and sledding
Location: 18 Gurney Lane, Queensbury, NY 12804
Contact: (518) 761-8216

Kiwanis Teddy Bear Park
Snow tubing, sledding
Location: Elm Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Contact: (518) 523-2445

Long Lake Geiger Arena
Groomed sledding hills, outdoor ice skating rink, free hot chocolate and popcorn; skates and sleds available
Location: 6 Pavillion, Long Lake, NY 12847
Contact: (518) 624-3031

Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center Tubing Hill
Snow tubing
Location: 92 Pisgah Lane, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Contact: (518) 891-0970

Oak Mountain
Snow tubing
Location: 141 Novosel Way, Speculator, NY 12164
Contact: (518) 548-3606

Titus Mountain
Snow tubing
Location: 215 Johnson Road, Malone, NY 12953
Contact: (518) 483-3740

Tubby Tubes Snow Park
Snow tubing
Location: 1289 Lake Avenue, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Contact: (518) 696-7222

*Note Tubby Tubes is closed for winter activities for 2019.

Wilmington Youth Center
Sledding, snow tubing
Location: Park Lane, Wilmington, NY 12997
Contact: (518) 946-7174

Bobsledding

Olympic Sports Complex
Bobsledding
Location: 220 Bobsled Run Road, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Contact: (518) 523-4436

Sleigh Rides & Winter Horseback Trails

horses pulling a sleighAdirondack Sleigh Rides

Adirondack Sleigh Rides
Winter sleigh rides on horse-drawn sleigh
Location: 200 John Brown Road, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Contact: (518) 561-8941

Bennett's Riding Stable
Winter horseback riding by reservation only
Location: 1410 Lake Avenue, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Contact: (518) 696-4444

Lake Clear Lodge
Sleigh rides
Location: 6319 State Route 30, Lake Clear, NY 12945
Contact: (518) 891-1489

Lake Placid Sleigh Rides
Sleigh rides
Location: 776 County Route 18, Lake Clear, NY 12946
Contact: (518) 241-3388

XTC Ranch
Winter horseback riding
Location: Forest Home Road, Lake Clear, NY 12945
Contact: (518) 241-3388

Snowshoe Tours

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Editor's Note 11/02/20 1:45pm: High Falls Gorge is closed for the 2020 to 2021 winter season. Natural Stone Bridge & Caves Park expects to open mid-December 2020.

Ausable Chasm
Snowshoe tours, rentals available
Location: 2144 Route 9, Ausable Chasm, NY 12911
Contact: (518) 834-7454

Garnet Hill Lodge
Snowshoe trails, rentals available
Location: 39 Garnet Hill Road, North River, NY 12856
Contact: (518) 251-2444

High Falls Gorge
Snowshoe trails, rentals available
Location: 4761 NY-86, Wilmington, NY 12997
Contact: (518) 946-2278

Natural Stone Bridge and Caves Park
Snowshoe trails, rentals available
Location: 535 Stone Bridge Road, Pottersville, NY 12860
Contact: (518) 494-2283

Nordic Center at Gore Mountain
Snowshoe & cross-country ski trails, rentals available
Location: 793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY 12853
Contact: (518) 251-0899

Dog Sledding

dog sledding

Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours
Dog sled rides across Mirror Lake
Location: (Across from High Peaks Resort), Lake Placid, NY 12946
Contact: (518) 891-6239

Maple Sugaring

Maple Open House sign

Maple sugaring is an age-old tradition in the Adirondacks and throughout Upstate NY and Vermont. Enjoy maple sugaring events at local farms in March as the spring thaw approaches.

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