Lakes, Ponds & Canals


Visit the Beautiful Beaches in the Lake George Region! The Lake George and Adirondack Region is known for their clean pristine bodies of water. What better way to enjoy these waters than on a beach where families can enjoy swimming, sunning, and picnicking. If you are looking for beaches directly… Read More

Lake George Dog Beach

Enjoy Adirondack water sports with your dog! The Dog Beach in Lake George Village, NY is a favorite destination designed exclusively for dogs and their owners to enjoy the lake and the sandy beach during the warm summer months. This is a free public beach that provides a safe, protected… Read More

High Falls Gorge

The main attraction at High Falls Gorge remains the splendid 700 feet of waterfalls in the Ausable River and its unique look into the Adirondack natural history and beauty. In the shadow of Whiteface Mountain, the West Branch of the Ausable River catapults over rocks into a deep crevice carved… Read More

Bloody Pond

During the Battle of Lake George on September 8, 1755 a party of Indians and French Canadians were surprised here by Captain McGinnis and a scouting party from Fort Lyman. Legend has it that so many were killed that the waters were stained red and thus the name of Rocky… Read More

Million Dollar Beach

Located in the heart of Lake George Village on Beach Road, Million Dollar Beach attracts locals & vacationers of all ages! Built at a cost in excess of one million dollars, this superb 1700-foot beach provides a sandy oasis for some great suntanning and swimming. A fine place to watch… Read More

Lakefront Walkway

1700 foot walkway along the southern end of the lake, in the heart of Lake George Village. This beautiful walk-way provides the most perfect views of the lake and is lined with benches, trees, and flowers. Walk from Shepard Park (Canada Street) to Million Dollar Beach (Beach Road). Boat docks… Read More

Lake George Public Docks

Visitors can now arrive by boat to enjoy all the Village's amenities. Four 90 ft. docks along the Walkway accommodate boats of all sizes. 8AM-Midnight. Parking fee. Beach Road Lake George Village, NY 12845 (Map E-4) Read More

Champlain Barge Canal

Originally completed in l8l9, the Champlain Barge Canal was a source of water transportation in the l800’s. This 60 mile canal system carries vessels on a portion of the Hudson River from Waterford to the base of Lake Champlain and then on to Canada via the Richlieu River to the… Read More

Feeder Canal

The Feeder Canal is part of New York State’s 524 miles of canals which are maintained by the NYS Thruway Authority. The canal originates at Feeder Dam in Queensbury and terminates at McIntyre Park, Fort Edward. It is a 7-mile long park used by canoes and kayaks and is straddled… Read More

The Great Sacandaga Lake

The Great Sacandaga Lake is one of the area's “best kept secrets.” Created in the 1920's to provide flood control and hydro-power, it is New York's largest man-made lake -- being 29 miles long with 125 miles of shoreline. To create this reservoir, which was approved for construction in 1924,… Read More