Outdoor Activities

Hiking & Nature Trails

[caption id="attachment_15138" align="aligncenter" width="800"] View from Cook Mountain Preserve[/caption] Take a hike or a nature walk and surround yourself with magnificent Adirondack beauty. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through wooded trails to find meandering streams, native plants, wildflowers and glimpses of wildlife; or challenge yourself to spectacular hikes with views that… Read More

Fishing License Info - Fishing Information

Fishing is not just a popular recreational sport in the Adirondacks, but a wonderful pass time for families, friends and children to enjoy. However, before you venture off, please be sure to purchase a New York State fishing license. Tourists and residents in the Lake George Region may purchase fishing… Read More

Tours in the Lake George Region

Here are a variety of Guided and Self-Guided Tours available throughout the Lake George Region including: historical tours, garden tours, cave & cavern tours, nature tours, ghost tours, boat tours, museum tours, educational tours and more! Archeological Field Dig Tours Guided tours of Fort William Henry's excavated dig sites are… Read More

Safe Boating Tips

Safe and enjoyable boating involves the way you handle your craft, the equipment you carry, the consideration you show others, and most importantly, your attitude toward operating a boat. The following tips, although not all-inclusive, are meant to provide you with information to make your boating experiences in the area… Read More

Scenic Rides: Let's Take A Ride!

Enjoy the spirit of independence and rediscover your sense of freedom. Hop in your car or grab a bicycle (bike rentals available) and ride out to enjoy the majestic Adirondack mountains and scenic lakes, rushing rivers and streams, country back roads, bike trails, and panoramic vistas - all at the… Read More

Tennis Courts

For those who engage in the diversity and drama of tennis should find courts available most any time of day in the Greater Lake George Area. Bolton Landing • Rogers’ Memorial Park, Main Street (Route 9N) Chestertown • North Warren School, Route 9 Glens Falls • Crandall Park, Glens Street… Read More

Boat Launching Sites

Boating is one of the most popular outdoor activities families can enjoy together in the Lake George NY and Adirondack Region, and can be experienced by those who need to rent or already own a boat. While there are several regional marinas that provide boat rentals, the following include a… Read More

Tips on Canoeing

Quite possibly the niftiest skill to be learned by the beginning canoeist is not to get wet. Though the quiet craft appears to be a simple structure and easily mastered, the reality is that the would-be canoeist must respect and understand the basic natural laws that apply. Getting onto the… Read More

Island Camping on Lake George

Island Camping on the Queen of American Lakes Immersed in the beautiful outdoors and secluded from the rest of the world - island camping is surely an experience you'll never forget. Although camping in the six million acre Adirondack Park is a very popular activity for tourists and locals alike,… Read More