Long Lake, New York
Those who visit Long Lake, NY want to keep this unspoiled wilderness playground a secret for themselves. So please, only share the details of this amazing Adirondack vacation destination with your closest friends!
A family-friendly Adirondack paradise
The Town of Long Lake is named for the expansive body of water that flows for 14 miles through what is pretty much the geographic center of the Adirondack Park. Long Lake is a pristine, family-friendly destination that has been welcoming generations of visitors to enjoy a quiet corner of paradise. It is one of the oldest communities in the Adirondack Park and holds a distinct place in the region's history. From the rugged shores of Long Lake, the Adirondack guideboat was born, and it is here that the Roosevelt-Marcy Scenic Byway begins.
FOUR SEASONS OF FUN
No matter the season you plan to visit Long Lake, your adventure awaits. When you arrive in town in the summer months, you'll find yourself amidst outdoor enthusiasts not unlike yourself. Enjoy a refreshing swim at one of the coolest little beaches in the Adirondacks, take a scenic seaplane ride, and be sure to stop into the iconic Adirondack landmark: Hoss's Country Store for all your last minute adventure gear. Perhaps paddling is on your agenda; make sure to steer in the direction of Jenning's Park-Pond where you need to hit the diner for some hometown cooking. In the winter, it's snowmobilers, snowshoers and cross-country skiers who populate Long Lake, intent on taking advantage of the easy access to endless miles of Adirondack trails.
But that is not the end of what this Adirondack town has to offer... there are still a few more secrets to share:
- Long Lake is home to some of the nicest and most helpful people you may ever meet.
- The Town of Long Lake boasts not only one of the most jam-packed event calendars in the Adirondack Park, but possibly also the most unique.
- Long Lake's grocery store might possibly hold the world record for having the best view of any bread aisle in the world. Don't believe us, come see for yourself! (But shhh... don't tell anyone!)