Town of Indian Lake Public Beach

The Town of Indian Lake Public Beach is located approximately 1.5 miles outside of the hamlet of Indian Lake, off of Chain Lakes Road. This off-highway location provides a quiet swimming spot.


  • Red Cross certified lifeguards
  • Swimming dock
  • Public restrooms
  • Covered pavilion
  • Volleyball net/court for beach volleyball
  • Swings

Summer hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., seven days a week

Speculator Public Beach

A half mile south of the four corners in Speculator, New York, you will find the Speculator Public Beach nestled off of Route 30. The location makes the beach not only easily accessible, but also conveniently located across the street from the beautiful Sacandaga River Nature Trails. This provides the opportunity for a great "surf and turf" family adventure.


  • Large off-street parking area across the road
  • Shaded picnic area on a beautiful point flanking the beach
  • Located across the street from the Sacandaga River Pathway, Speculator Ball Field and a large pavilion area.
  • Public boat docks available
  • Restaurants within walking distance

Summer hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., seven days a week

Wells Public Beach

Jump into Lake Algonquin at the Wells Public Beach, located on the southwestern side of the Route 30 bridge in Wells, New York. This Adirondack beach features: an off-street parking area, a shaded pavilion picnic area right on the beach, public restrooms and a swimming dock with diving board.


  • Bathroom at beach, doubles as changing room
  • Dock with diving board
  • Red Cross certified lifeguards
  • Pavilion picnic area
  • Off-street parking

Summer hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., seven days a week

Inlet Public Beach

Take a dip in Fourth Lake!

Inlet's Arrowhead Park offers a sandy public beach perfect for enjoying in refreshing Adirondack waters of Fourth Lake. Located behind the Inlet Town Hall and Tourism Information Center, the beach is easily accessible and boasts a variety of amenities conveniently located within walking distance.


  • restrooms
  • large parking area
  • Red-Cross certified lifeguards
  • boardwalk and hourly public boat docks
  • tennis courts, wooden pirate ship, playground, and baseball field
  • picnic area with hibachis
  • restaurants and shopping walking distance

Summer Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., seven days a week

Blue Mountain Lake Public Beach

Situated on the eastern shore of the pristine Blue Mountain Lake, the Blue Mountain Public Beach offers you the opportunity to swim in one of the highest elevated public beaches in the Adirondacks. Located off of NYS Route 28, across from the Adirondack Lake Center for the Arts, the Blue Mountain Lake Public Beach is a "must swim" during your Adirondack Vacation.


  • Red-Cross Certified Lifeguards
  • Swimming Dock
  • Public restrooms at beach and across street

Summer Hours: 11am - 5pm, 7 days/week

Long Lake Public Beach

Centrally located in the hamlet of Long Lake, New York, the Long Lake Town Beach is a spectacular spot to cool off with a quick swim or to spend an entire summer playing in the sunshine. The northern facing sandy beach captures a beautiful view of the Adirondack's Seward Mountain range. A variety of restaurants, boat rentals and scenic excursions are available within a stone throw of the beach's location right off of NYS Route 30. Throughout the summer the Long Lake Town beach is the home to a variety of family friendly events.


  • Public restrooms
  • Gazebo
  • 2 swimming docks. The larger floating dock features a rope swing, trampoline and slide.
  • Red-Cross Certified Lifeguards
  • Restaurants within walking distance
  • Kayak, canoe, SUP and motor boat rentals nearby

Summer Hours: 10am – 6pm, 7 days/week

Adirondack Lake Swimming & Beaches

Swimming in the Adirondacks

With plenty of places to swim in the Adirondacks, come visit our hundreds of ponds and lakes and thousands of miles of rivers and streams, and see why the Adirondacks is nature's water park. Hike to a remote pond and make it your own, find rivers and streams where the rock is worn so smooth you can slide down it, or plan a day at one of our public beaches complete with designated swimming areas, life guards and a 360 Adirondack panoramic view.