Gallery 3040

Once a telegraph office, now an art gallery.

Fine art and more in the center of Old Forge. Opened in 2010, this family operated gallery and boutique specializes in fine art and handmade goods and provides a full-service custom framing shop. A curated mix of interesting goods showcases a wide variety of jewelry, woodwork, ceramics, paintings, photography and more. Fun and friendly, the gallery hosts several special events, artist receptions, craft parties and book signings every month.

Originally a telephone office, the building has also housed many past businesses including a TV repair shop and candle shop.  Owned and operated by the Weal family; husband and wife David and Paula and their daughter Linda, an Old Forge native, worked in the building when it was a telephone office.  Linda Weal formerly served at the local arts center, View, as the curator, and worked at teh Cleveland Museum of Art.

Paid member of the Inlet Area Business Association

Local crafts, country and Indian design gifts, fragrant balsam fir and cedar products, jewelry, maps, books, and much more.

Open daily from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Pedals & Petals

Pedals & Petals is a unique bike, flower, and gift shop carrying a wide variety of merchandise.

We have a full service bike and gear shop, carry Trek bikes, and have bike rentals. Pedals & Petals has been recognized as one of the top 200 bike shops in the country for our service, selection, and knowledge.

Whether you are getting married, have an event, or just need flowers, we are also a full service florist with a gift shop. Our gift shop has a wide variety of gifts, from Adirondack lifestyle to handbags, jewelry, housewares, and much more. In the winter we have cross-country skis, snowshoes, skates, and all of the gear that goes with them. We also have winter rentals to help you get out and enjoy the snow.

Pedals & Petals is a one of a kind store, so stop in or check us out at!

We are open year round. Check the website for our current hours.


  • Sunday - Thursaday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.


  • Thursday - Monday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday: Call for hours

Spring and fall

  • Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Paid member of the Inlet Area Business Association

Adirondack Reader & Café

Adirondack Reader is a bookstore with New York Times bestsellers, children's books, Adirondack books, nature books, and used books. We also carry gifts, souvenirs, and artwork from the area.

Our coffee shop serves Green Mountain coffee as well as an assortment of teas and cold drinks. We also have an extensive line of Melissa & Doug educational toys. In the summer months local Adirondack authors have book signing events. Check local newspapers and websites for more information.

The first Saturday in October is the annual Adirondack Kids Day, with Adirondack children's authors, a petting zoo, magician, food, and participation from local school and church groups. This is a free family event that runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome.

The Reader also houses a local weaver who creates handmade woven gifts and potholders. A kit is also available to create your own.

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May-Columbus Day and June 25-Labor Day.

Paid member of the Inlet Area Business Association

Adirondack Reflections

Adirondack Reflections offers a wide seleciton of cultural merchandise reflecting the people, history, and lifestyle of the Adirondack wilderness. Whether you are looking for an authentic souvenir, gift, or furnishing for a lake-front cottage, Adirondack Reflections has something for the whole family.

ADK Trading Post

We know a thing or six at the ADK Trading Post. If we don't have it, you probably don't need it! Whether you want to find a gift to take home to your cat sitter, or supplies for your next camping and fishing trip, you can find it at the ADK Trading Post.

Stock up during your next Adirondack Vacation

  • Locally made candles, pillows, quilts, paddles and hats.
  • Books, Maps, and Calendars - Interested in Adirondack History?  How about cooking?  Local fiction and biographies?  A map for your next hike?
  • Games and Toys - Find something to wile away the hours around the campfire. Or a plush animal for your little ones.
  • Jewelry - Bring a little of the Adirondacks home with you with sterling silver loon earrings and garnet necklaces.
  • Specialty Foods -We have a wide variety of cheeses, meats, produce and international foods in our rustic roadside shop to make your next meal memorable.
  • Worms - Because there's nothing more frustrating than a fishing pole, a beautiful Adirondack lake, and nothing to fish with!
  • Patches - Hiking one of the 46 High Peaks? We have the patches! We also have in stock our exclusive Coney Mountain and Owl's Head Mountain patches.
  • And MORE! - What's 'MORE'? You'll just have to stop by and find out!

also offering Daily Lunch Specials!


French Louie's ADK Sports

Strop in for sporting goods, gifts, clothing, and maps! French Louie's is a sporting goods store with technical wear for hiking, including zip-off pants, moisture wicking shirts, a complete selection of fishing gear, a large selection of Darn Tough socks, plus a large selection of pocket and hunting knives, compasses, and much more. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May-Columbus Day and June 25-Labor Day.

Paid member of the Inlet Area Business Association

Adirondack Shirt Factory

Adirondack Shirt Factory sells T-shirts, sweat shirts, fleece, 1/4 zips, discount sunglasses, beach towels, blankets, jewelry, handmade greeting cards, and many other items.

Open mid-May to mid-October, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.