- Our list of the best things to do in Lake Placid, New York, features the top 52 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lake Placid, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Lake Placid, NY , followed by 24 popular activities in nearby cities, including Saranac Lake and Wilmington
Featuring two locations, St. Regis Canoe Outfitters offers services ranging from canoe and kayak rentals to instruction and guides. They rent outdoor equipment including snowshoes and camping gear, and will help with trip planning and food drops for campers.
White Face Mountain Bike Park, located in Wilmington, New York, features 27 varied trails that are designed for various riding styles. The bike park also features the East's greatest vertical drop. A run takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.
Mt. Pisgah Sno Tubing is a ski center that offers 3.5-kilometers of snowshoe trails, 3.5-kilometers of cross-country trails, and 30-acres of glade skiing. All of the trails on the premises are fully lighted.
Specializing in fly fishing, Hungry Trout Fly Shop has a selection of equipment and guided services for visitors to choose from. From river wading to boat trips, the shop provides day long fishing excursions in the surrounding rivers.
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Located on 50-acres about a mile downstream from Whiteface Mountain is the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge. Home to many animals, native to the area, the site features a walking trail, raptor sanctuary, wolves and bear habitats.
Two-time site of the Winter Olympics and countless World Cup Ski events, Whiteface Mountain is a mecca for winter sports lovers. Featuring the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies and numerous beginner areas, this mountain is waiting for you.
In the shadow of the Adirondack Mountains, Wilmington Town Beach, is a place for families to gather and share a day near the water. The park features a boat launch, kayaking, sandy beaches, swimming and picnic facilities.