Things To Do Now in the Lake George Region
While NY was on pause, nature never skipped a beat. Though some things may look different, the natural beauty of the Adirondacks is still the same.
As we are in Phase Four of the NY Forward plan, most attractions are opening including museums, historic sites and miniature golf as of July 6. Click here for a full list of our member attractions. Remember to visit their websites or call ahead, as you may need to make reservations online or over the phone before you go.
We listed some ideas for things to do below. Our staff put together a list of answers to our most asked questions during this time, so be sure to visit our FAQ page if the answer to your question isn't below.
Please remember that face coverings are required in New York state when it's not possible to keep 6 feet away from another person.
Lake George is home to rich history, including major military milestones. Museums and historic sites are able to open at limited capacity!
More Indoor Fun
We're still waiting for word on arcades, laser tag and bowling. Escape Rooms and indoor malls are now able to open.
Outdoor Dining & Takeout
On June 17, 2020, our region entered Phase Three of the NY Forward Reopening Plan, meaning our restaurants can now offer indoor dining at half capacity! Click here for a list and hours of operation.
Retailers are now allowed to open with restrictions in place including boutiques, the factory outlets and indoor malls. Call ahead or visit their websites to for more information. Click here for our retail members.
Beaches in New York state were allowed to open at no more than half capacity. Social distancing is required, meaning beach goers must maintain a six-foot distance from others. When that is not possible, masks are required. It is important we all do our part to prevent more cases of COVID-19. Because people could carry the virus and not have any symptoms, it is important for everyone to wear a mask for the safety of others.
Rogers Memorial Beach and Veterans Memorial Beach will be open weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Million Dollar Beach is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The maximum people allowed there will be 500 — half the normal capacity. Parking has been reduced to 150 vehicles allowed at one time. The restrooms will be available, however the showers will not be open.
Shepard Park Beach is open.
Please note the section known as Dog Beach where canines are permitted to cool off is currently closed off for public safety reasons.
Private pools such as those at hotels, motels and campgrounds can now open as long as access is restricted to guests and proper social distancing and sanitization protocols are in place. Make sure you call ahead to find out if the pool at your desired hotel, motel or campground will be open.
Public pools are allowed to open as well.
Kayaking/ Standup Paddleboarding
Kayaking is a great way to experince the waterways in the Adirondacks.
Lake George Village
Boating & Rafting
Boaters must register before launching in Lake George. Click here to register your boat online with the Lake George Park Commission.
Before launching, boaters must to all they can to meet the Clean, Drain, Dry inspection standard to stop the spread of invasive species. Boat inspection stations are open. Click here to view the inspection station list.
Public docks and boat launches are open. Restrooms and other facilities may not be available.
Motorized boat rentals are available at some marinas.
Fishing Charters & Boat Tours
Boating with Bob (Offers fishing)
Bolton Boat Tours & Watersports (Offers fishing)
Lake Luzerne/ Hadly
Wild Waters Outdoor Center (Warrensburg & Lake Luzerne)
The Sagamore Golf Course is open for the season. Read more information here.
Miniature Golf was permitted to open on July 6. Click here for a list of places to play mini golf.
Use the Warren County Recreation Mapper below below to plan an outdoor adventure in the area!
We recommend discovering new trails to prevent overcrowding.