Great Outdoors

Stay in vibrant Lake Placid as your gateway to exploring the great outdoors and all the Adirondacks have to offer. Our resort community and the Adirondack region offers more diversity than probably any other recreational area in the Northeast. The fun never stops happening with the widest selection of activities for adventure seekers of all levels.

Short Mountain Hikes and Scenic Views

Cobble Mountain, Mount Jo, Drive up Whiteface Veteran’s Memorial Highway, High Falls Gorge

Hiking, Running, Biking, Walking - Dog Walking, Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing

Jack Rabbit Trail, Peninsula Trail, Northville Placid Trail, Henry’s Woods, John Brown Farm, 2.7 mile stroll around Mirror lake

Paddling, Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Swimming

Mirror Lake (no motor boats permitted), Lake Placid (motorboats permitted)

Sailing, Boating, Water Skiing

Mirror Lake (no motor boats permitted), Lake Placid


Lake Placid Public Beach, The Whiteface Club, The Lake Placid Club


Lake Placid Club, The Whiteface Club, Craigwood Golf Course

Downhill Skiing

Whiteface Mountain

Ice Skating

Olympic Oval, Mirror Lake, Olympic Arenas

Fishing, Fly Fishing, and Guide Services

Lake Placid, Mirror Lake, Ausable River

Ice Climbing and Rock Climbing

Scenic Flights

Lake Placid Airport