Things to Do

The Sacandaga is seated on the edge of New York’s 6-million-acre playground, making it the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. If that’s not enough for you, the lake and it’s surrounding areas are full of exiting things to experience. Find out what brings thousands of visitors to the area each year by checking out our suggested Sacandaga lake attractions!

Don’t forget to explore the area’s history by visiting a few of the Sacandaga’s historical sites!

Specialty Food Attractions

If you enjoy homemade apple cider, maple syrup, jams, pies and more, than the Sacandaga Lake area is the right place for you. With various apple orchards, cidar presses, maple syrup farms and produce stands the Great Sacandaga Lake area has many great places to visit.

It’s fun for the whole family. Visitors from all over the world come to the area to enjoy nature’s sweetest delights, including visiting Wemple and Edicks of Johnstown, NY for some of the best home made ice cream in the state that you can get. You may come with an empty stomach, but we guarantee you’ll leave satisfied. Don’t forget to save some for the road, because once you leave you’ll probably have a hankering for more.

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    Discover all the fun things to do on and around the lake!

  • Playing GuitarEvents & Activities

    Check our calendar for exciting events and things to do.

  • Farmers’ Markets

    Browse local markets to find fresh, local produce.

  • Beaches & Swimming

    Enjoy sand and sun right here in the Adirondacks!

  • Boat Rentals & Marinas

    Find a place on the lake to rent or store your boat.

  • Canoeing, Kayaking & Boating

    Head out to relax, exercise, or fish. Whatever floats your boat!

  • Tubing & Whitewater Rafting

    Looking for a thrill? Try whitewater rafting!

  • Camping

    Read our guides and tips for a fun, stress-free camping trip!

  • Campgrounds

    Enjoy the great outdoors at any of the area’s great campgrounds

  • Golf & Mini Golf

    Enjoy a day out on the green or play a little putt-putt!

  • Family Fun

    Make the most out of your valuable family time with fun activities

  • Fishing

    Fish for walleye, trout and more on the Sacandaga & surrounding lakes

  • Hiking

    Over 1,000 miles of trails in the Adirondack wilderness

  • Biking

    Go for a casual family ride or an off-road adventure!

  • Hunting

    Explore a sportsman’s paradise in the Southern Adirondack Mountains

  • Ski Resorts and Mountians in Upstate New YorkSki Resorts & Mountains

    Hit the slopes at any of these great local ski resorts!

  • Snowmobiling

    Check out local snowmobile clubs and trail information.

  • Stargazing & Astronomy

    Experience the night sky like you never have before

  • Shopping

    Shop for rustic furniture, local artists, gifts, and more!

  • Dining

    Plan a romantic night out, or just find the best burger in town

  • Specials

    Browse special offers from local hotels, merchants, & restaurants.

  • Coupons

    Find coupons for great items from your favorite local stores!