Snowshoeing

Stopping to catch your breath? That’s because our Adirondack wilderness is so breathtaking!

Our trails are just as scenic when they are crunchy.

Be a Winter Sixer

Love the challenge of a winter peak? Saranac Lake offers six varied mountains which ring the town. Climb them all for your Winter 6er badge!

Go anywhere the snow falls

Modern snowshoes aren’t the “tennis racquets for the feet” they were in the old days. This means our hiking trails are open year-round, for anyone. Pick an easy trail for a flatter learning curve.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Come and learn to identify wild local edible plants with our expert Patricia Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension!
Patricia will answer your questions about how to cultivate...

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Join VIC Naturalists for a guided paddle on Barnum Pond via Barnum Brook. This two-hour program starts with a brief walk to our dock and includes at least one hour on the water. This is a perfect...

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Meet at Trudeau Institute, 154 Algonquin Avenue, for a tour of one of Saranac Lake's first cure cottages and to visit the statue of Dr. Trudeau. Meet at the sign by "Little Red...

Recent Blog Posts...

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Submitted by guest blogger Tyler Merriam. It was an 83-degree summer afternoon when I took my most recent trip to Moose Pond. It is rare to find people who can participate in an...
Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
We have hit our summer stride! August is a golden month here in Saranac Lake. The days are warm, the air is fresh, and the evenings have enough hours to pack them full of outdoor fun. Hit the...
Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
Camping is far more than an inexpensive way to stay somewhere. Camping is about living — for a while — in nature. Whether we love the outdoors, want to learn to love the outdoors, or just...
Monday, July 24th, 2017
Submitted by Guest Blogger: Tyler Merriam Bouldering is a style of rock climbing that is performed relatively close to the ground with no ropes, harness, or hardware. Bouldering usually takes...
Fly to Saranac Lake via Cape Air The Adirondack Regional Airport, your "Gateway to the Adirondacks," provides quick and convenient access to and from Logan International in Boston, MA. Daily flights are provided...
Join In Our Cool Adirondack Traditions Our scenic location, rugged beauty, and abundant wilderness led the small village of Saranac Lake into the cool ways of life we still observe today.