Discover My Tupper Lake

Tupper Lake is a unique community located in the heart of the Adirondack Park. This is a place where lumberjacks share coffee with artists, tourists chat with locals over a craft beer, and history abounds. People Connect and Discover Tupper Lake in different ways. Visitors enjoy the small town feel. Residents each have their own view of enjoying life in our Adirondack town. From people who are new to the area to families that date back generations, each person contributes to making Tupper Lake a community. 

Each Tupper Lake resident has their favorite aspects of living here. From hiking to stargazing to the arts, Tupper Lake is a well-rounded community that enriches the lives of those who live and visit here. Check out stories from authentic Tupper Lakers who decided to live, raise a family, work, and retire in Tupper Lake. 


Quality of life in Tupper Lake 

Locals that live and work in Tupper Lake love the community, and the quality of life that they enjoy by living here. 


Living and working in Tupper Lake 

Business owners that call Tupper Lake home explain why anyone should open a business in Tupper Lake. 



Family biking in Tupper Lake 

The Kohan family enjoys biking in Tupper Lake. The variety of trails and terrain are perfect for families with experienced and new riders. Jee and Mike love raising their children here with the endless amount of outdoor recreation opportunities. 



The community of Tupper Lake is surrounded by many different bodies of water. Experience rivers, lakes, or ponds, and then come back to the quaint village of Tupper Lake to relax at the end of the day.



Family hiking

The Chartier family can be found checking out different trails around Tupper Lake year-round. They enjoy hiking as a family activity where they get to spend time with one another. 


Local artisans

Tupper Lake is made up of many local artisans. From leather goods to iron and wood working, our community is lucky to have such talented locals. You will find the perfect gift to commemorate your time in Tupper Lake. 



Gordy & Ted have been stargazing for years in Tupper Lake. Discover dark skies and clear nights where you will be able to take in sky above. From a mountain top, a lake, or from the car, stargazing in Tupper Lake can't be beat.


Cross-country skiing

The opportunities are endless in the Tupper Lake area for cross-country skiing. From backcountry to groomed trails, there is terrain for every type of skiier. Check out the James C. Frenette Sr Recreational Trails for family (and dog) friendly groomed skiing. 


Ice fishing

A thrill in the winter time, ice fishing is an Adirondack tradition once the lakes freeze. Did you know Tupper Lake hosts one of the largest ice fishing tournaments in New York State each year? 


Interested in learning more about the community of Tupper Lake? Read other cool stories about locals, check out information about living here, local government, economic development, and more on

This project was prepared with funding provided by the New York State Department of State under Title 11 of the Environmental Protection Fund.