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In Tupper Lake, we are proud to support and partner with many local organizations and businesses that promote and support an Adirondacks that welcomes all. All are welcome here. Tupper Lake is a…
  1. Public Campgrounds
Wolf Pond Rd, Tupper Lake
Operated by the town of Tupper Lake, Little Wolf Campground and Beach sits along the shore of Little Wolf Pond. Little Wolf Campground The campground has 50 sites, a majority of which have electric…
  1. Whitewater Guides
  2. Whitewater
  3. Paddling
6440 NY 30, Indian Lake
Adirondac Rafting Company invites you to run the wild and scenic Hudson River Gorge. The gorge run is a 16 mile, 4-5 hour adventure trip with plenty of whitewater fun. Adirondac Rafting Company…
  1. Air Travel
  2. Travel / Transportation
96 Airport Road, Saranac Lake
The Adirondack Regional Airport provides the quickest, most convenient access to and from the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of northern New York. The airport is capable of handling aircraft as large…
  1. Professional / Services
PO Box 45, Wanakena
Offering consulting and expediting services within the Adirondacks. Adk Compliance will provide you with a clear understanding of the regulatory requirements within the Adirondack Park and set up a…
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  1. Attractions
  2. Museums / Historic Sites
  3. Gift Shops
321 State Route 37, Hogansburg
The Akwesasne Library and Cultural Center is an outstanding resource for the Akwesasne community, and the general public, providing a library and museum celebrating the history, heritage, and culture…
  1. Hardware
65 Lake St, Tupper Lake
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  1. Galleries and Visual Arts
  2. Museums / Historic Sites
  3. Churches / Religious Organizations
57 Lake St, Tupper Lake
Built in 1905, Beth Joseph Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in the Adirondacks, and one of a few synagogues outside of New York City listed in the Register of New York State Historic Buildings. The…
  1. Wine and Spirits
56 Main Street, Tupper Lake
Uncork your favorites! Boulevard Wine & Spirits in Tupper Lake offers a large selection of liquor, wine, and champagne as well as all of the fixings for your favorite mixed drinks! Friendly…
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  1. Air Travel
1200 Airport Dr, Burlington
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  1. Cabins / Cottages
585 Sekon Road, Tupper Lake
Located on the Southern end of Upper Saranac. Beautiful new home, perfect for a family or friend retreat. Includes use of 'water toys' and boathouse. Camp Kidura is a great destination for families…
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  1. Insurance
117 Park St PO Box 747, Tupper Lake
CBNA Insurance Agency, a member of the Community Bank, NA family, is an independent Insurance Agency providing property and casualty insurance products for both personal and commercial needs.  Our…
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  1. Vacation Rental
1461 State Route 30, Tupper Lake
Coccia Pines authentic Adirondack camp, on the shores of pristine Tupper Lake, has the perfect cabin rental for your vacation.   Located in the heart of the Adirondack Park, Coccia Pines has a…
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  1. Financial Services
75 Park St, Tupper Lake
 We are a full service financial institution, offering all the things much bigger banks offer. But we also  have the one thing they don't a passion for providing the highest level of customer service…
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  1. Convenience Stores
16 Demars Blvd, Tupper Lake
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  1. Vacation Rental
  2. Real Estate Sales
  3. Real Estate
80 Park St, Tupper Lake
The Gillis Team at Merrill L. Thomas, Inc. in Tupper Lake specializes in real estate in the Heart of the Adirondacks!  If you’re looking for a primary residential home, a lakefront second home,…
  1. Attractions
  2. Libraries
41 Lake St, Tupper Lake
The Tupper Lake Public Library (AKA Goff-Nelson Memorial Library) is the cornerstone of the Tupper Lake community. The Library is open to all residents and visitors to the region, stop by and enjoy…
  1. Dining
116 Park St., Tupper Lake
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  1. Cabins / Cottages
#711, Bartlett Carry Road, Tupper Lake
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  1. Fine Dining
6319 State Route 30, Lake Clear
Escape to an Adirondack Culinary Alternative Shh… we may be raided! Have fun as we celebrate when the 1886 main Lodge operated during the 1920s with a Speakeasy flair! For the romantic to families.…
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  1. Wholesaler / Distributor / Supplier
Hyde Fuel believes that you as the customer deserve nothing but the best service, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Serving the Tri-Lakes region since 1965, Hyde Fuel offers state-of-the-art equipment…
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  1. Dining
15 Demars Blvd., Tupper Lake
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  1. Attorney / Legal Services
51 Lake St, Tupper Lake
Legal services including real estate, estate planning, business law, wills, elder law and trusts, probate matters. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  1. Attractions
1939 State Route 30, Tupper Lake
Planning a Family-Friendly Adirondack Getaway? Discover Lakeview Lanes in Tupper Lake! Unwind with Bowling and More While bowling may not be the first activity that comes to mind, it can be a…
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  1. Convenience Stores
  2. Bakeries
  3. Delicatessens
58 Main St, Tupper Lake
Larkin's Junction Deli & Bakery Family Owned & Operated. Best place in town to get delicious homemade desserts & meals. Call ahead to place an order or stop by to see what looks &…
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  1. Vacation Rental
  2. Real Estate
96 Park St, Tupper Lake
Trust the local experts to help you with all of your real estate needs, from residential and commercial to vacation rentals. Our award-winning agents live, work and play here and no one knows the…
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  1. Family Dining
26 Demars Blvd, Tupper Lake
McDonald's is the only "fast food" restaurant in Tupper Lake. Located across the street from the Tupper Lake Municipal Park, you will find that this location offers a wide variety of both indoor and…
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  1. Fishing
  2. Grocery
404 State Route 3, Tupper Lake
Located on the western end of Tupper Lake you will find Mountain Market and Redemption. This one-stop shop has just about everything you need to prepare you for your next outdoor adventure. They…
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  1. Lodging
  2. Motel
336 Park Street, Tupper Lake
A family owned and operated Motel and Cabin Complex. The Park Motel offers a lovely “park like” setting with lots of room to play and picnic. Amenities include an Outdoor Pool, WiFi, cable TV and a…
  1. Education
Route 86 & 30, Paul Smiths
At Paul Smith's College, it's about the experience. Paul Smith's, which was founded in 1946, is the only bachelor's degree-granting institution of higher education in the Adirondacks. Our programs –…
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  1. Nature and Historic Walks
  2. Outdoor Adventures
  3. 2+ to 4 Hours
  4. Snowshoeing
8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths
Nature up close: Welcome to the VIC! When you visit the Paul Smith's College VIC, a world of outdoor recreation opens before you. And if you want to learn more about Adirondack forests and wetlands…
  1. Dining
166 Main St., Tupper Lake
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  1. Motel
1616 State Route 30, Tupper Lake
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  1. Air Travel
42 Airport Lane, Plattsburgh
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  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Trails
  3. Cross Country Ski Trails
  4. Nature and Historic Walks
Route 30, Tupper Lake
Fernow Trail, also known as the Fernow Plantation Loop, was named after Bernhard Fernow. He was one of the fathers of modern forestry and the first chief of the US Forest Service. Look for brochures…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Cross Country Ski Centers
  3. Trails
  4. Back Country Camping
Fish Hatchery Road, Lake Clear
This hike can be extended with spur trails for more pond exploration. Despite the name, motor vehicles are not allowed on the trail by the general public. However, the designation does allow for…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Trails
Tooley Pond Road, Cranberry Lake
This is part of the Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour, which is one of the finest Adirondack experiences. None of the trails on the tour are marked, other than with an 8 x 11 trailhead sign. The trails…
  1. Birding
Route 30, Tupper Lake
There are two wetland viewing areas along the Route 30 causeway between Simon Pond and Tupper Lake that are popular with birders. One overlooks a vast marsh and the other overlooks wetlands on both…
  1. Sledding / Tubing / Toboggan
141 Country Club Rd, Tupper Lake
Classic winter fun. In the winter, sounds of excitement and laughter fill the 10th Fairway of the Tupper Lake Golf Course as families gather and play on the groomed sledding hill. So grab the snow…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Trails
  3. Cross Country Ski Trails
  4. Birding
South Shore Road, Wanakena
The Big Pine that is the name of the trail will be at the base of a very short spur trail on your right. It is over 140’ tall, and over 14’ in circumference. A professional guess is that this pine is…
  1. Cross Country Ski Centers
  2. Snowshoe Centers
  3. Sledding / Tubing / Toboggan
141 Country Club Road, Tupper Lake
As the winter whites begin to cover the town of Tupper Lake, the Tupper Lake Golf Club transforms into a glorious groomed cross-country ski center. The continuously growing network of trails includes…
  1. Birding
Kildare Road, Tupper Lake
Spring Pond Bog is the second largest bog in New York State. This Nature Conservancy property contains diverse habitats and bird species. Wetlands, bogs, boreal forest, mixed and deciduous forests,…
  1. Birding
Route 421, Piercefield
The Low’s Ridge – Upper Dam Trail is a scenic, remote, and diverse birding location. The trail is a mostly level dirt road that leads to the Upper Dam on the Bog River and Hitchins Pond. Birders will…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Cross Country Ski Trails
  3. Trails
  4. Mountain
4523 Route 30, Saranac Lake
This trail between the Fish Creek and Rollins Pond campgrounds is a lovely way to explore these campground spaces in winter. Plenty of frozen ponds and scenic interest.
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. 6er
  3. Trails
Keese Mill Road/NY 30, Paul Smiths
A climb to the summit yields magnificentviews in nearly all directions. McKenzie and the High Peaks can be seen tothe south. Directly below is an outspread of lakes and ponds within theSt. Regis…
  1. Boat Launch Sites
Route 30, Tupper Lake
Located at the Little Wolf Beach Campground, the Little Wolf Beach Launch offers access to Little Wolf Pond for boating, fishing, and paddling.  Getting there From the west: Take Route 3 east to…
  1. Boat Launch Sites
37 Pump House Road, Piercefield
Located right outside of the Hamlet of Piercefield, the Piercefield Flow Beach Launch allows access for small motor boats, canoes, and kayaks to explore and fish in the reservoir between Setting Pole…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Trails
Route 28N, Newcomb
Goodnow is a very prominent peak when seen from Route 28N. This ragged-looking mountain is home to one of the remaining fire towers in the Adirondacks. From the restored fire tower (originally built…
  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
  2. Trails
Endion Road, Long Lake, Long Lake
Owls Head Mountain is part of the Sargent Ponds Wild Forest, which covers an impressive approximate 45,000 acres. This rather prominent peak in the Long Lake area is made up of four separate summits…
  1. Hardware
66 Main St, Tupper Lake
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  1. Gift Shops
  2. Online Shopping
45 Museum Dr, Tupper Lake
Shop The Wild Supply Co. inside The Wild Center. The Center’s store is worth its own visit, with quality gear, beautiful decorative and gift items for the home and garden, an extensive book selection…
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  1. Vacation Rental
65 Charland Rd, Tupper Lake
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  1. Public Campgrounds
4523 State Route 30, Saranac Lake
Rollins Pond combines an extensive camping and recreation complex with plenty of nature, with added hot showers and indoor plumbing. A great choice for boating, paddling, biking, and hiking. There's…
  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
  2. Trail Running
  3. Snowshoeing
Route 30, Paul Smiths
The hike up Jenkins is long but it isn't terribly difficult, making it perfect for anyone seeking a nice woods ramble that ends in a great view. 
  1. Grocery
94 Delmars Blvd, Tupper Lake
Tupper Lake’s only grocery-anchored shopping center, featuring Save-A-Lot, Kinney Drug, and Boulevard Liqours. Hours / Days of the Week / Seasons Open: 7 days a week, all year round, usually 9:00…
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  1. Grocery
252 Park St, Tupper Lake
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  1. Arts and Crafts
48 Park St, Tupper Lake
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  1. Museums / Historic Sites
  2. Attractions
1462 Country Route 60, Onchiota
The Six Nations Iroquois Cultural Center provides for the viewing of 3000-plus artifacts with an emphasis on the culture of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy (Haudenosaunee). The Six…
  1. Flatwater Paddling Guides
73 Dorsey St, Saranac Lake
  1. Apparel / Shoes / Accessories
136 Park St, Tupper Lake
Apparel decoration of wearable goods with screen printing methods forged by our forefathers. Embroidery thread so fine that majestic bald eagles seek it for their nests. A collection of promotional…
  1. Motel
  2. Lodging
71 Demars Blvd, Tupper Lake
The Sunset Park Motel - Lake Front Adirondack Accommodations in Tupper Lake Enjoy a serene setting surrounded by nature at The Sunset Park Motel. All rooms offer stunning lake views and have been…
  1. Pubs / Taverns
36 Depot St, Tupper Lake
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  1. Dining
92 Park St., Tupper Lake
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  1. Dining
  2. Family Dining
  3. Pubs / Taverns
  4. Snowmobiling
9755 State Route 3, Childwold
The Thirsty Moose Pub & Grub Located in Childwold, NY, The Thirsty Moose Pub & Grub is an iconic roadside restaurant and tap room. Their full service dining room offers up a wide selection…
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  1. Pubs / Taverns
1880 State Route 30, Tupper Lake
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  1. Easier Trails
215 Johnson Road, Malone
Located in Malone, New York, Titus Mountain Family Ski Center is committed to being a family-friendly Adirondack ski destination. Titus features 3 mountains, 50 trails, and glades, with 10 lifts, 2…
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  1. Schools
25 Chaney Ave, Tupper Lake
Hours of Operation: 7am - 4pm Superintendent: Seth McGowan 
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  1. Cross Country Ski Trails
Coreys Road, Saranac Lake
If you think Stony Creek Pond is jut for fishing, think again! Grab your skis this winter and get outdoors. Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in the Village of Tupper Lake…
  1. Fishing Holes
  2. Flatwater Paddles
  3. Ice Fishing
Lake Simon Road Route 30 & Lake Simond Road, Tupper Lake
Situated just south of the village of Tupper Lake, Simon Pond is essentially a flood plain of the meandering 146-mile-long Raquette River. Its shallow depth and weedy flats on the western side,…
  1. Cross Country Ski Trails
Route 421, Tupper Lake
Remote cross-country skiing at its finest is what you'll find here! By the numbers Gain 30 feet to lake  Distance Round Trip: 3 Miles for Lows Lower Dam 6 miles for Big Trout Lake Trailhead …
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Snowshoeing
Tooley Pond Road, Cranberry Lake
This is part of the Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour, which is just as impressive in winter as in summer, making this tour a year-round Adirondack experience. None of the trails on the tour are marked,…
  1. Attractions
  2. Parks
Demars Blvd., Tupper Lake
Situated at the very heart of the Village of Tupper Lake, you'll discover the expansive Tupper Lake Waterfront Park, affectionately referred to locally as the Tupper Lake Municipal Park. Bordering…
  1. Cross Country Ski Trails
Intersection of Rts. 3 & 30, Tupper Lake
This trail is beyond beautiful and a fantastic cross-country ski.
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Fishing Holes
  3. Nature and Historic Walks
  4. Birding
Route 421, Piercefield
Just south of Tupper Lake, in the Horseshoe Wild Forest in the Town of Piercefield, the Bog River pours into the southern tip of Big Tupper Lake via a beautiful set of falls. The upper portion of the…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Mountain
  3. Birding
  4. Snowmobiling
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
The Massawepie Easement includes Massawepie Lake and the Massawepie Scout Reservation. There is no public access to Massawepie Lake or the scout camp from June 15 through August 31 of each year. From…
  1. Hiking
  2. Flatwater Paddles
  3. Fishing Holes
Route 3/Coreys Rd, Tupper Lake
At less than a mile long, this pond is a perfect for families and for anyone who wants to stretch their legs. Getting there From the intersection of Routes 3 and 86 in Saranac Lake follow Route 3…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Snowshoeing
Route 3/Coreys Rd, Tupper Lake
Just over half a mile round trip, this pond is scenic, beautiful, and a worthy destination. Getting there From the intersection of Routes 3 and 86 in Saranac Lake follow Route 3 toward Tupper Lake…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Cross Country Ski Trails
  3. Trails
  4. Back Country Camping
Mountain Pond Rd, Paul Smiths
The Sheep Meadow Trail leads to a former sheep meadow. These days, the sheep are on farms closer to the Lake Champlain Coast. But the gentle terrain makes this longer hike easier, for all skill…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Fishing Holes
  3. Ice Fishing
  4. Back Country Camping
  5. Birding
Route 421, Piercefield
Horseshoe Lake is located in the Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest. There are three perfect launch locations to choose from, each one gives access to a different part of the lake. This lake is very big and…
  1. Fishing Holes
  2. Ice Fishing
Route 30, Tupper Lake
Big Tupper Lake is one of the best kept secret fishing holes in the Adirondacks. In fact, accounts state that fishery biologists believe that the state-record walleye lives in the lake! The abundant…
  1. Fishing Holes
Coreys Rd, Tupper Lake
The majestic 146-mile long Raquette River is one of the most popular paddling and fishing destinations in the Adirondack Park. As the river meanders through the Tupper Lake region you will find an…
  1. Cross Country Ski Centers
8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths
There are over 25 miles of trails available at the Paul Smiths Visitors Interpretive Center (VIC). You have the choice to ski groomed or un-groomed trails. There are also a handful of snowshoe trails…
  1. Mountain
Route 421, Piercefield
This mountain biking is a sweet ride that offers a scenic riding experience and exposes the rich history tucked away in the Horseshoe Wild Forest. Enjoy riding along gravel roads and double track…
  1. Mountain
Main St, Conifer
This leisurely ride from Conifer through the Massawepie Mire to Grass River Flow is an excellent jaunt for nature lovers of all varieties. As you ride through the bogs, peatlands and boreal forest…
  1. Mountain
Country Rt 421, Piercefield
Connecting Horseshoe Lake to Massawepie Lake you will find a backwoods mountain biking road that offers an enjoying cruise through a mix of dense forests as it passes the back side of Mt. Arab to…
  1. Boat Launch Sites
Route 30, Tupper Lake
On Route 30 approximately 2 miles south of the Village of Tupper Lake you will find access to Big Tupper Lake via a DEC Boat Launch. From this handicap accessible launch you will be able enjoy…
  1. Over 8 Hours
  2. A 46 High Peak
  3. Trails
Coreys Road, Tupper Lake
Seymour Mountain is the stand alone peak of the Seward Range and located on the opposite side of Ouluska Pass and separated from Seward, Donaldson and Emmons by a very deep valley. For 90% of the…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Trails
  3. Back Country Camping
Floodwood Road, Paul Smiths
With its moderate terrain and outstanding view, Floodwood Mountain is a great choice for a family outing or for a first-time snowshoe. Getting there From Tupper Lake, take Route 3 east towards…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Trails
  3. Cross Country Ski Trails
Route 3/30, Tupper Lake
Deer Pond a fine destination point and you may find that to be enough; don’t feel that the entire loop is the only way to go.  How to get there From the intersection of Route 30/Route 3 and Mill…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Triad
  3. Trails
Route 30, Tupper Lake
As far as views go, this is one of the best in the area and should not be missed. The waters of Tupper Lake can be seen to the north as well and the wooded hills of the Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest to…
  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
  2. Cross Country Ski Trails
  3. Trails
  4. Birding
Corey's Road, Tupper Lake
The Raquette Falls Trail is one of the most popular Adirondack backcountry ski routes in winter, and a wonderful hiking route along the river in summer. How to get there From the intersection of…
  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
Route 30, Tupper Lake
The trail to Deer Pond from Route 3 gets a lot of attention, but this route is just as fine, as a one-way to Deer Pond or as a longer hike to Lead Pond. The trail has a remote feel while never being…
  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
  2. Cross Country Ski Trails
  3. Trails
County Route 421, Piercefield
This is a relatively new trail and not on most people’s radar so it gets much less use that other trails in the region. Hike a flat trail through an open forest, which is very quiet and peaceful.…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Trails
Lone Pine Rd, Cranberry Lake
Bear Mountain is located in the Cranberry Lake State Campground, but can be accessed via Route 3 as well for a longer hike. Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in the…
  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
South Shore Road, Wanakena
The mostly flat trail here is superb for those looking for a long walk in the woods.
  1. Nature and Historic Walks
  2. 1 to 2 Hours
  3. Trails
Tooley Pond Road, Cranberry Lake
This is part of the Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour and a great Adirondack experience. None of the trails on the tour are marked. The trails are very easy to follow however, but slightly difficult to…
  1. Nature and Historic Walks
Tooley Pond Road, Cranberry Lake
Need more waterfalls in your life? Head to Copper Rock Falls! Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in the Village of Tupper Lake follow Route 3 toward Cranberry Lake. Follow…
  1. Over 8 Hours
  2. Trails
  3. Cross Country Ski Trails
  4. Back Country Camping
South Shore Road, Wanakena
High Falls is on the Oswegatchie River in the northwestern Adirondacks. From the 15-mile High Falls Loop, it is 0.5 miles off the southern boundary of the loop. The falls are not that tall, but…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
Indian Carry Rd, Tupper Lake
Enjoy this gentle hike as a family trip or even before work! Hiking From the parking are cross Route 3, carefully. Once on the trail, start a mellow hike through the mixed forest which gets very…
  1. Over 8 Hours
Route 3, Cranberry Lake
Enjoy this unique hike through the Cranberry Lake Wild Forest. Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in the Village of Tupper Lake follow Route 3 toward Cranberry Lake. Follow…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
Route 421, Piercefield
Explore the old woods roads at Massawepie! Getting there From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3 in Tupper Lake, follow Route 30 toward Long Lake. Continue for 9.1 miles to Route 421 on your…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
Route 421, Piercefield
Lows Overlook is such a beautiful destination; it's hard to put a description into words! Overlooking the breathtaking Bog River, the views here will surely leave you inspired to explore this area…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Nature and Historic Walks
Route 56, Cranberry Lake
These falls are unique and not often visited. Here, you’ll only find the peaceful sound of water rushing the falls. The views downstream of the falls are just as lovely as the falls themselves.
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
This can only be accessed from September 1st to June 14th when the Boy Scout camp is not in session. On all other dates the roads are closed to the public. The final 0.3 miles to the pond is very…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
Route 421, Tupper Lake
This trail is an old road, which to some has also been referred to as Otter Brook Road. This extension of the road is now a foot trail which is very wide and a perfect access to the features on…
  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
Route 421, Tupper Lake
The Sucker Brook Road at the Grass River has been turned into a foot trail only and is often referred to as Otter Brook Trail.
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Birding
Sabattis Rd, Tupper Lake
Note: Access to Lows Lower Dam is temporarily closed. For further information, and the latest from the DEC on Lows Lower Dam access, check the Bog River Complex page. This remote area has abundant…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Youngs Rd, Star Lake
Star Lake is public to all but this small sliver of land is privately owned. This access is your only available route to the lake. Once on the lake you have to be committed to your boat for the…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Inlet Rd, Cranberry Lake
Gentle currents, beautiful views, excellent paddling: this spot is prime! Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in Tupper Lake follow Route 3 toward Cranberry Lake. Continue…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Back Country Camping
Route 56, Cranberry Lake
This is prime wilderness paddling right outside Tupper Lake, NY! Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in the Village of Tupper Lake follow Route 3 toward Cranberry Lake.…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Fishing Holes
Hollywood road, Colton
Carry Falls is the first of many reservoirs created by Brookfield Power on the Raquette River. This rather large body of water is a very mellow paddle, and if it were not for the dam you wouldn’t…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Route 3, Cranberry Lake
The carry to Balsam Pond is very easy and flat, you can choose to paddle the pond or bypass it along the extended carry trail to Grass River Flow. The entire carry trail is roughly 0.2 miles and over…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Inlet Rd, Cranberry Lake
Nicks Pond is easily reached and the footing on the carry is gentle with no elevation change. The shore can be a bit difficult to launch from, but once you are on this small pond it’s well worth it…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Fishing Holes
Route 3, Piercefield
This area is open for fishing and paddling from September 1 through June 14 each year. Getting there From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3 in Tupper Lake follow Route 3 toward Piercefield.…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
Round Pond is a part of a chain of ponds and lakes on the Massawepie Scout Camp property. A carry trail is located between it and Catamount Pond, as well as Long Pond to the south. It is the smallest…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Route 3, Tupper Lake
The Raquette River Boat Launch on Route 3, locally known as "The Crusher," offers a variety of day and multi-day excursions, making it one of the most popular paddling destinations in the Tupper Lake…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
Explore the wild waters of Pine Pond on the Massawepie Conservation Easement. Getting there Pine Pond can only be accessed via a carry from Massawepie Lake. Please see the page for Massawepie Lake…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Fishing Holes
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
The major boat launch for Massawepie Lake is a very popular destination and over the years has even grown. This lake can be paddled all day and not see all it has to offer. Several narrow bays can…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
Horseshoe is possibly the most attractive pond in the Massawepie area and one that might be overlooked the most as well.  Getting there From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3 in Tupper Lake…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
Long Pond is just that, long and a bit narrower than others at Massawepie. Getting there From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3 in Tupper Lake follow Route 3 toward Piercefield. Drive…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Route 421, Piercefield
This pond can only be accessed from a paddle and portage from Tupper Lake. Once you have negotiated the steep launch onto Tupper Lake you can enjoy a nice paddle. Remember, Tupper Lake has motorboat…
  1. Golf
  2. Outdoor Adventures
141 Country Club Rd, Tupper Lake
Located in the heart of the Adirondack Park, the Tupper Lake Golf Club is a scenic mountain course every golfer should be sure to play. The famous Donald J. Ross established Tupper Lake Golf Club in…
  1. Hardware
  2. Hardware / Tools / Equipment
50 Cedar St, Tupper Lake
Lumberyard, carpet sales, cabinetry sales, sign-making business, apparel printing, engraving, embroidery, athletic uniforms, school mascot items and more. We bill ourselves as an ‘Old Time Lumberyard…
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  1. Dining
9 Main St, Tupper Lake
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  1. Florists and Greenhouses
102 Underwood Rd, Tupper Lake
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  1. Dining
  2. Dry Cleaning / Launderers
48 Park St., Tupper Lake
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  1. Convenience Stores
36 Wawbeek Ave, Tupper Lake
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  1. Cabins / Cottages
  2. Inn / Lodge
  3. Pet Friendly
432 White Pine Road, Box 340, Paul Smiths
Welcome to White Pine Camp, a lovingly restored Adirondack Great Camp that once was the summer White House of President Calvin Coolidge. In the tradition of the Adirondack Great Camps - magnificent…
  1. Fishing Guides
  2. Fishing Guides
1179 NYS Route 86, Ray Brook
Wiley's Flies is located in the heart of the Adirondacks in Ray Brook, NY right in the middle of Lake Placid and Saranac Lake. We offer the most diversified trips in the Adirondacks by floating 11…
  1. Fishing Holes
  2. Flatwater Paddles
  3. Back Country Camping
Hamilton County Route 10A, Tupper Lake
Little Tupper Lake is a local favorite, a beautiful spot for fishing, camping, paddling, and more. No motorboats are allowed. Getting there From Tupper, drive south on Route 30. After about 11 …
  1. Fishing Holes
Horseshoe Lake Road, Tupper Lake
This is a fun hike for kids who also want to try fishing, or anglers looking for remoteness. Fishing Float a bobber for best results, as the pond's shallowness causes snagging. The brook trout are…
  1. Dining
105 Wolf Pond Rd, Tupper Lake
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  1. Sleigh Rides
  2. Attractions
6319 Route 30, Saranac Lake
BOOTLEGGER’S LANTERN-LIT SLEIGH RIDE & SPEAKEASY EXPERIENCE - $89 More than just a Lantern-lit Sleigh Ride! Enjoy a Sleigh Ride and Speakeasy Experience where you can explore one of the last…
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  1. Easier Trails
92 Mt. Pisgah Lane, Saranac Lake
Located 23 miles east of Tupper Lake you will find Mount Pisgah Ski Area -- or Pisgah, as it's known locally. This classic small town Adirondack skiing spot delivers gentle alpine slopes, tubing, and…
  1. Construction / Building Services
161 Main Street, Tupper Lake
Based out of Tupper Lake, we sell and deliver various stone products.
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  1. Sales / Service / Rentals
  2. Fishing Guides
1562 State Route 30, Tupper Lake
Tupper Lake Boat Rental is located at the Red Top Inn Motel, along with Tupper Lake Bait & Tackle. Enjoy fishing or siteseeing in one of our 14.5 ft aluminum boats. New 15HP outboards. Nice,…
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  1. Sales / Service / Rentals
  2. Fishing Guides
  3. Ice Fishing
1562 State Route 30, Tupper Lake
Tupper Lake Bait & Tackle, located at the Red Top Inn Motel has everything you need for a fishing adventure. We are open year round and we carry a full line of open water and ice fishing tackle…
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  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Trails
Route 421, Tupper Lake
This is a little-known route to a dramatic waterfall known locally as Pa’s Falls, after the memorial stones next to the Bog River. In its current state, this trail is not recommend to anyone who’s…
  1. Professional / Services
P.O. Box 1055, Tupper Lake
  1. Swimming
Beach Way Drive, Piercefield
Owned and operated by the Town of Piercefield, Piercefield Beach is a hidden gem along the shore of the Raquette River. The sandy beach and relaxing atmosphere at the beach makes for a great spot to…
  1. Vacation Rental
, Tupper Lake
Book one of our rentals: Ready to browse and book a vacation rental home in the Adirondacks? New York Rental By Owner can help! Our website connects travelers and owners by featuring a wide range of…
  1. Ice Skating
  2. Attractions
31 Santa Clara Ave, Tupper Lake
Ice Time Discover the Tupper Lake Memorial Civic Center and fine-tune your skating. Between open skate, stick & puck, or rental time, there are plenty of opportunities for you to get on the ice…
  1. Churches / Religious Organizations
8 Brentwood Ave, Tupper Lake
Sunday worship: Holy Eucharist 10 a.m.
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  1. Affordable Housing
15 Church Street, Tupper Lake
Donald E. Smith Appartments is a retirement & Assisted Living Facility located on the corner of Church Street and Wawbeek Avenue in Tupper Lake. Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm…
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  1. Indoor Adventures
  2. Museums / Historic Sites
9097 Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake
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  1. Public Campgrounds
Route 30, Long Lake
Lake Eaton offers a number of secluded sites that will please any camper. Lakeside sites will have beautiful sunset views and woodland sites are filled with relaxing forest sights and sounds. Canoe,…
  1. Public Campgrounds
  2. Fishing Holes
  3. Flatwater Paddles
  4. Boat Launch Sites
  5. 1 to 2 Hours
Route 30, Long Lake
A fully accessible wilderness area located near Tupper Lake, it has picnic areas for day trips. Approximately 17 miles south of Tupper Lake you will find John Dillon Park. Operated by Paul Smith’s…
  1. Fishing Holes
  2. Back Country Camping
  3. Flatwater Paddles
County Route 10A, Tupper Lake
It's all about ease of access and wilderness here! Fishing, camping, paddling, and adventuring are all plentiful. How to get there From Tupper, drive south on Route 30. After about 11 miles, turn…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Trails
Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake
For the better part of the last century, Blue Mountain has been one of the most frequently climbed Adirondack mountains. And for good reason! The striking view, with Blue Mountain Lake below, is very…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Trails
  3. Cross Country Ski Trails
  4. Back Country Camping
  5. Fishing Holes
  6. Flatwater Paddles
  7. Birding
901C Sabattis Rd, Tupper Lake
The William C. Whitney Wilderness Area is a paddlers paradise. But that said, there are hiking opportunities here for hikers, birders, campers, fishermen and women, and even some hiking for paddlers…
  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
  2. Trails
  3. Cross Country Ski Trails
  4. Back Country Camping
  5. Birding
  6. Flatwater Paddles
Route 421, Tupper Lake
The road has gentle hills and quickly delivers you to Lows Upper Dam at Hitchins Pond, which is a very scenic and historic location. At the dam, you can take an optional 1.5 mile round trip hike up…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Fishing Holes
  3. Back Country Camping
  4. Birding
Sabattis Circle Road, Tupper Lake
The only way to explore Round Lake is by water. With paddling, birding, and camping available, it is difficult to leave until everything has been explored. Getting there Head south on route 30 for…
  1. Attorney / Legal Services
43 64 Park Street, Tupper Lake
Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am-5 pm
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  1. Museums / Historic Sites
The Native North American Travelling College (NNATC) is located on 3-acres of waterfront property in Akwesasne, Ontario, connecting it to the St. Lawrence river, the backbone of this Mohawk community…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Birding
Route 3, Tupper Lake
This is a great trip for beginning paddlers! One of the three Triad paddles, this is a perfect family paddle. You’ll meander through streams, ponds, and rivers to get to Axton Landing. Go as fast or…
  1. Civic / Service Organizations
121 Park Street, Tupper Lake
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  1. Dining
45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake
Come and make an enjoyable waterfront meal part of your Wild Center experience. The cafe is open daily in the summer season from 10-5, with full lunch service from 10-3:30. During the winter months…
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  1. Rental Property Management
  2. Cleaning Services
We know your time is a valuable commodity and ADK Concierge wants you to enjoy your time in the Adirondacks with your family and friends. Let us take care of your cleaning, shopping and everything in…
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  1. Online Shopping
  2. Specialty Gourmet Food
83 Park Street, Tupper Lake
Founded by Garrett Kopp, Birch Boys forages for Chaga, then turns it into one of their many different products. Their Chaga is wild harvested from live Birch trees on private lands of the Adirondack…
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  1. Boat Launch Sites
Floodwood Road, Lake Clear
Hoel Pond provides wonderful access to the St. Regis Canoe Area. Paddling This is a hand launch - there is no trailer capacity. Boats must be hand carried to the water. Parking for ten cars.  
  1. A 46 High Peak
The High Peaks are popular for a lot of reasons — they’re rugged, they’re challenging, and above everything else, they’re beautiful — but with the rising popularity of hiking, many of our taller…
  1. Online Shopping
  2. Gift Shops
Get your favorite gear from Tupper Lakes' very own Raquette River Brewing. Online Crowler orders coming soon!
  1. Private Campgrounds
4426 State Route 30, Lake Clear
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  1. Flatwater Paddles
, Tupper Lake
This unique Triad paddle will guide you through an area that isn’t often explored. The Raquette River winds its way 146-mile long through the Adirondacks before ending in the St. Lawrence River.…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
This paddle is the longest of the three Triad paddles. But don’t let the distance deter you. It is an incredibly beautiful paddle that takes you through many interesting environments. The start of…
  1. Outdoor Adventures
  2. Sales / Service / Rentals
, Saranac Lake
Jet Ski Tours. Personal watercraft (PWC), also known as Jet Skis, are an exciting and fun activity and a great way to spend the day out on the pristine waters of the Adirondacks.
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  1. Ice Fishing
, Tupper Lake
Hit the hard water here at Stony Creek Ponds! Maybe you'll find an elusive walleye. Spend a few hours or come back for a few days to really see all you can catch! How to get there About 8 miles…
  1. A 46 High Peak
  2. Over 8 Hours
  3. Trails
Coreys Road, Tupper Lake
The Seward Range is one of the most remote in the Adirondack High Peaks and it consists of Seward, Donaldson, Emmons, and Seymour mountains. Seymour is separated from the other three by Ouluska Pass…
  1. Professional / Services
Carter Rowley -Commercial Services (518) 304-3688 Bill Domenico - Residential Services (518) 354-8269
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  1. Fishing Guides
123 Park St, Tupper Lake
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  1. Indoor Adventures
  2. Galleries and Visual Arts
  3. Museums / Historic Sites
291 Park Street, Tupper Lake
The Tupper Lake History Museum: A place where our local past is at your fingertips. The Tupper Lake History museum is dedicated to preserving and showcasing our rich local history.  It contains…
  1. Scenic Drives
, Tupper Lake
Rock Island Bay is one of the last scenic pull offs as you leave Tupper Lake. Known for a great view of the water, it is a great photo opportunity. You can see most of Tupper Lake, and where Bog…
  1. Outdoor Adventures
96 Airport Road, Saranac Lake
Adirondack Aviation is a premier flight school offering flight instruction, pilot certifications and scenic flights. Located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, Adirondack Aviation provides…
  1. Farms
1287 State Route 3, Saranac Lake
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  1. Farms
, Saranac Lake
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  1. Fishing Guides
, Paul Smiths
Gone Fishing Guide Service is the ultimate Adirondack fishing experience! Captain Tommy Hutchins has over 30 years experience fishing in the Adirondack park, as well as the neighboring St.Lawrence…
  1. Outdoor Adventures
37 Depot Street, Tupper Lake
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  1. Catering
  2. Wedding Catering
, Lake Clear
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Craft beer, cross-country skiing, friends, and a beautiful winter day. What more could you ask for on a Saturday in February? The annual Tupper Lake BrewSki is slated for Saturday, February 25th…
  1. Wildlife
  2. The Wild Center
Year round, the Adirondacks — and Tupper Lake in particular — is a great place to live. There are scores of outdoor adventures, the local restaurants, bakeries, and taverns are full of great flavor,…
  1. Winter birding
  2. Birding
  3. winter fun
Winter is arguably the best time of the year. There are endless activities to keep the winter blues away and, honestly, who doesn’t love a warm cup of hot cocoa at the end of the day? 
  1. Adirondack sky center
  2. Events
Do you remember where you were on April 8, 2024? Oh, wait! That date hasn’t happened yet, so you haven’t missed out. On April 8, 2024 Tupper Lake and the entire Adirondacks will fall in the path of…
  1. spring
  2. Shopping
  3. Foodies
  4. Food
  5. shoplocal
  6. Eat local
Spring rejuvenation While there may still be some snow flurries lingering in the air, we are getting tiny hints of springtime here in the Adirondacks. If the outside weather hasn’t convinced you,…
  1. Wild Center
A rainy day in Tupper Lake  You’re all set! A full day of paddling, hiking, and a good night campfire to round out a perfect Tupper Lake vacation, wait … is that a little rain cloud on the forecast…
  1. raquette
  2. Raquette River
  3. Raquette River Brewing
  4. Raquette River Outfitters
  5. Paddling
  6. Canoe
An itinerary centered around the Raquette River A river, a brewery, and an Adirondack outfitter. What do they all have in common? Well, aside from having Raquette in their names, they’re all…
  1. tinman
  2. Triathlon
  3. race
  4. Swimming
  5. Running
  6. Cycling
  7. competition
  8. stories
Off to the races An Adirondack summer wouldn’t be complete without a few things. A good book, a seat by the lake, some fishing… and a triathlon to kick off the season. Each summer for the past 42…
  1. Food
  2. picnic
  3. outdoor dining
  4. Family Fun
  5. Tupper Lake
One of the things that makes me the happiest in the whole world is going on a picnic. I love them so much that my husband Chris knew he needed to incorporate a picnic when he proposed to me on an…
  1. coreys road
  2. seward range
  3. seymour
  4. Raquette River
  5. axton landing
  6. Hiking
  7. Paddling
Hiking, paddling, and camping along Coreys Road Coreys Road, between Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake, provides extraordinary access to all the types of recreation that make the Adirondacks special.…
  1. live music
  2. Art
Gin. Jazz. Fascinating rhythms moving, flowing through the summer air. For four nights in August, the courtyard at Amado, one of Tupper Lake's most enjoyable restaurants, will be filled with the…
Totality in Tupper: April 4-8, 2024 On Monday, April 8, 2024, Tupper Lake, in the middle of New York's Adirondack Park, will be one of the prime locations to view an exceptional event – a total…
  1. Outdoor Adventures
Upper Saranac Lake, Saranac Lake
A Children’s Camp in the Heart of the Adirondacks Inspiring and empowering young people to be confident, collaborative, and courageous is at the heart of everything Eagle Island does.
  1. Attractions
  2. Museums / Historic Sites
45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake
Three years running, The Wild Center was named the People’s Choice top attraction in the Adirondacks by the readers of Adirondack Life. The Wild Center has also been named named "#2 science museum in…
  1. Ice Cream Parlors
1976 Route 30 (Moody Rd), Tupper Lake
A Tupper Lake area landmark since 1985. Known for our different flavors of soft serve (black raspberry, pistachio, maple, chocolate, vanilla...and much more!!); they all come in a twist. New to…
  1. Vacation Rental
, Tupper Lake
Visit our website to see +1,000 photo listings of vacation rentals, real estate for sale and timeshares offered by owner. We cover Tupper Lake and the entire Adirondack Park. Condos, cottages,…
  1. Ceremony Sites
652 Indian Carry Road, Tupper Lake
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  1. Fall
  2. foliage
  3. scenic drive
  4. Paddle
  5. Hike
  6. fall hiking
  7. Fall festivals
  8. Brewery
  9. golfing
Make the perfect fall yours The temperatures are decreasing, pops of color are starting to dot the trees, and, do I smell pumpkin pie? Yes! Fall is finally here in Tupper Lake, and it is…
  1. Family Dining
11 Balsam Street, Tupper Lake
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  1. Family Dining
8 Balsam St., Tupper Lake
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  1. Dining
  2. Food Truck
11 Balsam Street, Tupper Lake
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  1. Family Dining
  2. Dining
  3. Food Truck
Municipal Park, Tupper Lake
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  1. Delicatessens
  2. Pubs / Taverns
31 Main St, Tupper Lake
"The Place to Be” in the Adirondacks! Stop in and enjoy a pint of the only Guinness on tap in town!  The pub is a family owned business that was established in 1966 by Joseph “P-2″ LeBlanc. After 40…
  1. Fine Dining
10 Cliff Avenue, Tupper Lake
Intimate dining with eclectic cuisine. Offering 9 different taps featuring local craft beer and cider, and 70 different bottles of wine for you to try, Amado offers something for each person. Become…
  1. Family Dining
146 Park St, Tupper Lake
Serving Great Italian Food at a Great Price Voted Best Pizza in the Adirondacks” by Adirondack Life magazine, Little Italy is the place to be if a slice is what you are looking for. In addition to…
  1. Air Travel
96 Airport Road, Saranac Lake
Cape Air provides daily commercial air service to and from Logan International Airport in Boston as well as service to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. To ensure passengers…
  1. Health Foods
  2. Farmer's Market / Farms
  3. Specialty Gourmet Food
320 Park Street, Tupper Lake
SEASONAL- Farmer Owned, Farm2Table. Local Organic Real Food Market & Eatery with Salad Bar, Buffet, Grab N' Go Take Out, Farmers Market and grocery.
  1. Shopping
11266 State Route 3, Piercefield
Stop into Purdy Things at Janes Place!  Specializing in repurposed, antique, and vintage home decor, Jane works on every item herself. Located in Piercefield, stop in to find the right decor for…
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  1. Motel
255 Park St, Tupper Lake
A Year Round Tupper Lake Motel Named after the town itself, the Tupper Lake Motel has been a family owned and operated business for 10 years. We welcome our customers all year round. All of the…
  1. Pubs / Taverns
  2. Dining
11 Balsam St, Tupper Lake
Raquette River Brewing is a 10 bbl brewing facility offering 12+ small batch Adirondack ales in pints, flights, and to go in cans and growlers. The bar also features NYS ciders, wines, and liquors.…
  1. History
  2. scenic railroad
Once upon a time, the best, easiest, most convenient way to travel to the Adirondacks for a vacation or family adventure was by train. Steel tracks wound through forest, along rivers, past lumber…
  1. Wine and Spirits
8 Demars Blvd, Tupper Lake
Ray’s Liquor Store located across from the ball field and park has an excellent selection of spirits, champagnes, wines, hard ciders & seltzers as well as bagged ice and lottery.
  1. Outdoor Adventures
  2. Farms
107 Old Wawbeek Road, Tupper Lake
Introducing McClelland Family Farm, Tupper Lake's newest seasonal attraction,  This scenic property is set to host an array of seasonal delights and exciting events.  In the Fall, immerse yourself in…
  1. Air Travel
737 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany
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  1. Flatwater Paddles
, Piercefield
Dead Creek Primitive Area offers the chance to get close to nature in a narrow, winding paddle through shallow marshlands.  How to get there Drive north on State Route 3 from Tupper Lake for 8.5…
  1. Fall
  2. special event
  3. Family Fun
So much orange, so much seasonal awesomeness Are you ready to dive headfirst into colorful joys of fall, to taste the flavors of the most colorful season? Well, look no further than OkTUPPERfest, a…
Hike safely during hunting season in Tupper Lake  About to embark on a fall hike? Great! While the trails are extra beautiful this time of year, it’s important to be aware of who you’re sharing the…
  1. Winter
  2. Tupper Lake Triad
  3. crosscountyskiing
  4. Snowshoeing
  5. The Wild Center
  6. Ice fishing
  7. Snowmobiling
Five reasons you need to visit Tupper Lake this winter Bundle up and embrace the winter season as temperatures drop and snow starts to fall in Tupper Lake. While winter is a wonderful time to kick…
  1. Convenience Stores
4 Pleasant Avenue, Tupper Lake
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  1. Pet Friendly
  2. Pet Supplies
, Bloomingdale
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  1. Pharmacies
94 Delmars Blvd, Tupper Lake
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  1. Convenience Stores
  2. Gas
75 Main St, Tupper Lake
At Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes, we are proud of our people.  Our Nice N Easy family shares a passion to be the best and maintains a commitment to provide an extraordinary customer experience.  We…
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  1. Vacation Rental
  2. Venues
652 Indian Carry Road, Tupper Lake
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  1. Media / Communications
  2. Publishing
54 Broadway, Saranac Lake
  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise is the only daily newspaper in the Adirondacks that offers local news, sports and entertainment in print and online. Paid subscribers can get ALL ACCESS on in print…
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  1. Birding
  2. Cross Country Ski Trails
  3. Snowmobiling
  4. Trails
  5. Gravel
, Tupper Lake
A multi-use, multi-season recreation trail The new Adirondack Rail Trail is a 34-mile, multi-use trail that connects the communities of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, and Tupper Lake. Walking, running,…
  1. Dining
  2. Tupper Lake
  3. Adirondacks
  4. Food
  5. Date Night
  6. Happy Hour
  7. Cocktails
Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. ~ Dorothy Day When you're from a small town, you notice when something changes. On a drive to Tupper Lake last year, I couldn't help…
  1. Hiking Guides
  2. Birding
, Saranac Lake
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  1. Pet Friendly
  2. Pet Supplies
  3. Veterinarians / Animal Care
, Saranac Lake
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  1. Cabins / Cottages
  2. Vacation Rental
100 S Little Wolf Road, Tupper Lake
Relax and unwind immersed in the Adirondack outdoors with your family at The Wolf Den on Little Wolf Lake. The spacious, all season lakefront home includes 4 bedrooms, 2 living rooms and 4 baths…
A new recreational trail The Adirondack Rail Trail is a 34-mile recreational trail that will be open year-round, offering adventurous travel to every age and ability in the Adirondacks. This vehicle…
  1. Air Travel
97 Romeo- Vachon Blvd North, Montreal
  1. Fishing Holes
  2. Flatwater Paddles
  3. Back Country Camping
Floodwood Road, Lake Clear
If you're looking for a quiet pond not far from town, but also in a wilderness setting, Hoel Pond is the place to paddle and fish. Getting there From Tupper Lake follow Route 3 east. Turn left on…
Lake Simond Road, Tupper Lake
Come fish in one of the largest ice fishing tournaments in New York state! Each year, on the first Saturday in February, anglers from far and wide travel to Tupper Lake for the annual Northern…
February 2nd-5th, 2023 The 2023 Empire State Winter Games is a multi-day sports event hosted in the Adirondack Park, New York, from February 2nd - 5th. In its 42nd year, the Games will bring…
8th Annual Phil Edwards Memorial Hockey Tournament January 5th, 6th, and 7th, 2024!  Kick the new year off by watching one of the Adirondack’s fastest-growing hockey tournaments hit the ice at the…
It's a 1.5-mile-long Brewfest! Grab your cross-country skis and snowshoes and follow the beer trail. 
'60s, '70s & '80s Class Reunion On Saturday, August 3rd, 2024 the Tupper Lake High School graduates from the 1960's, 1970's & 1980's will come together for Little Wolfstock 4. Held at the…
Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Tupper Lake On Saturday, November 30th, let's come together to celebrate Small Business Saturday—a nationwide initiative honoring the contributions of small…
Race the Triad The Tupper Lake Rotary will again host the Tupper Lake Triad Challenge. This is a one-day cumulative timed race. The challenge includes conquering the three stunning Triad hikes:…
Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon Join us for our 42nd year of the Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon on Saturday, June 29, 2024, as we #RaceTheAdirondacks. Did you know that Tupper Lake is home to one of the…
  1. Mountain
  2. Outdoor Adventures
Depot St, Tupper Lake
Enjoy biking through Tupper Lake on a multi-use recreational trail. This tight-packed gravel trail runs from the “Junction” to “Uptown” Tupper Lake, connecting the two distinct business districts in…
  1. Catering
  2. Wedding Catering
, Tupper Lake
Experienced bartenders that come to you.
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  1. 4+ to 8 Hours
South Shore Road, Wanakena
High Rock is part of the High Falls Loop, but makes for a nice destination or overnight for the entire family.
  1. Hotel / Resort
  2. Motel
314 Park Street, Tupper Lake
Regardless of the season, there’s something for everyone at Trailhead: from birders, to hikers, to fishermen, to golfers, to boaters, to mountain bikers, to snowmobilers, and more! Located near the…
  1. Triad
  2. Trails
  3. 1 to 2 Hours
Mount Arab Road, Piercefield
Mount Arab has so much to offer that you’ll find yourself returning to this mountain again and again. From history to scenic hiking, this place has it all.
  1. Gas / Service Stations
  2. Gas
111 County Route 60, Brighton
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  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Trails
County Route 61, Wanakena
This firetower used to be on Tooley Pond Mountain, but was moved here by Ranger School Students in the mid 1900s. A NYS Ranger monument is located on a large erratic at the summit; the tower is right…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
The carry trail follows an old forested road, long since changed over to a foot path. The trail climbs slightly up over Massawepie Lake before it descends back down to the shore between Boottree Pond…
  1. Public Campgrounds
4523 State Route 30, Saranac Lake
Camping Fish Creek Pond Campground is highly regarded as one of the best Adirondack state campgrounds. There is a natural sand shoreline and water access for most campsites, and is accessible to…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Nature and Historic Walks
  3. Trails
Tooley Pond Road, Cranberry Lake
This is part of the Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour. None of the trails on the tour are marked, other than with a small 8x11 trailhead sign. The trails are very easy to follow but slightly difficult to…
  1. rail trail
  2. snowmobiletrail
  3. Lodging
  4. wintersport
Where to stay around the Adirondack Rail Trail  In the Adirondacks, a wild corridor cuts through the backcountry, weaving charming mountain towns together with seamless travel via a finished trail…
  1. Real Estate
  2. Buyers Brokers
2505 Main St, Lake Placid
Francis “Bob” Miller is ranked among the top real estate agents in the Adirondacks, with over 400 transactions and $150M+ in sales. Bob lives in Lake Placid and on Upper Saranac Lake, where he and…
July 20th - Annual Tupper Lake Field Day  Mark your calendars for July 20, 2024, as the Town of Tupper Lake Recreation Department presents the annual favorite: Tupper Lake Field Day event! Parade…
  1. Pubs / Taverns
  2. Nightclubs / Bars
  3. Family Dining
6386 NY 30, Lake Clear
Accessible Features Accessible car parking onsite available at the venue. Accessible Van Parking available.  Service Animal relief area available.  Restaurant staff will read the menu to visitors,…
  1. Jewelry Stores
70 Park Street, Tupper Lake
Rachel King is the owner and operator of Earth Girl Designs, a company that she started in her twenties. Her jewelry started off as very chunky, earthy pieces. They were beautiful, and sold here and…
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  1. Automotive Services
358 Park St, Tupper Lake
You can count on Counters Garage to take care of all your towing and auto repair needs, including lightning speed towing service. With over 40 years of towing and auto repair experiencce, family …
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  1. Farmer's Market / Farms
  2. Health Food Stores
9452 State Rt 3, Childwold
Open daily from 9am - 5pm call to place your order with KW Ranch and Kitchen. Offering fresh baked goods, artisan breads, fresh eggs, and all grass fed highland beef cattle. They also offer homemade…
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  1. Health Care / Hospitals / Senior Living
7 Stetson Road, Tupper Lake
Tupper Lake Family Health serves people of all ages. We welcome you to be a part of our family—here or at any of our health center locations. Our pediatric, adult and family medicine practitioners…
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Tupper Lake Recreation Department & Youth Activities In the Town of Tupper Lake, we have a robust and growing recreation and youth activities department. The Recreation Department strives to…
Tupper Lake is a natural place to connect and discover, and whether you're planning a big trip or looking to snag a last-minute deal, area businesses are offering packages and specials to ensure that…
Youth Swim Lessons Make a splash with us this summer at Little Wolf Beach! Learn to Swim lessons are taught by our certified Water Safety Instructors. Swim levels and schedules vary based on ability…
Tupper Tumbling Tupper Tumbling is an introduction to gymnastics for youth ages 18m+. Miss Mallory incorporates creative movement, developing social skills, healthy habits, and tumbling basics in a…
5th & 6th Grade Volleyball This youth volleyball program is run in the spring on Tuesdays & Thursdays by our high school volleyball coaches and players. 5th & 6th grade students will…
Youth Baseball/Softball Town of Tupper Lake teams up with TLYBSA and volunteer coaches to provide 6 different levels of play for youth ages 4-12. T-ball (ages 5-6) and Coach Pitch (ages 7-8) are co-…
Lil’ Ballers Saturday morning basketball during the winter months for all youth ages 5-8 years. Volunteer coaches Joe & Kara Akey lead groups of players through beginner basketball skills.…
Youth Soccer Program: JULY 2nd - AUGUST 8th Kickstart your summer with our Youth Soccer Program, where players ages 3 to 10 will develop skills and teamwork in a fun, supportive environment from…
Day Camp The Town of Tupper Lake Recreation Department runs an annual six-week program based out of the elementary school gym. The Tupper Lake Recreation Department, along with a seasonal staff of…
Paint n Skip These sessions were created as a youthful spin on the ever popular adult ‘Paint and Sip’ events. During a Paint n Skip, a movement instructor and a paint instructor will lead your…
Tupper Teens Currently, Tupper Teens is an after-school free-range program open to all teenaged youth in the community. We operate on most Tuesdays and Thursdays from the Community Room below the…
PJ Movie Nights The Town of Tupper Lake Recreation Department has teamed up with the Tupper Lake Public Library to offer FREE pajama movie nights to youth in our community. We have structured these…
Youth Nordic Ski Club Our volunteer instructors & ORDA-certified Coach Ken make it their mission to create the next generation of life-long XC skiers in Tupper Lake! This XC ski development…
About Us In the Town of Tupper Lake we have a robust and growing recreation and youth activities department. The Tupper Lake Recreation Department is located in the Town Hall at 120 Demars Boulevard…
Over 200+ miles of garage sales with treasures to behold from Old Forge to Cranberry Lake to Newcomb and everywhere in between! With offerings of vintage antiques, rustic furniture, jewelry, kitchen…
Independence Day in Tupper Lake Celebrate Independence Day at Tupper Lake Waterfront Park on July 4th! Join us for the spectacular annual Tupper Lake fireworks display, lighting up the sky with…
Park Street, Tupper Lake
Tupper Arts Presents "Party on Park" Six Years and Counting - Let's Celebrate in Style! Come join us for the kickoff of summer 2025 on Park Street! Whether you're a regular at our well-established…
Park Street, Tupper Lake
Halloween fun! Attention all witches, ghosts, goblins, princesses, superheroes, etc... Once again, the delightful and fun Trick-or-Treat on Park Street celebration will hit the business district on…
Adult Volleyball Adult Volleyball Sunset Series @ Waterfront Park -  Please email tupperyouthcoordinator@gmail.com if you are interested in participating in a beach volleyball    NEW in 2024, the…
  1. Dining
  2. Dining
79 Main St, Tupper Lake
Family owned and operated for over 15 years!  We offer a wide variety of delicious foods, from comfort food to Italian food, to hearty breakfast options. Stop in and enjoy one of our homemade soups…
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  1. Flatwater Paddles
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
Town Line Pond gets heavy winds and at times has produced small whitecaps as bad weather rolls through the region.      How to get there From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3 in Tupper Lake…
  1. 2+ to 4 Hours
  2. Cross Country Ski Trails
  3. Trails
Route 421, Piercefield
This trail, at this time is not marked, and can be found under various conditions of use. Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in the Village of Tupper Lake follow Route 30…
2024 Free Fishing Days Schedule Discover the joy of fishing without the hassle of a freshwater fishing license during our Free Fishing Days! Whether you're a resident or non-resident aged 16 and…
  1. deer pond
  2. crosscountyskiing
  3. xcskiing
  4. Nordic Skiing
  5. backcountry skiing
The Deer Pond Loop is a marked ski trail in Tupper Lake, and in good snow conditions, makes for a classic intermediate-level cross-country ski trip. If you’ve ever visited Tupper Lake, or have spent…
  1. raquetteriverbrewing
  2. Skiing
  3. crosscountyskiing
  4. after-party
  5. party
  6. brewski
  7. Event
  8. winter event
  9. wild walk
  10. Family
Welcome to BrewSki! Drumroll, please - it's BrewSki weekend, and we're stoked! This year, we've lined up 20 top-notch breweries along a 1.5-mile trail at the James C. Frenette Recreational Trails.…
2023 Firetowers Light the Night  Commencing in 2014, the Fire Tower Illumination marks the onset of a statewide tradition. Its inception lies in the desire to extend the glow on the horizon to…
6th Annual Vintage Snowmobile Show & Swap Meet Come join us for the Tupper Lake Snowmobile Club's 6th Annual Vintage Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet, taking place on Saturday, September 21, 2024,…
Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. for unforgettable…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Road Loops / Tours
  3. Trails
  4. Back Country Camping
  5. Birding
  6. Fishing Holes
Lake Lila Access Road, Long Lake
Lake Lila is located in the William C. Whitney Wilderness Area in Hamilton County. It is a remote, motor-less lake with 24 first-come, first-served camping sites along its shores. It remains a…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Trails
  3. Triad
Route 30, Tupper Lake
This mountain, named after civil rights activist Andrew Goodman, has it all: history, a beautiful walk through the forest, and great views from the summit. During the summer of 2014 DEC created a…
  1. Arts and Crafts
10287 State Route 3, Tupper Lake
A Fine Arts Studio Casagrain Gallery on Park Street in Tupper Lake is a fine arts studio featuring the work of local artist, Gary Casagrain. The gallery consists of original oil paintings and…
Ride the eclipse bus for ease of travel! On Monday, April 8, 2024, The Tupper Lake Central School District is making it easy to enjoy the total solar eclipse and make the most of your day in Tupper…
Northern Current: A Community Music Festival returns to Riverside Park with an irresistible lineup of live music on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend! Stay tuned for information on the 2024 event,…
Darrell Savage & Larry Churco: When Mediums Collide  Witness a masterful collaboration, blending two traditional mediums in an unconventional and captivating fusion showcasing local artist:…
  1. Dining
  2. Bistros
  3. Catering
  4. Family Dining
320 Park St, Tupper Lake
SEASONAL- Farmer Owned, Farm2Table. Local Organic Real Food Market & Eatery with Salad Bar, Buffet, and Grab N' Go Take Out.
Allegra Hutton: Polar Perspectives  Whether diving in Tonga or skydiving in New Zealand, Allegra can always find a precious moment to photograph. Visual storytelling is her tool for sharing these…
  1. solar eclipse
Your Guide to "Tupper in Totality" Are you ready to witness one of nature's most awe-inspiring phenomena? The community of Tupper Lake and many local businesses and organizations are gearing up for…
Allegra Hutton: Polar Perspectives  Reception for this event will start Wednesday, July 24 at 5:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public, refreshments are served! Whether diving in Tonga or…
  1. Swimming
Route 3, Tupper Lake
This beach is popular because it's accessible by land and sea! Pull up with your boat or hike the short trail to this beach. Either way, you'll be met with the soft sands and beautiful scenery that…
  1. Hiking
  2. Cross Country Ski Trails
  3. Trails
, Cranberry Lake
A 50-mile circumnavigation of Cranberry Lake, the CL50 will guide you through old-growth forests, passing by backcountry ponds, fascinatingly glaciated landscape, and peaceful campsites. Getting…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
Route 3, Tupper Lake
Panther Mountain is a short, but steep, hike leading to fabulous views of distant mountains and Panther Pond below. How to get there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in Tupper Lake…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Back Country Camping
  3. Birding
Corey's Road, Tupper Lake
Starting at Axton Landing, you will need to paddle about eleven miles to The Crusher launch where you can take out, or you can keep going and paddle right to the village of Tupper Lake. From Axton…
  1. Birding
8023 NY-30, Paul Smiths
The 3,000-acre Paul Smith's Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) includes a variety Adirondack habitats, providing excellent opportunities to see and hear the many different birds that make the…
Get ready for the 1st Annual Lumberjack Weekend! Hosted by the New York State Lumberjack Association, this event promises two days of non-stop excitement at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in Malone…
  1. Birding
, Long Lake
Look for a small open bog mat with scattered, stunted spruces on the north side of Circle Road. Many interesting northern birds can be found here, including Canada Jay in the taller spruce-balsam.…
  1. Over 8 Hours
  2. Cross Country Ski Trails
  3. Trails
  4. Back Country Camping
South Shore Road, Wanakena
The Five Pond Wilderness is one of the most significant areas that can be accessed from Wanakena. Getting there There are numerous access points. Hiking Cat Mountain, Janack's Landing, and High…
Be captivated in the inspired work of Steve Story Join us at a Reception for Steven Story: Through his Eyes on Wednesday, August 14 at 5:00pm. This free event is open to all, with refreshments…
51st Annual Tupper Lake Art Show Join Tupper Arts for the 51st edition of the Tupper Lake Art Show, where local and regional artists converge to unveil their exceptional creations. Experience the…
Get ready to be enchanted because the Stitchin' Bees are buzzing back into town! Join us for a Reception on Thursday, July 18 at 5:00pm. This event is free and open to everyone. Refreshments will be…
Get ready to celebrate creativity at the 51st Annual Tupper Lake Art Show! Join us for a Reception on Wednesday, July 3 at 5:00pm. Thiis event is free and open to everyone, with delicious…
Be Captivated in the inspired work of Steve Story  Tupper Arts is proud to present the work of Steven Story.  For 47 years Story made a career, combining the skill of a craftsman and the passion of…
  1. Attractions
  2. Swimming
105 Little Wolf Rd, Tupper Lake
Come discover Tupper Lake's hidden gem! Little Wolf Beach runs nearly the entire length of Little Wolf Pond's eastern shoreline. Besides being one of the longest beaches in the Adirondacks, this well…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Route 30, Long Lake
This is a classic flatwater three-to-four day trip through gorgeous wilderness. A must do trip for every summer! Paddle, with the current, up to 50 miles past Raquette Falls, and float between sandy…
  1. Parks
Martin St, Tupper Lake
Positioned on the shores of Raquette Pond, Flanders Park makes a great location to escape for a picnic or a quiet afternoon reading on a blanket. Summer Flanders Park has transformed into an…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Shakespeare in the Park: MacBeth Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday and Wednesday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Live Music at the Bandshell on Raquette Pond Experience the ultimate live music nights at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. Join us every Monday…
Little Loggers Kids Show Tupper Arts proudly presents Little Loggers - a delightful series of family-friendly shows for all ages! Join us every Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. throughout the summer at…
Little Loggers Kids Show Tupper Arts proudly presents Little Loggers - a delightful series of family-friendly shows for all ages! Join us every Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. throughout the summer at…
Little Loggers Kids Show Tupper Arts proudly presents Little Loggers - a delightful series of family-friendly shows for all ages! Join us every Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. throughout the summer at…
Little Loggers Kids Show Tupper Arts proudly presents Little Loggers - a delightful series of family-friendly shows for all ages! Join us every Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. throughout the summer at…
Little Loggers Kids Show Tupper Arts proudly presents Little Loggers - a delightful series of family-friendly shows for all ages! Join us every Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. throughout the summer at…
Little Loggers Kids Show Tupper Arts proudly presents Little Loggers - a delightful series of family-friendly shows for all ages! Join us every Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. throughout the summer at…
Witness the Action: Tupper Lake Riverpigs vs. North Country Thunderbirds Experience the excitement of a Tupper Lake Riverpigs game as they face off against the North Country Thunderbirds at Tupper…
Exciting Matchup: Tupper Lake Riverpigs vs. Saranac Lake Surge Don't miss the exhilarating matchups as the Tupper Lake Riverpigs take on the Saranac Lake Surge at Tupper Lake Waterfront Park.…
Baseball Fever: Tupper Lake Riverpigs Clash with the Malone Border Hounds Discover the thrill of a Tupper Lake Riverpigs game as they compete against the North Country Thunderbirds at Tupper Lake…
Antiques & Artisans: Tupper Lake Civic Center Flea Market Discover hidden gems at Tupper Lake Memorial Civic Center's Two-Day Flea Market & Craft Sale! Explore indoors and outdoors for…
Get ready to dive into a month-long celebration of paddling! Join us for Celebrate Paddling Month, a thrilling series of events dedicated to exploring the beauty of our waterways and embracing the…
OkTUPPERfest 2024 Get ready for an unforgettable fall experience in Tupper Lake, New York! The highly anticipated annual OkTUPPERfest returns to Flander's Park on September 28, 2024. Hosted by the…
Stars & Stripes Spectacular: Night School Live on Independence Day Lace up your dancing shoes, it's time to celebrate Independence Day in Tupper Lake, NY with Night School!
Independence Day Performance by On3 Experience the ultimate live music venue at Flanders Park's Sunset Stage with the Summer Sunset Series, presented by Tupper Arts. The kick off event for the 2024…
The 90-Miler is an Adirondack Classic! The 2024 Adirondack Canoe Classic will be Sept. 6-8, 2024. The 90-Miler Adirondack Canoe Classic is an amazing boat event (which welcomes canoes, kayaks, guide…
  1. Parks
Mill Street, Tupper Lake
Completed in 2014, the Little Loggers Playground is a beautiful tree fort village where children can run and play while parents listen to their laughter as they soak up the beautiful waterfront…
Tri-Lakes Humane Society Annual Fundraiser Tail-Wagging Fun: Adirondack Bark-in-the-Park Get ready to wag your tails and strut your stuff at the most paw-some event of the year! Join us on…
Join us for the Annual Tupper Lake Open Pro-Am Golf Tournament Tee up for a day of excitement and friendly competition at the Tupper Open Golf Tournament! Held annually at the picturesque Tupper…
Tupper Lake Bass Tournament Dive into a day of angling excitement at the NNY Bassmaster Club event in Tupper Lake! Join us on the pristine waters of Tupper Lake for a thrilling bass fishing…
Movie Night in the Park Grab your loved ones, hop in your car, and join us for an enchanting drive-in movie experience at the picturesque Waterfront Park. This special fall event offers an…
The Stitchin' Bees are Back! Back due to popular demand, Tupper Arts will proudly showcase the much-loved talents of the Stitchin' Bees. With over 50 quilts on display, a textile wares boutique, and…
Rock the Night Away: Spring Street Live at Raquette River Brewery - May 25th! Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to dance to a unique mix of old and new rock, blues and strong vocal harmonies…
Get ready to kick off the long weekend in style at Raquette River Brewery! Prepare to be transported back in time as Legend takes the stage, delivering the ultimate classic rock experience straight…
Join us on Thanksgiving morning! Help support the Erin Farkas Dewyea scholarship fund by running/walking in the 5k/10k Turkey Trot. Meet at the Tupper Lake Christian Center at 8:30 a.m. to race or…
Get ready for an unforgettable night at Raquette River Brewery on June 1st, where you'll be treated to the electrifying sounds of DAMAGED GOODS! Hailing from the vibrant North Country of New York,…
Tupper Lake T-Ball and Coach Pitch Welcome to the Tupper Lake Recreation Department's Youth T-Ball and Coach Pitch program, where budding athletes take their first swing at the thrilling world of…
Mark your calendars for an amazing night on June 29th at Raquette River Brewing featuring Mickey and Claire! This dynamic brother and sister duo has been playing music together for decades. Get…
Get ready for an electrifying night on July 20th at Raquette River Brewing with Moments Notice! This talented quartet of veteran local musicians is dedicated to delivering impeccably crafted and…
Experience something special on July 26th at Raquette River Brewery with Andrew LaMora! This talented solo pop musician, singer-songwriter, and music instructor will be taking the stage. Inspired…
Indulge in an exciting evening of delicious drinks, and live music featuring On3 at Raquette River Brewery! On3 brings together the musical talents of Jim Boucher, Eric Pasternack from Bloomingdale…
Don't miss out on a captivating evening of music with Troy Millette at Raquette River Brewing on July 12th! Hailing from Fairfax, VT, Troy is known for his heart, humor, and humility, which shine…
Experience the vibrant sounds of the Out of Towners at Raquette River Brewing on July 5th! This talented band is bringing their lively performance to the brewery for a night of great music and good…
Get ready for an incredible night of classic hits at Raquette River Brewing on July 13th with Fulton's Folly! This talented band will be bringing you all the music you love, from Fleetwood Mac and…
Halloween Happenings: Monster Dash Kids Race in Tupper Lake!  Join the Tupper Lake Recreation Department for a free community event suitable for all ages and abilities. Calling all little monsters…
PRIDE returns to Saranac Lake's Riverside Park for its third year! Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance will be hosting the return of Tri-Lakes PRIDE! When: Sunday, June 30, 2024 (12:00 p.m. -…
  1. livemusic
  2. Miniature Golf
  3. stargazing
  4. Beach
  5. Paddling
  6. Hiking
You've been to The Wild Center; now what? So, you’ve come to Tupper Lake for the Wild Center, voted Best Science Museum in USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards. You’ve immersed yourself in…
  1. Snowshoeing
County Route 27, Cranberry Lake
This is part of the Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour and Lampson Falls is the final waterfall along the tour and the most dramatic. Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in the…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Tooley Pond Road, Cranberry Lake
This pond is a popular destination for fisherman as well as paddlers. The northern shores are brush and grass lined while the south side is forested, leaving opportunities for birding and wildlife…
Take your astrophotography to the next level with this hands-on workshop. Hosted by the Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory  Elevate your astrophotography skills at our immersive workshop…
  1. Dining
  2. Cafes
  3. Family Dining
105 Park Street, Tupper Lake
ADIRONDACK SPECIALTY CHICKEN REOPENING SOON - May 23rd, 2024!!   SERVING DELICIOUS BROASTER CHICKEN 105 PARK STREET, TUPPER LAKE, NY 12986 For your conveniences call ahead at 518-359-5050 for…
  1. Farmer's Market / Farms
  2. Specialty Gourmet Food
  3. Health Foods
115 Park Street, Tupper Lake
Welcome to McClelland Family Farm Store, proudly presented by the creators of Spruce and Hemlock. Our year-round retail destination offers a delightful array of products inspired by our farm's…
Enjoy Live Music at P-2's Irish Pub Indulge in an evening of musical enchantment at P-2’s Irish Pub with the 2024 Summer Music Series, featuring the talented Micheall Reed! Returning to P-2's stage…
Enjoy Live Music at P-2's Irish Pub Live Music Extravaganza: P-2’s Irish Pub 2024 Summer Music Series proudly presents Lacey Rae Stoddard – Chase Mills, NY! Prepare for an electrifying evening as…
  1. flyfishing
  2. Fishing
  3. icefishing
  4. Guides
Meet Battle Fish Charters and the veteran behind it all Tupper Lake is a community built around the water surrounding it, with the Raquette River ribboning its way through the town, and large lakes…
  1. Dining
141 Country Club Rd., Tupper Lake
Contact me for event dates and details! 518-354-7457 tlgcclubhouse@gmail.com
  1. Hiking
Route 3, Cranberry Lake
The Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour encompasses six easy-to-reach falls along a 20-mile drive. A couple of the waterfalls can be seen from the road, a couple require a short hike to reach, and one,…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
  2. Trails
Route 3 and Route 30, Tupper Lake
Round Pond is not the official name for this pond; in fact, it is not labeled with a name at all. However, there is a trail leading to the carry from Follensby Clear Pond. With a herd-path leading…
  1. Cross Country Ski Trails
CR 61, Wanakena
Janacks Landing has a great lean-to that rests on the shoulder of Cranberry Lake, a great short overnight ski outing. Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 30 in the Village of…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Route 421, Piercefield
Note: Access to Lows Lower Dam will be closed for the 2024 season. For further information, and the latest from the DEC on Lows Lower Dam access, check the Bog River Complex page. The remote and…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Little Wolf Road, Tupper Lake
Little Wolf Pond is a nice relaxing paddle with a launch point at the public beach. It’s a great destination to sit back and soak up some outstanding summer weather or paddle the shore to feast your…
  1. Fishing Holes
  2. Ice Fishing
Little Wolf Road, Tupper Lake
If pond fishing is your preference, Little Wolf Pond in Tupper Lake is a great option. Home to a public campground & beach, this pond is a popular escape not only for fishing enthusiasts, but for…
  1. Parks
Washington St, Tupper Lake
Tucked into the quiet downtown neighborhood of Tupper Lake, the Washington Street Park is a nice place for families to gather and play. This well maintained playground offers a safe & fun spot…
  1. Boat Launch Sites
2608 Main St, Tupper Lake
Within the village of Tupper Lake, is the Tupper Lake Municipal Park. The launch is located here. From this launch you will have access to Raquette Pond, Big Tupper Lake, Simon Pond, and the Raquette…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Fishing Holes
  3. Ice Fishing
  4. Birding
Demars Blvd, Tupper Lake
Raquette Pond lies north of Tupper Lake and is a manmade lake from a dam located just a bit further north. The pond itself is often used as an access point to get to Tupper Lake for extended paddling…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Route 30, Tupper Lake
A visit to Tupper Lake isn't complete without a visit to the lake itself. This expansive, 9-mile long waterbody contains plenty of open water and impressive islands, including 28 miles of shoreline…
  1. Parks
Little Wolf Road, Tupper Lake
Whether you are camping at Little Wolf Beach for a week or spending an afternoon cooling down at the beach, the young and the young at heart will be happy to know that there is a sweet little…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Fishing Holes
  3. Back Country Camping
Corey's Road, Tupper Lake
This is a classic paddle through a winding portion of the Raquette River, which leads to a sandy beach and spectacular falls.  Getting there From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3 in Tupper…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
  2. Fishing Holes
  3. Back Country Camping
Pump House Rd, Piercefield
The Piercefield Flow is a section of the Raquette River that has been flooded due to a hydroelectric dam. It makes for some outstanding flatwater paddling and fishing (so don’t forget the pole). In…
  1. Nature and Historic Walks
  2. 1 to 2 Hours
Route 56, Cranberry Lake
Jamestown Falls is a short trail along an old forest road, which is not gated off, but not the best to drive. The waterfall is spectacular.  Getting there From the intersection of Route 3 and Route…
  1. Hiking
  2. Trails
  3. Trail Running
  4. Nature and Historic Walks
  5. Back Country Camping
Coreys Road, Tupper Lake
Located in between Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake off of the Coreys Road, the Blueberry Trail is a moderate, low elevation hike which is dog friendly. Getting there This is the same trailhead as the…
  1. Cabins / Cottages
  2. Lodging
  3. Vacation Rental
63 North Little Wolf Rd, Tupper Lake
WatersEdge Cabin has 240 ft lake shoreline and private dock with kayaks, canoe and row boat. The updated 1931 cabin (1460 sq ft) with 180 sq ft screened porch & BBQ, picnic table deck) is right…
Mushroom Foray Various dates, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $7.5 – $15.00
Basic Land Navigation: Level I July 18 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM $75.00 Who better to learn basic land navigation skills from than former Forest Rangers who’ve spent their careers in the backcountry of…
  1. Outdoor Adventures
  2. Sales / Service / Rentals
  3. Guide Services
, Saranac Lake
Come sailing in the heart of the Adirondacks   Sail Adirondacks is the region’s only crewed sailing experience on a fleet of classic sailboats. With locations in Saranac Lake and Port Henry, Lake…
  1. Museums / Historic Sites
48 Waller St, Piercefield
In a large classroom on the second floor of the former Piercefield School, you will find a treasure trove of historic items from the Town of Piercefield. Organized and dedicated to preserving the…
  1. Gift Shops
  2. Apparel / Shoes / Accessories
  3. Furniture and Housewares
83 Park Street, Tupper Lake
Established in 1955, The Adirondack Store and Gallery Takes great pride in providing a fantastic selection of home accessories, gifts, antiques and furniture in the great north woods style. With 3…
  1. Arts and Culture
  2. Antiques
211 Mill Street, Tupper Lake
Wildwood Arts & Antiques is located at 211 Mill Street in Tupper Lake. They have the widest variety of antiques, artwork, and Adirondack historical items and memorabilia. Stop in to find…
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  1. Nature and Historic Walks
Massawepie Road, Piercefield
This historic hike is in a beautiful area and is a great place to explore. Getting there From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3 in Tupper Lake follow Route 3 toward Piercefield. Drive…
  1. Marinas
  2. Sales / Service / Rentals
4548 NY-30, Saranac Lake
  1. Local history
  2. maple
  3. baseball
  4. riverpigs
It's Tupper Lake trivia time! I'm just going to be clear: I don't live in Tupper Lake, but I'm a big fan and all of my Tupper-dwelling coworkers keep telling me to move here and I think they have a…
  1. Fishing Guides
  2. Flatwater Paddling Guides
  3. Hiking Guides
  4. Guide Services
24 Jenkins Street, Saranac Lake
A fully licensed and insured Adirondack Guide, Matt Burnett has spent his life in the central Adirondacks and is ready to share his experience with you! In addition to being a licensed NYS guide,…
Grand Opening of the Tupper Lake History Museum Join us in celebrating the grand opening of Tupper Lake's very own museum dedicated to preserving and showcasing our rich local history, now proudly…
  1. Guide Services
  2. Flatwater Paddling Guides
  3. Sporting Goods
  4. Sales / Service
  5. Paddling
  6. Flatwater Paddles
1754 State Route 30, Tupper Lake
Complete canoe and kayak outfitter offering canoe, kayak, and SUP rentals and sales, camping equipment, maps, paddle gear, fishing supplies, and more. Whether you’re renting a boat from us, or just…
  1. Bed and Breakfast
  2. Vacation Rental
, Tupper Lake
Your Secluded Adirondack Hideaway You’ll have your own luxurious room, surrounded by the Adirondack Mountains in one of the most exclusive towns, “the Hidden Jewel of the Adirondacks”, Tupper Lake…
  1. Vacation Rental
, Tupper Lake
Adirondack Lakefront Property Management specializes in offering camps, cottages, and cabins of all sorts across the Adirondacks. Whether you're looking for a family retreat or a romantic getaway, we…
  1. Motel
1563 State Route 30, Tupper Lake
OPEN YEAR ROUND Lakefront Motel with beautiful Adirondack mountain and sunset views on Tupper Lake.  We are the closest Motel to the Tupper Lake Golf Course, State Boat Launch, Big Tupper skiing,…
  1. Vacation Rental
50 Mount Arab Rd, Mount Arab
Choose one of our rustic Adirondack cottages for your vacation and relax in a cozy lake front cabin with fireplace & private beach. No winter accommodations.
  1. Attractions
  2. Theater and Film
100 Park St, Tupper Lake
Enjoy a movie at Tupper Lake’s hometown theater: the Adirondack State Theater.  This historic theater first opened its doors in 1914 and now features two screens and is one of the only places…
  1. Lodging
  2. Motel
151 Main St, Tupper Lake
Under New Ownership!  Fully renovated and open year round.  Free wifi, morning coffee, and local donuts. Fine dining is an easy stroll across our grounds to the Pine Grove Restaurant, We accept…
  1. Delicatessens
  2. Apparel / Shoes / Accessories
111 Park Street, Tupper Lake
  Spruce & Hemlock has something for everyone.  Souvenirs, clothing, toys, home decor, jewelry, candles, and more!  We have added a bakery & deli.  We have smoothies, coffee, build your own…
  1. Guide Services
214 Old Wawbeek Rd, Tupper Lake
Established in 1982, Adirondack Foothills Guide Service, LLC is a family-owned and operated outdoor guide service. Sonny and Sheila Young, both New York State Licensed Outdoor Guides, have lived and…
  1. Attractions
178 Big Wolf Rd, Tupper Lake
The Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory provides one of the best destinations for stargazing in the East. The combination of low-light pollution, low humidity, and high altitude creates ideal…
  1. Motel
2775 Route 30, Tupper Lake
We are the gateway to the Western High Peaks. Make us your base camp for exploring the Sewards, the Santanoni Range, or the Cold River. The Raquette River boat launch is 1 mile from our front door.…
  1. Fine Dining
  2. Bistros
  3. Pubs / Taverns
218 Park Street, Tupper Lake
Indulge in the cozy embrace of our charmingly adorned restaurant, The Woodshed on Park, where every corner exudes warmth and welcome. Whether you're seeking a romantic dinner for two, happy hour with…
  1. Galleries and Visual Arts
  2. Arts and Crafts
106 Park Street, Tupper Lake
Tupper Arts is open year-round offering original art for sale by regional artists, and classes for children and adults in a variety of mediums.  Hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm,…
  1. Florists and Greenhouses
233 Park St, Tupper Lake
Cabin Fever Floral on Park Street in Tupper Lake is one of the Adirondack’s premier florists. Specializing in wedding flowers and sympathy arrangements, Cabin Fever also offers fresh flowers, plants…
  1. Real Estate Sales
  2. Real Estate
, Tupper Lake
Visit our website to see +1,000 photo listings of vacation rentals, real estate for sale and timeshares offered by owner. We cover Tupper Lake and the entire Adirondack Park. Condos, cottages,…
  1. Cabins / Cottages
  2. Vacation Rental
Waterfront Retreat with Mountain & Lake Views
Tupper Business Expo Calling all local businesses! We're looking to grow our Expo at Friday's race check in. If you are interested in setting up a station, you can register with our Google Form- …
  1. Boating
  2. Sales / Service / Rentals
71 Demars Blvd, Tupper Lake
Offerings: 30h/p 16ft Long Pontoon Boat - up to 8 People  25h/p 14ft Long Fishing Boat with a trolling motor 10h/p 14ft long aluminum Fishing Boat - up to 4 people  Paddle Boards ​Kayaks dock space…
  1. Cross Country Ski Trails
  2. Back Country Camping
Coreys Road, Tupper Lake
This route is a mix of horse trails, old logging roads, and hilly terrain. A long ski which ends at lean-tos for fine winter camping. How to get there From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3…
  1. Nature and Historic Walks
Route 421, Tupper Lake
This small manmade pond has no official name, but Inlet Pond seems to fit as it is an inlet of Horseshoe Lake. This short walk is not very long and could almost be considered roadside. The trail is…
  1. 1 to 2 Hours
Tooley Pond Road, Cranberry Lake
This is part of the Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour which is one of the finest Adirondack experiences. None of the trails on the tour are marked, other than with an 8 x 11 trailhead sign. The trails…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Route 3, Tupper Lake
From the parking area locate the herd path on the pond side of the parking area. The carry is a gentle downhill, with decent footing. This is a great pond for first time users and to introduce others…
  1. Nature and Historic Walks
Route 3, Cranberry Lake
This short trail is used as a canoe carry for the pond and the Grass River, but makes for a very short stroll for some excellent birding opportunities. The 0.1 mile trail is perfect for everyone, and…
  1. Flatwater Paddles
Youngs Rd, Star Lake
The Little River is roughly 35 miles in length and under many instances quite narrow. Off Youngs Road you will utilize a state car-top boat launch for paddling. You can access up and downstream from…
Sign up to be a Tinman Volunteer The Tupper Lake Tinman thrives thanks to our amazing volunteers! Explore the opportunities below and sign up for the role that interests you.  All volunteers must…
The Wild Center Presents: The Clothesline: Food, Fiber, Air, and Soil  Opening June 26 The Wild Center is thrilled to present "The Clothesline: Food, Fiber, Air, and Soil," an immersive…
The Wild Center Presents: Let the Good Times Roll The Wild Center is introducing a brand new experience where you and your young explorers can engage with nature in an exciting new way.
Welcome to Tupper Lake, New York Rolling hills and mountains, lakeside baseball games, family-friendly adventures, and a quaint community full of character and flavor. This is Tupper Lake.
Discover what to do in Tupper Lake There are six million acres of amazing things to do in the Adirondack Mountains, and Tupper Lake is an ideal place to start a hot summer adventure! It's time for…
Lakeview rooms, Adirondack cabins, campgrounds, rental properties, and more Staying in Tupper Lake is a special experience, one where the old is new again and traditions get new life. In Tupper Lake…
Find year-round events and festivals  Tupper Lake is well-known for hosting several of the biggest (and most unique!) annual events in the Adirondacks. From the cold-as-ice Northern Challenge …
We're easy to find! Tupper Lake and Piercefield are situated in just about the exact middle of the 6-million acre Adirondacks. The town is easy to reach because it’s at the crossroads of the…
Shop, shop, shop! When you visit Tupper Lake, you’ll want to head home with more than just beautiful photos and a lifetime of memories. So while you are here: get shopping! 
Explore our trails An authentic Adirondack experience is not complete without spending some quality time on the trail, and Tupper Lake has a range of hiking options for adventurers of all ages and…
An awesome year-round recreation destination In every season of the year, the wild lands surrounding Tupper Lake and Piercefield are a vast playground for outdoor recreation. With endless…
Adirondack mountain biking and road cycling Whether you are looking for mountain biking or road cycling, we've got mileage for you to cover! Mountain biking Get dirt beneath your wheels and…
Have poles, will travel Cross-country skiing is one of Tupper Lake’s favorite winter pastimes. Come join us on the trails! You'll find plenty of options - enjoy the free access (and dog-friendly) …
Paddle adventures begin here... Grab your canoe, kayak, or SUP (stand-up paddle board) and make Tupper Lake your basecamp for your next paddling adventure!
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Have sled, will travel Get your motor running and let the snow fly! Tupper Lake's trails, gorgeous scenery, and trailside amenities mean that snowmobiling here is pure fun. Centrally located in the…
What are you waiting for? Tupper Lake is a scenic, wonderful town that's easy to get to, family-friendly, and the perfect spot for a road trip. Your journey here should be stress free; here's what…
New Season, New Shoes You don’t have to give up on hiking just because it’s winter! There are an abundance of snowshoeing trails near Tupper Lake waiting to be discovered. Strap on a pair of…
Discover rentals  Tupper Lake vacation rentals offer an unforgettable Adirondack experience with all of the comforts and conveniences of home. Rent your own private abode for a weekend, a week, or…
Check in! Whether you are looking to escape for a romantic Adirondack getaway, the perfect family vacation, or you're simply searching for a base camp for your Adirondack adventures, discover…
Take an Adirondack camping trip Camping options in and around Tupper Lake vary as wide as the topography. Set up camp and discover the adventure to be found in Tupper Lake. Enjoy everything from…
Good food and great company! After a day of exploring, you're bound to be hungry. Tupper Lake features a variety of culinary treasures, including old-school mom-and-pop diners, artisan bistros,…
Your family adventure awaits! The Tupper Lake area offers activities and attractions for all ages. Whether your family has curious minds or adventurous legs, Tupper Lake has your next family…
Your Adirondack golf destination Think Tupper Lake is all about paddling and hiking? Think again! Nestled on the side of Mount Morris in Tupper Lake, NY, golf enthusiasts will uncover an outstanding…
Hire a guide in Tupper Lake The Adirondacks boasts over 3,000 lakes along with 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, millions of acres of hunting lands, and over 2,000 miles of hiking trails! So,…
There is a lot to see and do! When you are in Tupper Lake you are standing in the middle of our biggest attraction: the Adirondack Mountains. From breathtaking vistas to endless outdoor recreation,…
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Adirondack birding and boreal birds With a diverse set of habitats, birding in the Tupper Lake area has something for everyone and every life list! Spring and fall migrations are always an exciting…
Cheers! Tupper Lake has great breweries and bars for you to relax and enjoy great company. From pubs with a robust schedule of live music to a local brewery with a tasting room, lawn games, samples…
Make A Splash! Whether it is a relaxing evening boat cruise on the lake, fishing on the river, or an action packed afternoon of tubing and water skiing, you need to make time to get out on the water…
Grab your hook, line, and sinker Tupper Lake is perhaps one of the best places for fishing. We are fortunate to have Big Tupper Lake — unique in that it is one of the very few lakes with two rivers…
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Chamber Member Directory The Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce is a member-based organization dedicated to promoting our local area as an outstanding place to "live, work, and play." Together with our…
A vibrant history The town of Piercefield, New York, was founded in 1801 in a portion of the western Adirondacks that later became part of St. Lawrence County. At the turn of the 19th Century, the…
Get Your FREE Travel Guide From fun to functional, the Tupper Lake Recreation Guide offers an insider's scoop on everything you need to know to start planning your next Adirondack getaway. Access …
From big game to small game Get outside, breathe in the crisp Adirondack air, and enjoy the best of what nature has to offer. Whatever your game, be it white-tailed deer, black bear, waterfowl,…
Adirondack ponds and lakes — home to icy adventure! While some people prefer to head indoors when the temperatures dip, many anglers look forward to one of winter’s most popular activities: ice…
The Tupper Lake Triads The Adirondacks is the home of some great outdoor challenges, and the most family-friendly are right around Tupper Lake! In 2015, the Tupper Lake Hiking Triad was created and…
$25,000 Reward for the Location and/or Safe Return of Colin Gillis A $25,000 reward is being offered by Robert Gillis & Barbara Bonneau for the location and/or safe return of Colin Gillis or for…
Inspiration in the mountains The Adirondack Mountains have long been a backdrop of inspiration and creativity -- so it’s no surprise that the arts and music scene in the Tupper Lake area is alive…
The Tupper Lake Brand The Tupper Lake brand is based on data and research resulting from a comprehensive, collaborative study, along with the vision shared by Tupper Lake’s stakeholders and…
Tupper Lake welcomes the Riverpigs!  The Tupper Lake Riverpigs are an independent American professional baseball team that play in the Empire Professional Baseball League. From June to August every…
Fall In The Adirondacks Autumn in Tupper Lake is filled with changing colors, pristine waterways, and crisp weather.
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Tupper Arts Presents the Summer Sunset Series!  There's music in the air – all summer long! Keep your Monday and Wednesday evenings free, grab your lawn chairs or a blanket and make your way over to…
It's a time of opportunity in Tupper Lake!  Tupper Lake has seen great progress in recent years. On Park Street, our Uptown Business District, many empty windows have been eliminated and we now see…
A year-round Adirondack hiking challenge The Adirondacks is the home of hiking challenges, and the most family-friendly of those is conveniently located in Tupper Lake. The Tupper Lake Triad…
Adirondack Traveler Information We look forward to welcoming you to Tupper Lake and are committed to ensuring that every experience is the best and safest it can be.  The safety of our residents and…
Discover an Adirondack Paddling Challenge Combine the winding creeks and rivers with the expansive lakes of the Tupper Lake area and you’ve got a delightful recipe for awesome paddling. Throw in a…
Discover Summer in Tupper Lake Spend the long days of summer making unforgettable memories in the easygoing Adirondack town of Tupper Lake. Revisit old favorites and find new things to love around…
More stars than Hollywood Known for its dark skies, Tupper Lake has become a well-known and much-admired stargazing destination. In fact, it's some of the best night sky viewing in the northeast!…
We love to call it home The hardest part of visiting the Adirondacks is leaving, so why not stay?! The Tupper Lake area makes a great home base for folks of all ages. From families with small…
Discover autumn in the Adirondacks Crisp, colorful leaves, apple-scented flavors, and cool, fresh Adirondack air. Fall in Tupper Lake is scenic, relaxed, and offers outdoor adventures full of color.
Tupper Lake is for everybody! We firmly believe that any vacation to Tupper Lake, NY should be fun and filled to the brim with opportunities to explore. Now it’s as easy as ever to connect with and…
Discover your love for winter in Tupper Lake Falling in love with all things winter isn't hard to do in a place like Tupper Lake, where there are loads of outdoor activities that are ideal for…
Connect with nature this spring Springtime is a time of joy and rejuvenation, when returning birds burst into song and the world around us comes alive with greenery. We get to shrug off those bulky…
Discover Tupper Lake Explore the stories of what makes this scenic, wild paradise so unique: from the lumbermen and peddlers who created a town to the artists and chefs making their mark today, the…
Welcome to Tupper Lake, New York Year-round, no matter the season, Tupper Lake has something special to offer. A family-friendly, affordable vacation destination, Tupper Lake contains unique…
  1. Cross Country Skiing
  2. Family Fun
  3. gear
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Snowshoe
From Trail to Peak Where to start and to what end! We had the first snow of the season, granted that wasn’t enough to go snowshoeing, but I bet it got some of you thinking about it. I know there…
  1. Cross Country Skiing
  2. Fall
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Snowshoe
  5. Winter
Hikes In and Around Tupper Lake What was once an infrequently seen pastime has slowly grown into common place: hiking with a 4-legged partner. No, I’m not talking about a miniature goat, a cat, a…
  1. Bushwhacking
  2. Fall
  3. gear
  4. Hiking
  5. Nature & Wildlife
  6. Outdoor Recreation
  7. Snowshoe
  8. Winter
Choosing the right traction to do the job I know what you are thinking, don’t jinx us! But you know it’s inevitable that the snow and ice is going to be here sooner or later. Soon it will be time to…
  1. Fall
  2. Family Fun
  3. Insider Guide
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Paddling
  7. Summer
  8. Water Sports
on our Lakes, Ponds, Rivers! Some of Tupper Lake’s finest Tupper Lake is home of some outstanding outdoor activities that include hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, snowshoeing, cross-country…
  1. Fall
  2. Insider Guide
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. spring
  5. Summer
Scenic Destinations Three must see drive-up Scenic Destinations Tupper Lake’s scenery is very hard to limit to three locations, there are so many to choose from. However, in order to keep…
  1. Camping
  2. Fall
  3. Hiking
  4. Insider Guide
  5. Nature & Wildlife
  6. Winter
Back-Country and Side-Country Cuisine Open Fire Cooking: Back-Country and Side-Country Cuisine Who here cooks over an open fire? I know I do, but I feel that number is getting smaller and…
  1. Dine
  2. Shopping
  3. Ski
  4. Snowshoe
  5. Winter
the Holidays! Tupper Lake is one of the best places to be during the Holiday Season. Okay, I may be a little biased since it is my hometown, however, there is no denying there is something magical…
  1. Birding
  2. Experience
  3. Fall
  4. Hiking
  5. Nature & Wildlife
  6. Outdoor Recreation
  7. spring
  8. Summer
  9. Winter
5 Great Destinations! Situated at the heart of the Adirondack boreal zone, Tupper Lake is an exciting birding destination. Massawepie Mire and Spring Pond Bog, two of the most famous Adirondack…
  1. Events
  2. Family Fun
  3. Ski
  4. Winter
For Tupper Lake As the mountains cover with snow and the lakes and ponds begin to freeze over, excitement starts to build for winter activities and events. Throughout the year, Tupper Lake supports a…
  1. Experience
  2. Nature & Wildlife
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Ski
  5. Snowshoe
on the Floodwood Loop A ski to remember Getting to the Floodwood Loop: You can find this unique ski by following Route 3 out of Tupper Lake toward Saranac Lake, then taking the …
  1. Dine
  2. Experience
  3. Shopping
  4. Winter
Tupper Lake Treats Tupper Lake is home to many yummy treats. From laundromat donuts (yes, you read that right), to pastries and beer, Tupper Lake has many must stop spots for when you are in the…
  1. Attractions
  2. Insider Guide
Have You Seen The Otters? If you’ve ever visited The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, then I’m sure you have seen one of their star attractions: the otters. 
  1. Experience
  2. Family Fun
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Winter
Sampling The Product... One of the definite perks of being employed in tourism is that we constantly have to sample our product. In the winter it gets even better… we have the 6” rule! If we get a…
  1. Attractions
  2. Family Fun
  3. stargazing
Dark Skies and The APO The Adirondack's Dark Skies
  1. Cross Country Skiing
  2. Experience
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Ski
  5. Snowshoe
  6. Winter
TL Country Club ​Skiing cross-country trails for fitness and training There’s nothing like cross-country skiing in a Nordic center with a really huge pack on your back and snowshoes…
  1. gear
  2. Outdoor Recreation
  3. Winter
aka Staying Warm! Keeping your hands and feet dry and warm this winter season Your feet and hands can be the problem children for many people in the winter, and without those important…
  1. Attractions
  2. Dine
  3. Events
  4. Family Fun
  5. Hiking
  6. stargazing
A look back at 2014 As the year comes to an end and we begin to look forward to 2015, it is nice to take some time to look back at what has happened throughout the year. If you were not able to…
  1. Experience
  2. Outdoor Recreation
  3. Trail Running
Try something new this year! Hit the trail - running! While not all trails in the Adirondacks are great for trail running, they essentially could be used for such. Trail conditions and…
  1. Attractions
  2. Dine
  3. Shopping
  4. Summer
  5. Winter
Discover Raquette River Brewing If you have heard rumblings about a new brewery in the Adirondacks, you are correct. It has been about 10 months since Raquette River Brewing first opened their doors…
  1. Dine
  2. Events
  3. History
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. spring
  6. Winter
From Sap to Syrup - Maple Then and Now  My first maple experience (besides smothering French Toast with it) I was in about third or fourth grade when I had my first real experience with the maple…
  1. Cross Country Skiing
  2. Outdoor Recreation
  3. Winter
in the Western Adirondacks A day of nordic skiing in Wanakena       
  1. Attractions
  2. Cross Country Skiing
  3. sledding
  4. Snowshoe
  5. Winter
Two and Four Legged Friends There aren’t many places that have groomed cross-country ski trails, not to mention ones that are free, extremely well cared for, dog friendly, and best of all, only a…
  1. Events
  2. Experience
  3. Golf
  4. Ice Skating
  5. Snowmobile
  6. Winter
Fun with Ice! Events Forecast for February: ICE!
  1. Family Fun
  2. Outdoor Recreation
  3. Snowshoe
  4. Winter
Short Snowshoe Hikes Take 2: Short snowshoe hikes that you can double up
  1. Events
  2. Experience
  3. Fall
  4. Family Fun
  5. Insider Guide
  6. spring
  7. Summer
  8. Winter
an Adirondack Backdrop How Time Flies!
  1. Fishing
  2. Insider Guide
  3. Winter
with a local fisherman 1.25.17 Editor's Update: With the Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby fast approaching, we thought we’d cast a line into the archives and discover a day in the life of an ice…
  1. Events
  2. Family Fun
  3. Ski
  4. Winter
Ski & Ride 100% Natural Snow! Sampling the product…     I’ve said it before, one of my favorite parts about working in tourism is getting out to sample the product. After all, you can’t sell…
  1. Birding
  2. Cross Country Skiing
  3. Experience
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Winter
A Remote Cross-Country Ski The wide, road-sized Leonard Pond Trail is a wonderful place to cross-country ski. Like so many hidden gems in the Adirondacks, there is no trailhead sign. The trail can be…
  1. Hiking
  2. History
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Snowshoe
  5. Winter
A local tribute to a national hero One thing I love about spending time in the woods of the Adirondacks, whether it’s hiking, skiing, or paddling, is thinking about all of the history that is hidden…
  1. Attractions
  2. Cross Country Skiing
  3. Events
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Ski
  6. Snowshoe
  7. spring
  8. Winter
of Events! Don't throw in the towel!
  1. Events
  2. gear
  3. History
  4. Insider Guide
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Shopping
A New Style? It seems like lately everywhere you turn there is a new article featuring the latest and greatest in men’s fashion: the Lumbersexual. Urban Dictionary has even gone as far as defining …
  1. Bushwhacking
  2. Cross Country Skiing
  3. Snowshoe
  4. Winter
Brandy Brook Flow & Hedgehog Mountain Cross-Country Skiing in the Western Adirondacks Hedgehog Mountain has been one of those secluded peaks that have been eating at me for some time…
  1. Attractions
  2. Experience
  3. Family Fun
  4. Nature & Wildlife
Animal Facts Wildlife of the Adirondacks There is one thing that’s for sure: the Adirondacks are not in short supply of wildlife (and no, I am not talking about the local taverns on a Saturday…
  1. Outdoor Recreation
  2. Ski
  3. Winter
last ones off Behind the scenes with the Big Tupper Ski Patrol  They’re the first ones on the mountain and the last ones off, and in between those opening and closing runs, Big Tupper’s ski…
  1. Attractions
  2. Cross Country Skiing
  3. Dine
  4. Events
  5. Family Fun
  6. Outdoor Recreation
  7. Snowshoe
  8. spring
  9. Winter
9 Tips to Ease the Pain! Just when you aren’t expecting it...
  1. Nature & Wildlife
  2. Snowshoe
  3. Winter
Winter Fire Tower Challenge Azure Mountain lies nestled in the foothills of Franklin County, tucked away on a dirt road just awaiting the vast number of visitors that climb its slopes each year.…
  1. Family Fun
  2. Insider Guide
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. spring
  5. Summer
  6. Winter
to 4-season ADK dog! If Only You Could Talk... Sometimes when I look at my chocolate lab Gilly, I think, “Boy, the tales you could tell if you could talk.”  [img:photo-203.jpg] For reasons only…
  1. Birding
  2. Cross Country Skiing
  3. Experience
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. spring
Spring X-Ctry Skiing! I took advantage of a glorious blue-sky day to go cross-country skiing in the Horseshoe Lake – Bog River area. It’s officially spring, but it still feels like winter with our…
  1. Fall
  2. Hunting & Trapping
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. spring
  5. Summer
  6. Winter
ADK Park News Drone Ban lifted in Remote 6 Million Acres of Upstate NY Adirondack Park deemed exception to NYS Law which outlaws Game Hunting by Drone For Immediate Release: 7:…
  1. Bushwhacking
  2. Outdoor Recreation
  3. Snowshoe
  4. spring
2 days in the Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest Day one in the Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest First a little background on Twin Mountain: Twin Mountain doesn’t really have a name. However, it was given this …
  1. Events
  2. Experience
  3. gear
  4. Insider Guide
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Summer
  7. Trail Running
Warrior Run Insiders' Guide The Fastest-Growing Sport In recent years, obstacle races have exploded in popularity, making them the fastest-growing sport in the States. Competitors from all athletic…
  1. Attractions
  2. Family Fun
  3. Insider Guide
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. spring
  6. Summer
Vacation Destination A family vacation is a great way to reconnect while spending quality time together... a time to get away from the everyday hustle and enjoy making fun, new memories together.…
  1. Family Fun
  2. Insider Guide
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
Family Time As a mom of three, I am always looking for family activities that are both fun and educational. When it comes to planning that much-anticipated getaway, I often find myself searching for…
  1. Hiking
  2. Nature & Wildlife
  3. Outdoor Recreation
Douglas Rock & Burntbridge Pond Massawepie Boy Scout Camp
  1. Fishing
  2. Insider Guide
  3. spring
  4. Summer
Where to Go to Catch a Fish! Unlocking the secrets
  1. Events
  2. Experience
  3. Fall
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Paddling
  6. spring
  7. Summer
Paddling Pro to Partier What’s it take to be one of the 90 Miler few? I've never done the 90 Miler. I'm not sure I have the tenacity and fortitude to complete it. I certainly don't have the abs and…
  1. Fishing
  2. Insider Guide
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. spring
  6. Summer
  7. Water Sports
For the Angler in You Finding a Home in Tupper Lake
  1. Fishing
  2. Nature & Wildlife
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. spring
  5. Summer
  6. Water Sports
Big Tupper Lake Tupper Lake's Annual Fish Stocking On May 7, 2015, I was able to join the New York State DEC (Department of Environmental Conservation) and a dozen or so volunteers for the annual…
  1. Attractions
  2. Birding
  3. Experience
  4. Family Fun
  5. Hiking
  6. Nature & Wildlife
  7. Outdoor Recreation
  8. spring
And Museum! Opening Day on Mount Arab! The Canadian holiday weekend celebrating Victoria Day marks the official opening of the fire tower observer’s cabin on Mount Arab each year. I led a Northern…
  1. Arts, Theater & Music
  2. Events
  3. Summer
Music Scene Things are Blooming...
  1. Fishing
  2. Insider Guide
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Summer
About Landlocked Salmon Read part one of the Don's Tupper Lake fish stocking journey A Special Day in Tupper Lake (Note: the following is the video commentary for the above…
  1. Birding
  2. Experience
  3. Hiking
  4. Nature & Wildlife
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An Enchanting Place along Massawepie Lake!   There are some wilderness trails that lure you back over and over. The Mountaineer Trail along Massawepie Lake is one such trail for me and I hike it…
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biking, hiking & history What a way to start the day! Seriously, I can't think of a better way to start a day than with a 6:30 am bike ride through this amazing section of the Horseshoe Wild…
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Peaks #4 & #20 The Adirondack Sawtooth Range The Sawtooth Range is located right next door to the Seward Range in the impressive High Peaks Wilderness. Its massive expanse of rugged terrain is…
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Tips & Recipes The best place to dine...
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Tupper Lake in July Wondering what to do with the family now that school is out? Looking for a unique weekend getaway, or a week-long family vacation? We’ve collected 10 reasons why a visit to …
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Weekend Events Forecast As the holiday weekend approaches both the weather and the event forecast are looking superb. And while we know Mother Nature can change her mind at a moment's notice (…
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  3. Outdoor Recreation
Ready and Roaring A Photography Tour of Local Waterfalls With the abundance of rain we have received as of late this year, the waterfalls in the Tupper Lake Region are bursting at the seams and are…
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The Art of Woodcarving Art & Chainsaws Art and chainsaws may not be two words that one would traditionally consider using in the same sentence. Typically when you hear the word art, hundreds of…
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As locals, we often accept the way things are and assume them to be normal. I'm sure you do the same with your hometown - simply assume that someone visiting the area for the first time will be able…
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When Boating Tupper Lake Looking for a fun filled, action packed day on the water? Tupper Lake is filled with hidden spots that mostly only the locals know about. From cliff jumping to sun bathing,…
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Unlocking one of Tupper's best-kept secrets Step 1: Learning the secret So I'm going to let you in on a little secret, but shhhhh ... we would greatly appreciate it if you didn't tell anyone! Are…
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Don't Miss Events There is a lot going on in Tupper Lake this August, we wouldn’t want you to miss out! Put these events into your schedule and start planning your summer vacation!
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Lessons That Come Along With It Starting out young Growing up in Tupper Lake, I spent many summer days at the Golf Course swinging away. When I was little I attended the children’s clinic…
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Tackling Activity Age Barriers As a mom of three - with ages varying from 4 to 13 - I will admit it is sometimes challenging to find an activity that they will all enjoy. From choosing a movie to…
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  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Paddling
  6. Water Sports
Adirondack Guideboat Visiting the Workshop of an Adirondack Guide Boat Builder Recently I stopped into Raquette River Outfitters in Tupper Lake, NY where I met with one of the shop's owners and…
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  7. Water Sports
Amy Farrell Maybe it was claiming the “Push-up Champion” title in fourth grade, or maybe it was riding a 10-speed bike with flat tires from Ames at age 16 in her first triathlon, or maybe it’s…
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  5. Paddling
  6. Ski
  7. spring
  8. Summer
  9. Water Sports
  10. Winter
Anne Fleck If there’s a glimmer of open water on the lake, then chances are you’ll find Anne Fleck out there paddling. She’s an Adirondack Badass Woman who won’t let cold temperatures, a little bit…
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  3. Fall
  4. Family Fun
is Oktupperfest? Gute Zeit (Good Time) To a native of Tupper Lake, “Oktupperfest” rolls off your tongue like it is a completely normal word & concept. But it has increasingly come to my…
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Exploring the Cranberry Lake Wild Forest It's inspiring living in an area that you have not fully explored. It drives you to get out there to see what there is to see. As mountains go I can’t claim…
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Summering in Tupper Lake! Exciting Bird News! A pair of Sandhill Cranes made Tupper Lake their home this summer much to the delight of birders, photographers, and wildlife enthusiasts! Word quickly…
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Note: This blog was written in 2015, and was updated in January 2023 by Troy Tetreault The Cranberry Lake 50, a classic Adirondack multi-day hike A long distance trail just for you, the Cranberry…
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  6. Summer
Grindstone Bay Unfortunately, I had gotten up late, (love being retired) and had a few errands to run prior to getting on the water. While readying, I contemplated where to paddle. Passing Tupper…
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  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Paddling
  6. Summer
Follensby Clear Pond to Polliwog Pond A fantastic place for a newbie! Follensby Clear is an excellent location to take a newbie paddler, beautiful and calm, it's a great place to fall in love with…
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Around Tupper Lake Searching for Sandhill Cranes Wren and I spent a day exploring around Tupper Lake last week and we started by looking for the Sandhill Cranes which have been hanging out…
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Flowing Through Tupper From the mountain, to the river... Fall in the Adirondacks is practically here, and with the change of seasons comes the time when we dig out the sweaters, pick the pumpkins…
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To Sit and Do Practically Nothing! Ahhh, lazy summer... As much as I absolutely love winter and spring and I'm currently feeling a little sad to see them — and the skiing — behind us, I have to say…
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Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest Spotting a car Arab Mountain (often referred to as Mount Arab) is by no means a stranger to the hiking community. As one of the Adirondack Fire Tower Challenge…
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Time to switch gears It happens to the best of us... you show up to the office, look at the piles on your desk and simply don't know where to start. You try to dig into one project, but can't quite…
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The Rainy Day Blues! "Why do you sit there like that?"
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  5. Shopping
  6. spring
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Let me take you there! What is Copperas? Copperas is a green, hydrated ferrous sulfate, used in making commercial grades of inks and pigments, but to me Copperas is a pond in the Fish Creek Pond…
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  4. Nature & Wildlife
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  6. Summer
Low's Ridge - Upper Dam Trail I once again led the “Leaf Peeping and Birding” field trip on the beautiful Low’s Ridge – Upper Dam Trail in Piercefield-Colton. This annual trip is jointly sponsored by…
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  6. Nature & Wildlife
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  8. Paddling
A Spectacular Canoe-Camping Adventure Over the past 15 years, when hiking around Massawepie Lake, I have longingly looked at the lovely Distillery Hill campsite thinking this scenic spot would be a…
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  4. Shopping
It's what the Adirondacks are all about...  The Adirondack Park is made up of over 100 unique towns, villages, and hamlets, each boasting their own distinct small-town flare. From the larger…
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  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Winter
ADK fall hunting Late Fall in the Adirondacks:
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Led Along by Colors A Colorful Walk I was heading to the western Adirondacks the other day and decided to hike into Massawepie Mire, the largest bog in the state located a short distance west of…
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  7. Summer
Paddle to Raquette Falls Access point off Corey's Road On a nice fall morning, my paddling group met at Corey’s Road, off Route 3, about 8 miles east of Tupper Lake. We all arrived on time and made…
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As a child, from age 8 to about 12, I slept every night curled up in a ball so to not let my feet come close to the foot of the bed. I recall waking up some nights with painful leg cramps, yet would…
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  4. Nature & Wildlife
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17 miles: Cranberry Lake Wild Forest The Five Ponds Wilderness Calls
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  2. Hunting & Trapping
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  5. Outdoor Recreation
Deer Hunting: The way it should be... It’s 4:30 am. Alarm off, feet flat on the floor. Think. Think through the steps. Start the coffee, shower, wool socks, long underwear, layers. Add wood to the…
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  6. Paddling
  7. Shopping
Simon Pond to the Crusher Work or play?
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more of the Cranberry 50 The Cranberry 50 is a 50-mile trail that loops around Cranberry Lake, the third largest lake in the Adirondack Park. This flowage created by a dam on the Oswegatchie River…
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  2. Insider Guide
  3. Shopping
Discovering locally made products The Adirondacks are filled with a wide variety of extremely talented artisans, crafters, tradesmen, and entrepreneurs and each offers up quality products &…
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  2. Fall
  3. Outdoor Recreation
food, family & football Time to get ready for the turkey trot Halloween has passed and our princesses, superheroes, and mythical creatures have retired until next year. The stores are…
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  2. History
  3. Outdoor Recreation
Seven hikes for daylight savings Mount Arab [img:p1015287.jpg] Distance, round-trip: 2 miles Estimated time: 3 hours
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  4. Ski
  5. Snowshoe
  6. Winter
For 2015-16 Dreaming about ski season?
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  4. Winter
5000 Christmas Time is Near
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  2. Winter
For Everyone on Your Holiday List Gift ideas for shopping local:
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Beautiful Fall Boreal Birding When the snow holds off, autumn can be a lovely season to visit Spring Pond Bog. This remote area, with abundant boreal habitat, is never crowded, and it is particularly…
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  3. Experience
  4. Fall
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  6. Outdoor Recreation
Massawepie Mire & Beyond A great way to explore and bird Massawepie Mire is via bicycle. I recently biked 14 miles round trip through the mire and beyond on a beautiful fall afternoon. [img:img-…
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  5. Ski
  6. sledding
  7. Snowmobile
  8. Snowshoe
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  10. Winter
You won't want to miss these top activities As the calendar changes from December to January, anticipation for winter is at full throttle. While the Adirondacks may seem to be most captivating…
the Lens Stargazing I often notice myself gazing up at the stars and while I find it very relaxing, I always wonder if there's anything else in the universe and if so what it is. I …
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Cross-Country Skiing We’re Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland….
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  8. Winter
Winter Activities Ready or not? Face it, whether you are someone that loves snow or not, winter can sometimes be a little ___ (fill in the blank with your adjective of choice: long, cold, wearing,…
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  11. Trail Running
  12. Winter
Biking at the Tupper Lake Country Club December ? It is December right? With temperatures in the 40s – 50s, it is feeling like fall in December. Why not take advantage of this unseasonably warm…
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  5. Winter
You This Holiday Season Christmas carols, then and now
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  4. Ice Skating
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More than just a summer destination When you picture a vacation in the Adirondacks, you probably imagine warm summer evenings camping under the stars, early morning fishing trips, and paddling for…
Blogs 2015 TOP 3 BLOGS IN REVIEW We scoured our blogs for the most popular, most informative, and just downright funniest pieces from the past year. In case you missed them on the first go…
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Let's hit the trails The trails Unfortunately, Mother Nature was not very generous to us skiers, boarders, sledders and snowshoers in December. Finally, on Jan. 1, there seemed to be enough snow to…
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Bird encounters at The Wild Center I've been to The Wild Center dozens of times, but the nature museum still has a way of surprising me. Take last Friday, for example. I wanted to learn about some…
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A Ski Adventure It’s been an odd winter so far with the warm weather and unpredictable snowfall. However, depending on where you go, the snowfall could be adequate enough to ski on. This was the case…
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It was right in front of my eyes After high school I was, like most young adults, ready to get as far away from my hometown as possible and create experiences on my own. During my first week at…
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Ski to Trombley's Lean-to Change a bad day! Ever have one of those days when everything goes wrong? You spill your coffee, you cut your hand and you rush around, but accomplish little. …
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  2. Insider Guide
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  4. Snowmobile
Who's Ready to Ride? Snowmobiling in the Adirondacks can be fast, fun, and addictive. Unfortunately, last year's late arrival of Mother Nature's goods to the northeast has caused riders near and far…
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  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Winter
Walking the white carpet With the annual Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby now just days away, it's time to think about just what you want to wear on the big day. Whether you are a seasoned pro…
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  2. Insider Guide
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Ski
  5. Snowshoe
  6. stargazing
  7. Summer
Are you ready for Valentine's Day? After getting wrapped up in all of the excitement of the Broncos and the Panthers, it might have slipped your mind that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner…
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  2. History
  3. Outdoor Recreation
of ranger school I've had the esteemed pleasure to be a graduate of the SUNY ESF Ranger School in Wanakena. Living on campus and having a large work load, I didn't have a ton of free time on my hands…
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from movies to the real deal What Speaks to You?
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  5. Hiking
  6. History
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  8. Paddling
Nature and history connect Most people have their own special place - a place where they gravitate to escape the nuances of everyday life. It might be a bench at your local park, a grassy spot with…
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  4. Summer
Extra Exploring in Every Direction! Let's start with a quiz: Question: How many different towns, villages and hamlets are contained within the Adirondack region of New York State?  A. 12 B. 6 C…
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Spring into Spring on these peak treks Spring break is right around the corner and so is the time to say goodbye to winter and welcome in mud season. Of course, this year, for the most part, I don’t…
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for the best breakfast There are few places I’d rather be when I wake up with a growling stomach than Tupper Lake, because the town is home to some of the best places to get breakfast around. 
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the summer of 2016? Welcome to spring! I’ve finally found the silver lining to our mild winter: a mild spring! The ice is receding off of the lakes beautifully and road cyclists have been able to…
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  4. Shopping
  5. spring
  6. Summer
Themed Wedding My son lives in Connecticut. My nieces and friends live in Boston and New York City. My daughter lives in Charlotte, NC. A new client couple lives in Washington DC. What do all of them…
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My must paddle list! Winter came?
On Course For Success Tupper Lake Golf Club Redesign Expected To Attract Extreme Enthusiasts TUPPER LAKE - Tupper Lake tourism and town officials are pleased to announce the grand opening of the…
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The “rule of threes.”  It is suggested that bad things come in groups of three — but we think the same goes for the good, the unique, the authentic, and the just plain bizarre. When you apply the…
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One day, three peaks Mount Arab, Goodman Mountain, and Coney Mountain are on the lineup for a new ultra-challenge called the Tupper Lake Triad.
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  4. spring
  5. Summer
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for paddling season The sweet songs of spring
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  4. spring
  5. Summer
in the ADKS Origin of the Adirondacks  Interesting Fact: Did you know that the term 'Adirondack' originated as a derogatory term that the neighboring Mohawk tribe used to refer to the Algonquins of…
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Lumberjacks - more than just a style...
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Worth a Visit! It's International Museum Day! Wednesday, May 18 is International Museum Day! And, although I feel like there are a few other times during the year when I'm told it's museum day,  I'…
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  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Summer
On Your Summer Calendar Best of Summer - Events Roundup Summer is one of the best times to visit Tupper Lake, not only because the weather is perfect for swimming, hiking, paddling, you…
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Reunion How connected are we? For the most part social media is a wonderful thing! It lets us to stay in touch with Aunt Sandy, who we haven't seen since entering middle school. It allows us to stay…
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Simon Pond is calling Where was Spring? We just had snow on Mother's Day, but on May 28 the temperatures soared into the high 80s! Around 2:15 p.m. I had my fill of house work and yard work, so I…
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Tupper Lake The best way to cruise in to Tupper Lake from the Malone area is to head straight down on Route 30. It's a twisty-turny playground through the woods, with occasional sightings of…
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Half-Triathlon Bike Course So, I've ridden a LOT of miles over the years. Most notably training for Ironman Lake Placid for the 2015 race. That training schedule had me log mile after mile all…
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  4. Fall
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Dairy repurposed as concert hall Stop in to P-2's Irish Pub on a weekend, and there's always plenty of smiling faces, good food, and flowing beer. [img:rs9217-img-4730web.jpg] It also has a…
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  11. spring
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Another favorite What to do on a beautiful day in the Adirondacks?
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  7. spring
  8. stargazing
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The Wild Night An early start I hate getting up early — it is far too tiring — but I like being up early. That’s when I see and hear lots of cool stuff. The former is a bit of an impediment to an…
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  5. Paddling
for the pack Trying to eat healthy and pack on the energy while on the trail can be quite hard to do, and most hikers, paddlers, and outdoor enthusiasts get stuck in a rut of not mixing up their…
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Curious Minds The brain functions better when it can breath! As a product of the Adirondacks myself, and now a mother to some Adirondack-offspring, I didn't need much convincing of the power that…
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They bring out the chef in us! There is something cool and fascinating about s'mores. Whether you are a diehard s'mores fan (you know the ones — they try to replicate them using household appliances…
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  2. Dine
  3. Family Fun
  4. Summer
Let's get some ice cream! Happy National Ice Cream Month, the most glorious month of the year!   Ice cream is one of my biggest weaknesses, and it's one of the most delicious things to eat in the…
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  4. gear
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Paddling
  7. Shopping
  8. Summer
Another Pin! Headed to Green Pond! It was about 1:45 p.m. when I arrived at the Follensby Clear parking area's southern end, off Route 30. As I neared the parking area I was thinking there probably…
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  2. Hiking
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Summer
Tupper Lake Triad My chocolate lab Gilly is the best hiking buddy I can ask for. He pushes me to get outside and to keep climbing, he’s always up for anything, he makes me smile and laugh while we’…
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Brewin’ In Tupper! Tupper Lake is well known for its postcard-worthy moments in nature (or in today’s lingo, “selfie worthy”). Maybe it’s a photo of a couple paddling on the river, a family shot at…
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The Wild Center A Day at The Wild Center Last year I was able to visit The Wild Center with some friends, but only had enough time to visit the inside.
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Favorite local swimming spots... I doubt you'll argue when I say there truly isn’t a more iconic summer activity than swimming! And, though the Adirondacks' summer season may not be as long as we…
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Wild Rail Explorers Tour Clueless! (the movie) In my opinion Clueless is one of the best movies from the 1990s! At least as far as a representative example of my generation. My best friend, and…
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And through the locks! Why South Creek?
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  6. Family Fun
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  9. History
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Note: As of August 2023, the Blue Jay Campsite is closed. However, there are many other campgrounds in Tupper Lake for you to choose from for your next family camping trip. For nostalgia's sake we're…
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A Great Place To Explore A Tucked Away Gem Rock Pond in the Spring Pond Bog Complex is a splendid paddling and birding spot. And so I was happy when I was able to add in a stop there to some of my…
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Wilderness camping! Inspiration!
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3 quick, easy, rewarding adventures After moving to the Adirondacks five years ago, I knew then that every weekend would be spent trying to do something I hadn’t done before. Whether it would…
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Good till the last drop I always spend the last weekends of August on the lake with family, squeezing out every last drop of summer fun before we have to get the kids ready to head back to school.…
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A vivid fall events schedule Break out the sweaters... It's definitely getting more noticeable by the day — fall is coming, and it's coming quick. The mornings and evenings are getting a bit cooler…
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Events & More How is it that Labor Day Weekend is here already? Seriously, it seems like only yesterday it was Memorial Day and we were kicking off the summer season. But there is no sense…
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No worries - it's all good! Two more pins! In early August, Paul and I set out to paddle Pink Pond and Little Pink Pond. It's my desire to pin all the ponds that I can access and these…
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Successfully nest in the Adirondacks Exciting Bird News! This summer, a new species has been added to the list of breeding birds of the Adirondacks. A pair of Sandhill Cranes nested in the marsh…
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Tupper Lake Area It's always good to start at the beginning! Who of you knew that there are a lot of artisans in the Tupper Lake area? Of course there are shops and a lot of fun outdoor activities …
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In the St. Regis Wilderness Area Lighter watercraft for portages!
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While traveling with the family The wait is over! You’re not excited that your local coffee shop is now serving up pumpkin spice lattes. Just like you don’t care to spend your Sunday’s out apple…
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My favorite campground! Getting there!
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What is your favorite part? Gettin' that sniffer goin'
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A hard topic It’s the Adirondacks… there are rocks everywhere! So, when I first contemplated sharing my favorite rock, I thought, well, that’s an easy one! Little did I realize, just how difficult…
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Enjoy the views! Time for a ride!
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Now on tap: Local Hop Pale Ale If you stop by Raquette River Brewing this fall, you'll have a chance to try a once-in-a-lifetime beer.  The brewery's Local Hop Pale Ale is brewed using hops sourced…
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In the night, in the dark? Night hiking
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Biking and more! Time to ride!
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Enjoying Warm Fall Days With rainy weather – and colder weather – bearing down on us, Wren and I tried to grab as much sun as we could today. After a walk to Middle Saranac Lake from the Ampersand…
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  6. Shopping
Maybe not! Might hit 55 on 11/1! On October 14th it was another beautiful day. I wanted to ride my bike, but where? I had ridden to the Bog many times this season and had transported my bike out of…
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Once upon a time, there was a beautiful orange and white kitty cat. The cat loved his family very much, but one day, the mom and dad broke up and the kitty and his brothers and sisters were kicked…
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I sat in booth eight, waiting for something to happen.  It was gray and dreary outside, perpetually on the cusp of raining, while inside a life-sized cardboard cutout of James Dean grinned at me…
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  8. Winter
Outdoor Activities are a must! Where to start for outdoor activities? This past summer I moved to the Adirondacks, so this is my first winter in the Tupper Lake Region! I was warned by friends from…
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A scenic waterfall to add to your list I had heard of PA Falls from previous readings and studies on the history of the region but up to this point had never visited them. It was also clear from my…
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In the Tupper Lake Region we don't let the cold weather stop our fun, we just change up the equipment and our clothing! Where do you think you're most likely to catch 'the big one' this winter?  …
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Did you miss our top-rated social posts from the past year?  We've got you covered!  Facebook Video: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
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Blowing off work for something more fun Editor's note: As the seasons change, so do our winged friends. Have you ever tried to identify the sounds of the seasons — the voices calling from overhead,…
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Traveling like a local... I don’t know about you, but I know that when I’m traveling, I don’t want to feel like a “tourist.” I want to experience things like a local — dine where the locals dine,…
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Experiences are so much better than material things. So whenever I'm giving a gift, I like to try to find a way to give someone an experience rather than just some piece of plastic that will take up…
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Normally, I'm more of a summer person, but I still like to try to get outside in winter as much as possible. It just takes me a little more to urge myself to do it.  That's why, even though I've…
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2016 Top 3 Blogs In Review We scoured our blogs for the most popular, most informative, and just downright funniest pieces from the past year. In case you missed them when they were originally…
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Maybe our day on the slopes ended early and we’re looking for a relaxing drive and some new places for dinner. Maybe we’ve done enough crouching on the ski runs and want to stretch our legs with some…
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I’ve been hearing people speak glowingly of the virtues of something called chaga for a few years now, but I never knew much about it. I always get interested in learning things I don't know in a new…
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Fun for adults, too! Old days vs. today! Skating when I was a kid took place when my Dad cleared the snow off an area on Mud Pond in Paul Smiths. We would take our skates, and a toboggan or sled — …
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  8. Winter
Snowshoes or microspikes? Not rain!
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Okay, ya got me -- it's been much more than just a slice! We do it every year, we make those resolutions. We say to ourselves, "this year I'm going to start that diet, be healthier,…
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Don't Miss This Bird A Rare Find Thanks to their ability to fly, birds can cover ground quickly. Even with that advantage, I’m not sure they can move as fast as news about them travels in…
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Make it personal If our heart belongs to Tupper, let it show. Whether we are planning a cozy couples getaway, or just want to gift our Valentine with something that tells them how special they are…
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The Sport Of Birding: Lists & Big Years! Most birders keep “lists” of bird species they have seen. The variety of lists seems almost endless: “Life” lists – bird species seen over the course of…
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The Golf Course trails are in great shape this season! More and more snow Lost in the excitement of the famous Ross’s Gull — which attracted droves of birders to Tupper Lake this winter, was the…
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  4. Ski
  5. Winter
A little wine and cheese! A relaxing ski - maybe? Patti and I didn't cross-country ski together much this winter as our schedules did not mesh. Finally, we set an outing date! Thinking we would have…
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Remember the day There's something about a great sunset that adds extra memories to your special day. Winter sunsets have their own unique qualities, too. Crisp temperatures clear the air, cloud…
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mmmmmaple My first experience with the power of real maple came when, newly arrived in the Adirondacks, I put together my first gift package to friends living elsewhere. It included a jug of…
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ADK daily essentials Bacon. Here in Tupper Lake, we take our bacon very seriously. It is doubtless because of our lumberjack heritage. No matter what time of day we are dining, we can find this…
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This blog was updated spring of 2022. June 25, 2022 will be the 40th Annual Tupper Lake Tinman — one of the most historic Tinman triathlons in the United States. This type of triathlon dates back to…
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  3. spring
Ice out, fish up So many fine things get more active in the spring. Like fish. And the anglers who love to catch them. If fishing is your passion, you are going to appreciate Tupper Lake. We have…
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Time to start thinking about hot-weather activities If you're like me you are ready for flip flops and sunshine. Heading into late-April, it's time to start thinking about your summer bucket list. It…
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An Exciting Time Of Year! An Interesting Season Birding is particularly exciting in early spring. Many of our winter visitors from the north can still be found and some linger into April and even…
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Explosion of Flavor Tupper Lake has had a resurgence of eateries within the last couple of years. Adding multiple businesses like Well Dressed Food, Big Tupper Brewing, and Amado Bakery & Bistro…
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  4. Paddling
~ beautiful then, beautiful now ~ Above, Buttermilk Falls, 1914, the connecting point between Raquette and Long Lake. The photo below is from 1888, showing Raquette River as the site of a canoe party…
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Adventure along the Cranberry Lake Waterfall Tour Exploring. As much as I love visiting my favorite places — secret cliffs, slides, and summits — nothing takes the place of seeing something new,…
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scout these easy hikes I had never been to Massawepie Mire, so when a friend suggested it as a great place for a spring hike, I was ready for a new adventure. It is only ten minutes northwest of…
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Not everyone is fortunate enough to be raised by an Adirondack Mom. Sure, you may have been raised in the Adirondacks, but were you camping, paddling, and skiing before you went to kindergarten? I…
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Even Smelting A new-to-me adventure As spring looms closer, I can't wait to repeat a new adventure that was introduced to me just last year. I remember vividly the confusion I felt when a…
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Paddle, walk, ski or ride! Spring cleaning? Once skiing is over there is plenty to be done besides putting the winter gear away there are leaves to rake, windows to wash, flowers to plant...but it…
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  9. spring
Selecting a kayak! What to buy?
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June in the Adirondacks July and August are peak season for travelers to visit the Adirondacks. This is our busiest time of year, with people hiking, biking, boating, shopping, and enjoying all the…
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Ask Jim Adams about his passion for racing and he’ll tell you it’s nothing special, he just shows up a lot. The veracity of that claim is debatable, though. It’s true he’s never won the Tour de…
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Come In June-It's Still Quiet July and August are peak season for travelers to visit the Adirondacks. This is our busiest time of year, with people hiking, biking, boating, shopping, and enjoying…
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5 not-to-miss ADK activities! Coming to Tupper Lake for the Tinman Triathlon but want to spend a couple extra days in the Adirondacks? We've got the perfect itinerary for you to follow while you’re…
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Whether you’re an outdoor adventurer or a first-time paddler, it’s easy to discover a unique adventure waiting for you in Tupper Lake, New York. The winding waterways, open lakes, and expansive…
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  5. Water Sports
A Line In Tupper Lake.       1. Water, water everywhere!   2. One fish, two fish…    3. Stock it!   The current stocking policies for Tupper Lake are for; 3,000 spring yearling Land Locked…
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To Drop A Line In Tupper Lake. For the love of fishing 
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A couple of months ago I went on a whirlwind waterfall tour on the outskirts of Tupper Lake. To my surprise, just beyond the edge of the twisting, tree-lined roads were little-known trails to…
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Growing up, Jeff Cornick and his father James raced each other home from church each Sunday, the son spurred on by his father’s cajoling. James was a college athlete and avid marathoner. “…
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[img:tlk-water-infographic.png] Pick a place to stay. Satisfy that appetite at a place to dine. Explore all of our amazing paddling, fishing and water fun!
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A Family Tradition The History The first year a Skiff man climbed the greased pole in the Tupper Lake Woodsmen’s Days was 1978. Since then, the Greased Pole Climb and the Skiff last name have been…
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Test Out My Top Family Friendly Bike Rides Biking is a great way to explore our town from a different perspective. Biking might be an easier way to navigate town if you are traveling with kids, or…
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Not gold or silver! Who wants to find treasures? Don’t expect to get your pockets full, but do expect to lay your eyes upon some of the natural beauties that grow in the Adirondacks when you are out…
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Lots of Warblers and so much more Starting at The Wild Center My day surveying boreal birds began at the oxbow at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake where my short hike was highlighted by a few Alder…
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Become an expert This year the Warrior Run is new and improved. After years of running it at Big Tupper Ski Area, the location has been moved to start and finish at Raquette River Brewing. Runners…
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  13. stargazing
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Adirondacks on a budget Life is a bit of a juggling act, isn't it? We want to plan a fun and memorable summer getaway for our family, but we don't want to break the bank in doing so. Luckily, there…
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One of my favorite places to hang out in town is the waterfront walkway at Municipal Park. The beautiful scenery of Raquette Pond makes it one of the best spots to ride a bike, take a walk, or just…
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On the Oswegatchie Where is the Oswegatchie?
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Where to Watch I remember when I was a kid, my parents would grab our sleeping bags and we would lay on the front lawn during a meteor shower trying to see all of the shooting stars. It was some of…
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Top 5 Tips Recently, I astonished my coworker Katie when I admitted to never having played at the Tupper Lake Golf Club.    We swiftly remedied that. The Tupper Lake Golf Club is a scenic, tree-…
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So much to see and do! Preparing for the ride!
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5 Must Dos Kids are getting ready to go back to school, the leaves are going to be changing soon, and pumpkin everything is going to be sold in stores. It’s mid-August, and fall is just around the…
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A Celestial Event An event of celestial consequence — I am, of course, talking about the solar eclipse, and even though I usually write about outdoor adventure, natural history exploration, and…
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Boreal Birds and Migrants Adding to a Trip I had an errand to run in Tupper Lake the other day, and so I took Wren along with me so we could adventure after I was finished with my responsibilities…
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  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Paddling
Off the Beaten Path Ahhh, fall is in the air. With the chilly mornings and nights, and the smell of wood stoves burning in the air, comes the start of the beautiful changes in the foliage. We see the…
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Sunday Funday It’s happened to all of us. You're out of town, visiting a new area, but your team plays on Sunday so you frantically Google “restaurants with televisions" or "places to watch the game…
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  4. Hunting & Trapping
  5. Outdoor Recreation
Returning Home Safely Every year when September rolls around, my mom would put a bright red bandana around my dog's neck. I always wondered why, and when I asked about it she reminded me that…
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  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Paddling
  6. Summer
It isn't just the leaves A Warm September Despite the unseasonably warm September — my dog, Wren, and I went swimming every day — fall is finally here, as evidenced by the colorful …
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  4. Fall
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Don't Miss Out! With the chilly weather and changing of the leaves comes fall, and a whole new lineup of events. The events we have this time of year are some of my favorites. Race through the…
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Paddle it! Summer in September! Our summer was a bit soggy and the end of August brought cool nights, dipping into the 30’s! September brought in a heat wave and fall colors! It was our summer! On…
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This blog was originally written in 2017. It was updated in 2024 for more donut love. A Legacy on Park Street The Washboard Donut Shop is a staple in Tupper Lake, and has been for more than 30…
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Wilderness Experience II Apprehensive!
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A Winding Stream Warm Late-Fall Weather Wren and I took advantage of another warm, late-fall day by paddling the other evening. We already enjoyed the last of the colorful leaves with two walks…
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Around Fish Creek Pond Beautiful fall day The last couple of days it had rained; on this day it was 68 degrees and it was supposed to become even nicer by late afternoon. I was anxious to get on my…
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  4. Outdoor Recreation
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Lots of Loons and Peaceful Scenery Another Warm Fall Day I try to take advantage of every nice day we have during the fall, and this year we’ve had plenty from which to choose. But with…
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So many choices It's not too early to start dreaming of the white stuff. Our snow is something special. Here in the Adirondacks, snow isn't something that's mushy and ugly and just gets in our way.…
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  4. Ice Skating
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Holiday exercise in the ADKs As the holiday season is in full swing, I find myself indulging in cookies and pies and every sweet known to man. How can I not? They are too good to pass up. It all…
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How To Tackle The List! Last minute Christmas shopping craziness! If you are like me, there are two weeks until Christmas and you haven't done any of your shopping… It’s go time! There are plenty…
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Winter Season With our first heavy snowfall upon us, anticipation for winter events and activities is at an all time high. Our cross-country ski trails are starting to be groomed, there are…
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Q&A: Locals Weigh In! “What leisure activity or event would you like to pursue more of in 2018?”  With 2017 in the books, it's time to reflect and make plans for the new year. Looking back there…
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  5. Winter
As winter approaches, I am putting together a new bucket list — it's a compilation of outdoor activities that I have been wanting to do, but never get around to. My plan is to keep it realistic, and…
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Ice Community I remember the first time I beheld this one-day "neighborhood on the ice." It was a lively scene with people traveling on snowmobiles or four wheelers, dragging sleds full of supplies…
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  10. Ski
It feels great to share! I love staying active during our four seasons and I enjoy introducing the activities I love to others or encouraging them to engage in the activity again. I do not profess…
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  4. Nature & Wildlife
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  6. Winter
The other day my mother and I decided to go up to the James C. Frenette Sr. Recreational Trails after work to enjoy a late afternoon ski. We had just gotten some fresh snow, and the temperatures were…
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  3. Fishing
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Winter
A First Timer Sure we love our cold winter days in the Adirondacks, but we also know how to take advantage of those rare warm spells that pop up every once in a while. After a spur of below-zero…
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  4. Winter
Question: What do you get when you combine awesome XC-skiing and snowshoeing on groomed Adirondack trails with delicious local craft beer?  Answer: The Tupper Lake Brew-Ski! 
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  4. Winter
A snowshoe up Coney and Arab mountains So many challenges, so little time. That’s life in the Adirondacks. I’ve climbed more than 30 of the Adirondacks’ 46 High Peaks and done the Saranac Lake 6er …
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  3. Family Fun
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. spring
close enough to touch Spring is a lively time at The Wild Center. From the season's beginning, with the sap rising in the maple trees, to the end, where wildflowers bloom and the lake completes its…
  1. Arts, Theater & Music
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  3. Birding
  4. Experience
  5. Fall
  6. Family Fun
  7. Hiking
  8. History
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  11. Shopping
  12. Snowshoe
  13. spring
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  15. Winter
The Wild Center On my very first visit to The Wild Center, I cannot believe what I've been missing (further proof I need to get out more), but this is truly one of the most unique experiences in the…
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  3. History
The history of a town pub Where It All Began [img:p2.jpg] Joseph LeBlanc bought a pub in Tupper Lake in 1966, not knowing the history he would create to this day. I had the chance to sit and chat…
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  4. Summer
Three ways to Tinman The Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon began in 1983, with 68 people competing in the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, and 13.1-mile run. It’s one of the oldest triathlons in the United…
  1. Hiking
  2. Nature & Wildlife
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Snowshoe
  5. Winter
Discovering the Junction Pass Trail Submitted by Guest Blogger: Libby Gillis, Tupper Lake Middle School Fresh Snow After getting 18 inches of snow here in Tupper Lake, today was a perfect day to…
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  2. Cross Country Skiing
  3. Family Fun
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Ski
  7. Snowshoe
  8. Winter
A whole winter world to explore From frustration to elation A few weeks ago, the ground outside my window was brown, muddy, and rather ugly; my skis were suffering from neglect, and my friend was…
Tips & Tricks from Adirondack Foothills Guide Service Spring has sprung in the Adirondacks. After a long March filled with snow, April has arrived with mild temperatures, lots of sun, and…
Talk to the Experts Recently I spoke to two young Tupper Lake golfers and found out what they love about the Tupper Lake Golf Club. During our conversation it was easy to see their passion and love…
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  3. Shopping
  4. spring
like a pro I'm not a garage sale pro, but my mother is. She plays it like a hawk; hovering over a yard full of stuff, targeting a fine thing, and swooping in before her rivals. Since the…
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A survivor's first Tinman It was October 2011, and Colleen Alexander was cycling home from her job in Guilford, Connecticut, when her life changed without warning. It was during the 12-mile trek…
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  4. stargazing
  5. Summer
All Access or Total Tent The Tupper Lake area is a great place for camping choices, from a cookout with all access to the sunny forest paths and deep blue waters of one of our most beautiful NYS…
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  2. Camping
  3. Hiking
  4. Insider Guide
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. spring
Looking for your next great family friendly vacation? Pack up the kids and head to Tupper Lake, where you'll discover plenty for kids and parents to enjoy. Don't know where to begin? Check out our…
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  4. Summer
Discover our craft beer scene! Submitted by Guest Blogger: Eileen Mowrey Surrounded by sparkling lakes and picturesque mountains, you may be surprised to find a burgeoning craft beer…
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  3. Family Fun
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. stargazing
Discover the universe at the APO Calling all astronomy buffs and outer space novices! Every time the holidays roll around, my wife and I head to her mom and stepdad’s place in Fly Creek, New York,…
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  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Paddling
  5. Summer
  6. Water Sports
Tupper's Top 6 Paddling season is in full swing in Tupper Lake. Have you started your paddling bucket list for this season? Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or experienced paddler, we’ve got…
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  4. History
Celebrate Indigenous Knowledge The Wild Center has opened a new set of exhibits for the summer of 2018. These came from a collaboration between several Native American cultural institutions. The…
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  3. Hiking
  4. History
  5. Nature & Wildlife
In the iForest The Wild Center has added yet another great feature to its educational, interactive outdoor campus. It's called the iForest, an "immersive sound and art installation" that is one of…
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  2. Fall
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. spring
  6. Summer
A Birder's Delight A great place to explore Any chance to check out Massawepie Mire is worth the trip – particularly during early summer, when there is so much bird activity to lead you along the…
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  2. Events
  3. Family Fun
  4. Summer
Tupper Lake's New Summer Sunset Series Free entertainment? A sunset view overlooking a sparkling Adirondack lake? It sounds like heaven on earth, and it’s happening in Tupper Lake Municipal Park…
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  4. Dine
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  8. Hiking
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  13. Water Sports
Bike, Paddle, Camp, Hike, and More! Time to get out! With spring comes work. There's so much to do: raking, spring cleaning, and putting winter gear away. Finally in late May I was able to get out…
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  2. Fall
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Paddling
  6. spring
  7. Summer
  8. Water Sports
A Beautiful Jewel A beautiful lake Although some folks drive right past Massawepie Lake on their way to Massawepie Mire without giving it much thought, it is a mistake to do so. On the…
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Six places to ride - select your level! Why I bike My personal goal is to ride different locations to build strength and endurance to maintain my weight and enjoy the outdoors. On all but one of the…
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  2. Fall
  3. Golf
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Summer
The grass is shamrock green, the mountains proudly stand sentry in the distance, the birds are chirping, and the air is a crisp-yet-warm 75 degrees. It’s a fine day for a walk around the greens and…
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  2. Family Fun
  3. History
  4. Outdoor Recreation
The Piercefield Museum I took a drive to the Piercefield Museum the other day and had the privilege to chat with Nancy, the town historian. I had never been in the museum before, and I was eager to…
Celebrate With Us In 1918 the Mt. Arab fire tower was born. Fire towers around the Adirondacks were used to spot forest fires, and during war time, observers were required to report any airplanes…
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  4. Nature & Wildlife
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  7. Summer
Boreal Species and a Whole Lot More From the marsh to the bog It is difficult to resist the temptation to stop when driving through Tupper Lake Marsh in the morning, as the sun glints off the dew in…
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  4. Hiking
  5. Outdoor Recreation
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  7. Summer
What We Learned! Got hooked
  1. Biking
  2. Family Fun
  3. Outdoor Recreation
On Two Wheels I have been waiting for an overcast day to do some biking. With the summer we have had so far, overcast days were hard to come by. Every day has been sunny and hot, too hot for biking,…
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  3. Family Fun
  4. Summer
A Resurgence Downtown Tupper Lake has been enjoying a series of revivals. Last year, a street festival was held to celebrate the completion of extensive repairs and upgrades to the town. Among the…
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  7. Summer
  8. Water Sports
An Amazing Evening Setting up Camp While Wren nosed her way around our chosen campsite, I pitched the tent and prepared for a night near Horseshoe Lake. We were heading out to explore late…
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  3. Fall
  4. Family Fun
  5. Fishing
  6. Hiking
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Thinking outside the box The daily struggle is "What am I going to make for dinner?” My boyfriend and I struggle over this question regularly. We aren’t the type of people to go home after work and…
It was a clear, warm day in late August when I headed out on a new paddling adventure with my trusty sidekick, Cedar. My destination was an area on the Bog River I had never visited before. It’s…
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  4. Family Fun
  5. Hiking
  6. Outdoor Recreation
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  8. Summer
In Tupper Lake Submitted by guest blogger Michael Martineau  Stargazing never fails to fill my soul with happiness and put a lasting smile on my face. It’s an adventure that never gets old, because…
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  3. Family Fun
  4. Golf
  5. Hiking
  6. Nature & Wildlife
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  8. Paddling
Peak leaf season is near. It comes and goes so quickly, I hate to miss a minute of the beautiful sights. The leaves are usually at peak around the same time every year, end of September and beginning…
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  2. Fall
  3. Family Fun
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
Find it on your bike! Fall is here and it is my favorite time to get on my bike and go for a ride. I find it so peaceful, to go for a ride and take in the beautiful colors on the leaves. I love to…
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The Adirondacks is a unique place and not just because of its stunning High Peaks and crystal clear waterways. We have all four seasons and a variety of elevations. You can tower above on the summit…
  1. Fall
  2. History
  3. Nature & Wildlife
That time of year, when the leaves crunch underfoot and the flickering eyes of Jack ‘O Lanterns pierce the early dusk…that is when Black Jacques, the Headless Lumberjack, roams the woods. Beware.…
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  2. Experience
Mark Jesse loves his hometown of Tupper Lake and wants to share this love with his community and travelers alike. He, with his business partner Joe Hockey, opened Raquette River Brewing in 2013. If…
  1. Fall
  2. Hunting & Trapping
  3. Outdoor Recreation
For the love of hunting It’s been a couple years since I’ve had the opportunity to put pen to paper, and comment once again on my passion for public land hunting in the Adirondacks. Since starting…
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  2. Outdoor Recreation
  3. sledding
  4. Snowshoe
  5. Winter
This story was written in 2018 and updated with new information, details, and photos in 2024.
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Preparing for the season Snow is on the ground, trails are being groomed, and I can hear snowmobiles cruising around the neighborhood in the evening…it’s snowmobile season! Everywhere you look…
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  2. Family Fun
  3. Shopping
  4. Winter
the Treasures of Tupper Since the holiday season is so often illustrated with winter forest images, the Adirondacks has a lot of built-in Yuletide appeal. Our crystalline snow, abundant evergreens,…
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  2. Outdoor Recreation
  3. Ski
  4. sledding
  5. Snowshoe
  6. Winter
In the colder seasons, the Adirondacks become a winter wonderland filled with countless opportunities for outdoor adventure and indoor fun. Winter is the ideal time to bring the family to try out…
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  2. Family Fun
  3. Nature & Wildlife
  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. Snowshoe
  6. Winter
We're Off to a Great Start Early season snow With the snow flying in November like it did, Wren, my dog, and I were happy to begin our ski season a bit earlier this year. And even when early…
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  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Winter
Ice Fishing Holes It’s time to start drilling your holes! Ice fishing season is here to stay. With about a foot of ice in some spots, the season is off to a great start. But where do you set up your…
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  2. Insider Guide
  3. Nature & Wildlife
Take the Tour! As many times as I've been to The Wild Center, an 115-acre indoor and outdoor immersive wilderness museum, I had never taken their Behind the Scenes Tour. This tour, offered every…
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  2. Nature & Wildlife
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Snowshoe
  5. Winter
at The Wild Center If you only have a day in Tupper Lake, you have to visit The Wild Center. It's a world-class nature museum that brings the outdoors in, giving visitors a peek into life inside a…
  1. Arts, Theater & Music
  2. Dine
  3. Insider Guide
  4. Shopping
  5. Winter
Tupper Lake has a downtown that is a charming mix of historic architecture, artisan shops, and lumberjack dining. To locals it is "uptown", but really it’s our "downtown" to a visitor. I'm not the…
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  3. Winter
Submitted by guest blogger Elisabeth Marchbanks
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  2. Outdoor Recreation
  3. Winter
Cross-country Skiing in Tupper Lake The epitome of a winter workout One of the greatest investments I ever made was about two years ago on a pair of used cross-country skis and ski boots. I had…
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Tupper Lake is a special community because the people here have a DIY attitude. This means the locals work together to support each other’s creative projects, which range from microbreweries to…
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  2. Fishing
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. spring
  5. Water Sports
Right around the corner As we watch the snow begin to melt and run off into our lakes, streams, and ponds the excitement of spring fishing increases. Time to start putting fishing boats in the water…
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  4. Outdoor Recreation
  5. spring
  6. Summer
A Great Time to Explore the Region Spring is coming While snow currently dominates our landscape — much to the glee of me and my cross-country skis — the longer days and warming sun tell us that…
  1. Shopping
  2. handmade
You probably know Tupper Lake for its pristine waterways and great hikes, including the Tupper Lake Triad. Besides the outdoor fun, Tupper Lake has some great shopping. Park Street in downtown…
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  4. Family Fun
  5. Paddling
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  7. Water Sports
Three reasons to try paddling at The Wild Center Paddling season is upon us! Time to get out the canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards. Every year around this time I get an itch to put my kayak…
  1. Golf
A Q & A With a Tupper Lake Golf Pro There's nothing quite like golfing on the side of a mountain, and that's exactly the kind of experience the Tupper Lake Golf Course provides. Located on Mount…
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Up and Coming This summer, Park Street is taking on a new look. With three new businesses opening up, and existing businesses expanding, Park Street will look much different than it has in summers…
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  2. Summer
A Q & A with Race Director Wendy Peroza It takes a lot of coordinating to make the Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon happen, and Race Director Wendy Peroza is at the center of it all. This is the…
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  3. Experience
  4. Family Fun
  5. History
  6. Nature & Wildlife
  7. Outdoor Recreation
  8. stargazing
Family summer vacations are one of the hallmarks of growing up: creating memories of new places and adventures shared. Tupper Lake is the perfect place for a family vacation, with plenty of…
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  2. spring
  3. Water Sports
A Hidden Gem Submitted by Eric Adsit Exploring little known stretches of whitewater can yield both good and bad results, often on the same trip. Round Lake Outlet is all good.
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  3. Family Fun
Join in on the fun at the Arts Center this summer Submitted by guest blogger Donna Sloan The Tupper Arts Center at 106 Park Street in Tupper Lake officially opened its doors during the summer of…
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  2. Events
  3. Family Fun
  4. Summer
Tupper Lake's Summer Sunset Series Continues There’s a party in Tupper Lake and you’re invited! This summer marks the second year of the Summer Sunset Series at the Tupper Lake Bandshell in…
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  2. Family Fun
  3. Summer
Visit The Wild Center Wildlife, up close; a singing forest; and a life-sized eagle's nest...  The Wild Center is a 115-acre campus of outdoor trails and immersive indoor exhibits with hands-on…
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  2. spring
  3. Summer
Conquering the Tupper Lake Triad Submitted by guest blogger Kaet Wild
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  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Paddling
  7. spring
  8. Summer
So Many Places to Explore An Amazing Time of Year to go Birding! With nesting season in full swing, it is a good time to think about local summer birding sites in and around Tupper Lake. After all,…
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  2. Nature & Wildlife
  3. Outdoor Recreation
  4. Paddling
  5. spring
  6. Summer
A Tucked Away Gem An opportunity to explore My teaching and field work responsibilities often take me to the northwest and north central Adirondacks, and I was recently able to take advantage of…
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  4. Hiking
  5. Outdoor Recreation
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in Tupper Lake Submitted by guest blogger Ken Aaron I’ve been a parent long enough to have figured a few things about traveling with kids. (If you want to learn how to wreck a trip real quick, ask…
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  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Paddling
  7. Summer
Horseshoe Lake I'm going to tell you something that might surprise you. Paddling in the Adirondacks, whether by canoe or kayak, is an awesome activity, but there is no one spot that is epically,…
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  2. Fall
  3. Family Fun
  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Paddling
  7. spring
  8. Summer
Go it Alone or Bring the Whole Family A Beautiful Morning The morning sun was beginning to climb in the blue sky when I arrived at The Wild Center for a birding hike. My bird list started as soon…
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5 Family-Friendly Hiking Adventures Hiking challenges have become very popular in the Adirondacks. There is the famous 46 High Peaks challenge, the recently created Saranac Lake 6er and Lake Placid…
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  2. Fall
  3. Hiking
A two-for-one adventure Last fall I woke up on a brisk morning to venture out on a hiking and biking adventure just outside of Tupper Lake. I really like exploring new places, so when asked to bike…
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  5. spring
  6. Summer
So many places to go! I love the collection of birding locations south of Tupper Lake in the southeast corner of St. Lawrence County – a conglomeration of sites which presents birders with…
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  4. Family Fun
  5. Nature & Wildlife
Fall events at The Wild Center Fall in the Adirondacks means leaf peeping, crisp days, cider donuts, and endless outdoor adventure in a beautiful mountain paradise of dazzling lakes and undisturbed…
Submitted by guest blogger Traci Wagner Did you know the Tupper Lake Tinman is one of the longest running triathlons in the US? This was its 37th year and my first competing in the race!
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  3. Family Fun
  4. stargazing
Who doesn’t look up at the stars to escape from the everyday to an unknown world? I know I do, and I would bet many of you do too. (it’s OK — I won’t tell your boss you’re thinking of relocating.) 
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  3. Family Fun
“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house."-Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1842
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For Tupper Lake Mountains and lakes are only made prettier by the natural fireworks display that is the Adirondacks in fall. Just imagine a stunningly beautiful natural area, then add reds, yellows,…
My usual bike route is along Route 30 south to Bog River Falls, a must-visit location if you have not been there, and it's a local favorite. One can just hang out and enjoy the falls, picnic, or…
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  5. Family Fun
Fish Creek and Rollins Pond When I start waking up to crisp, cool mornings, and the red leaves on the trees start to appear I start to get an itch to get outside and explore. During the peak summer…
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After a very busy and event packed summer, the Tupper Arts Center has planned a variety of events throughout our fall season.
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  5. Nature & Wildlife
A Second Attempt at the Western High Peaks The Seward Range consists of four mountains over 4,000 feet, part of the 46 High Peaks. However, unlike many of the High Peaks trails, these trails are…
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  4. Nature & Wildlife
  5. Outdoor Recreation
  6. Winter
Continuing migration Some folks mistakenly think since many of our songbirds have left town for the season that fall migration is over. But that assessment is incorrect – while it is true most of…
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  2. Nature & Wildlife
  3. stargazing