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Discover What’s New in Tupper Lake: Top 5 Must-See Additions

Summer in the Adirondacks is absolutely amazing. We can’t argue with that. Little Wolf Beach is buzzing with sun, sand, and laughter, and you can find golfers, paddlers, hikers, and families everywhere you turn. Meanwhile, the bandshell, P-2’s, and Raquette River Brewing are alive with music and good vibes. But this year, Tupper Lake has added some extra sweetness with exciting new developments. Here’s a look at the top 5 must-see additions in Tupper Lake for the summer of 2024.

Introducing Timberjaxx Pass Mini Golf

Swing into Tupper Lake's newest outdoor gem, Timberjaxx Pass! Inspired by our rich lumberjack heritage, this ADA-compliant 18-hole mini-golf course on Demars Boulevard features obstacles that echo the Adirondack wilderness, including a daring 9-foot waterfall and hidden passages. 

After a round of golf, don't miss their ice cream shop, serving up Hershey's soft serve, hard ice cream, and refreshing shaved ice to top off your day of fun.

A family enjoys a game of mini golf on a sunny summer day.

Discover Raquette River Roll at The Wild Center

This summer The Wild Center has introduced its newest attraction: Raquette River Roll, a brand-new ball run experience where young explorers can engage with nature in an exciting, unique way. Set along the newly-created Fen Trail; it’s interactive, it’s educational, and above all, it’s a fascinating and fun way to highlight the natural world.

While you're there, immerse yourself in the new exhibit, "The Clothesline: Food, Fiber, Air, and Soil." The installation by artist Brenda Baker is a poignant tribute to the hardworking agricultural community through hundreds of donated pieces of work attire, along with their heartfelt stories.

Uncover new additions to Park Street

On Park Street, new shops are popping up, adding to Tupper Lake's vibrant scene. Among them is “The McClelland Family Farm Stand,” the latest gem from the makers of Spruce & Hemlock. This year-round retail spot celebrates the farm's bounty with a tempting array of products. From maple treats to seasonal decor and gourmet candy apples, it’s a feast for the senses right at 115 Park Street, Tupper Lake.

Also on Park Street, you’ll find Battlefish Charters. Specializing in Adirondack fishing adventures and custom rod building, Battle Fish Charters LLC is more than just a guide service — it’s a haven for anglers seeking peace and relaxation on the water. Owned by veterans, their mission is to make your fishing trips unforgettable with top-notch gear and expert guidance.

Meanwhile, the Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory, now at 68 Park Street, has moved its classroom and gift shop. Renowned for its stargazing events, including this year’s astounding eclipse viewing event, it’s your go-to place for astronomy education and celestial gifts in Tupper Lake.

Upgraded boating facilities and services

New docks at Flanders Park in Tupper Lake's Waterfront Park now provide convenient access from the water to the shorefront and nearby Park Street Business District. This makes it easier than ever to enjoy events like live music at the Sunset Stage, hosted by Tupper Arts on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Boating options have also expanded with rentals now offered at the Sunset Park Motel on Demars Blvd. They provide a variety of options including pontoon boats, fishing boats, paddle boards, and kayaks. Plus, Blue Jay Marina has returned with significant upgrades this summer, offering gas service on the lake seven days a week. They also provide day and seasonal slips, along with kayak and paddle board rentals, ensuring everyone can make the most of their time on the water.

Kid stands on the new docks at Flanders Park in Tupper Lake.

New location for the Tupper Lake History Museum

The Tupper Lake History Museum is ready to impress visitors at its new location on 291 Park Street! After extensive fundraising and incredible community support, the museum has finally found a permanent home. Once an old gas station, then a restaurant, the site underwent a transformation and is now a beautiful new facility with over 20 exhibits detailing Tupper Lake's vibrant history from the late 1800s to today. Operated by dedicated volunteers, the museum welcomes visitors five days a week during the summer months, and here’s the best part — admission is free! It's a fantastic opportunity to explore our town's rich heritage.

The Tupper Lake History Museum

What are you waiting for?

This is just the beginning of the new developments happening in Tupper Lake. Rumor has it that more additions, from cafes to campgrounds, will be popping up as summer progresses. So, don’t wait to pack your bags, gather your loved ones, and hit the road for an unforgettable summer of discovering Tupper Lake’s new gems and revisiting some of your timeless favorites.