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 families and beginners. The area has plenty of gentle, easily accessible trails, broad expanses of frozen lakes and ponds for skating and fishing, and options for outings where you can learn new skills, sharpen your abilities, or just relax, have fun and enjoy the beauty of the season. With no shortage of fresh air, fantastic scenery, powdery snow and sparkling ice, you won't find a better place to learn to love the winter season best of all!

Safety first

To be sure you have the safest and most enjoyable winter experience in the Adirondacks, you'll want to take measures to properly plan and prepare for your trip. Help keep yourself, others, and our natural resources safe!

Adventure like there's snow tomorrow

When you are ready for big winter fun, consider these can't-miss activities:

  • Cross-country skiing is a super fun way to spend time in the fresh air of the Adirondacks. In Tupper Lake, freshly groomed trails are a skier’s delight and make for a family-friendly outing - no experience necessary! Daylight hours are short in the winter and Tupper Lake has a perfect place for some fun ski adventures after dark!
  • Snowshoeing is a great way to experience the winter wonderland that is Tupper Lake. From flat trails to cool ascents, let your snowshoes lead you through fresh air, fresh snow and postcard-perfect scenery.
  • The Wild Center is a winter playground where you can try something new and learn to ice fish, snowshoe or kicksled. For a charming, unique and memorable experience, explore Wild Walk and iForest after dark at Wild Lights!
  • Ice fishing is one of the coolest adventures around, and a great family adventure and tradition. Tupper Lake's expansive lakes and ponds are known for some amazing, and amazingly fun, catches.

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Winter Hikes

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The People Who Make Winter Happen

Meet some of the people who "keep winter going" in Tupper Lake, NY!