Lake Placid Activities Provide Thrills and Chills this Spring

<h3>Tobogganing, dog sledding and pond hockey provide more ways to play in the snow</h3><p><img src="/files_d6/images/kim/dogsledw.jpg" alt="dogsled" title="Dogsled rides on Mirror Lake" width="400" height="237" style="float: left; margin: 5px 10px;" />Lake Placid, N.Y. — Spring in Lake Placid is full of excitement, romance and family fun. Snowfall in the springtime is not only common — it's welcome at America's first winter resort! With or without snow, there's plenty to enjoy in early spring in Lake Placid, New York.</p><p>Visitors can enjoy family-friendly <a href="/do/outdoors/winterspring">Lake Placid spring activities</a> such as dog sledding, tobogganing and pond hockey. Frozen Mirror Lake in the village of Lake Placid is the home base for area spring activities.</p><p>Tobogganing down the <a href="/do/family-fun/lake-placid-toboggan-chute">Lake Placid toboggan chute</a> onto frozen Mirror Lake is a thrilling ride for all ages. Experience an activity that has been a hallmark of Lake Placid family-fun since the 1960s. The 30-foot chute propels toboggans with as many as four riders up to 1,000 feet across the lake in just a few short seconds. Don't want to take the plunge? Half the fun is watching others go flying down the chute!</p><ul><li>Location: Next to the Post Office on the shore of Mirror Lake.</li><li>Hours: Wednesdays: 7 to 9 p.m.; Fridays: Noon to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9:30p.m.; Saturdays: Noon to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9:30p.m.; Sundays: Noon to 3 p.m.</li><li>Admission Price: $5 per Adult, $3 per child and a $5 toboggan rental fee for as many rides as can be accommodated during open times.</li><li>For more information, contact the North Elba Park Office: (518)-523-2591.</li></ul><p>Check out this Lake Placid tobogganing video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2p1n-fvqGNM</p><p>Toboggan rides and hockey games are just two of the <a href="/do/family-fun">Lake Placid family activities</a> found right on frozen Mirror Lake. Dog sledding provides another family-friendly option, right in the village. This unique experience allows you to see the village from a different perspective, as you are pulled by energetic sled dogs across Mirror Lake. Whether you're going with friends, family or for a romantic sled ride for two, a dog-sled ride in Lake Placid is an authentic Adirondack experience you won't soon forget.</p><p>Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours</p><ul><li>Location: Rides can be set up from the corner of Saranac Avenue and Main Street</li><li>Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday</li><li>Admission price: $10 per person for every 3/4-mile ride</li><li>For more information, contact: (518) 891-6239.</li></ul><p>Mike Arnold Dog Sled Rides at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort</p><ul><li>Location: 2559 Main Street</li><li>For more information, contact: (518) 523-3353, info@golden-arrow.com</li></ul><p>The annual Lake Placid Loppet has been rescheduled, and will now be held on March 10 at the Cross-Country Ski Center at the Olympic Sports Complex. Come watch as athletes and outdoor enthusiasts display their technique and talent.</p><p>Invent your own perfect spring day with these activities and more — book a reservation to visit Lake Placid today!</p><p><strong>About Lake Placid, NY</strong><br />Lake Placid is a four-season destination, offering diverse experiences, outdoor adventures, unique events and an ever-changing backdrop to complement your favorite activities. Enjoy the natural beauty, and embrace the timeless atmosphere in the heart of the Adirondacks.<br />For more information, visit <a href="/">www.lakeplacid.com</a>.</p><p style="text-align: center;">###<span>&nbsp;</span></p>