For a small mountain town, Lake Placid has plenty to do, from locally-owned and -operated scenic boat tours to scenic gorges and much more. There is plenty of space for relaxation here, but also for good, old-fashioned outdoor playtime. There's even miniature golf for a fun family-friendly challenge. With so much outdoor adventure, great views, mountains, and lakes, Lake Placid's activities are plentiful and plenty fun.

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Lake Placid Toboggan Chute
Mirror Lake, Lake Placid
(518) 523-2445

The rumors are true! The Toboggan Chute received a makeover, and now it's open for business! Open only in the winter, this 30-foot high structure sends toboggans down an ice-covered chute onto frozen Mirror Lake. Depending on weather conditions...

  
ADK Aquatics - Watersports & Boat Tours
35 Victor Herbert Rd.Paradox Bay, Lake Placid
(518) 524-9767

ADK Aquatics provides Wakeboarding, Water Skiing, Wake Surfing and Tubing lessons, excursions & boat tours of Lake Placid. Come enjoy some fun in the sun, while being towed behind our world class 2016 Super Air Nautique. Whether wakeboarding, water...

  
Lake Placid Boat Tours & Marina
Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid
(518) 523-9704

Wilderness beauty. Adirondack history. Serenity. Cruise the pristine waters of Lake Placid in one of our enclosed pontoon boats. The hour-long, narrated tour travels 16 miles on one of the world's most beautiful lakes. See and hear about the stately...

  
Bowlwinkles Family Entertainment Center
2750 Main Street, Lake Placid
(518) 523-7868

Bowlwinkles has been serving Lake Placid, New York, since 1998. We are a family-friendly place that has something for everybody (adults, young adults, and children) to enjoy. Bowlwinkles is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. We have...

  
Experience Outdoors
4948 Cascade Road, Lake Placid
(518) 524-7944

Capturing the essence of the Adirondack Park is one of our primary goals, second only to ensuring that our guests are having a good time. Nestled on Scott's Cobble Mountain in Lake Placid - rests our Zip Line Tour that consists of six (6) zips and...

  
Lake Placid Olympic Museum
2634 Main Street, Lake Placid
(518) 302-5326

Explore the legacy of the Olympic Games with exciting exhibits, including video highlights, athletes' uniforms and equipment, a collection of Olympic torches, mascots, the first gold medal ever awarded, and more! This activity and many others are FREE...

  
Country Dreams Farm - Sleigh Rides
200 John Brown Road, Lake Placid
(518) 561-8941

Treat yourself to a horse-drawn sleigh ride wrapped in warm blankets while taking in the aroma of pine boughs, and listening to the sound of sleigh bells in the crisp Lake Placid air. The sleigh ride will take you back to a simpler time. Sleigh rides...

  
Captain Marney's Boat Rental
35 Victor Herbert Drive, Lake Placid
(518) 523-9746

Captain Marney's Boat Rental has been in business for over 29 years and is named after a beautiful golden retriever named Marney who lived for 12 fantastic years. Many of her descendants still roam the shore line. Captain Marney's offer speed boats...

  
Adirondack Riverwalking & Forest Bathing
Saranac Lake
(518) 651-6560

Slow down, unplug and immerse your senses in nature. Our experienced guides invite you through a series of brief ever-changing sensory activities to explore nature in the Adirondacks in new ways. Adirondack Riverwalking offers outdoor guided...

  
Adirondac Rafting Company
6440 NY 30, Indian Lake
(518) 523-1635

BOOK NOW 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 provides highly skilled, licensed, and fun river...

  
High Falls Gorge
4761 Route 86, Wilmington
(518) 946-2278

High Falls Gorge is the Adirondacks' most breathtaking, year-round, 30 minute walk. Witness four majestic waterfalls cascading over rocks into a deep crevice carved a billion years ago, learn about all the natural wonders of the falls, grab a bite to...

  
Guided Hiking Tours at Whiteface Mountain
Wilmington
(518) 946-2223

90 minutes of exploring the Adirondack woods will do a lot for the soul! Join one of our guides along the banks of the West Branch of the Ausable River. As you pass through cool stands of hemlocks, tracing the river's zigs and zags on the Stag Brook...