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Summer in the Adirondacks

Lush wooded trails. Crystal blue lakes. Rolling rivers and fresh-water creeks. Cool mountain air. Enchanting towns humming with events. It is a season of natural abundance in the Adirondacks, with so many things to do. Learn about the Adirondacks' 10 regions and their unique offerings.

paddling in the Adirondacks
girl in a fire tower during a summer hike in the Adirondacks

Summer Hiking

Summer is a busy hiking season in the Adirondacks. Hit the trails early and enjoy the views!

couple boating in the Adirondacks


Launch into adventure by boat with more than 3,000 lakes and ponds and 1,500 miles of rivers in the Adirondack Park.

Beaches to Visit

Beaches to Visit

There are public beaches dotting lakeshores all over the Adirondacks. Perfect places for friends and families to enjoy some fun in the sun!

island camping in the Adirondacks

Island Camping

Island camping is an experience in itself in the Adirondacks. Island camping is an experience in itself in the Adirondacks. Learn about where to go and what to bring. Learn about where to go and what to bring. 


Girl with towel

Secret Swimming Holes

Looking for uncrowded, less-known swimming holes in the Adirondacks? Check out our list of secret beaches, rivers, ponds, and waterfalls perfect for taking a dip to cool off.

Flight of Craft Beer

Breweries & Distilleries

Craft breweries and distilleries located throughout the Adirondacks are lively places where communities gather, friends catch up, and live music and trivia nights keep things hopping. 

46 Things to Do in the Summer