Posts on Mar 2022

Winter Blast Weekend

With over an accumulation of 15 inches of snow in the last week, we have to make the most of this first weekend in March.  It’s ideal for all your winter recreation activities. Come by sled, plan to go skating, enjoy backwoods x-c skiing and the beauty of our area before our special winter season ends. 




Snowmobile Trails! 

Park and Ride our trails. Groomers have been out all week, our highway crews are shelving the roadsides and you can enjoy our trail system.  Fun rides include S86 Lake Eaton Loop. Park and ride from the Lake Eaton Campground. 

Check out our Sabattis to John Dillon Park to Lake Eaton Ride – Park and ride NYS Route 30 located between the two Sabattis Road entries. The shelf on Sabattis is in its finest condition of the season. Loop around to C7B to S86 and take our trails into town. 

Newcomb Trail, park trailers at 1179 Main Street and access Trail along Dock Lane linking to Jim Bird Road to the Newcomb Trail. 

S80 Powerline Trail is a fun ride, hop on at Mt. Sabattis, trailer parking available in the lower parking lot. Head all the way to the top of the hill for an expansive view of Long Lake and then come down to the Pavilion to hop on the S80 Power Line Trail – and linking up to North Point Road. Go check out Buttermilk Falls while you are there! 

C8 in Raquette Lake loops along the Railroad Bed to Browns Tract. Conditions are good to go! 

The season is short get out and ride!

Snowmobile Weekends! No need to register! 

March 5-6 and March 12-13 for free snowmobiling by all out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers. During these promotional weekends, the requirement to register in New York is waived for properly registered and insured out-of-state snowmobiling enthusiasts wishing to explore New Yorks miles of snowmobile trails.

Peggy Lynn performs

Things to do!

Saturday, March 5th at 1pm, Long Lake Town Hall 1204 Main Street, Peggy Lynn 

Peggy Lynn writes and performs songs about women and natural beauty of the North Country and her bluesy alto melts every audience.

Join us for this free and family friendly event.
She will be performing, “Songs and Stories of Adirondack Women”

All are welcome


X-C Skiing! 

Cedarlands is a great place to ski. Located at the end of Kickerville Road, continue past the Gatehouse down a private access road to the Cedarlands Parking Area.  Park at the parking lot and swish down the road to access the Mud Pond / McRorie Lake Road Gate to access the trail. Skiers love visiting the lean-to’s and campsites along the way.

Link here for more info. 

Ice  Skating and Sledding!

Enjoy an outdoor rink and sledding. Don’t worry if you don’t have gear, we provide skates and sleds to anyone that is looking to have some outdoor fun. Hey if you forget your mittens, gloves and hats, stop by Hoss’s Country Corner or the ADK Trading Post for your much needed outdoor Long Lake gear

Skating Rink Phone 518-624-3031

Weekend Hours

Friday 2:30pm – 10pm
Saturday 1pm – 10pm
Sunday 1pm – 6pm.

Long Lake announces Winter Wonderland Bingo highlighting activities and featuring outdoor recreation as a contest running until March 20th, the official end of Winter. 
The winter themed bingo activity cards will be posted on Long Lake and Raquette Lake social media channels, on the official Town of Long Lake website at and printed cards will be available at the Long Lake Town Office, Raquette Lake Tap Room, and our area libraries, post offices and area businesses starting immediately.  It is free to participate.
Participants are invited to do as many activities as they can with prizes available depending on how many tasks are completed. Participants completing one row of Bingo receive a classic Long Lake sticker, and participants completing the entire card will be entered into a grand finale prize drawing which includes merchandise from local vendors in Long Lake and Raquette Lake.
How to play?  Cross off activities as completed and take photos of the card showing completed tasks.  Submit digital photos via email or to the uploader for prizes. Participants in the game should submit photo proof of purchase for any meals/shopping and photos of activities to or can directly use an uploader link at Participants on Instagram are invited to post their fun activities and use hashtag #mylonglakebingo  #barkeaterbingo #YesLongLake and follow the page at
Featured tasks include indoor and outdoor activities from visiting our local libraries, exploring outdoor trails, engaging in winter recreation, shopping and dining at our local businesses, ice fishing, skating and more. 

Ice Fishing! 

Get your weekend fishing in.  Live Bait available at Hoss’s. We have plenty of hard water to choose from! 

2022 Hors D’Oeuvres Tour

On Friday, February 25, 2022 the Town of Long Lake welcomed the return of the Annual Hors D’Oeuvres Tour. This event made its return in 2022 after taking a year off due to Covid.

Three restaurants participated including the Long View Lodge, Adirondack Hotel and the Long Lake Diner/Owls Head Pub. Two groups toured around to each restaurant to enjoy a great night out of dining, reviewing and laughter. Guests hailed from Columbia County, NY, Northern New Jersey, Albany, Speculator, Indian Lake, and  Long Lake and more!

The winners for each location were as follows:
The Long View Lodge, Pig in a Blanket.
Adirondack Hotel, Pork Slider with candied peach jam
Long Lake Diner, Double-cream brie served with bourbon walnut sauce.

Pull apart beef

Beef Tenderloin with pulled apart bread was served at the Long Lake Diner. Fans of Trivia Night exclaimed, “Please add this to the menu!” 

Long Lake Diner/Owls Head Pub served  a French Dip Tenderloin with pulled apart bread, Sorbet palatte cleanser and a Double- cream brie with bourbon walnut sauce.

“The palate cleanse was a nice touch!”


Double Cream Brie

Double-cream brie was a hit at the Long Lake Diner. This took top honors at the Long Lake Diner

Long Lake Diner comments included:

Double-cream brie, “Loved the crunchy outside!! Nice and warm in the middle and the walnut and brown sugar dipping sauce was unique.” 

Tenderloin French Dip. “Loved the green onions and beef and the pull-apart bread was soft, melt in your mouth delicious texture and flavor. Would love to order that again!”

Kelsie Amber and Jason waits for their appetizers
menu Long View

Long View Lodge
Pig in Blanket, Snake river Farms American Wagyu Beef Hot Dog wrapped in puff pastry topped with cyprus sea flake salt.   Pork and Chicken Shu Mai which was a steamed dumpling filled with ground pork and chicken. Served with spicy sambai sauce. Winner for Best Appetizer at the Long View.

Grilled Mahi Mahi Street Taco, Baha style with a Flour Tortilla, pickled onion, garden salsa, chipotle aioli and queso fresco

appetizers on plate

The Long View Lodge, top honors went to their unique take on “Pig in a Blanket” featuring a Wagu Beef Hot Dog

More tables of eaters
Large Dining Group

Each restaurant offered their own selection of original appetizers and the guests were asked to vote for the best at each location.

Highlighted comments from the Long View Lodge.

“One pretty plate, great presentation, nice menu,”

“All was very good and well made.”

“Would order any of them again!”   

Adirondack Hotel Menu

The Adirondack Hotel menu presented a full plate featuring Southern Italian Risotto Meatball with fresh Tomato Basil Sauce, Pork Slider with Candied peach Jam. Winner for Best Appetizer at the Adirondack Hotel and Asian Steamed Char Siu Bao Dumpling with Tare Sauce for Dipping

Jules and Sue

Adirondack Hotel guest comments included:

“Risotto meatball. Really tasty.”

“The Peach salsa on the Pork Slider was so different. The Bao, the sauce was amazing and loved the crust.” 

“The tare sauce was awesome.”

three appetizers on a plate

The Adirondack Hotel menu included a Southern Italian Risotto Meatball with fresh Tomato Basil Sauce, Pork Slider with Candied peach Jam and Asian Steamed Char Siu Bao Dumpling with Tare Sauce for Dipping

Top Honors for the Adirondack Hotel was the Pork Slider with candied peach jam

Group at table Adk Hotel
Bussing for the ride

Long Lake provides door to door service from home or lodging to all locations. Let us do the driving! 

Long Lake