Adirondac Rafting Co.

Adirondac Rafting Co. invites you to enjoy one of the finest New York rafting adventures in the east. Our season begins in early April and runs through mid October. Our river trips vary from family fun to raging big water.

If you are visiting Long Lake or Raquette Lake, you do not want to miss the opportunity to raft on the Hudson River. It is a fun-filled adventure for the whole family!

Opening Day Saturday April 26th.

Loads of snow in the Mountains, melting later then normal !

Why Choose Adirondac Rafting Company:

Selected by National Geographic as Hudson River’s Quality Outfitter!
First Timers and experienced rafters welcome!
Highest Quality gear and equipment!
Exceptional safety record!
Skilled, fun and conscientious professional river guides!
Comfortable river base and store near river location!

The Wild Center

The Wild Center has live exhibits.You can hike and explore the Museum’s 31- acre campus with naturalist guides or on your own. There are theaters with high definition films, plenty of hands-on nature, and hundreds of live animals from rare native trout, to river otters, to turtles the size of walnuts and many other often hard-to-see residents of the woods and waters. Learn more about the indoor and outdoor exhibits.

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Saint Williams on Long Point

St. William’s on Long Point is a not-for-profit, non-denominational, lakeside retreat and cultural center, accessible only by boat on Raquette Lake, New York.  Musical, historical, and environmental programs are held during July and August.  Semi-private and dormitory lodging is available for non-profit and family groups. Now on The National Register of Historic Places.  Boat access only.  Enjoy Thursday evening summer concert series.  Reservations for the boat required.

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Long Lake Boat Tours

Imagine, as far as the eye can see, unspoiled, pristine wilderness steeped in history, wildlife and spectacular panoramic views of the Seward, High Peaks, and Santanoni mountains.   Shake off old baggage, fatigue and stress. Cruise a mystical corner of creation where memories are born and dreams are shared.

Helms Aero Service

See the Adirondacks from the air! Scenic flights available seven days a week May through October. Rides last approximately 20 minutes and travel roughly 25 to 30 miles. Route may be varied upon request. Camping, hunting and fishing trips are also available, as well as longer scenic trips including touring the Great Camps or the High Peaks.

Great Camp Sagamore

Great Camp Sagamore, a National Historic Landmark, was the Adirondack retreat of the Vanderbilt family for over 50 years. Today it is a not-for-profit offering tours twice a day in summer and residential programs including the Grandparents/children’s camp sessions in July and August. Raquette Lake  

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Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Center

The New York State Adirondack Park Agency Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) at Newcomb is located on State Route 28N in the Essex County town of Newcomb. The VIC opened on Monday, Oct. 15, 1990. The building and trail system are on 236 acres of the Huntington Wildlife Forest, a preserve owned by Syracuse University and maintained by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The state leases the land to operate this public facility.

Admission is free.

Building Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday. – Saturday. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Trail Hours: Dawn to Dusk, every day of the year

Visit us on the web at: Adirondack Visitor Center

Adirondack Museum

Open daily 10am to 5pm May 28 through October 18, 2010. Closed September 10.

A regional museum of history and art. Explore Adirondack history in 22 exhibit spaces. New exhibit in 2010: Let’s Eat! Adirondack Food Traditions. Special exhibits: Common Threads: 150 Years of Adirondack Quilts and Comforters and A “Wild, Unsettled Country”: Early Reflections of the Adirondacks. Enjoy lively events and activities for all ages, the Lake View Cafe and Museum Store.

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts

About the AC

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts center, serving over 2,000 square miles of the Adirondack Park. The Arts Center serves as a presenter, producer and educator in the artistic disciplines of visual arts, theater, music, dance, and film throughout the Adirondack region.

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts produces professional theater in the summer (2 musicals, Shakespeare in the Park, plus 1 site-specific production) and in the off-season produces community performances featuring local talent. In collaboration with other organizations, the Arts Center presents concerts (classical, instrumental, world music, folk, bluegrass, punk, rock) and dance performances (modern, ballet, hip hop, ballroom, African, tap). Our Arts Education Initiative offers 4 comprehensive learning programs (Theater Experience, Film-making 101, Arts from the Start: Early Childhood Learning, Studio Arts Series) for students from preschool to retired professionals, plus a multi-arts program for the developmentally disabled (The Living Able Series). Artists exhibit (sculpture, ceramics, painting, drawing, fiber arts, jewelry, glass, photography) in our 5 on-site galleries and in satellite galleries.

Raquette Lake Navigation

Celebrating 20 years of service, family owned and operated since 1991.

Cruise and dine on Raquette Lake and view the breathtaking scenery of historic great camps on the Adirondack’s largest natural lake! Board the W.W. Durant and enjoy lunch, dinner or Sunday champagne brunch with a narrated tour Memorial Day through Columbus Day. A vareity of cruises are offered so something for everyone – family-friendly pizza and sightseeing cruises, moonlight cruise with live entertainment, intimate dining for a romantic escape. From Dec 26th through the winter the WW Durant ice boat is open, tied up at the dock. Casual Food and Beverage.

The W.W. Durant is an elegant 60 foot double decked vessel with turn of the century decor, heated dining room and gourmet food. People love crusies, history , beautiful scenery. People love being taken care of. Captain Dean, the Pohl family and RLN staff provide what people love! Available for private charger. Gift Certificates.

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