Top Ten Things to do in Schroon Lake

Top Ten Things to do in Schroon Lake

It’s true the beloved town of Schroon Lake is tiny and those that visit it don’t tend to do so for it’s endless activities but rather to enjoy the peace and beauty of nature. We’re proud of our quiet and close-knit town and of the unique things to do here. For those of you vacationing in Schroon Lake who are looking for the local hang-outs, here’s our carefully curated list of hot spots and activities you won’t want to miss.

1. Visit the Schroon Lake Beach – Grab a good book, your bathing suit and shades to catch some rays. 

2. Rent a boat – From paddle boards, row boats, motor boats and pontoon boats to canoes and kayaks the Schroon Lake Marina has what you need to get out on the water.


3. Enjoy a great breakfast at the Adirondack General Store.

4. Shop the mom-and-pops – Pinecone Mercantile is a town favorite with trendy home decor and baked goods. 


5. Taste fine wine and beer – Try out Vine and Barley a wine and beer tavern on Main Street. Don’t forget the extremely legit Paradox Brewery.

6. Go hiking – Mount Severance and Pharaoh Mountain offer easy to difficult hikes and great views. 

7. Year-round fishing – For winter vacationers, check out the Ice fishing derby held annually by the Schroon Lake Fish and Game Club during the first weekend in March.


8. Square dance in the park – Do-si-do your partner every Wednesday evening in July and August on Dock Street in front of the Gazebo. There are so many other community events on Dock Street throughout the summer, there are too many to list!

9. Explore a natural wonder – Tour the Natural Stone Bridge and Caves in nearby Pottersville, NY.

10. Take a day trip to Lake Placid – Sports enthusiasts will want to visit the Olympic Training Center.


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