Soaking in the View From The Summit of Ampersand
photo: Amanda Travis | Instagram @amandachoolwe
Dawn on Pelkey Bay, Upper Saranac Lake
Photo: Michael R. Martin |
The Wild Center

Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Malone - Adirondack Lakes Region

Spring in the Adirondack Lakes Region is a season of celebration! As the long winter finally gives way to warmer temps and the snow melts into flowing rivers, it's time to get out and play. Paddle, hike, bike - choose your favorite activity and hit the river, rocks, or road. Spend the day birding - spring migration in Northern NY is a wonder to behold. Take a leisurely drive & enjoy the flowers and trees that are bringing bursts of color back to the scenery. What are you waiting for?

Adirondack Lakes Region is Franklin County, NY

Escape to the healing woods of the Adirondack Lakes Region in northern New York - home to expansive lakes perfect for summer adventures, vibrant fall colors and snowfall that transforms the landscape into a winter playground. Experience the best of the outdoors in the Adirondacks, a wilderness destination for year-round discovery and play.

Saranac Lake

The Adirondack Park is home to some of the most vibrant communities in New York State. Saranac Lake, once a world-renowned health center specializing in tuberculosis treatment, boasts a thriving artistic enclave, rich with art galleries, musical talent and the award-winning Pendragon Theatre. Join in the springtime fun at the 10-day Daffest celebration. Summer offers an array of outdoor activities and a fine homebase for fabulous lake, camping, and mountain activities. Home to the annual Saranac Lake Winter Carnival & First Night events, in the winter the town comes alive with alpine sports at Mt. Pisgah and Nordic skiing and snowshoeing at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center. This quaint Adirondack town offers world-class entertainment and attractions throughout the year - come discover what makes them the coolest town in the Adirondacks.


Past the scenic shores of Meacham Lake, Malone is just minutes south of the Canadian Border. Famed as the childhood home of Almanzo Wilder, immortalized in his wife Laura Ingalls Wilder's celebrated children's classic -Farmer Boy - the Wilder family's homestead is open to the public offering tours, events and seasonal festivals. During the winter, ski, ride, and tube at one of Northern NYs best-kept secrets -Titus Mountain. During the warmer weather, hit the greens at the award-winning and internationally-hailed Malone Golf Club.

Tupper Lake

In Tupper Lake, The Wild Center offers family-friendly, hands-on scientific exhibits both indoors and out. Spend a warm weather weekend exploring Tupper Lake by boat, enjoy an array of year-round events including Woodsmen’s Days, and explore the many hiking trails around the area. Tupper is also a must visit winter vacation destination for the entire family. Head to Big Tupper Ski Area for affordable family-friendly skiing and riding or drop a line through the ice from a shanty and experience some of the best ice fishing in NY.