Make sure that Old Forge is on your list of summer trips this summer! Located in the Central Adirondacks, Old Forge is the perfect setting for everyone – those looking for relaxation as well as those looking for adventure! We have lakes, mountains & trails, a water park, playgrounds, shops & restaurants, museums, art galleries & so much more!
If you’re looking for relaxation, visit our town beach or one of our beautiful lakes; soak up the sun or get out on the water on a canoe or kayak! There are a few different businesses that offer rental options for paddling equipment. (Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company & Tickner’s Moose River Paddling). Rivets Marine also carries canoes & kayaks as well as pontoon boats, family runabouts & fishing boats. For something a little different, why not let someone else show you around on Old Forge Lake Cruises – a historic, narrated, sightseeing boat ride.
If you’re looking for something off the water, McCauley Mountain’s scenic chairlift ride is a great place to start! Ride to the top to find breathtaking panoramic views of our area. Pack a lunch and enjoy some time on top of the mountain. The Old Forge area is home to some great hiking & mountain biking trails for all levels. Try horseback riding at Adirondack Saddle Tours or maybe hope on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad to see all the beauty that surrounds you from the comfort of the train car.
If you’re looking for some classic fun, take a stroll down our charming Main Street to browse through shops and grab a bite to eat at one of our restaurants. Enjoy our Farmer’s Market every Friday during the summer months or play a few games of BINGO at the Fire Department every Monday evening.
If you’re in need of some rainy day activities, we have those too! Stop by The Strand Theatre to see a movie with the gang! The decorations & the history inside is reason enough to go check it out! Our local arts center, View Arts has galleries & exhibits that change throughout the year – don’t miss the current exhibit when you’re in town!
No matter what you’re looking to do during your vacation, there’s something for everyone in Old Forge!