The Adirondacks are home to some of the best fishing spots in the north east. Whether you want to fish on your own or charter a fishing trip with Adirondack Mountain & Stream chances are good you'll catch a few on your trip! Click the more info button for regulatory information about fishing in the Adirondacks!
Schroon Lake is ranked #2 in the top 5 ice fishing spots in the area! Not too mention there are several excellent locations within driving distance. If you need a shanty, head on over to Schroon Lake Bait and More for a rental once the ice freezes. If you're here in March check out the annual ice fishing derby!
If downhill isn't your thing we've got a bunch of great options for our winter adventurers! There are great trails for Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, and fat tire mountain biking. If you're looking to snow shoe or ski, head over to Adirondack Mountain and Stream or Cunningham Ski Barn for rentals. If you're feeling a bit adventurous, stop by High Peaks Cyclery to rent a fat tire bike to get going on the trails!
The tallest peak in NYS with a height of 5,344 FT, Mt, Marcy is part of the High Peaks Wilderness area containing Mt. Algonquin as well (5,114 Ft). Mt. Marcy has a slue of scenic waterfalls as well as several trout fishing brooks.
The closest peak to Schroon Lake standing at 4,012 Ft. Originall named East Dix mountain, Grace is part of the Dix Range trailless peaks area. This area encompasses the peaks of Macomb Mountain, Hough Peak, and South Dix Peak. Park and start at the Elk Lake Trailhead for you best trail.
Another close peak is Giant Mountain, 4,627 Ft, There is a shuttle for hikers that runs during the summer season which you can find here . There are several trails in this wilderness area including the Ridge trail, the Giant Washbowl, and a trail to the top of Roaring Brook falls.