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White Lake Snow Tours and Rentals is located 17 miles south of Old Forge and minutes from all the best attractions and activities that the Central Adirondack area is known for. Have a fun-filled day snowmobiling, tubing, skiing, shopping, and indulging in delicious food and the arts, then relax with the peaceful sounds of the Adirondacks or go out and enjoy some live music at one of the many local Inn’s. At White Lake Snow Tours and Rentals, we want you to make the best out of your snowmobiling experience.
Why not stay longer? Go downhill or cross-country skiing or even embark on a snowshoe tour. Take a float plane ride over the mountains. Visit the Adirondack Museum or Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Browse through the many shops in nearby Old Forge where a trip wouldn’t be complete without visiting the famous hardware store and restored Strand Movie house. There are a lot of activities nearby to do nearby in the winter months to keep the whole family entertained. Ask about extending your adventure for a day or more today.
Come in from the cold and enjoy a movie at this restored theatre. 315-369-2792. www.strandoldforge.com
The View Arts Center presents exhibits, workshops and performances. 315-369-6411 www.viewarts.org
Adirondack Experience museum on Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311 https://www.theadkx.org/
The Wild Center, Tupper Lake (518) 359-7800 www.wildcenter.org
FX Matt – Saranac – Utica Club, Brewery Tours, Utica (800) 765-6288 Utica www.saranac.com/tours/
Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona 800-771-7711 https://www.turningstone.com
Payne’s Air Service, Inlet (315) 357-3971 www.paynesairservice.com
Old Forge Hardware, Old Forge (must see) 315-369-6100 www.oldforgehardware.com
Ace Hardware/Old Forge Dept. Store, Old Forge (315) 369-6609
Allen’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Old Forge (315) 369-6660 www.AllensFineJewelers.com
Factory Store, Old Forge (315) 369-3115 Feathers & Boughs, Inc., Old Forge (315) 369-2323
Fulton Chain Gift Shop, Old Forge (315) 369-2260
Gallery 3040, Old Forge (315) 369-1059
George’s Liquor – Gifts & Furniture, Old Forge (315) 369-3371
Hollister’s trading Post, Old Forge (315) 369-3757
Kurt Gardner Photography, Old Forge (917) 447-2744 www.kurtgardner.smugmug.com
Life is Good, Old Forge (315) 369-2424
Lights are On Design Studio (Ken Thibado), Old Forge (315) 527-2398
Mountain man Outdoor Supply Co, Old Forge (315) 369-6672 www.mountainmanoutdoors.com
Naked Moose, Old Forge (315) 369-2211
Oil Well, Old Forge www.oil4wellness.com
Old Forge Liquors, Old Forge (315) 369-4405
Rainbow Zen, Old Forge (315) 369-2304
Shelter, Old Forge (315) 369-5014 https://www.facebook.com/shelteradirondackfurniture/
Souvenir Village, Old Forge (315) 369-3811 www.souvenirvillage.com
Stillwater Shop, Stillwater (315) 376-2110 www.stillwatershop.com
Wilderness Interiors, Old Forge (315) 369-6773
Restaurants Open in winter (Most trail accessible) you won’t run out of choices!
Wigwam, Forestport (315) 392-4811
White lake Inn, Woodgate (315) 392-5439
Seasons Café, Woodgate (315) 392-6556
Kratzys Bar and Grill, Adler Creek (315) 392-2689
Frankie’s Taste of Italy, Thendara (315) 369-2400
Steak House Restaurant, Thendara (315) 369-6981 www.SteakHouseOldForge.com
Thendara Pine, Thendara (315) 369-0044
Van Auken’s Inne, Thendara, (315) 369-3033 http://vanaukensinne.com
Billy’s Italian-American Restaurant, Old Forge (315) 369-2001 www.billysrestaurantoldforge.com
Daiker’s Inn, Old Forge (315) 369-6954 www.daikers.com
Five Corners Cafe, Old Forge (315) 369-2255 www.FiveCornersCafe.com
Keyes Pancake House, Old Forge (315) 369-6752
Lodge, at the Great Pines, Old Forge (315) 369-6777 www.greatpines.com
Mountainside Smokehouse & Grill, Old Forge (315) 357-4371
Ozzie’s Coffee Bar, Old Forge (315) 369-6246
Randy’s Restaurant, Old Forge (315) 369-2888 www.randys-restaurant.com
Slickers, Old Forge (315) 369-3002 www.slickerstavern.com
Tony Harper’s Pizza & Clam Shack, Old Forge (315) 369-3777
Walt’s Diner, Old Forge (315) 369-2582
The Tavern, Eagle Bay (315) 357-4305
Toboggan Inn, Eagle Bay (315) 357-3629 https://www.thetobogganinn.com/
Matts draft House/Screaming Eagle Pizza, Inlet (315) 357-6026 www.screameneaglepizza.com/
Woods Inn, Inlet (315) 357-5300
Red Dog Tavern, Inlet (315) 357-5502 www.RedDogTavern.com
Old Barn, Inlet (315) 357-4000
Tamarack Café, Inlet (315) 357-2001
Stillwater Hotel, Stillwater (315) 376-6470 www.stillwateradirondacks.com
Big Moose Inn, Big Moose (315) 357-2042 www.bigmooseinn.com
Big Moose Station, Big Moose (315) 357-3525 www.bigmoosestation.com
Duffy’s at the Glenmore, Big Moose (315) 357-4891 www.duffysglenmore.com
Norridgewock, Beaver River (315) 376-6200 www.beaverriver.com
Pine Tree Inn, Braningham (315) 348-6040
Trailside, Braningham (315)-348-5030
Braningham Inn, Braningham (315) 348-8125
Montugue Inn, Lowville (315) 376-2078
Flat Rock Inn, Lowville (315) 376-2332
Towpath Lodge, Turin (315) 348-8122
Boondocks, Lyons Falls (315) 348-4040
Cedar Pine, Redfield (315)599-7372
Whiskey Jacks, Constable (315) 397-8255
Tuggers, Barns Corners (315) 688-2267
Rookies, Boonville (315) 358-4193
Cross country skiing. http://www.breiax-countryski.org or call 315-942-2299 for more information.
Maple Ridge Snow Park. Visit http://www.mapleridgecenter.com
McCauley Mountain in Old Forge, Downhill and Cross Country trails. Visit www.mccauleyny.com or call 315-369-3144 for more information.
Snow Ridge Ski Area is home to the “East’s Heaviest Snowfall!” www.snowridge.com or call 315-348-8456.
Ice skating and sledding at Fern Perk in Inlet. Park includes a warming room, heated restrooms, and an indoor ice skating rink during the winter months. Hockey is allowed after 5:00pm. http://www.adirondackexperience.com/recreation/fern-park-recreation-area
Area Winter Festivals
The Annual American Snowmobiler’s Shootout is held in December. This is your first chance to compare the newest stock sleds.
The Annual Snodeo is the “kick-off” weekend for the snowmobile season, also held in December at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center Pavilion in Old Forge. For more information, contact the Old Forge Visitor Information Center at 315-369-6983 or visit www.snodeo.com.
Boonville Snow Festival held in February at the Boonville Fairgrounds. Adirondack Cup Ice Oval Racing. https://www.boonvillesnowfestival.com/
The Annual Adirondack Ice Bowl Pond Hockey Festival is held in January. Skate the frozen chain on Fourth Lake. For registration dates go to www.adirondackicebowl.com for more information.
The Winter Carnival at McCauley Mountain is a fun family event! Held in February there are competitions, ski races, fun and fireworks! Visit www.mccauleyny.com for more information!
The Annual NY Snow Run is held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center Pavilion in Old Forge. Combining the passion for snowmobiling and the ability to help men and women diagnosed with breast cancer. For more information, visit www.pinkribbonriders.com.
Inlet’s annual Frozen Fire & Lights event held in February in downtown Inlet. Activities include, snow sculpting, cardboard sled races, bonfire, music, food, kid’s activities, fireworks and more. Fern Park Inlet. http://www.inletny.com/inlet/frozen-fire-lights-0
SnoFest, where thousands of snowmobile enthusiasts gather to see Ski Doo, Yamaha, Polaris, and Arctic Cat premier their newest models and offer demo rides, weather permitting. We guarantee that the snowmobile freestylers will amaze you! Stay tuned for information about this season’s event or visit www.snofestny.com.
March marks the Annual St. Paddy’s Parade down Main Street in Old Forge, NY. As the only Irish Parade in the Adirondacks, participants and spectators try to outdo their prior year’s costumes and floats. Snowmobiling will probably be over, but there is always a great turnout! After the parade, visit the Old Forge Fire Hall to sample Irish Stews made by local chefs and vote for your favorite!