Long Lake is a great year-round destination for a family looking to ski without breaking the bank.  Stay in Long Lake and enjoy easy access to Whiteface Mountain, home to the 1980 Olympics and spend the next day at Gore Mountain.

Check out other smaller family friendly mountains in Old Forge, Indian Lake and Newcomb, ranging from beginner mountains to expert slopes. Long Lake is a great central location for your winter getaway.

Stay and Ski Mid Week at Top Ski Destinations  |  Long Lake. NY:
Plan your ski vacation today. Ski Gore on a Wednesday. Whiteface on Thursday, Big Tupper on Friday and McCauley, Oak or Titus on Saturday and guess what, you’ve avoided the lines and had a great week of incredible Adirondack Skiing. Take advantage of mid-week rates at the Long Lake Area Lodgings Long Lake is centrally located to all the best area ski resorts and you won’t break the bank. Avoid the lines and maximize your time on the slopes!

Stay in Long Lake! The Adirondacks – the best skiing in the Northeast!


Whiteface Mountain  |  Wilmington NY:
Whiteface may have made its name in winter—it has the highest vertical drop in the east, after all—but it does summer pretty well, too. Standing on its summit, you’ll gaze out at the Adirondack Park. Six million acres—more than Yellowstone and Yosemite combined—thick with white pines and glistening with crystalline lakes and meandering trout streams. Around you stand New York’s tallest peaks. To the east, Lake Champlain and Vermont’s Green Mountains, and below, the towns of Wilmington and Lake Placid, the Olympic Village.

518.946.2223  |  Visit Their Website: whiteface.com

Gore Mountain | North Creek NY:
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains. We provide more skiable acres than any other mountain in the state, and with 2,537 feet of vertical, we offer plenty of cruisers, steeps and glades to satisfy any level of skier or rider. Plan your ski vacation today. Ski Gore on a Wednesday – check websites for mid-week deals – Whiteface on Thursday, Big Tupper on Friday and McCauley Oak or Titus on Saturday and guess what, you’ve avoided the lines and had a great week of incredible Adirondack Skiing. Take advantage of midweek rates at the Shamrock Motel and Cottages at 518.624.3861. and other Long Lake Lodgings. Long Lake is centrally located to all the best area ski resorts and you won’t break the bank. You’ll save on lodging and have a week of memories you can’t forget!


Book Online at: goremountain.com

Oak Mountain  |  Speculator, NY:
New York’s friendliest mountain for skiing and snowboarding is just around the corner at Oak Mountain. Families can enjoy affordable winter sports and learn to ski and ride with outstanding ski instructors. Other winter fun options include snow tubing and snowshoe trails. Join generations of New York folks from Albany, Utica, Johnstown, Amsterdam, and New York City who love visiting Oak Mountain.

141 Novosel Way Speculator, NY 12164 | 518.548.3606

Book Online at: goremountain.com

Long Lake X-C Ski Trails | Long Lake NY:

With new places to discover every year there are plenty of x-c ski excursions in and around Long Lake & Raquette Lake. Cedarlands is the latest destination located at the end of Kickerville Lane. The Whitney Wilderness is bursting with x-c opportunities, a new trail the Winding Brook Falls Trail near Bog River & Horseshoe Lake is a new place to explore.  Hearty skiers up for a challenge can take on the 3-Brook Loop linking the Northville Placid Trail to Mt. Sabattis. In Raquette Lake skiers enjoy the glades of the Cascades Trail along South Inlet near Great Camp Sagamore.  Skiers are also welcome to share the snowmobile trail loop around Lake Eaton, it is recommended to ski mid-week to avoid weekend traffic. And yes, you’re allowed to share the trails with snowmobilers!

The Long Lake Area boasts an incredible amount of backcountry trials with varying terrain. Popular favorites include the Three-Brook Trail, access is off of Route 28N (Newcomb Road) It follows the Northville Lake-Placid trail for about 2 miles, forms a loop and returns. Other popular trails include the Sargents Ponds, a great excursion for a family group with young children and an excellent opportunity to ski through the woods on well marked, fairly level pathways. Separate trails lead to Upper and Lower Sargent Ponds are reached by taking Route 28N/30 south from the Long Lake Village to the intersection with the North Point Road. Continue past Buttermilk Falls and the Forked Lake Campsite Road to access the trail head.

For more information on x-c ski trails. Please contact us via email through our contact us page.

518.624.3077 | Visit Their Website: Contact Long Lake

Raquette Lake Trails | Raquette Lake NY:
Sagamore Lake is an area skiable for the whole family. The trail head on the Sagamore Road at a parking area 3.6 miles from Foute 28 and just before teh brdige over Sagamore Lake Outlet. Other trails includ ehte Powerhouse Trail (off the Sagamore Lake Trail) and the Sugar Bush Trail (off the Sagamore Lake Trail .8k from the trailhead on the left. Other trails include Uncas Road South from Eighth Lake. It’s a marked snowmobile trail and part of the Seventh Lake/8th Lake Loop. Check out Buck Creek Trail, Browns Tract Ponds, the South Inlet Cascades and Shallow Lake. Contact the Long Lake Parks and Recreation Office for more information

518.624.3077 | Visit Their Website: Contact Long Lake

Tupper Trails | Tupper Lake NY:
Even though we invite you to stay in Long Lake at a cozy cottage rental or a cozy motel or hotel overlooking the vista’s of Long Lake, there’s plenty to do in our neighboring communties. Discover terrific groomed x-c ski trails in Tupper Lake. Check out their website for info and conditions. To find groomed x-c ski trails close to Long Lake (stay here/ski there) check out the groomed trails off the Tupper Lake Golf Course.

| Visit Their Website: Tupper Lake x-c skiing


Tubing is an all-around winter experience for all ages.  Try tubing at Mt. Sabattis in Long Lake, NY.  While not a traditional tubing hill (meaning we don’t have lifts to our tubing launch) it’s a fun hill, with safety berm built in and best of all it’s free.

If you are looking for more traditional tubing options check out the Ski Bowl at Gore Mountain in North Creek and Oak Mountain in Speculator NY for tubing options.  Need more info, give us a call at Long Lake Tourism. 518.624.3077