Attractions Near the Great Sacandaga Lake in New York State

Attractions Near the Great Sacandaga Lake in New York State
The 29-mile-long Great Sacandaga Lake is located in the beautiful foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The lake offers unforgettable opportunities for boating, water sports, snowmobiling, skiing, fishing and other recreation. Historical markers and museums in the area mark the heritage of the area. The area is home to many charming communities and antique and craft shops.

Rogers Family Orchard

Rogers Family Orchard, in Johnstown, is open from May to December. Visitors can enjoy the great scenery in upstate New York while picking their own apples in the fall, and selecting from a variety of flowers, fruits and vegetables in the spring and summer. They also enjoy homemade cider, syrup, maple products and baked goods.

Rogers Family Orchard
260 County Highway 131
Johnstown, NY 12095
(518) 762-8736

Adirondack Animal Land

This 80-acre attraction is the largest zoo in upstate New York, and is only minutes north of the New York State Thruway on Route 30 North. It is home to over 500 animals and offers visitors a 45-acre African Safari ride. The zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day from mid-May through Labor Day.

Adirondack Animal Land
State Highway 29
Johnstown, NY 12095
(518) 883-5748
adirondackanimalland.com

Solid Rock Ranch

This horse ranch in Northville offers relaxing trail riding through scenic mountain areas at a walk, trot or canter. Rides are available for individuals and groups of all ages, and all come equipped with a guide. Call for an appointment. The facility is a nonprofit horse rescue rehabilitation ranch that has rescued and rehabilitated over 40 horses.

Solid Rock Ranch
2222 County Highway 143
Northville, NY 12134
(518) 863-4877
solidrockranch.net

Sacandaga Lake Golf Club

The Sacandaga Lake Golf Club is one of the oldest golf courses in the United States. This nine-hole course features small greens and a ravine that comes into play on seven holes. The course also features a flat terrain, making it an easy course to walk.

Sacandaga Lake Golf Club
126 Pine Avenue
Northville, NY 12134
(518) 863-4887
officialsacgolf.com

Lanzi's on the Lake

Lanzi's on the Lake is the only waterfront restaurant located on the Great Sacadaga Lake. It has been owned and operated by three generations of the Lanzi family. The primary dining room contains high ceilings, natural wood and windows that lead to an outdoor deck that seats 135 guests. The outstanding restaurant offers its patrons year-round service and is open seven days a week.

Lanzi's on the Lake
1751 State Highway 30
Mayfield, NY 12117
(518) 661-7711
lanzisonthelake.net

Article Written By Christopher Hallenbeck

Christopher Hallenbeck is a writer based in upstate New York. He holds a degree in Professional and Academic Writing, a Certificate in Music, and has been writing for Demand Studios since September 2009. His works have appeared on websites such as ehow.com and trails.com

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