Looking for something to do in the Old Forge area? Here are some hints of the many attractions and activities that you might want to try.


  • Timber Lane Lodge is located about half way between  the villages of Old Forge and Inlet where numerous shopping experiences  await you.
  • Fishing - Lake Trout, Tiger Muskie, Bass, Walleye, Pike, Perch and other species.
  • Old Forge Art Center - Special exhibits, events & workshops.
  • Nearly every weekend some special event is being held.
  • The area offers the full range of dining experiences from simple meals to gourmet dining.


  • Hiking/climbing up Bald Mountain (two different trails).
  • Take a ride up the McCauley Mountain chair lift.
  • Enchanted Forest - Water Safari.
  • White water rafting and trips.
  • Scenic Adirondack train rides.
  • All types of water related activities.
  • Cruise the Fulton Chain on sightseeing and dinner cruise boats.
  • Ride the mailboat for this once in a lifetime opportunity.
  • Horseback riding.
  • Mountain Bike trails to explore.
  • Scenic airplane rides are a unique way to view the area.
  • Numerous concerts are held throughout the summer.
  • Golf - TWO excellent 18-hole courses within 6 miles of Timber Lane Lodge.
  • Visit the Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake.
  • Swimming, water skiing and boating are always a lot of fun.


  • View the fall foliage - the colors are always spectacular.
  • After the Columbus Day weekend, the level of the Fulton Chain of Lakes is usually lowered over a several week period to minimize ice damage to docks and boathouses. This offers a unique view of the lake and it's shorelines.


  • Snowmobiling - Old Forge is known as the "Snowmobile Capital of the East" due to it's above average amounts of snow and 700 miles of  groomed snowmobile trails that are available.
  • Cross country skiing.
  • Down hill skiing (McCauley Mountain is only a 10 minute drive).
  • Ice skating.