Lake George Day Use Picnic Islands - Directly On The Lake

Discover these day use and picnic islands on beautiful Lake George NY. Speaker Heck is the largest picnic island. Black Mountain Point is a great spot for family picnics. Learn more and see photos below!

To reserve a picnic island for day use, visit a ranger station that day to book sites on a first come, first served basis.

Sarah Island & Hazel Island
Sarah Island & Hazel Island
Bolton Landing, NY
North of Speaker Heck, you'll find Sarah Island and adjacent Hazel Island which are off of Paradise Bay and offer a more private picnic experience.
Bring your chairs!
Speaker Heck
Lake George, NY
Speaker Heck is one of eight Lake George islands designated as picnic island for day use.
Diamond Island
Bolton Landing, NY
Diamond Island is a small picnic island on Lake George, it is the southern most island and closest to the village with 4 picnic areas with charcoal, grills, fireplaces and tables.
Picnic Island
Picnic Island
Bolton Landing, NY
Picnic Island as its name suggests is a small island for day use picnics.
Black Mountain Point
Black Mountain Point
Bolton Landing, NY
About 2 miles north of Glen Island on the east side, you'll find Black Mountain Point which is also a great picnic spot; it's a little further north than Sarah and Hazel.
Odell Day Use Island
Odell Day Use Island
Lake George, NY
Odell Day Use Island is located in the Narrows just north of Sabbath Day Point and has two sites that are ideal for a picnic complete with grill, fireplace and picnic table. Open 9am to 9pm
West Dollar Island
West Dollar Island
Lake George, NY
West Dollar Island is a day use island with docking and picnic areas. It is well known as a cliff jumping spot by area boaters and by East Dollar Island campers.

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