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Things To Love about Lake George

Top Beaches of Lake George!

Crystal clear waters, soft sand and beautiful views - it's no wonder visitors and locals alike LOVE the beaches of Lake George, NY. In the summer months there is nothing quite like taking a dip in the cool lake waters. These three beaches are local favorites that will have just what you're looking for, whether it's free admission, on-duty lifeguards, or even shallow waters for children. Check out these top beaches to find your favorite!

Looking for other places to swim? Check out a full listing of beaches, pools, and swimming holes in the region!

Lake George Beaches 

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Million Dollar Beach On Lake George

The most popular beach in Lake George is sure to make you feel like a million bucks! Million Dollar Beach is a state run beach, offering a clean and family friendly environment! Trained lifeguards are constantly on duty, and best yet, Admission is FREE (see additional parking fees)! Million Dollar Beach is also known for its clean changing rooms and its bountiful amounts of sand! 

 

Million Dollar Beach - Lake George NY

 

Shepard's Park Beach - Lake George NY

In the heart of the village, you will find the most popular "free" beach...Shepard's Park Beach! Located on Canada Street in Lake George, Shepard's Park is centrally located near all the village restaurants and shopping. Lifeguards are always on duty and admission is FREE! Check out free live music and entertainment at the outdoor stage - you'll never want to leave!

Shepard's Park - Free Beach

 

Usher's Park Beach

Just past Million Dollar Beach is the little known Usher's Park Beachowned and operated by the Town of Lake George. This beach has a quieter feel and is FREE! While it's located down a steep hill, workers are prepared with golf carts to help transport you if you're overwhelmed with beach towels and sunscreen! Usher's Park Beach is a local favorite for parents with small children. 
 

 

Usher's Park Beach - Lake George NY

 

 PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Recreational Inflatables such as rafts or inflatable boats are prohibited at Lake George beaches.


Check out a full listing of beaches in Lake George and more great places to go swimming!