Lake George (Million Dollar) Beach is a popular area beach with lifeguards, showers, picnic areas with grills, lots of room to swim, and parking. It also features a state-run, public boat launch with a boat inspection station.
2023 Beach Hours & Access Info
Million Dollar Beach is open from May 27 through September 4 for 2023. The beach is typically open daily from 10am to 6pm. There's a lifeguard-monitored swimming area as well as on-site boat inspection station, boat washing station, and boat launch. There is now a fence surrounding the beach to prevent people from swimming when there is no lifeguard on duty.
Use of the beach is free. Parking costs $10/car, $5/motorcycle, and $50/bus.
The boat launch adjacent to the beach area is open and there are designated parking spaces for the launch. Due to the popularity of the spot, these spaces fill up quickly.
For more info or the latest updates on Million Dollar Beach call the number listed above or visit: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/113215.html
Learn About Million Dollar Beach
Million Dollar Beach is the largest and most popular beach in Lake George. It is state-run, clean, and family friendly. The beach features picnicking, swimming, a volleyball court, showers and changing rooms, and lifeguards on duty. The picnic tables and grills by the beach are available on a first come first served basis.
There is also a public boat launch which includes a boat inspection/boat wash station, to prevent the spread of invasive species.
Rules of the Beach:
- Swimming is prohibited unless lifeguards are on duty
- Swimming is allowed in designated areas only
- Swimming is prohibited at the approach and during thunderstorms
- No glass
- No alcohol
- No smoking
- No pets
Boat Launch and Public Boat Inspection & Washing Station:
At Million Dollar Beach, a public boat inspection station, boat washing station, and boat launch are located adjacent to the beach area. The boat launch opens at 6:00am and is available for use throughout the boating season from ice out to ice formation. Boat inspections and boat washing are free of charge.