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Find Fun, Outdoor Kids Attractions & Activities in Lake George, NY

Get outdoors and explore the natural beauty of Lake George with your kids! There are a wide variety of fun, kid-friendly outdoor attractions and activities to choose from that the entire family will enjoy. From ziplines and adventure courses, to river tubing and go carts, to classic mini-golf spots, there's something for everyone in your group to enjoy. Get started planning the ultimate family vacation by clicking on the businesses below for more information. 

people moving around on wooden platforms on a treetop course
Adirondack Adventure Center: ADK Treetop Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
ADK Treetop Adventures at the Adirondack Adventure Center in Lake Luzerne features a state-of-the-art adventure course through a beautiful forest canopy in the Southeastern Adirondacks. Ride the zip lines, cross the wooden platforms, and have fun!
Adventure Family Fun Center
Adventure Family Fun Center
Queensbury, NY
Filled with an Arcade, Bumper Cars, Go Karts, Laser Tag, Rock Wall, Paintball and so much more, Adventure Family Fun will be a blast for you and the whole family!
an aerial view of The Fun Spot
The Fun Spot
Queensbury, NY
Come to The Fun Spot for exceptional family entertainment! They have mini golf, go karts, roller skating, a ninja challenge course, a playground, and more - they even offer childcare and summer camp! This is the place to be for wholesome family fun.
a woman ziplining with her arms out
Eagle Flyer - High-Speed Zipline
Lake George, NY
The Eagle Flyer offers a thrilling ziplining adventure high above the treetops with unparalleled views of Lake George and the Adirondack mountains. Go beyond traditional outdoor activities and have a truly spectacular experience high in the sky!
Adventure Course Lake George
Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course
Bolton Landing, NY
BEST OF WINNER - Others have tried to imitate but will never duplicate. Enjoy bragging rights after you triumphantly conquer the United States' largest tree-top adventure course. Ziplines, aerial skateboard, Tarzan swings. Open April - November.
Tubby Tubes Company - Lazy River Tubing & Downhill Tubing
Tubby Tubes Company - Lazy River Tubing & Downhill Tubing
Lake Luzerne, NY
Tubby Tubes is the original and #1 lazy river tubing & downhill tubing company in NY. Little kids and "big kids" love Tubby Tubes! Friendly, experienced guides and staff. Be a "Tubby Tuber"! 5 minutes from Lake George.
man with two girls in a corn field
Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga is a must-visit military landmark, museum, and family destination offering endless adventures! The historic site features exciting exhibits, beautiful gardens, tours, boat cruises, weapon demos, and more.
people maneuvering through an aerial course in the trees
ARO Adventures - Adirondack River Outfitters: Adventure Center
North River, NY
The Adirondack Adventure Center located at ARO Adventures in North River offers a number of thrilling recreational opportunities that will ensure you'll want to come back again and again, including ziplining, a ropes course, paintball, and more.
Come Ski With Us!
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
cowboy on a horse with lasso
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Lake Luzerne, NY
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo is an authentic Western Rodeo in Lake Luzerne, NY that provides fun for the whole family. Enjoy their BBQ, watch the rodeo, and have a memorable time!
a group of riders holding their hands up at the top of the Comet roller coaster
The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
Queensbury, NY
Located less than 6 miles away from Lake George, NY, The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom is the region's premier theme park featuring over 135 rides and attractions, including thrill rides, family rides, and a full outdoor water park.
Snowshoe Tours during the Winter
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves Park
Pottersville, NY
Summer: Hike self-guided tour & explore LARGEST cave entrance in East, waterfalls, gorge, caves. Guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, disc golf, climbing walls, dino dig, simulated mines, & extensive rock shop. Winter: snowshoe trails and tours.
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Ruggiero's Public Horseback Riding at the Painted Pony Ranch
Lake Luzerne, NY
Since 1953,the Painted Pony Ranch has been Lake George's premier Ranch. With over 50 years of experience, you will be in good hands on Ruggiero's Horseback Riding's 1/2 or 1 hr guided trail ride. Voted "Best Of Lake George" 2016 and 2017
cross country skiers in a race
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain features a wide range of well-designed trails for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the historic North Creek Ski Bowl. Trails range in difficulty from beginner and family-friendly to expert level!
parade at Santa's workshop
Santa's Workshop
North Pole, NY
America's first theme park, Santa's Workshop is a timeless fantasy village located in North Pole, NY. Santa's Workshop has been a family tradition since 1949 and a home to beloved fairytales, storybook characters, and even Santa himself.
There is so much to do and see at Ellms Family Farm throughout fall.
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
View of Pirate's Cove golf course from the top of a waterfall
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Lake George, NY
Putt your way through the world of 18th century buccaneers! Our award winning courses take you through mountain caves, across footbridges and beneath cascading waterfalls. Swashbuckling fun for the whole family!
plants and hanging baskets in a nursery
It's About Thyme Farm
Olmstedville, NY
It's About Thyme Farm is a 150-acre garden center and nursery with annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, trees, bushes, and flowers available. They also offer pumpkin picking and other fall events and activities, and hand blown glass art for sale.
Snack Bar inside a log building with a neon sign
Lumberjack Pass Mini Golf
Lake George, NY
Lumberjack Pass Mini Golf is Lake George's newest and largest mini-golf course with the best game in town. Free soft serve with every paid admission makes us, at $5.95 per game including ice cream, the best affordable family fun experience in town!
Interior of a red pontoon boat
Lake George Pontoon Boat Adventures
Diamond Point, NY
Come enjoy a truly personalized adventure on the water. Tubing, cliff jumping, swimming, hiking or whatever you like. The choices are yours!
Kids jumping on an inflated sticky Velcro wall while their dad looks on
Jumping Bean Party Rental -- Bounce Houses, Waterslides, Food Machines, Tents, Tables & More
Wilton, NY
We are the best family-owned, full-service party rental company serving Albany, Saratoga, Lake George & surrounding areas. Our inventory includes bouncy houses, water slides, inflatable obstacle courses, food machines, tables, chairs, tents and more!
Three horses being ridden by men in cowboy hats
Circle B Ranch
Chestertown, NY
Circle B Ranch is a family-owned and operated ranch offering trail rides, riding lessons, sleigh rides, and hay rides. Enjoy unparalleled Adirondack mountain views with your experienced guide - there are even pony rides available for the little ones!
Lake George Skate Plaza
Lake George, NY
Lake George Skate Plaza is a skate park in Lake George's Charles R. Wood Park that opened in 2015.