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Lake George Trolley Information & Schedules

Don't worry about parking: Ride the Lake George trolley instead! Information listed here is accurate for the 2018 regular season (June 23 - September 3) as provided by Greater Glens Falls Transit (GGFT).

GGFT operates trolley service to and from the Lake George area during the summer. In Lake George, all trolley routes pick-up and transfer passengers on Beach Road near the Steamboat dock, and routes run about every 20 to 30 minutes. The base fare is $1 per ride, and 50 cents for persons 60 years or older, those with a Medicare card, and transfers between connecting trolleys. For points past Hearthstone Campground, there is a $1 zone charge. Exact change is required.

The trolley operates from 8:00am through 10:15pm every day during the summer (through Labor Day). Be sure to check the official schedules for the South and North routes for specific times.

GGFT also operates a fall trolley service on Saturdays only from September 8 - October 6. After Labor Day, weekday trolley service between Lake George and Glens Falls is replaced by the GGFT Route 19 bus service. Visit gftransit.org for a complete schedule.

For more information, call GGFT at 518-792-1085.

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Lake George Trolley Services

During the regular trolley season, Lake George Trolley Services offers a South and North Service.

The South Service serves the area from Beach Rd. in Lake George SOUTH as far as Glens Falls (on request) and points in between, including The Great Escape and Shopping Outlets.

The North Service serves the area from Beach Rd. in Lake George NORTH to Bolton Landing and Warrensburg.

Please Note: 2018 is the second year of the trolley service to Warrensburg. This year, there will be two Warrensburg stops: at Floyd Bennett Memorial bandstand located on Elm & Main street and on Richards Avenue in front of the Hudson Headwaters Health Center. Please note that the Warrensburg service is not available on Sundays. Learn more about the complete North Service schedule near the bottom of this page.

RED GGFT trolleys operate seven days a week. Trolleys display a sign in the front window that identifies their route. Passengers may transfer between the NORTH and SOUTH trolley routes at the stop on Beach Rd. near the Steamboat dock. Please inform the driver of your need to transfer.

South Service

Fare Information

  • Base Fare: $1.00 (all points between Glens Falls & Lake George)
  • Persons aged 60+ yrs & those with disabilities: 50 cents
  • Transfers between trolleys (connecting one-way trips only): 50 cents
  • Exact change is required
  • Children 5 & under are FREE when accompanied by a responsible adult

Additional Information

  • Trolleys run approx. every 15 to 30 minutes along Route 9 to the Outlets, The Great Escape, & points south to Glens Falls (upon request) from 8:00am through 10:45pm. Heavy traffic at certain times may delay these schedules. If this occurs, your patience is appreciated.
  • Transfers between Glens Falls and Bolton Trolleys are available - tell driver of need to transfer.
  • Pets are not allowed on trolleys.

See the full schedule for the South Route »

North Service

Fare Information

  • Base Fare: $1.00 (all points between Hearthstone Campground & Lake George)
  • Zone Charge: $1.00 (for trips that travel past Hearthstone, including Warrensburg and Bolton Landing)
  • Persons aged 60+ yrs & those with disabilities: 50 cents
  • Transfers between trolleys (connecting one-way trips only): 50 cents
  • Max 1-Way Trolley: $2.50 (Glens Falls to Bolton/Warrensburg with transfer)
  • Exact change is required
  • Children 5 & under are FREE when accompained by a responsible adult

Additional Information

  • Trolleys (minus the Lake George-Warrensburg trolley) run approx. every 20 to 30 minutes along Route 9 to Lake Shore Rd (9N, Diamond Pt., & points north to Bolton Landing from 8:30am through 10:15pm. Heavy traffic at certain times may delay these schedules. If this occurs, your patience is appreciated.
  • The Lake George-Warrensburg trolley service operates on a separate schedule and does not run on Sundays.
  • During special events in and around Lake George, GGFT may operate addional SHUTTLE routes in the Beach Rd. area. When this occurs signs will be posted along Beach Rd. with additional information.
  • Pets are not allowed on trolleys.

See the full schedule for the North Route »

For more information call 518-792-1085 or view official route schedules.

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