Old Forge is “Adirondack Base Camp” for visitors who launch out near and far seeking everything from serenity to adventure. It is the largest hamlet in historic Town of Webb, which includes Eagle Bay, Big Moose and Stillwater. From here, you can explore the Central Adirondack region and all of the Adirondack Park.
"An Adirondack Feeling." Is it the refreshing mountain air?
A crackling campfire?
The moon's reflection on an Adirondack lake?
We invite you to find out for yourself.
Whether you’re after a relaxing getaway, a "one tank" day trip drive, or an extended vacation ...
Come visit Old Forge, your Adirondack Base Campa
Old Forge is the origin of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and the Adirondack Canoe Classic route of the Fulton Chain of Lakes. There is backcountry paddling on Big Moose Lake, Stillwater Reservoir, many smaller lakes and ponds, and three branches of the Moose River. Experience river and rail tours with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and commercial whitewater paddling-rafting on the Moose River along with Adirondack Paddlefest and MooseFest whitewater rally.
Old Forge, New York in the Adirondacks is the Snowmobile Capital of the East.
The Old Forge snowmobile trail system connects with all major snowmobile trail systems in Central and Upstate New York with two shifts of paid trail grooming daily to keep the trails in top condition. The scenic trails feature the beautiful Adirondack mountains and open powder riding to meet every level and desire.
We’ve got your Adirondacks.
It’s warm, often wet, and filled with nature and recreation. It’s reassuring to know that the pandemic has not impacted the woods and waters of our lands. Nature renews the spirit and soul, remaining the touchstone for all of us.
We know you’re inspired to get out and enjoy your Adirondacks. As a result, our communities have risen more robust and more committed. Local businesses embrace you to experience our nature and our outstanding customer service.
Old Forge is the headliner, but our neighboring hamlets of Thendara, Eagle Bay, Big Moose, Stillwater, and Beaver River offer distinctive and complementary community characteristics. Find your Adirondacks. You may unearth your new self.