Winter Recreation

Note: Many local guide services are available, offering guided showshoeing, cross-country skiing, winter hiking, ice fishing and other outdoor winter adventures.  Click here for an up-to-date list of guide services in the area.  Also be sure to check out the Outdoor Recreation section of the website for Winter Recreational opportunities on Public Land.

1000 Acres Horseback Riding1000acreswinter

465 Warrensburg Rd
Stony Creek, NY 12878

Summer and winter guided trail rides. Please call for reservations. Wagon and surrey rides, weather permitting. Photo credit: Myron Jenkins

Price: $

Circle B Ranchcirclebwinter

771 Potterbrook Rd
Chestertown, NY 12817

Winter sleigh and wagon rides. Winter trail rides. Photo source:

Price: $



Cunningham’s Ski Barncunninghams

1 Main St
North Creek, NY 12853

Private 25km groomed cross country trails; 10km above 2,000 vertical feet back country trails. Guided trips, ski school. Complete shop offers downhill ski, board and snowshoe rentals; demos and repairs. Photo source: Cunningham’s Ski Barn

Price: $

Friends Lake Inn Snowshoe Center, Cross-Country Trailsscski

963 Friends Lake Rd
Chestertown, NY 12817

32 km private varied wooded trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing. 16km dedicated snowshoe trails. Instructions, private snowshoe and cross-country lessons by appointment; guided trips available. Ski and snowshoe rentals.

Price: $

Garnet Hill Lodge Cross Country Skiinggarnethill

39 Garnet Hill Rd
North River, NY 12856
800-497-4207, 518-251-2150

55km of groomed trails, set tracks and skating lanes, novice-expert. 30km dedicated snowshoe trails. Guided back country skiing for advanced skiers; lessons, shuttle bus. Photo source: Garnet Hill

Price: $

Gore Mountain gore

793 Peaceful Valley Rd
North Creek, NY 12853

Gore offers the most terrain in New York and 2,537′ vertical! Winter activities include downhill, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing. Non-competitive family-oriented events, regional and Northeastern ski races. Scenic gondola rides, mountain biking, festivals, hiking and guided hiking. Photo source:

Price: $


Hickory Ski Center skihickory

43 Hickory Hill Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885

Family oriented, full service ski area. 1,200′ drop, 19 trails beginner-expert skiing; telemarkers and boarders. Back country and glades, bump runs and groomed intermediate slopes.

Price: $

North Creek Ski Bowl skibowl

Ski Bowl Rd, Rt 28
North Creek, NY 12853

Family friendly skiing on Village Slopes, terrain park with halfpipe, snow tubing, family events, food service available, lit for evening activity.

Price: $


Tubby Tubes Company Outdoor Fun Parktubbytubes

1289 Lake Ave
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846

Winter Snow tubing on 9 tubing runs for all ages! Sledding and snowshoeing, tubing lift; 2 and 4 hour tickets, warming lodge, snack bar. Reservations.

Price: $