Welcome to Blue Mountain Lake, the rural hamlet in Indian Lake Village that provides classic and rustic ambiance as one of the crown jewels of the Adirondacks. At this breathtakingly gorgeous spot you will find arts, shops, eateries, and several guided boat tour options. The scenic drives, tours, hiking trails, and wildlife viewing opportunities are astoundingly picturesque, so be sure you bring your camera! One of this area's claim to fame is the world-famous Adirondack Museum, featuring dramatic exhibits featuring every aspect of Adirondack life, from mining and logging to railroads and recreation. The New York Times even calls this museum "the best of its kind"!
The bigger claim to fame at Blue Mountain Lake is the practically endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, this area being a paddlers and fishers paradise. You can angle, kayak, boat, swim, bird, hike, climb, or photograph your day away here without giving it a second thought. Minutes away at the Hudson River Gorge you can also take part in the Class III and IV rapids, making this the ultimate thrill yet ultimate relaxation stop on your Adirondack trips! If you choose to stay in this village longer be sure to check out the very popular luxury and cozy cottages, resorts, and assorted unique lodging in this area. Also be sure to fill up your stomach before you leave this area, the village boasting some of the best local eateries with the freshest foods!