"We didn't realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun."

-Winnie the Pooh


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You will find plenty to do on the grounds of Motel Long Lake & Cottages and on the lake by the property. The gazebo has a ping-pong table and billiards table. The volleyball field just behind the gazebo is ready for you to gather your friends and family and start a game. There is a gravel footpath that circles the property. There is also a play area across from the office for your little ones. Our larger dock has several slips available for parking motor boats. (You may bring your own or rent one from the marina.) There are fishing opportunities from the docks and the shore. Guests enjoy complimentary use of our canoes and kayaks, including life preservers and paddles.

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On the Lake and in town


The 14 mile length of Long Lake offers many great spots for fishing and swimming. Cruise to the north end of the lake and find spectacular views of the wilderness and the High Peaks region in the distance.

Here in the town of Long Lake, trails, restaurants, local events, and more await. There are regular events in town through the summer season. The town beach hosts live music on Fridays, and there are other events at various locations in town.


within the blue line

The "blue line" refers to the border of the 6 million acre Adirondack Park--the largest area of publicly protected land in the lower 48 states. Long Lake is situated near its center, a quiet escape from the larger, more heavily trafficked towns. From here, a vast area of natural beauty extends outward in every direction, spotted with charming towns and villages. Motel Long Lake & Cottages is the perfect location to use as your home base while you explore the Adirondacks. There are plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing, sight seeing, hiking, and paddling. Many towns host rustic fairs, antique shows, and festivals. You can even find water parks, rock climbing, rafting, and horseback riding opportunities.

Nearby places you won't want to miss:

Long Lake is perfectly between other towns worth visiting:

Lake Placid (Northeast 1 hour by car)

Old Forge (West 1 hour by car)