Lake Placid

Lake Placid lies in Essex County in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York State 20 miles west of the Vermont border. It is connected to two lobes, "East Lake" by Shelter and Sunset Straits and "West Lake" by West Bay, and separated by Buck, Hawk, and Moose Islands. The Shore Owners' Association of Lake Placid (SOA), incorporated in 1893, manage the Lake Placid and own the Marcy Dam on Lake Placid.  More Lake Information

Lake Placid Camping

Draper's Acres Campground

Draper's Acres Campground is a home-based campsite with RV spots that include 30 amp electricity and water hookups. There are also 2 cabins with kitchenettes and bathrooms, and wooded tent sites. For more...

Cook Camp Lake Placid

This Lake Placid waterfront home rental is a four-bedroom cabin. The cabins are equipped with a brand-new kitchen with all necessary cookware, plates, and contemporary appliances. A family-style table with...

Cascade Acres

Cascade Acres is a full-time campground that offers RV sites equipped with 30 and 50-amp electricity, water, and rubbish removal. Enjoy the amenities such as a swimming pool and tennis court. For more...

Lake Placid Marinas

Lake Placid Marina & Boat Tours

All visitors to the Adirondacks must take a boat excursion on Lake Placid. It is genuinely a great experience, rain or shine. This marina is equipped with a gas pump that's open from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. For more...

Lake Placid What To Do

Adirondack Decorative Arts & Crafts

Adirondack Decorative Arts & Crafts provides furniture, presents, and mountain accessories. They're open all year round and offer more than 9,000 square feet to browse and shop.

Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society

The Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society presents events all year round, whereas the History Museum is only accessible during the summer. It is also one of the oldest hiking trails.

Gallery 46

Gallery 46 showcases numerous artists who reside in or produce their work in Northern New York's Adirondack Park. It is also a place for a 355-seat theater where visitors can be astounded by the talents of...

Lake Placid Club

The Lake Placid Club in the Adirondacks provides 45 fantastic holes of golf. For golfers of all skill levels, the award-winning courses provide a distinctive variety of golf in a magnificent environment.

Whiteface Club & Resort

Experience the beauty and difficulty of one of the oldest golf courses in the nation, with a history spanning more than a century. This has great fairways and well-maintained greens.

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Lake Placid Current Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories.


Lake Placid Weather Forecast


Partly Sunny

Hi: 46

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 30


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 46

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 35


Rain Showers Likely

Hi: 53

Friday Night

Rain Showers

Lo: 30


Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Hi: 35

Saturday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 21

Lake Placid Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 11/15: 42.58 (-1,814.42)

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