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

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...

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...

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

Jimmy's 21 Lake Side Italian Restaurant

Jimmy's 21 is the oldest continuously operating restaurant in Lake Placid. They serve homemade pasta, lasagna, and sauces, as well as our meatballs, bread, soup, and our world-famous tiramisu, which are all...

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.

Lake Placid Pub & Brewery

The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery offers excellent beer and delectable meals in a welcoming setting. At the Pub, you may frequently find classics like Moose Island Ale, 46'er Pale Ale, and Lake Placid IPA on...

The Olympic Center

The Winter Sports Capital of the World with a lot of activities to do such as skating, skiing, skiing & riding, indoor skating, elevator riding, hiking, biking, golf, and many more. These locations still...

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Lake Placid Current Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories.


Lake Placid Weather Forecast


Rain Showers

Hi: 47

Sunday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 35


Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 49

Monday Night

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 31


Partly Sunny

Hi: 52

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 30


Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 53

Wednesday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 37

Lake Placid Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 4/14: 42.95 (-1,814.05)

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