Things To Do

There is so much to do around the cabin as well as around the towns and park.

Spring and Summer offers Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding along our shores… as well as other lakes, streams, rivers and ponds. Just step outside the cabin and let your imagination take you where you want to go. Walk, hike or bike along the rail line. Maybe you aspire to become a 46er. Hike Saranac Lake 6er, Lake Placid 9er or a Tupper Lake Triad. Rock Climbing is a very popular sport. Hotspots can be found all over the area. What ever the adventure. We bet you will find 3 Birches is the perfect homebase.

Winter: Ski, snowboard or tube your way down Titus Mountain. Just perfect for families. Or travel 10 minutes and check out Pisgah Mountain. A much smaller mountain located right in town. Night skiing and Tubing is also available. Want an Olympic Size Mountain. Well head over to Whiteface Mountain Ski Center. Located just outside Lake Placid.

If snowmobiling is your thing. We are located on the main corridor #7, alongside 300 Adirondack snowmobile trail systems with extensive grooming. We welcome all snowmobiliers, skiers, and snowshoers. Come explore the scenic trails that lead through some of the most pristine areas of the Adirondack Mountains .

Many establishiments in the area that offer rentals; boats, bikes, skis, snowboard, snowmobiles for the weekend or for the week. We be happy to arrange what you will need so all is ready for you when you arrive. Just let us know.

Want to take in a show,  ride the carousel, take part in an attraction or get a bite to eat.  There is something for everyone.

Please note all events are subject to change. Do call for updated information.

Click here to see more Lake PlacidSaranac Lake Scheduled Activities, Attractions and Events. Also check into other things you can to do in Saranac Lake

4 MAR CAN/AM Challenge Cup NYT192026 Mar 4 – 8, 2020 Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center, 2634 Main St Lake Placid, NY
11 MAR CAN/AM Challenge Cup NYT192027 Mar 11 – 15, 2020 Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center, 2634 Main St Lake Placid, NY

13 MAR Lake Placid Ski Trip 2020 Mar 13 – 15, 2020 High Peaks Resort, 2384 Saranac Ave Lake Placid, NY

18 MAR CAN/AM Challenge Cup NYT192028 Mar 18 – 22, 2020 Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center, 2634 Main St Lake Placid, NY

25 MAR CAN/AM Challenge Cup NYT192029 Mar 25 – 29, 2020 Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center, 2634 Main St Lake Placid, NY
7 MAY Broseph Thu, 6 PM North Country Community College, 23 Santanoni Ave Saranac Lake, NY
8 MAY Beyond the Peaks Student Film Festival 2020 Fri, 8 AM – 5 PM The Wild Center, 45 Museum Dr Tupper Lake, NY
5 JUN SARANAC LAKE, NY – EARTHSHINE YOGA Jun 5 – 7, 2020 Earthshine Yoga Studio, LLC, 52 Dorsey St Saranac Lake, NY

Public skating sessions take place at the Saranac Lake Civic Center Every Sunday from 2:15pm-3:15pm.

The Saranac Lake Civic Center’s public skating provides a safe, controlled, and enjoyable environment for members of the community and general public to participate in ice skating as a recreational activity. Location: 225 Ampersand Ave
Saranac Lake, 12983
(518) 891-3800 MORE INFO

Candy Bar Races Every Saturday at Mt. Pisgah Mountain:

Calling all kids! Join us for some winter fun at Mt. Pisgah!

Every Saturday at 10 a.m. kids race down the mountain, and at the finish they are awarded a candy bar. This event guarantees smiles all around! Every Saturday at Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center, Admission: $1
(518) 891-0970. MORE INFO

Yoga & Wellness Classes & Workshops Almost every day something is going on.
Complementary mix of group yoga, mindful meditation, stretch, slow flow and Qi Gong classes, workshops, programs, and retreats. Inner Quest Yoga offers private sessions to meet the needs of individuals, groups, and organizations on and off-site. Call 518-354-2425 to Register. Inner Quest Yoga & Wellness Center at 238 Broadway, Saranac Lake, NY.
Winter Naturalist Walk at the VIC:
Every Saturday at 1:00 pm at Paul Smith’s College VIC
Explore VIC trails with a trained naturalist and discover how animals and plants adapt to our cold climate.Snowshoes required.Please bring your own or call ahead if you need to rent a pair.Also, be prepared for an hour-long walk in cold conditions – dress appropriately! Walk is limited to 20 participants; register early. All ages. Admission: Free with VIC trail pass Daily passes can be purchased for $10/adult ages 18+; $5/child. (518) 327-6241. Visit their Website for more events.


Adirondack Carousel

(518) 891-9521. 2 Depot Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

“If you’re camping with a bunch of kids, and the forecast calls for off and on rain, eventually you look for things to do. The carousel is a great way to spend…” more

(518) 891-3727. 651 State Rt 186, Saranac Lake, NY

“I called on a Friday, left a message and received a call back about twenty minutes later. I could have booked rides the same day, but I chose to make our…” more

(518) 891-4606. 89 Church Street, Saranac Lake, NY

“Well worth the $5 admission if you’re a fan of small, local museums. We blundered in here on a blustery late October afternoon…Halloween, actually, and…” more


“Take your deep, dark winter blues, wrap them in a firework, and launch the suckers up. A series of events to knock the seasonal depression right out of you. We…” more


(518) 327-3429. 129 Hobart Rd,  Gabriels, NY

“Great tour today. Guides were great as were that sleds! Highly recommended!! Our group rented 7 sleds all were well maintained and ran very well. Good job…” more


(518) 891-1854

148 River St, Saranac Lake, NY

“LOVE this theater! It is an amazing resource for our community which provides an intimate venue for both professional and amateur performances alike. Due to…” more

(518) 891-6180

83 County Rd 55,  Gabriels, NY

“The Shamrock was recommended to us by two independent locals – so we just had to try it out.  As in many of my other reviews – this is all a matter of setting…” more