Recreational Attractions

Recreational Attractions

Water Sports, Performing Arts and golf are just a few of the many activities in and around the Town of Stillwater.

Brown's Beach - Saratoga Lake

Brown's Beach is one of the only public swimming spots on Saratoga Lake. A kayak/canoe launch area is a great area to learn any type of water sport. Picnic and volleyball areas are available. Brown's Beach reopened to the public in 2015.

Champlain Canal Byways

NYS Scenic Byway along Route 4 and the Hudson River/Champlain Canal from Waterford to Whitehall Lock 4 Stillwater Canal facilities are open to the public May through November. The lock parks are open generally from dawn to dusk. Usage is free

Hudson River

From its start as a crystalline stream rushing through magnificent Adirondack scenery to its entrance into New York Harbor as an estuary alive with striped bass, blue crabs , and even seahorses, the Hudson possesses an abundant and diverse array of natural resources.

The Hudson is home to many boat launches, here are just a few:  ADMIRALS MARINA: Elec, water, phone, gas, ramp 518-664-9039 MECHANICVILLE TERMINAL WALL Free access, elec, pumpout, water, in-town location. COVEVILLE MARINA: Elec, water, phone, gas, ramp, restaurant 518-695-6079 SCHUYLER YACHT BASIN Schuylerville 695-3193

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

Saratoga Springs History of Thoroughbred racing is told through a superb collection of equine art, trophies of past wins, magnificent silks and racing memorabilia.

Saratoga Lake

Saratoga Lake is best known for sailing, rowing, outstanding bass fishing, waterskiing, ice fishing, and boating. There is a public boat launch at the north end of the Lake as well as several private marinas.

Saratoga Lake is also 8 1/2 miles long and as much as 1 1/2 miles wide. The main body of the Lake is 4 1/2 miles long and necks down another 4 miles into a stretch about 1/8 mile wide called Fish Creek. The deepest spot is 96 feet.

Saratoga Lake is located just approx. 4 miles North on Lake Road (County Route 76) or 4 miles southeast of the City of Saratoga Springs.

Saratoga Lake Golf Club

Public Welcomed
Par 72 (6270 yards)6270 Yard C. Michael Ingersoll Design constructed on 198 acres with independent fairways, with Practice Range, Significant elevation changes, water hazards and wetland hazards
Proper attire required
Spikeless policy in effect
Call for tee-times (recommended)
(518) 581-6616.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Saratoga Springs 
Summertime cultural and entertainment venue features performances in a sheltered amphitheatre or "under the stars." The Center is the summer home of the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Saratoga Spa State Park
Saratoga Springs This National Historic Landmark offers diverse cultural, aesthetic and recreational activities in such venues as the Lincoln mineral baths, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Spa Little Theater, National Museum of Dance and the historic Gideon Putnam Hotel.
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