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Indian Lake


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Lake Adirondack Looking North from NY 28
Lake Adirondack Looking North from NY 28

After North River westbond, there is a good bend in the road and a steep upgrade as you enter the Town of Indian Lake, Hamilton County. There are a few good size hills with passing grades on the way to Indian Lake. Just before the hamlet, you cross over Lake Abanakee and pass to the south of Adirondack Lake, where there are picnic areas just off the road. Lake Abanakee flows south into Indian Lake, but canoe-ers have to carry around the rapids and dam. The town operates a small downhill ski area off of NY 30 just south of junction NY Route 28. At the junction of NY Route 30, you pick up NY Route 30 North. If you want to see the actual Indian Lake(14 miles long), you have to turn left on NY 30 South. The hamlet has a grocery, hardware and general store and few bars, delis and a chain convenience store. The route will now be NY Routes 30 & 28 all the way south(west) to Blue Montain Lake. On the western end of the hamlet is the Cedar River Golf Course and access to the Cedar River Flow via CR 12. Indian Lake, through the connecting Lake & River Abanakee, is one of the sources of the Hudson River. So there's a lot of rafting in spring along the Upper Hudson and canoeing all season. In season, hunting is good and challenging in the mountains and around the lakes. Warning to campers, watch out for black bears, don't leave food around or act like they are tame animals!

Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce
Hamilton County's Official Tourism Site


Indian Lake Topo Map, small
Indian Lake Hamlet Topo Map

Zip Code: Indian Lake 12842 518 Area Code

Gadway Realty

Aaron Gadway, Licensed Broker
16 W. Main St., POB 682, NY 28 & 30
Indian Lake, 12842
"Serving the Central Adirondack Region"
Phone: 518-648-0888; 800-963-3752; Fax: 518-648-0889
Gadway Realty

Links and Lake

Wakely Lodge Golf Club

9 Golf Course & Driving Range, Restaurant, Pro Shop and Pub
Open May through November, 7 am till dusk
Dining: Th-Sun, Reservations Only; Lunch: daily 11-2; Breakfast: Sat-Sun 8-11, Plus clubhouse and take out lunchs 11 - 4
Catering and an 80 seat banquet room for rent, clothes and apparel, homemade jams and relishes
The Best of Golf and the Outdoors. Located on a private lake with mountains closeby
Located on the Cedar River in Indian Lake, NY, 110 Cedar River Road, County Route 12, 1.7 miles west of NY Route 28/30, Indian Lake
518-648-5011

Lone Birch Motel & Cabin Lone Birch Motel & Cabin Motel Rooms, Cabin & Condos, Open All Year
104 Lone Birch Court  (formerly 52 East Main St.)
Off of NY 28, Indian Lake
3/4 mile East of Indian Lake hamlet & junction NY 30
Individual heat & air conditioning
Cable TV, wireless high speed internet
Rentals by day/week/month or season
Phone: 518-648-5225 Fax: 518-648-0138

Misty Mountain Bakery Cafe

111 West Main Street, NY Route 28 & 30 Indian Lake
Casual eatery & cabin rentals in the Adirondack mountains
Dine in or take out
Open all week, year round, except Wednesdays, Sunday Brunch too
518-648-0242
Misty Mountain Bakery Cafe