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Old Forge Lake Cruises

116 Steamboat Landing, 3210 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420
+1 315-369-6473
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Kick back and relax

What an excellent way to spend a day. It was a very relaxing and informative cruise. I learned... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Patricia R
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Rome, New York
Beautiful day on beautiful lakes

I didn't even know these lakes existed. It was a very pleasant cruise and the captain is very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
eed1946ed
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Ballston Spa, New York
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Enjoy the beauty of the Fulton Chain of Lakes aboard our vessel, the Clearwater. Our delightful 2-hour Narrated Sightseeing Cruise leaves from the Old Forge Pond and cruises into Fourth Lake and back. Learn about the history and nature of the area from our knowledgeable captain. CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SEASON. WE REOPEN ON MAY 26TH, 2018.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (14 reviews)
“hour cruise” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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116 Steamboat Landing, 3210 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420
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+1 315-369-6473
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an excellent way to spend a day. It was a very relaxing and informative cruise. I learned things about the area I never knew. The crew were so nice and helpful. They treated everyone so well. The captain let the kids on the boat...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I didn't even know these lakes existed. It was a very pleasant cruise and the captain is very knowledgeable about the history of the lakes and the homes surrounding it. I will look forward to take this cruise again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this cruise. Came for the views but walked away with new knowledge about the history and the landscape. Great value - highly recommend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was excellent from the captain to the drink girl. Impressive boat handling heading into Old Forge pond with many minion boats anchored across the way. Captain did a great job with the commentary and remained calm where I wold have been a bit of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Old Forge for the 4th of July and it was very hot out, in the low 90's. We went out on the lake cruise and enjoyed the cool breeze on the water along with the very interesting history of the area. We're...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time taking this day cruise. It was very relaxing and informative. Definitely will taking it again in the future!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip, not to long, just right full of tidbits of relative information about the area. Any time I learn some it’s worth it, I know know where “Old Forge” and “Adirondack” originated from, The captain will tell you!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make time to fit this delightful educational adventure into your vacation schedule! Glad some fellow travelers recommended this sojourn to us. My hubby and I loved the trip with both indoor and outdoor areas, you'll have a great trip no matter what the weather hands...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of goldwing riders took the cruise on a Saturday afternoon. Captain Paul was excellent narrator! We learned about the Fulton Chain of Lakes, a spectacular cruise! He answered many questions and some of the youth on the cruise got to drive the boat...More

Thank Patricia C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're visiting Old Forge, you've got to take a scenic cruise on this absolutely wonderful tour boat. The sights are stunning, and the knowledgeable Captain provides a truly interesting narrative about the fascinating history of the lake area.

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jndwalto
2 June 2018|
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Response from Darby P | Property representative |
Go to the Old Forge lake Cruises Website to book your trip. The Rail and cruise can only be booked online.
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Roger A
16 August 2016|
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Response from Val19480000 | Reviewed this property |
You can check their website. You can also book your cruise on the website. Hope you enjoy ad much as we did. Should also see fall colors.
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Jerry S
12 August 2016|
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Response from cmac1101 | Reviewed this property |
WhThey told me they close after Labor Day, but then open for a couple of weeks during fall, when the leaves are changing.
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