Plan Your Visit
We Can’t Wait to See You in 2023!
Come visit us in the heart of the Adirondacks for a truly unique experience. With more than 20 buildings nestled across 120 acres overlooking Blue Mountain Lake, our open-air campus offers everyone something to do. Step into the rich history of this region as you row an authentic guideboat, break up a logjam, climb a classic ADK fire tower, or enjoy a family-friendly hike to Minnow Pond.
There is an abundance of free parking at ADKX. A convenient electric charging station is available, first come, first served.
How Long to Stay
Our campus offers more than 20 buildings and structures spanning approximately 121 acres. Visitors can often spend a few hours at a single exhibit, while others may explore at a more rapid pace. We recommend a visit of at least 4 hours to experience the ADKX.
What to Bring
Visitors who plan on enjoying our outdoor activities are encouraged to bring water bottles, sunscreen, snacks, etc. (Please note all food and beverages should be stored or left outside when entering exhibits.)
The ADKX Store and Visitor Center is open 9:30am – 5:30pm each day. Shop for unique products including local crafts, rustic creations, jewelry, books, apparel, and more!
Can’t make it to the store? Click HERE to shop our online store anytime!
Where to Eat
Enjoy a full menu of options in our Lake View Café open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm each day! Enjoy outdoor seating on our café deck overlooking beautiful Blue Mountain Lake. Serving beer, wine, lunch, and snacks!
Friday, May 26 – Monday, October 9, 2023
Open Every Day | 10am – 5pm
Youth (6-17) & Students with Valid ID
Seniors (65 & over) & Veterans
Children 5 & Under
Active Military (please show ID for admission)
ADKX is pleased to welcome year-round Adirondack Park residents, with free admission on the second and fourth Sunday each month.
Proof of residency such as a driver’s license is required.
2022 Season Brochure
WiFi is available in most areas throughout the main campus. Cell phone service is strongest in the central campus area and may not be available on hiking trails.
We make every effort to ensure our visitors have an enjoyable visit. Wheelchairs, wheeled walkers, and strollers are available on a first come, first served basis. Access services, including a sighted guide, are available upon request. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org one week in advance to request these services. ADKX will make every effort to accommodate an individual requesting services with less than one week’s notification, but assistance cannot be guaranteed due to limited staff availability.
Visiting with Pets
Service animals are welcome. Pets and emotional support animals are not permitted on campus.