Adirondack Lodging at the Maple Leaf
Motel in Schroon Lake, New York
Location, Location, Location
quarter of the Adirondacks is the prime tourist destination of New
York State. Right in the center of it all is Schroon Lake and the
Maple Leaf Motel. From our motel it is only a 45 minute drive
north to Lake Placid Olympic Village. A 20 minute drive east
to Historic Fort Ticonderoga. A 30 minute drive south to
scenic Lake George and Six Flags/Great Escape Amusement Park,
or a beautiful hour drive to Blue Mountain Lake and the
Adirondack Museum. Natural attractions are all around us. You
can visit the Natural Stone Bridges and Caves, the awe-inspiring
Ausable Chasm, the High Falls Gorge, Whiteface
Mountain and many other natural attractions with a short drive
of 15 minutes to an hour.
backpacking, hiking, snowshoeing, or cross country skiing? Trail
heads into Pharaoh Mountain Wilderness, Mount Severance, and
Notch Wilderness are all within 5 or 10 minutes,
streams and rivers around Schroon Lake are great for fly fishing.
Schroon Lake is well stocked with small and largemouth bass, lake
trout, salmon, perch and pike. If you like ice fishing, Schroon Lake
and Paradox Lake are two of the best. Try our annual Ice Fishing
Tournament on the first weekend of March.
Hunting? The state
land around Schroon Lake is great for deer, black bear, turkey, and
rabbit. North Woods Wilderness Guide Service and Gary's Guide and
Charter Service are two of the finest hunting and fishing guide
services in the state.
local snowmobile club is very active and does a great job of
grooming the many miles of trails in the area. With the connecting
trail system it's possible to get all the way west to Indian Lake
and Old Forge or even north to the Canadian border by snowmobile.
Boating? We have a
free public boat launch only one mile from the motel and plenty of
parking in our lot for your trailer. If you need to rent a boat
there is a marina only a 1/4 mile from the motel.
It's up to you. Do you want to
to pay premium rates to stay in the big resort towns and then have
to drive completely across the area to visit other attractions? Or
do you want to stay in the center of it all, pay reasonable room
rates, and escape the crowds each night for a relaxing night's rest.
We offer spacious, recently built motel rooms with king size beds,
newly renovated motel rooms in the older building with queen size
full size beds, and intimate single room cabins with queen size beds.