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Finger Lakes Outdoor Activities

Reconnect with nature and discover your adventurous side in the fresh Finger Lakes air.
Hunting Deer in Fall
Hunting Deer in Fall …
Photo By: Charlie Alsheimer
Kayaking on Keuka Lake
Kayaking on Keuka Lake …
Photo By: Keuka Watersports
Biking in the Southern Finger Lakes
Biking in the Southern Finger Lakes …
Photo By: Tour de Keuka
Hiking at Stony Brook State Park
Fishing on Keuka Lake
Fishing on Keuka Lake …
Photo By: Keuka Watersports
Water Skiing
Water Skiing …
Photo By: Chris Brooks
Birdseye Hollow Park
Stony Brook State Park
Fly Fishing River Adventures
Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle …
Photo By: Chemung River Friends
Corning, NY
Fish Steuben County
Biking in Wine Country
Biking in Wine Country …
Photo By: Bonnie Gustin
Kayaking the Chemung River
Finger Lakes Sojourn
Sailing on Keuka Lake
Sailing on Keuka Lake …
Photo By: Keuka Watersports
Tubing on Keuka Lake
Tubing on Keuka Lake …
Photo By: Chris Brooks

The warm sunlight cascades down on you through the trees; the whooshing sound of your bike accompanies a welcome downhill cruise following a hard uphill pedal; a cool trickle of water runs down your arm as you reach for the next stroke during a calming paddle on a pristine lake; the sounds of nature slowly allow you to immerse yourself in the world around you.

Just imagine all of the possibilities for outdoor adventure in the Southern Finger Lakes. Here are a few of our favorite ways to get outside and explore:

  • Hike to the tops of waterfalls or mountaintops to witness the beauty of the Finger Lakes from above

  • Get your biking thrills: cycle on our scenic roadways past lakeside wineries and vineyards, or hop on your mountain bike to tackle challenging forest-covered terrain in our state parks

  • Paddle our sparkling waterways by canoe or kayak, or zoom around on a boating outing for some waterskiing and tubing action

  • Hunt and fish the Finger Lakes' 28,000 acres of state-managed land and waterways stocked with over 30,000 trout every year

  • Go on a geocaching adventure with the family to discover hidden treasures in unexpected places 
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Fish and Ski on Keuka lake We fish in the morning then watersports in the afternoon Troll on the beautiful pristine water of Keuka Lake for Trout, Salmon and more... Full day and 1/2 day charters...
Hammondsport, NY
Best Deer hunting in NYS. Enjoy 2000 acres of private land. 2 cabins. Also available for Turkey Hunts.
Hornell, NY
Golf Course is one of the most challenging tests of golf in the county. Also offers great scenic views
Bath, NY
Birdseye Hollow County Park is a rural park featuring picnic facilities: a pavilion, tables and grills, playground equipment and a basketball court. The park is surrounded by State Forest land that...
Bradford, NY
Fishing charter service on Keuka Lake; provides charters for both adults and children.
Hammondsport, NY
We work to promote and preserve the Chemung River and its watershed. We lead guided paddles, hikes, bike trecks and cross-country skiing trips. We do river cleanups and environmental edcational...
Elmira, NY
Horseback riding on our scenic country trails at the rate of $10 per hour; can accommodate up to 20 people. We also offer bi-weekly team penning events on Saturdays, October through May.
Hornell, NY
Guided fly fishing and instruction on the Conhocton River; Fly and light tackle boat fishing on Keuka, Waneta and Lamoka Lakes
Bath, NY
Established in 1919, the Corning Country Club provides outstanding service in a private and comfortable setting. It is best-known for its 18-hole LPGA championship golf course.
Corning, NY
We do scenic air tours of the Finger Lakes & surrounding areas.
Painted Post, NY
20 miles of field and woods trails, various degrees of difficulty, mud holes, obstacle course, balance board, play area, hill climbs, ATV wash, picnic tables, bathrooms/changing rooms.
Bath, NY
The Finger Lakes Trail is a footpath for hikers which stretches 560 miles from the PA/NY border in Allegany State Park to the Long Path in the Catskill Forest Preserve, crossing beautiful and remote...
Mt. Morris, NY
Enjoy the wonderful beauty and superb fishing the Finger Lakes region has to offer. You will fish for both largemouth and small-mouth bass from a fully rigged bass boat. The guide service has 25...
Horseheads, NY
Marine store, fuel, boat rentals on Keuka Lake.
Hammondsport, NY
Harley Mayo Park at Boyds Corners is a county park featuring pavilions with picnic tables and grills, playground, basketball court, hiking trails and flush toilets.
Hornby Park is a county park located in the midst of 150 acres of county forest land. The park features extensive hiking trails, playground, and pavilions with picnic tables and grills.
Corning, NY
Scenic, old 1913 USGA 9/18, par 71; carts, pro shop, grill, lockers, party house, tee times. Pioneer club in Southern Tier.
Hornell, NY
Bicycle, Canoe and Kayak rentals. We provide delivery to Keuka, Waneta, Lamoka and Seneca Lakes for a small delivery fee.
Hammondsport, NY
In addition to the 18-hole golf course, the site also features a driving range, an accessible club house and pro shop, and an outdoor pavilion. Restaurant phone number (607) 523-1005.
Painted Post, NY
Boat Launch, mini-mart, easy in-and-out gas, live bait, row boat and paddle boat rentals
Hammondsport, NY
Kanakadea Park at Almond Dam is a county park featuring pavilions with picninc tables and grills, playground, basketball court, baseball field, volleyball area, horseshoes, kayaking/canoeing, boat...
Hornell, NY
Fishing charters on Keuka Lake with NYS Licensed Guide, Capt. Brian Ketchum. Capt. Ketchum is the Finger Lakes Trollers Association tournament winner for 2010 and 2011. 4, 6, and 8 hour charters...
Hammondsport, NY
Fishing on Keuka Lake is a wonderful way to experience the sport of trout fishing. It is something for all ages from 4 to 94. Men, women, boys and girls, they have all enjoyed their morning on the...
Hammondsport, NY
Horseback riding. Centered Riding Lessons by Certified CR Instructor. Indoor Arena and Pasture areas available. Lessons on gentle American Quarter 'Show Horse' stock.
Hammondsport, NY


Fish Stocking with the Bath Fish Hatchery

We followed the Bath Fish Hatchery as they stocked the Conhocton River for Trout Season.

Master Craftsmen: Chris Merola

Meet Chris Merola, owner of Ranger Outfitters.

Master Craftsmen: Lance Locey

Meet Lance Locey, owner of Keuka Watersports.

Pet-friendly Hiking

The best dog-friendly hikes for the dog days of summer - or any other time of the year!

Featured Events
Sep 2, 2016
Sep 3, 2016
The 8th Annual Ride for the Red motorcycle run will be held Labor Day weekend to raise funds for the American Red Cross' Finger Lakes Chapter's local services, including the Service to the Armed Forces program. The event is supported by Arkport Harley-Davidson...
Memorial Day Weekend Getaway
Memorial Day weekend is here which means it is the official kick off to Summer! With a few days off of work and school what better time for a quick spontaneous family getaway and experience all of the fun things Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes has to offer. There is...
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