Area Attractions

St William’s makes a nice ‘base camp’ for a variety of activity. Listed below are a few ideas. Skip down the page to find activities out and about in town.

  • Fish the lake and many adjacent ponds and streams for Bass, Brook Trout, Perch, Bullhead, Lake Trout, Salmon and pan fish
  • Participate in the Bass Fishing Tourney, third weekend in July
  • Go water-skiing, tubing, windsurfing, sailing, paddling, or motor around over 90 miles of lake shore
  • Host a s’more making competition

    Playing bocce
    Playing bocce
  • Thursday night programs at the church in July and August
  • Go birding
  • Swim, snorkel, scuba in clean water
  • Explore South Inlet, Brown’s Tract, Beaver Brook, Marion River and the like
  • Hike to Death Brook Falls, Sagamore Falls, or enjoy numerous other trails
  • Climb West Mountain paddle to Sucker Brook Bay and hike up
Discover your surroundings at St. Williams on Long Point
Discover your surroundings at St. Williams on Long Point
  • Play bocce and other lawn games
  • Slow down, relax and enjoy some of the best scenery on earth




Other nearby attractions:

Kayaking in front of St Willaims
Kayaking around
  • Participate in the Annual Fireman’s Auction the second weekend in August. The day kicks off with a book sale at the library and a craft sale at the school.
  • Golf in Indian Lake, Inlet, Newcomb, or Thendara
  • Go horseback riding in Eagle Bay
  • Hike and swim at Buttermilk falls in Long Lake
  • Educational and fun events at the library each Wednesday night in July and August
  • Mountain bike on 43 miles of backwoods roads and trails
  • Luncheon, dinner or moonlight cruse on the WW Durant
  • Take your children to story time at the Raquette Lake Library Tuesday mornings at 10:30 throughout the summer
  • Tour Great Camp Sagamore at Raquette Lake
  • Water Safari in Old Forge
  • Visit the Wild Center in Tuper Lake
  • Shop in any of the nearby towns
  • Check out The View Arts Center

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