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Our two hour scenic boat cruise crosses three beautiful lakes: Blue Mountain, Eagle and Utowana. The Neenykin and Miss Manatee, along with the 40' Towahloondah perfectly complement the historical narrative spun by experienced guides. In the late 1800s, Blue Mountain Lake attracted the very wealthiest families in America as a great retreat; some of their great camps are still visible from the water.  Behind the scenes, the servants and lumberjacks of the area lead to many interesting stories that give this region its rich cultural heritage. Our tour features the camps, hotels, steamboats, workers, and players in the late 1800s. As the era draws to a close, we cover the last of the great camps and the whirlwind of typhus and bankruptcy that follows. As a new generation emerges, preservation and conservation in our times also play a part in the great Adirondack story. Between the beautiful scenery, fascinating history, and interesting tour guide, our historic boat cruise is one part of the Blue Mountain experience you will not want to miss!

Historic Three Lake Tour

The Tour

Tickets

 

Adults  $20.00

Seniors  $18.00

Youths (3 to 15)  $15.00

Like its namesake, Miss Manatee is a large vessel that moves gracefully through the water.  This modern craft is used for cruises with fewer than ten people.  It’s wide stable platform makes it accessible and comfortable for all passengers.  It is also covered to protect from the sun.

Special Cruises

Sunset Cruise

 

Departs daily at 6:20pm

 

Bring beverages and hors d’oeuvres as you wish.  

All tours depart promptly from our dock.

 

Reservations Required.

 

Special charters and group rates available.

Private Cruises

 

Book a private cruise for your special event:

 

Anniversary  Wedding  Divorce  

 

Birthday  Family Reunion

 

Charters are available for your own group at the same price per person as a regular tour. Please see our Charters & Weddings page for more information.

The Boats

This vessel holds as many as thirty people. Its large size proves ideal for large groups; circular seating allows for interior space and personal conversation. Her brilliant deep blue hull awes the passerby. A mahogany bow and deck complement a truly magnificent boat.

Towahloondah 1920

Miss Manatee  

Neenykin 1916

Built in the Swampscott, Massachusetts yards, this oak-ribbed "double ended" craft saw initial service as a passenger shuttle that cruised between Hyannis and Martha's Vineyard and occasionally Nantucket. Its oval shaped interior and circular seating makes it an ideal boat for friendly conversation as well as leg room. Still running on its original engine, this antique boat makes for an intimate touring vessel.

Schedule

 

Daily July 4th through Labor Day

11:00am and 2:00pm

Off Season: 2:00pm

 

Reservations are not necessary, but they are suggested.

Each boat is annually inspected by the New York State Department of Historic Preservation.

The New York State Parks and Recreation Department tests and certifies the pilots, who are skilled in the navigation of these waters.