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 The Town of Lake Pleasant is surrounded by vast amounts of New York State Forest

Preserve: the Silver Lake Wilderness Area, the West Canada Lake Wilderness Area, the

Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area, and the Jessup River Wild Forest.  Many public

recreational opportunities exist within the Jessup River Wild Forest and adjacent lands

owned by Lyme Timber.

 Wholly within the town lies the Village of Speculator, the economic and social center of the town with many dining, lodging, and shopping facilities.  Incorporated in 1925, the village is a center for activities such as downhill skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking, swimming, tennis, basketball, and much more.  Shortly after World War I, Speculator gained world-wide notoriety when it became the preferred training site for such heavy- weight boxing champions as Gene Tunney ( Gene Tunney ), Max Baer, and Max Schmelling.  For those interested in the history and environment of the area, Speculator also boasts an interpretive river walk called the Sacandaga River Community Park.  This handicapped- accessible pathway is visited and enjoyed by thousands of people each year, and consists of boardwalks and trails winding through an Adirondack wetland.  The Town of Lake Pleasant and Village of Speculator welcomes you to our web site.  We hope you will find it a useful resource to be used throughout the year.
RT 66 RIBBON CUTTING SPECULATOR- There will be a Ribbon cutting for Route 66 which is located behind the Village Pavilion at 10 a.m Saturday, July 16. Mr. VanBuiten and his family will be attending this public event.
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© Copyright 2016 Town of Lake Pleasant. All rights reserved

Welcome

 The Town of Lake Pleasant is surrounded by vast

amounts of New York State Forest Preserve: the

Silver Lake Wilderness Area, the West Canada Lake

Wilderness Area, the Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Area, and the Jessup River Wild Forest.  Many

public recreational opportunities exist within the

Jessup River Wild Forest and adjacent lands owned

by Lyme Timber.

 Wholly within the town lies the Village of Speculator, the economic and social center of the town with many dining, lodging, and shopping facilities.  Incorporated in 1925, the village is a center for activities such as downhill skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking, swimming, tennis, basketball, and much more.  Shortly after World War I, Speculator gained world-wide notoriety when it became the preferred training site for such heavy-weight boxing champions as Gene Tunney ( Gene Tunney ), Max Baer, and Max Schmelling.  For those interested in the history and environment of the area, Speculator also boasts an interpretive river walk called the Sacandaga River Community Park.  This handicapped-accessible pathway is visited and enjoyed by thousands of people each year, and consists of boardwalks and trails winding through an Adirondack wetland.  The Town of Lake Pleasant and Village of Speculator welcomes you to our web site.  We hope you will find it a useful resource to be used throughout the year.