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Visitors are welcome to enjoy Peggy’s Point year-round, dawn to dusk. The lawn is flat and easy to walk for people of all levels of mobility.

Enter Peggy’s Park from the Julia Beaty Gate on Rt 9N, and follow the wood-chipped path to Mary Lou’s Friendship Garden or head out across the lawn to the Lake George shoreline just 600 feet from the road.

Park use includes picnicking, dog-walking, fishing and other passive recreation. Swimming is not permitted.

Mary Lou’s Friendship Garden

Notice: Until further notice the LGLC is not accepting donated plants. Due to social distancing measures, LGLC staff will not be available to assist in-person with planting shrubs or perennials.

Preserve Guidelines

Peggy’s Park is open year-round, dawn to dusk.

Be courteous of other park guests.

No unauthorized removal of plants or animals; be respectful of plants and markers in the Friendship Garden.

Do not litter; help keep the park clean for all to enjoy by taking out what you bring in.

Clean up after dogs and keep them leashed at all times.

Keep fires in designated area.

Please help keep our trees healthy – do not carve or otherwise damage bark.

We reserve the right to remove or relocate plants that become unsuitable or too large for the space.

About

Peggy’s Point was formally dedicated on June 24, 2011, in honor of Margaret “Peggy” A. Darrin. A long-time supporter of LGLC and all things Lake George, Peggy donated the 1.9-acre property to LGLC in 2005 to be maintained as a park for public enjoyment.

The park includes 315 feet of lake shoreline, a popular spot for anglers and anyone who wishes to sit and enjoy a peaceful moment on the point. Having previously hosted cabins, a convenience store and a gas station, the property is now a beautiful lawn with towering birch trees and space for families to play and picnic together. The property also has a gazebo with benches for a shaded spot to rest.

A meandering path leads from the park gate to Mary Lou’s Friendship Garden, a 30-foot diameter bed, consisting of perennials provided by the public in honor of or in memory of a special place, person or event. The Garden is named in honor of Mary Lou Doulin, Hague resident and volunteer extraordinaire who has kept watch over Peggy’s Point and done an amazing amount of work to keep the Garden looking great.

New to hiking, or just need a refresher?
Check out our Hiking Basics for Beginners page for lots of tips on how to enjoy a successful hike.

 

About Us

Protecting the land that protects the lake since 1988. The Lake George Land Conservancy is an accredited not-for-profit land trust dedicated to working with willing landowners and other partners to protect the world-renowned water quality of Lake George and to permanently preserve the natural, scenic, historical and recreational resources of the Lake George Region.

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