Lake George is located in Warren County 11 miles north of Glens Falls along Highway 9N near West Mountain Ski Area in the Northern Region of the state. The village of Lake George is at the southern end of the 32 mile long lake. Of the 365 islands dotting the lake, 92 have been developed for camping. On the southern shore along Beach Drive are a public beach, departure points for steamboat and cruise boat rides and areas where speedboats, parasails and horsedrawn carriages may be rented.
Million Dollar Beach, east of US 9 on Beach Road is a popular swimming beach with a bath-house, lifeguard, lockers, picnic facilities and volleyball courts. Lake George is part of the Glens Falls, New York metro area.