Why Families Love Staying at The Elms

Each facility has a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, one or two bedrooms with a queen bed, shower, cable TV, electric heat, screened in porches or a deck, picnic tables with campfire areas. All rentals include bed linens, blankets and pillows.

Rates include the use of all recreational facilities: a private sandy beach, row boats (the fishing is great), paddle boats, kayaks, swimming raft, game room, children’s play area with basketball and lawn games.

Restaurants, convenient stores, shopping, tennis, golf, hiking, horseback riding and white water rafting are all nearby.

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Pontoon Party Boating

$325 for 2 hours

Travel up and down 7 miles of the Hudson River. Do some swimming, sightseeing, fishing or tubing. Relax and take-in some sun bathing on the deck. Package includes gas and a water tube.

Trac-Yak or Tubing

$28/per trip

We launch at the Elms and then pick you up 2  1/2 miles down the river. Approximate time 1 and 1/2 hours. Ask us about the Sacandaga white water rapids.

Flat Water Kayaking

$21/hour or $39 for 3 hours

Rentals are free for our guests. Rent a kayak and launch it from The Elms and explore Tiosaronda Bay. You can go to the flat water of your choice, full gear is provided and a deposit is required.


Stand Up Paddleboards

Just $21/hour

New to Stand Up Paddling? Already know how to SUP? Take one of our boards out for some “walking on water fun.” SUP Paddleboard, Paddle, Leash and Life Vest included.

Jet Ski Rides

Jet Skis

$95/half hour or $165/hour

Glide across the Tiosaronda Bay with the wind blowing through your hair on these exciting jet skis. Must be 18, drivers license, and have safety training with our river riding staff before being qualified.


Fish On The Hudson River

Get ready for some arm-aching, rod-bending Bass Fishing on the Hudson River. Our guests have been fishing here for over 60-years frequently catching 10lb bass all the way up to 40lb Northern Pikes!