Ballston Lake is a hamlet in Saratoga County, New York and it's home to nearly 15,000 people. If comfortable suburban living is right up your alley, you'll love Ballston Lake! This peaceful town has several residential developments, many in close-knit communities, as well as other homes on large lots. Recreational activities abound in Ballston Lake, whether you're looking for playgrounds, sports fields, pools, walking trails, golfing, ice skating, and much more. There's also a lake called Ballston Lake in the northern area of town, and this calm body of water is ideal for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking.
If you're seeking dog-friendly activities in and around Ballston Lake, you're in luck, because there are plenty of them! You and your dog won't want to miss out on the Zim Smith Mid-County Trail in northeastern Ballston Lake. This 9.2-mile trail has an asphalt, crushed stone, and dirt surface, and it's ideal for dog walking, biking, inline skating, snowmobiling, and much more. This trail was created from a formerly abandoned railway line, and it was converted into one of 1,600 trails that span across the country. While your dog must be on a leash while you trek this trail, there are several off-leash activities nearby.