At the junction of Rte. 44 and Rte. 219 take Rte. 219 north to the Lake McDonough Recreation Area. Lake McDonough is one of the area's gems offering beaches, bathhouses, swimming, rowboat rentals, fishing, picnicking, and hiking trails. The area also has wheelchair accessibility to the beaches, bathhouses and picnic areas as well as a fully accessible nature trail for the disabled and the blind.
Ski Sundown, on Ratlum Rd., off Rte. 219, has 15 trails, 4 lifts, night skiing, 100% snowmaking coverage, and beautiful views of Lake McDonough.