Welcome to the
Wanakena General Store

We are your source for groceries, goods and gifts
whether you are a year-round or seasonal resident,
a visitor or just stopping by before
heading into the Five Ponds Wilderness Area.
And when you're not in Wanakena,
you can access many of those items
right here from our website!

In Store Products
  • Beverages - Milk, Juice, Soda, Water and Hot Coffee/Tea/Hot Chocolate from our Kuerig Brewer
  • Candy & Snacks - Candy Bars, Gum, Theatre Box Candies, Nuts, Chips, Jerky, Trail Mix
  • Beer & Wine Coolers - Labatt's, Coors, Budweiser, Miller, Corona, Sam Adams, Guiness, Heiniken, Saranac, Lake Placid
  • Groceries - Fresh Produce, Eggs, Cheese, Cereal, Pasta, Canned Goods, Cookies, Pancake Mix, Syrup, Sausage, Lunch Meat, Bacon
  • Specialty Foods - Specialty Cheeses & Cheese Spreads, Cheese Curds, Ravioli, Venison & Buffalo Sausage
  • Dry Goods & Cleaning Supplies - Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, Paper Plates, Dish Soap, Laundry Detergent, and more.
  • Books & Maps - Local History, Adirondack Themes, Field Guides, Journals, Kids Books, Cookbooks, Paddling & Trail Maps, Topo Maps
  • Camping Gear - Headnets, Matches & Firestarters, Compasses, Headlamps, Bug Repellant and the Item You Left Behind
  • Fishing & Hunting Supplies - Extensive Fly Fishing Fly Collection, Lures & Artificial Bait, Hooks, Rod/Reels, Knives, Gun Cleaning Kits, Deer Lures
  • Gifts - Balsam Pillows, Puzzles, Scented Candles, Nature-themed Earrings, Incense
  • Souvenirs - T-shirts & Sweatshirts, Hats, Greeting Cards, Mugs

2015 Summer Arts Series Events
(All events take place in Wanakena unless otherwise noted)

Friday, July 3 at 7:00 PM - Way Down Wailers
Details to follow.

Sunday, July 12 at TBD - Northern Lights Orchestra
Details to follow.

Saturday, July 18 at 7:00 PM - Too Human
Details to follow.

Saturday, July 25 at 7:00 PM - Start Making Sense
Details to follow.
Fruday, July 31 at 7:00 PM - Shakespeare Play
Details to follow.

Friday, August 7 at 7:00 PM - Morning Sun
Details to follow.

Sunday, August 23 at Time TBD at Clifton-Fine Central School, Star Lake - Lipbone Redding
Details to follow.

* Some of these events are made possible, in part, by public funds through the NYS Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence County by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.

♦ These concerts were part of the application for funding through the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered through the St. Lawrence County Arts Coucil.


Store Hours

Post Labor Day--Pre-Memorial Day


9:00am - 6:00pm


9:00am- 5:00pm


9:00am - 1:00pm



9:00am - 7:00pm


9:00am - 3:00pm

Weather Forecast

The Wanakena Footbridge was
badly damaged by an ice out
on January 13th, 2014.
The Wanakena Historical
Association is heading up
fundraising efforts to
rebuild our beloved bridge.
Your donations can be mailed to:
WHA/Footbridge Fund
PO Box 73
Wanakena, NY 13695
or donate online at: