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

We hope you enjoyed the show. 
Long Time Courting will be back this summer!
Nearly $600 was raised through admissions,
raffle tickets and concessions
to benefit the 2014 Summer Arts Series.

Fall 2013
Long Time Courting

An extraordinary blend of Neo-traditional Irish,
Scottish & American music with
exquisite vocal harmonies & formidable instrumental prowess

Boston-based band Long Time Courting is an all-women supergroup featuring Shannon Heaton (flute, accordion, vocals) of Matt & Shannon Heaton and Childsplay, Liz Simmons (guitar, vocals) of Annalivia and the John Whelan Band, Valerie Thompson (cello, vocals) of Laura Cortese's Acoustic Project and Fluttr Effect, and newest member Katie McNally (fiddle, vocals), also of Childsplay.


2014 Summer Arts Series Events

Please watch this location for
next year's Art Series offerings

* Some of these events were 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 - 7:00pm


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