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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. We've got insider insight on the extraordinary people, places, adventures, and activities that make Hamilton County so truly special. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!

 

Find Your Perfect Camping Experience

Date:
May 19, 2024
Camping in the AE this summer The Adirondack Experience is a wild and BIG region, encompassing some of the Adirondacks' most rugged backcountry, paired with its most incredible vistas and landscapes...

Must-do Waterfall Hikes Along the Northville-Placid Trail

Date:
May 12, 2024
12May2024
Author:Troy Tetreault
The Northville-Placid Trail (NPT), the Adirondack's very own historical long-distance trail, offers endless adventure opportunities to cascading waterfalls and fast-flowing brooks. It's this...

Biking Byways: 4 Scenic Rides Through Hamilton County

Date:
Apr 21, 2024
21Apr2024
Author:Rhiannon Berry
"Cycling can be lonely, but in a good way. It gives you a moment to breathe and think, and get away from what you're working on." -David Byrne My parents have loved going for scenic drives since I...

Birding After Dark

Date:
Apr 01, 2024
01Apr2024
Author:Janelle Jones
Calling all night owls! Literally and figuratively. Birding is not just a daytime activity anymore. Once the sun goes down, the fun world of nocturnal birding is just beginning. All sorts of...

6 Cozy Taverns and Restaurants To Try

Date:
Mar 04, 2024
Comfort foods on the way Hamilton County is decidedly the cool cousin of our most intense seasons of outdoor recreation, winter and spring! What goes better with ever changing wild weather patterns...

Winter Adventures on the Northville-Placid Trail

Date:
Feb 18, 2024
Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on the Northville-Placid Trail The Northville-Placid Trail (NPT) is a 138-mile-long path through the Adirondack Park. While thousands have thru- or section-hiked...

Where the Heck Do I Go to the Bathroom? And other Great Snowmobiling Questions

Date:
Feb 06, 2024
06Feb2024
Author:Aurora Pfaff
The Adirondacks' Most Frequently Asked Questions About Snowmobiling The moment there is just the right amount of snow, a familiar sound rings out: the throaty purr of a snowmobile engine. For loyal...

Fish On! Ice Fishing Derbies are on the Horizon

Date:
Jan 18, 2024
It’s derby day! In Hamilton County, communities gather on the icy surfaces of our frozen lakes to partake in ice fishing derbies all over the region. When the days are dark and the weather is less-...

Embracing Small-town Charm: Winter Wonderlands in Long Lake and Inlet

Date:
Jan 14, 2024
14Jan2024
Author:ADK Adventurer
Make this a wonderful winter with classic adventures Escape the hustle and bustle of your everyday routine and immerse yourself in the enchanting small-town charm of the Adirondacks and Hamilton...

Two Takes on Winter in Hamilton County

Date:
Dec 11, 2023
The journey is the destination in Hamilton County Experience winter the Adirondack way, as you wind your way through the small towns of Hamilton County, stopping along the route for good eats, grand...

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