Hiking

Historical Hiking in Hamilton County

31May2021
Author:Janelle Jones
Woven into the fabric of the Adirondacks is a rich history, both social and natural. It’s possible to discover this history at the variety of museums scattered throughout the region, but perhaps a...

Winter Fire Tower Highs

21Oct2020
Author:Janelle Jones
Hamilton County. It’s a place of small towns and big outdoors. In fact, well over half the county is classified as Forest Preserve. That’s a lot of space to explore!    And it’s all beautiful.  ...

A Two for One Morning in Indian Lake

20Oct2020
Author:Katie Stuart
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This fall has been one of the best foliage seasons we have had in years. I had an itch to do some fall hiking even though we were past peak foliage, I knew it would still be beautiful. I was looking...

The Peaks at Peak

21Sep2020
Author:RaChelle Martz
We had one seriously hot summer, but as quickly as September arrived, so did the beautiful cool weather that makes us all turn off the air conditioners and crack the windows at night. Along with the...

Quirky Facts and Amazing Stories

29Mar2020
Author:Aurora Pfaff
In the central Adirondacks, we have thousands of acres of splash-worthy lakes, summit-able mountains, and mouth-watering restaurants. In other words, there's a lot to do and see. But did you also...

Trifecta Perfecta

23Jan2020
Author:Justin Levine
While Inlet is a bustling little town with plenty of shopping, eating, and adventures to offer, one snowshoeing trek — well, three — will earn you a patch and honor as a Fulton Chain Trifecta hiking...

Winter Options on Watch Hill

23Dec2019
Author:Justin Levine
Watch Hill may not be a big mountain, but it's got a lot to offer - from unique views of the central Adirondacks to a mix of hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Located on state Route 30...

Short hike, long history

09Oct2019
Submitted by guest blogger Phil Brown  When researching a guidebook two decades years ago I hiked all over the Adirondacks, and nowhere did I come across a scene so poignant as the one I encountered...

The Open Road

03Oct2019
Author:Aurora Pfaff
A scenic drive is made great by a number of factors all coming together: plenty of scenery, perfect spots to stop for a break, and the potential for fun surprises around every bend. Winding north and...

Early Fall Views from Castle Rock

24Sep2019
Author:Eileen Mowrey
Castle Rock is one of Hamilton County’s most popular destinations, and the perfect place to enjoy fall foliage. On a clear day you can see for miles from the summit. Imagine how many brilliantly...

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