Long Lake

A Weekend of Winter Birding

10Jan2022
Author:Janelle Jones
As the snow falls, many of us think that birding is done for the season. That couldn’t be any further from the truth! In fact, birding in winter is exciting and often leads to unexpected finds....

Winter Events

We got to see some of our events come back last season, but it seems as though we are going to get a few more this year! 2022 looks promising and there are a lot of exciting things happening around...

In Sparkling Winter Wonderlands

Of all the regions in the Adirondacks, Hamilton County boasts some of the quietest, most peaceful, most expansive wilderness. In the county without a stoplight, where the wildlife way outnumbers the...

Four Farmers Markets for Hamilton County’s Freshest Foods

"Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we eat well." -Michael Pollan If you Google “What is the purpose of...

Vroom! With a View

18Feb2021
Author:Janelle Jones
Gas in the sled? Check. Blue skies? Check. Route planned, food packed, and hand warmers activated? Check, check, and check.  The only thing missing was a few degrees on the thermometer. It was 2-...

Paddling at Dawn

23Aug2020
Author:Katie Stuart
Stacy, a Long Lake local for the last 13 years, is an avid paddler and business owner in Long Lake. She moved to Long Lake for a job opportunity and fell in love with the community. They were...

Where to Find the Coolest Stuff

03Nov2019
Author:RaChelle Martz
If you are anything like me, when you have the chance to do some shopping, you love to wander around and spend time looking at everything. Whether you are in the market for a souvenir for yourself, a...

5 Soul-Cleansing Roadside Waterfalls

Spring is a time of renewal in the Adirondacks. After a long winter buried in snow and ice, the land slowly comes back to life—and we begin a restorative process of our own, too. But it takes...

Best Places to Fish

We all know that avid fishermen are notoriously tight-lipped about their fishing spots. So much so that when I asked around about favorites, the most useful response I got was "on the water!" So...

5 Great Options for Spring Hikes

We’ve all been there: winter (no matter where you have been) feels like it has stretched on forever. Every day the sun is creeping higher on the horizon and you’re feeling that itch to get out and do...

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