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Get To Know Hamilton County

28Feb2022
Author:Sydney Aveson
With an area nearly the size of Delaware, Hamilton County is New York’s third largest county in area, but holds the title for the least densely populated county east of the Mississippi River. As of...

Exploring Winter Trails

I once heard someone say that all other sports wish they were invented by the vikings. Cross-country skiing may have originated in Scandinavia, but it’s certainly become a global activity....

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...

Good Brews and Great Fall Views

Okay, you can call me a walking fall cliché. I like pretty leaf views, pumpkin spice, and cozy sweaters. What’s that? You don’t like pumpkin spice lattes? I suppose that’s fine if you don’t mind...

Historical Hiking in Hamilton County

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...

Foxey Brown Cross-country Ski Trail

28Dec2020
Author:RaChelle Martz
Last weekend my husband, brother in law, pup and I headed out to check out the recently refurbished Foxey Brown Trail. It was a cold, early winter afternoon and the trail was a little damp, but the...

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...

Rainy Days: A Great Way to Enjoy the Adirondacks

Many Adirondack plans are made when you are picturing that perfect crisp royal blue sky day….But, the weather may have other ideas in mind. Instead of getting frustrated and feeling that you have to...

Top 4 Scenic Foliage Drives

Indian Lake to Speculator   Trip distance: 34 miles This drive will give you gorgeous scenic views of the fall foliage, as well as views of two beautiful Adirondack lakes. Starting in Indian Lake,...

Julia Burton Preston, An Original Adirondack Guide

The geography and the landscape of the Adirondacks have always formed a sort of “border of challenges." Let’s face it: living here isn't always easy. The winters can be long. The roads are few. The...

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