Summer in the Adirondack Wild of Hamilton County unfolds in untamed splendor. From the deep green forests offering solitude and unspoiled terrain to the wild waters of the Hudson River – adventure awaits this summer in the heart of the Adirondack Park.
Experience the Adirondacks as summer settles into every corner of Hamilton County. Pitch a tent amid the pristine wilderness, and relax on the shores of remote rivers and quiet streams. There are a variety of campsites in the Adirondacks, from family-friendly with full campground amenities, to primitive first-come, first-served sites. Enjoy some of the most stunning views found within the entire six-million-acre park at Hamilton County’s campsites, and fall asleep under a canopy of stars.
Summer festivals and events celebrate the unique culture and heritage of the Adirondack Wild.
In July, Hamilton County will host the Adirondack Challenge Festival on July 21 in Indian Lake. From July 12-21, there will be events, races, music, demonstrations and more celebrating water sports in the Adirondacks.
Experience the rich history and storied heritage of the Adirondack Park at the Adirondack Museum this summer. Perched above the shores of Blue Mountain Lake, the museum offers interactive exhibits covering every aspect of the park. From furniture to Great Camps, cuisine to paintings and masterpieces – the Adirondack Museum is a must visit for the summer season.
The Adirondack Wild offers some of the best spring fishing on deep, fresh lakes such as Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake and Indian Lake. Fish for brook and rainbow trout, as well as lake and brown trout throughout the region and find land-locked salmon, large and smallmouth bass and northern pike in deep waters and along rocky shorelines. Hamilton County is home to some of the best wilderness fishing in the Adirondacks.