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 something stronger than raking lawns and turning over gardens to shake the remnants of cabin fever. For that, I needed an adventure. So I turned to the true harbinger of spring in the Adirondacks: waterfalls.
Explore friendly small towns and big outdoors!
Hamilton County is located in the center of the 6-million acre Adirondack Park in northern New York state. With public recreation lands and waters totaling one million acres and comprising 95 percent of Hamilton County, there's amazing scenery around every corner, up every mountain, and down each river. The magic of fall foliage makes for an extra colorful experience. And, while unbroken wilderness is always nearby, our villages are conveniently scattered throughout the region. We're the place where small towns and big outdoors come together with beautiful results!
Surrounding the quaint, classic small towns, Hamilton County is full of incredible wild, unspoiled mountains, vistas, lakes, rivers, and historic sites. Whether you're here for a day or a week, discover all the ways you can experience the Adirondacks! We've got destinations and activities for casual travelers, paddlers, families, avid hikers, and more. Full of amazing adventures and unique seasonal activities, spring is an exciting, beautiful time to visit, full of roaring waterfalls and blossoming flora!