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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. We've got insider insight on the extraordinary people, places, adventures, and activities that make Hamilton County so truly special. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!


A Weekend of Winter Birding

Jan 10, 2022
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 Wildlife

Jan 03, 2022
Author:Aurora Pfaff
You're snowshoeing down a gentle trail amid a snow-covered forest. Conifers wear thick caps of snow and you feel like you're in a winter wonderland (you are, it's not just a feeling). You encounter a...

Winter Events

Dec 13, 2021
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...

Skiing at Sagamore

Dec 06, 2021
Author:Janelle Jones
I’ve been traveling to Great Camp Sagamore for over ten years now. Each time, I fall more in love with the architecture and surrounding landscape. But, truth be told, my visits have been limited to...

Ride, Relax, Repeat

Nov 15, 2021
"Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood." -Andy Goldsworthy You don't have to look for very long before you find someone in the Adirondacks who enjoys snowmobiling through our...

Exploring Winter Trails

Nov 08, 2021
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....

The Lemon Tree

Oct 18, 2021
Author:RaChelle Martz
If you are at all familiar with Speculator you may remember the Lemon Tree as it used to be: a Ski-Doo, Sea-Doo, Nautiques dealer / repair shop. It was the place you went if you needed your...

In Sparkling Winter Wonderlands

Oct 10, 2021
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...

Inlet in the Fall

Sep 20, 2021
Author:RaChelle Martz
Fall in the Adirondacks is the perfect time to visit. The weather has cooled down, but we still get the occasional gorgeous summer-like day. The scenery is unbeatable, and the crowds of summertime...

Good Brews and Great Fall Views

Sep 09, 2021
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...


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