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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. Let us help plan your visit to Hamilton County - we've got the insider guides and insight on everything you won't want to miss. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!

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So you like trout fishing, huh? See what Long Lake has to offer...

Author:Spencer Morrissey
Five Top Spots for Trout Fishing Long Lake is one of those small towns of the Adirondack Park whose recreational offerings are as diverse as you could ask for. From climbing to the top of a mountain...

Insiders' Secrets

Author:Michelle Clement
Don't Settle... Travel Like a Local! We know our hometowns like the back of our hand. We know where to go to find that perfect cup of coffee, we know where the best place to enjoy a sunset is, or how...

August Event Round Up

Durant Days and Boat Parade Weekend August 1st and 2nd  Come out and celebrate William West Durant the inventor of the Great Camps Style Architecture, who was born in Raquette Lake. You can take a...

The Trail That Led Us to OK Slip Falls

Author:Michelle Clement
Long lost friends, trail building and 230 (+/-) feet of falling water Last summer a new trail opened in the Hudson Gorge Wilderness (known locally as the former Finch Pruyn lands), that now leads...

Sargent Ponds Loop--A guided hike for Long Lake

Author:Spencer Morrissey
A guided tour of the Sargent Ponds Wild Forest A few years back Long Lake asked me to lead hikes for them in the Long Lake Region, of course I jumped on the opportunity. This year's outings started...

Quiz: Do You Know These ADK Facts?

With a rich  and vibrant history, the Adirondack's boasts not only millions of acres of ground to explore, but probably equal amounts of cool facts, statistics, folklore and more. So here is where we...

Paddling Mud Pond in the Cedarlands Conservation Easement

Mud Pond A peaceful paddling and birding destination  Mud Pond, with a boreal bog mat bordering much of its western shoreline, is a scenic place to paddle. I count it as one of my favorite canoeing...

Arts in the Park

Gearing up for another standout summer! The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake is set to offer up another summer full of entertaining experiences. This creative gem is housed...

Hamilton County Waterfalls---Wet Weather Wonderlands

Author:Spencer Morrissey
Hamilton County is loaded with waterfalls and after the last few weeks of heavy rain those waterfalls are loaded with water and that opens up some serious opportunities for scenic hiking, and...

A Beautiful Weekend for the 11th Annual Adirondack Birding Festival!

Author:Joan Collins
The three-day annual Adirondack Birding Festival was held for the 11th year in a row with perfect weather! Sixty-seven people traveled to Hamilton County to attend field trips, dine on the W.W....


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