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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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Hiking, Birding, and Bearing at Hitchins Bog

06Aug2014
Author:Alan Belford
Birds on my way to the Bog The other day, I stopped off at Sabattis Bog along Sabattis Circle Road on my way to Hitchins Bog. Sabbatis sits right along the road and gives easy access to a splendid...

Adirondacks late summer events

05Aug2014
Author:Dean Nervik
August is a busy time of the season as the summer winds down. There are events, activities and recreational opportunities that are second to none in the Adirondacks.  MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS  Catch a...

Adirondack Insiders' Guide: Summer

Finding the best travel information When I travel, I often find myself asking for advice from people that I meet along the way. It could be the night attendant at the lodging property, the local...

Birding in Horseshoe Bog

18Jul2014
Author:Alan Belford
Bog Birding I've recently done some poking around along the border of Hamilton and St. Lawrence Counties and found myself the other day in what some folks call Horseshoe Bog. Horseshoe is really an...

Picnic in Speculator

17Jul2014
Author:Michelle Clement
Great food, good company and even a little history along the Sacandaga River Pathway  This week I had a meeting in the Speculator, New York area of the Adirondacks. When my meeting concluded, I...

A Family Hike At John Dillon Park

10Jul2014
Author:Michelle Clement
Discovering John Dillon Park  Last fall I discovered an absolute gem for family camping, hiking and picnics. It's International Paper's John Dillon Park located on New York State Route 30 (The...

A Diversity of Species Birding at the Newcomb Bioblitz!

30Jun2014
Author:Alan Belford
Each year in the Adirondacks, the All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI) seeks to document the array of species which inhabit a certain patch of the park by inviting volunteer naturalists of all...

Paddling Long Lake & Jennings Pond

29Jun2014
Author:Michelle Clement
I Love The Adirondacks!  I was lucky to be able to grow up in the Adirondacks. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of playing on the water with my friends, hiking with my family and camping...

Time traveling to the old-school Adirondacks

The Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake is just so cool. It's like time traveling.  I'm pretty fascinated by Adirondack history. We talk nowadays about how life is so tough in the Adirondacks,...

Five Family Friendly Hikes

Plentiful Hiking New York State is not lacking in hiking opportunities, especially when it comes to the Adirondack Park. Not all hiking in the Adirondacks is perfect for the entire family, especially...

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