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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 the 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!

 

The Perfect Camping Experience for Your Family

Date:
May 27, 2019
27May2019
Author:Beth Lomnitzer
The snow is gone, there’s a warm breeze that has the whole family just itching to get outside, and that awesome camping gear that you got over the holidays is calling to you. At long last, it’s...

Canoe Camping on the Essex Chain Lakes

Date:
May 16, 2019
Heading into the newly opened Essex Chain Lakes Tract on a Sunday night with a mid-September forecast for 30 degrees should be a guarantee of solitude. It almost was. With only one other camping...

Best Places to Fish

Date:
May 14, 2019
We all know that avid fishermen are notoriously tight-lipped about their fishing spots. So much so that when I asked around about favorites, the most useful response I got was "on the water!" So...

Run the ADKs

Date:
Apr 25, 2019
Whether you are a serious athlete who competes in marathons, or if you love to just take a casual jog now and then, the Adirondacks are the perfect beautiful setting to do your biking, running, and...

A Few Full-day and Multi-day Paddles in the Central Adirondacks

Date:
Apr 20, 2019
20Apr2019
Author:Alan Belford
Paddling Season! With a warming spring sun upon us and the Dark-eyed Juncos, Song Sparrows, and Brown Creepers singing early spring to my yard, our lakes and waterways are beginning to open up. Such...

Your Family Reunion in the Adirondacks

Date:
Apr 15, 2019
15Apr2019
Author:RaChelle Martz
If you're looking for the perfect place for your next family reunion, look no further than right here in the Adirondacks! We are home to many great locations for your family to get together and have...

5 Great Options for Spring Hikes

Date:
Apr 01, 2019
We’ve all been there: winter (no matter where you have been) feels like it has stretched on forever. Every day the sun is creeping higher on the horizon and you’re feeling that itch to get out and do...

A Hike to OK Slip Falls

Date:
Mar 26, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger Bayle Reichert I easily get the travel bug. After moving to Saranac Lake at the beginning of January, I have been longing for a new adventure. I have visited many of the...

Half Day Paddles in the Central Adirondacks

Date:
Mar 25, 2019
25Mar2019
Author:Alan Belford
It’s time to start thinking about paddling It may seem strange to read (or in my case, write) a canoeing blog when all of our lakes are frozen solid, but with longer days, warmer temperatures, and...

Adirondack Birding Habitats

Date:
Mar 19, 2019
19Mar2019
Author:Shaun Kittle
It can be overwhelming visiting the Adirondacks because there is so much to see, and that’s especially true for birders. From the enormous, low-elevation Lake Champlain to the towering High Peaks,...

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