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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!

 

Snowshoeing at Dog-Friendly Fern Park

Date:
Jan 27, 2019
27Jan2019
Author:Beth Lomnitzer
As we pull into the quiet lot next to the ice skating rink, I can hear the swish of fresh snow under my tires. I step out and take a deep breath. The air is crisp and cold. It feels like it might...

Skates, Skis or Snowshoes!

Date:
Jan 22, 2019
Wintertime gear includes so many innovative contraptions to strap onto your feet! And maybe you JUST got those brand new ones and you are DYING to try them out! Well, come on up to the heart of the...

Happy Snowmobile Trails

Date:
Jan 10, 2019
10Jan2019
Author:Pamela Merritt
There are a lot of great places to snowmobile in the Adirondacks, but Hamilton County has everything a snowmobiler needs — gear, supplies, food, lodging, and a lot of trails. It turns out that seven...

Derby Round-up

Date:
Jan 09, 2019
The lakes are frozen — get your lines in! Winter weather in the Adirondacks means ice fishing. Check out all of the great ice fishing contests going on this winter.   1st Annual Piseco Lake Ice...

Snowmobile Hot Spots

Date:
Dec 17, 2018
I don’t know about you, but one of my pet peeves is being hungry during a snowmobile ride. I usually ride prepared with snacks, but stopping at different eateries is one of my favorite parts about...

Winter Birding in the Central Adirondacks

Date:
Dec 10, 2018
As many of our region’s nesting bird species head south for the winter, some species that breed to our north also head south…into the Adirondacks! Each year, it is exciting to discover which species...

Winter Bucket List

Date:
Nov 26, 2018
Every year, before winter I like to create a bucket list of activities I want to accomplish throughout the winter. This way, I avoid the feeling of not doing much during the winter season once spring...

Your Guide to Holiday Shopping

Date:
Nov 12, 2018
Summer is now just a tiny speck in the rear view as we fly through fall, headed straight for winter. That means it's time to pack up the Halloween decorations, maybe put up a few decorations for...

Oak Mountain is Ready for Snow

Date:
Nov 04, 2018
Oak Mountain is a family oriented ski center that has been part of Adirondack winter enjoyment for generations. It first opened in 1947. Now, owners Matt and Laura O’Brien, coming from careers in...

Try It, You'll Like It

Date:
Oct 31, 2018
Things change. When I was a kid I didn't like Brussels sprouts. Seeing these mini cabbages on my plate would trigger schemes for their disposal. Fortunately, there was a dog available. Now I think...

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