Hamilton County

Summer Happenings at the Adirondack Experience

Years ago, my grandfather planned a family day trip to the Adirondack Museum on Blue Mountain Lake. He drove, my grandmother sat in front — the easier to distract my grandfather — and my mother and I...

The Perfect Camping Experience for Your Family

28May2019
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...

Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter

Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter You may be thinking “I’m getting the winter blues and I need a vacation,” and I know the first thing that pops into you heard is somewhere tropical, but why not try...

Happy Snowmobile Trails

11Jan2019
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...

Winter Birding in the Central Adirondacks

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...

Exploring Fishing Brook and Shaw Pond

A Paddle to End the Day With the warm afternoon sun dropping low enough to create shadows along the waterways, I decided to fit in one last paddle for the day. And so, Wren and I drove a few miles...

Fishing for a Good Time With Your Kids

22May2018
Author:Beth Lomnitzer
Whether you’re looking for a way to get your kids outdoors, sneak in a little extra family time, or just go out and show your son or daughter how to catch their own dinner, fishing can be a great...

Spring Birding...with Crossbills too!

16Apr2018
Author:Joan Collins
With a one-in-twenty year bumper food crop this past winter, Red and White-winged Crossbills irrupted into the Adirondacks, with the largest concentration occurring in Long Lake. Birders traveled...

Ten Reasons to Get Your Raft On

15Apr2018
Author:Michelle Clement
Confessions of a whitewater virgin... I'm embarrassed to say this, especially because the opportunity to do so is practically in my backyard, but until this past Saturday, I had never been whitewater...

Guide to a great day on the Hudson!

“All Forward!” “Stop!” “Back on the right!” “Hit the deck!” For eight years as a licensed whitewater raft guide, I’ve called out these - and other - commands to many different crews on my raft....

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