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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!


Summer at the ADKX

Jul 09, 2024
One of the Adirondack’s must-see attractions is the Adirondack Experience, the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake! This is not your ordinary museum! The ADKX not only highlights the history in the...

Adirondack Adventures: 3 Days in the Heart of the Park

Jun 17, 2024
Adirondack Adventures: 3 Days in the Heart of the Park Featuring Blue Mountain, Long Lake, Inlet and Raquette Lake Nestled in the heart of the Adirondacks, Blue Mountain, Long Lake, Inlet and...

Find Your Perfect Camping Experience

May 19, 2024
Camping in the AE this summer The Adirondack Experience is a wild and BIG region, encompassing some of the Adirondacks' most rugged backcountry, paired with its most incredible vistas and landscapes...

Must-do Waterfall Hikes Along the Northville-Placid Trail

May 12, 2024
Author:Troy Tetreault
The Northville-Placid Trail (NPT), the Adirondack's very own historical long-distance trail, offers endless adventure opportunities to cascading waterfalls and fast-flowing brooks. It's this...

Biking Byways: 4 Scenic Rides Through Hamilton County

Apr 21, 2024
Author:Rhiannon Berry
"Cycling can be lonely, but in a good way. It gives you a moment to breathe and think, and get away from what you're working on." -David Byrne My parents have loved going for scenic drives since I...

Birding After Dark

Apr 01, 2024
Author:Janelle Jones
Calling all night owls! Literally and figuratively. Birding is not just a daytime activity anymore. Once the sun goes down, the fun world of nocturnal birding is just beginning. All sorts of...

6 Cozy Taverns and Restaurants To Try

Mar 04, 2024
Comfort foods on the way Hamilton County is decidedly the cool cousin of our most intense seasons of outdoor recreation, winter and spring! What goes better with ever changing wild weather patterns...

Winter Adventures on the Northville-Placid Trail

Feb 18, 2024
Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on the Northville-Placid Trail The Northville-Placid Trail (NPT) is a 138-mile-long path through the Adirondack Park. While thousands have thru- or section-hiked...

Where the Heck Do I Go to the Bathroom? And other Great Snowmobiling Questions

Feb 06, 2024
Author:Aurora Pfaff
The Adirondacks' Most Frequently Asked Questions About Snowmobiling The moment there is just the right amount of snow, a familiar sound rings out: the throaty purr of a snowmobile engine. For loyal...

Fish On! Ice Fishing Derbies are on the Horizon

Jan 18, 2024
It’s derby day! In Hamilton County, communities gather on the icy surfaces of our frozen lakes to partake in ice fishing derbies all over the region. When the days are dark and the weather is less-...


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