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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!


Winter Events 2022-2023

Dec 12, 2022
Looking for something to keep you busy in the winter months? We have got some events coming up to keep you entertained! The new year looks promising and there are a lot of exciting things happening...

A Fall Hike Up Mud Pond Mountain

Oct 17, 2022
Author:Janelle Jones
Is it just me or is fall really the perfect time to go hiking? The bugs have left for the season, and taken the humidity with them. The scenery is stunning. And, best of all, there are so many places...

Reaching New Heights in Speculator, NY

Sep 18, 2022
Author:Janelle Jones
Chances are you’ve heard the phrase “it takes a village to raise a child.” This story is not of small children or new families. No, it’s a story of a relic of an older time that has recently been...

5 Reasons To “Moosey” On Over To Indian Lake!

Sep 11, 2022
Author:Janelle Jones
If there ever was an animal popularity contest in the Adirondacks, the moose would almost certainly win. Moose sightings are rare, but nonetheless amazing. Hamilton County is one of the best places...

BIG Outdoors

Aug 16, 2022
Author:Olivia Penrose
Big Outdoors The Adirondacks are notorious for going big no matter the season. From hiking and paddling in summer, to catching some powder by snowshoe or downhill-skiing in winter, the region is...

A Double Dose of New Fire Towers

Aug 11, 2022
Author:Janelle Jones
Some things are perfect together. Peanut butter and jelly. Rain and a tin roof. Fresh snow and a pair of skis. Pizza and chicken wings. Campfires and warm summer nights. Hamilton County and fire...

Multi-generational Fun in Inlet

Jul 22, 2022
For decades, our family has been meeting in the Adirondacks to visit and vacation, enjoying all corners of the park in every season. This summer, with ages ranging from "just shy" of two years old to...

Arts and Culture Beyond the ADKX

Jul 20, 2022
Experience the arts and culture of Hamilton County When you think of the Adirondacks, you might think of its thick forests, cozy campfires, or peaceful lakes. While this is all true, I think most...

All Day Dining in Blue Mountain Lake

Jun 26, 2022
Blue Mountain Lake is home to charm, stellar lake and mountain views, and amazing food and drinks. Just down the road from the Adirondack Experience, stands a quiet and calm main street, home to...

History of Golf in the Southern Adirondacks

Jun 09, 2022
Author:Katie LaLonde
The sport of golf in the southern Adirondacks dates back to the early 1920’s. During a time when the number of weekend leisure golfers doubled, there were several golf courses being designed and...


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