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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!


A New "Bang for your Buck" Hike

Sep 23, 2023
Author:Janelle Jones
Many fire towers in the Adirondacks are 100+ years old now. New ones aren’t being built. But, as the saying goes, old things are better than new because they have more stories to tell. And fire...

Experience Fall at the ADKX

Sep 14, 2023
Autumnal fun at the museum  Fall has found itself again at the Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, and we couldn’t be more excited! We stand in awe as familiar reds and yellows...

Hiking for Beginners in Hamilton County

Aug 31, 2023
Beginner-friendly trails Have you been day dreaming of a new life on top of a mountain? Conquering trails and crossing streams, becoming one with nature? You know you should be out mapping your own...

Fall Festivals to Brighten the Season

Aug 14, 2023
Fall festivals and harvest hues There's no better way to celebrate the season than by joining us in the Adirondacks for a fall festival! Share in the laughter, delight in the cool air, and embrace...

3 Hikes to Lakes in Hamilton County

Aug 06, 2023
Author:Sydney Aveson
When most people think about hiking, they envision reaching a summit and taking in views from on high. While inherently beautiful, hiking to the top of a mountain is not the only type of hike a...

Day Trips on the Northville-Placid Trail

Jul 23, 2023
Doable day trips and in-town destinations along the Northville-Lake Placid Trail The Northville-Lake Placid Trail conjures up images of life on a long distance thru-hike; 60-liter packs loaded with...

10 Things to do in Long Lake this Weekend

Jul 18, 2023
Events, attractions, and activities in and around Long Lake this weekend! Bring yourself, friends, and family to Long Lake this weekend in support of local community establishments, which were...

Summer at the ADKX

Jul 04, 2023
What's happening at the ADKX this summer? Summer is here in the Adirondacks, the lakes are warming up, the campgrounds are open, and summer vacation is beginning. Our favorite ice cream stands are...

Summer Happenings at the Adirondack Experience

Jun 15, 2023
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...

Summer Camping in Hamilton County

May 22, 2023
Author:Troy Tetreault
Five campgrounds you don't want to miss this summer Hamilton County is home to what may seem like endless camping opportunities. So much so, that it can be hard to choose one that fits your idea of a...


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