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Hague Town Beach

July 3rd, 2013

9060 Lake Shore Dr
Hague, NY 12836
518-543-6161
http://www.visithague.com

Season: July 1-Labor Day

Swim, picnic, playground, public launch, fee for launch.

Price: Free

Haviland's Cove

Bush St
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-3751
http://www.cityofglensfalls.com

Season: June-Labor Day

Swim, picnic, playground, tennis, and softball fields.

Price: Free

Hovey Pond Recreation Park

25 Lafayette St
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://www.queensbury.net

10 acre park offers active and passive recreation. Walking path around 4 acre pond, marshland walkway/observation decks, handicap access fishing dock, picnic tables and play area. Floral gardens built built and maintained by the Friends of Hovey Pond. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Hudson Grove Beach

East River Dr
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
518-696-2711
http://www.townoflakeluzerne.com

Season: July-Aug

Swim.

Price: Free

Hudson Pointe Nature Preserve

Hudson Pointe Blvd
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://recreation.queensbury.net

83-acre nature preserve along the Hudson River, fishing access. Over 2 miles marked trails for walking, hiking, mountain biking; snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Leashed dogs are welcome. Camping, swimming, motorized vehicles are prohibited.

Hudson River Nature Trail

Hudson St
Warrensburg, NY 12885
518-623-1200

Picnic. Easy trail along the river.

Hudson River Park

Big Boom Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://recreation.queensbury.net

Season: Apr-Late-Oct

44 acre park offers access to 6 mile stretch of Hudson River. Boat launch, playground, basketball, softball, picnic shelter, fishing. SWIMMING PROHIBITED. Leashed dogs are welcome. Parking, portable restroom.

Price: Free

5,500 acre forest preserve features river access for swimming, picknicking, boating, tubing. Old tote roads for hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing. Bear Slide Trail just past culvert for Buttermilk Brook. Primative camping includes sites for visitors with disabilities. Maps on website.

Lake George Beach

Beach Rd
Lake George, NY 12845
518-668-3352
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9178.html

Season: Late May-late June, weekends; June-Labor day, daily

A 51 acre sand beach and picnic area operated by NYS. Beach house, changing area and food concessions. Free launch before Mem Day and after Labor day ONLY! Parking.

Price: Free; park, $

Lake George Battlefield Park

Fort George Rd
Lake George, NY 12845
518-668-3352
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9177.html

Operated by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This extensive park maintains important open space at the southern end of Lake George and preserves major French & Indian War and Revolutionary War battlesites. Interpretive signs.

Price: Free; $ park

Lake George High School

Mountain Ave
Lake George, NY 12845

Tennis.

Price: Free

Lake George Land Conservancy Preserves & Trails

4905 Lake Shore Dr
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-644-9673
http://www.lglc.org

Throughout Lake George Watershed preserve including Cat and Thomas Mountains, and Amy's Park. 16 miles of trails, novice to advanced for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing; birding. Thomas Mountain has a cabin for shelter. Visit office for trail guides and brochures. Also available online.

Lake George Recreation Park

Transfer Rd
Lake George, NY 12845
518-668-5771
http://villageoflakegeorge.us

Baseball, softball and soccer fields by reservation; basketball, snowtubing. Marked trails, 5-7km groomed trails, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing; 5 mile mixed use trail, backcountry skiing. Restrooms.

Lake George Watershed

Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-623-1200
http://www.dec.ny.gov

Wetlands can be explored by boat or trail. At Bolton Landing and Rogers Rock, look for Waterfowl, Peregrine Falcons, American Bittern and Swans. To the south, explore the wetlands of Lake George at Dunham, Harris and Warner Bays.

Lens Lake

Lens Lake Rd
Stony Creek, NY 12878
518-696-3575

Picnic.

Price: Free

Loon Lake Town Beach

Jct Rts 8 & 9
Chestertown, NY 12817
518-494-2711
http://www.townofchesterny.org

Season: June-Labor Day

Swim, picnic. Public launch, purchase key required, parking.

Price: Free

Luzerne Public Beach

Pierpont Rd
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
518-696-2711
http://www.townoflakeluzerne.com

Season: Late June-Labor Day

Swim, public launch, parking, cartop only. On Lake Luzerne.

Price: Free

Main Street Park

Main St
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
518-696-2711

Tennis.

Price: Free

Meadowbrook Preserve

Meadowbrook Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://recreation.queensbury.net

54 acre preserve; 1.2 mile marked trail for walking, hiking, mountain biking and snowshoeing. Includes nature education signs. No motorized vehicles permitted. Leashed dogs are welcome. Carry in/Carry out facility.

Mill Creek Recreation Area

Harrington Rd
North Creek, NY
518-251-2421 x21

Picnic, fish, day use area on Mill Creek.

Price: Free

Montcalm St Park

Montcalm St
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-3751
http://www.cityofglensfalls.com

Basketball, playground, picnic.

Price: Free

Season: Late June-Labor Day

Swim, picnic, grills, playground. NO swimming without lifeguard. Pavilion available by reservation.

Price: Free

Murray St Park

Murray St
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-3751
http://www.cityofglensfalls.com

Basketball, softball, tennis, playground, picnic.

Price: Free

Check this website for the latest fishing and hunting information in and around Warren County and the Lake George area.

Conserving, improving and protecting New York's natural resources and environment. Site includes information on outdoor recreation, lands and waters, licenses and permits and much more.

North River State Launch

Rt 28
North River, NY 12855

Rt 28 to 13th Lake Rd to Beach Rd. Public launch, parking, cartop only. On Thirteenth Lake.

Price: Free

North Warren Bicycling

July 7th, 2012

Chestertown, NY 12817
518-494-2722
http://www.northwarren.com/index/biking

North Warren is a great place to for road tours and mountain biking. Peaceful roads. Cool lakes. Click to read descriptions and links to maps.

Northwest Bay on Lake George

Rt 9N
Bolton Landing, NY 12814

Cartop only launch, just north of Bolton Landing. Parking, short portage to lake.

Price: Free

Overlook Park

Queensbury, NY 12804
518-792-5363
http://www.feedercanal.org

Season: YR

Exit 18, 1/2 mi E, R on Richardson St, 1 mi to canal.

Price: Free

2,500-acre environmental demonstration forest maintained by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Self-guided 1 mile Grandmother's Tree Nature Trail. Includes an 85 acre lake. Mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. No picnicking or overnight camping.

Moderate marked hiking trails with great Adirondack vistas.

Peggy's Point

Hague, NY 12836
518-644-9673
http://www.lglc.org

Entrance just north of Route 8. Park with walking path and access to Lake George. Seasonal Friendship Garden.

Entrance points at Schroon Lake, Adirondack, Hague. Vast wilderness area, NYS DEC-maintained trails, old tote roads, streams, lake, ponds; variety of hills, mountains, varying degrees of difficulty. Moderate to difficult trail to Pharaoh Mountain.

Marked, moderate trail leads to the summit for rewarding views. Trail follows roadbed of an old cable railway that served a hotel at the summit. Park on Cooper St or near Smith St for access to elevated walkway over Northway to the start of trail.

Pruyn's Island

Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-5363
http://www.feedercanal.org

Season: YR

Exit 18, to Murray St, Access to Feeder Canal and Hudson River, cartop launch, parking.

Price: Free

Queensbury High School

426 Aviation Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804

Tennis.

Price: Free

Ridge/Jenkinsville Park

129 Jenkinsville Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://www.queensbury.net

Season: YR

Basketball courts, tennis court, softball fields, play apparatus, restrooms, picnic shelter, cookout grills. Cross-country ski, snowshoe.

Price: Free

Exit 23, Rt 9, first bridge to Co Rt 14, launch is on South side of river. Public launch, parking, cartop only. On the Schroon River.

Price: Free

Rogers Memorial Park

Lake Shore Dr (Main St)
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-644-2444
http://www.boltonchamber.com

Season: July-Sep

Swim, picnic, tennis.

10 km of groomed trails, through forest, with views of Lake George. 3.2 miles lit for night skiing.

Price: Free

Roosevelt-Marcy Trail

Call for Free Byways map, 800-365-1050 x143

Follow the route of Teddy Roosevelt's wild ride from Mount Marcy to the North Creek Train Station, where he learned that he was to become the 26th President of the U.S. This 40-mile jaunt runs from North Creek to Long Lake.

Rt 28, Warrensburg to Gore Mt, Indian Lake

I-87 Exit 23, north on Rt 9 thru Warrensburg to junction Rts 9 & 28. Take Rt 28 thru Wevertown and North Creek along Hudson River to North River. Four informational kiosks located along Rt 28 from North Creek to North River, highlight different themes including the Adirondack Park and forest preserve, The Hudson River watershed, fun on the river, Hamlet of North River and the history of log drives and log jams. Enjoy overlooks & villages along the way. In autumn, stop at Gore Mt Ski Area to enjoy fall foliage from a ride on the Northwoods Gondola or a scenic train ride in the village of North Creek. Continue on Rt 28, leave Warren County and drive upward through the Siamese Ponds Wilderness Region to the picturesque Village of Indian Lake, passing Lake Adirondack and Lake Abanake. Turn left (south) onto Rt 30 thru Speculator to Rt 8. Turn left (east) onto Rt 8 along the East branch of Sacandaga River, thru the hamlets of Griffin and Bakers Mills, back to Wevertown and then Warrensburg. Drive time: 3.5 hours plus stops.

Rt 9, Lake George to Chestertown

I-87 Exit 23, north on Rt 9 thru Warrensburg to Chestertown (about 7 mi past junction Rts 9 & 28). Enjoy beautiful forest scenery on the way. Stop in Chestertown to explore this quaint and charming village. At junction of Rt 8, turn left on Rts 8 & 9; stay on Rt 9 around picturesque Loon Lake. Continue toward Pottersville and I-87 Exit 26. Drive time: 3/4 hour 1-way plus stops.

Rt 9N, Lake George to Hague & Rt 8, Hague to Brant Lake

I-87 Exit 22 to Rt 9N north. Drive along shoreline of Lake George thru Diamond Point and Bolton Landing. Turn right at Bolton Library (Rogers Memorial Park Drive) for spectacular dockside scenery of lake. Continue north on Rt 9N over Tongue Mt to Silver Bay; stop at overlook for a wonderful view. Continue north to Village of Hague and stop at Town Park. Advance north and view Rogers Rock and grand vistas of northern Lake George. Return to Hague and drive west on Rt 8 through hamlet of Graphite and Dixon Forest, enjoying spectacular views of Adirondack High Peaks. Drive Brant Lake shoreline to I-87 (Exit 25). Drive time: 2 hours round trip plus stops.

Rt 9N, Lake Luzerne to Stony Creek to Warrensburg via Rt 418

I-87 Exit 21, south 11 mi. on Rt 9N to Lake Luzerne. Enjoy Lake Vanare, Fourth Lake and Lake Luzerne on the way. First right after high school onto Mill St, left onto Main St, then right onto Bridge St. Stop at parking area for view of Rockwell Falls, then cross bridge into Hadley; 1/4 mi. to right turn on Stony Creek Rd. Approx 10 miles to Stony Creek, with views of Hudson River and surrounding mountains. In Stony Creek, turn right onto Warrensburg Rd for 12-mi trip to Warrensburg with more river views. At Thurman Station, continue on Rt 418 to Warrensburg. Turn right on Rt 9 for I-87, or turn left for the Lake George-Chestertown tour (above). Another option: just before Thurman Station, turn left on Athol Rd. From Athol, take Mountain Rd and Valley Rd to Garnet Lake Rd South for access to Crane Mountain and Garnet Lake. Drive time: 1 hour 1-way plus stops.

Sagamore St Park

Sagamore St
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-3751
http://www.cityofglensfalls.com

Basketball, tennis, playground, picnic.

Price: Free

Schaefer Trail on Gore Mountain

Ski Bowl Rd
North Creek, NY 12853
518-251-2612
http://www.gorechamber.com

Season: YR

Part of the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest. NYS DEC-maintained trail. Moderate-challenging 5.5 mile. Blue foot trail markers with a section in the middle utilizing blue ski trail markers.

Price: Free

Shepard Park

Canada St
Lake George, NY 12845
518-668-5771
http://villageoflakegeorge.us

Season: June-Labor Day

Swim, picnic, playground.

Price: Free

Shermantown Road Park

Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-5363
http://www.feedercanal.org

Season: YR

Exit 18, to Warren St, Access to Feeder Canal and Hudson River, cartop launch.

Price: Free

52 miles of marked hiking trails in southeastern part of Adirondack Park. Access to trails from Route 8 in Bakers Mills or 13th Lake Rd in North River. Over 36 ponds & lakes originate here. Contact DEC for hiking trail maps.

Ski Bowl

Ski Bowl Rd
North Creek, NY 12853
518-251-2421 x21

Tennis.

Price: Free

Ski Bowl Trail System

Ski Bowl Rd
North Creek, NY 12853
518-251-2612
http://www.gorechamber.com

Season: YR

Carol Thomas Trail, multi-use, hardened surface trail. Ski Bowl Loop Trail, multi-use, hardened and natural surface. Ski Bowl Connector bike and hike trail leads to Raymond Brook and Rabbit Pond trails. 12 mi of hiking, easy beginner to intermediate; 8 mi of hiking, 4 miles multi-use single track trail. 7.5 mi mountain bike single-track, easy to advanced; 5 mi of trail designed specifically for mountain bike use, 2.5 mi of multi-use single track.

Price: Free

South Horicon Bridge

Rt 8
Brant Lake, NY 12815
518-494-3647

(SW of Brant Lake) Rt 8 or Co Rt 30 to Horicon Ave (Co Rt 31)public launch, parking, cartop only. On the Schroon River.

Price: Free

Starbuckville Dam

Rt 53
Brant Lake, NY 12815
518-494-3647

(NW of Brant Lake) Horicon Boat Launch, Rt 8 to Co Rt 53 public launch, parking, cartop only. On the Schroon River.

Price: Free

State Launch off Garnet Lake Rd

Rt 28
Johnsburg, NY 12843

Rt 28 to Rt 8 to Garnet Lake Rd. Public launch, parking, cartop only. On Garnet Lake.

Price: Free

Stony Creek Recreation Field

Harrisburg Lake Rd
Stony Creek, NY 12878
518-696-3575

Swim, picnic, playground.

Price: Free

Stuart M Townsend Middle School

27 Hyalnd Dr
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846

Tennis.

Price: Free

Three shipwreck sites in Lake George managed by NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation.

SUNY Adirondack

SUNY Adirondack 640 Bay Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804

Tennis.

Price: Free

Thirteenth Lake

13th Lake Rd
North River, NY 12856

Picnic.

Price: Free

Exit 23, Rt No to Rt 418 bridge, 5 mi. Public launch, cartop only. On the Hudson River.

Price: Free

System contains over 18 miles of marked foot trails. Access to trails on Rt 9N about 10 miles north of Bolton Landing. Clay Meadow trail at top of Tongue Mountain Hwy (Rt.9N). Be aware of rattlesnakes in this area. Call NYS DEC for hiking trail maps.

Usher Park

Rt 9L
Lake George, NY 12845
518-668-5722
http://www.town.lakegeorge.ny.us

Season: Mem Day-Col Day

Swim, picnic, playground. Pavilion rental.

Price: Free

Van Dusen Preserve

West Mtn Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-792-2006
http://www.qlcny.org

1 3/4 mile hiking trail maintained by the Queensbury Land Conservancy, Van Dusen Preserve offers all types of terrain from level to sloping and, in some sections, quite steep. Well marked trail provides round-trip loop to crest of mountain ridge overlooking Glens Falls and Queensbury. Walking, hiking, wildlife observation, snowshoeing; parking. NO vehicles, camping or campfires are permitted.

Veterans Park

Lake Shore Dr (Main St)
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-644-2444
http://www.boltonchamber.com

Season: July-Aug

Swim, picnic, playground. Parking fee. Car top launch.

Price: Free

The mission of the Warren County Safe & Quality Bicycling Organization (WCSQBO) is to promote safe and quality bicycling in Warren County, New York. Bicycling-friendly communities offer excellent commuter options, reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality, expand economic development, reduce heath-related costs, and enhance recreational opportunities; all of which give residents an improved quality of life and non-residents the incentive to visit.

Paved 9.4 mile multi-use trail with rolling hills. Connects with historic Feeder Canal Towpath Trail in Glens Falls. Riding north takes you to Battlefield Park, Lake George. Bicycling time 1-2 hrs one way. Also running, walking. See maps on Parks & Rec website. NO DOGS or MOTORIZED VEHICLES ALLOWED.

Price: Free

Road and mountain biking maps of rides throughout Warren County.

Season: YR

View hatchery operation; interpretive film, visitor center. Staff guided and self guided tours, birding, canoe access, fishing, picnic; pavilion rental available.

Price: Free

Maps of hiking trails throughout Warren County, including three handicap accessible trails.

Adjacent to Hudson River with pleasant overlook, unusual rock formations at river's edge. 2 mile novice to moderate trails. 3.5 mile Nordic trail, novice to expert. Trail head kiosk, parking. Public launch, portage 4/10 mile.

Price: Free

Warrensburg Recreation Field

Library Ave
Warrensburg, NY 12885
518-623-9511
http://www.warrensburgny.us

Season: YR

A four-season park. Picnic, playground, tennis, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and toboggan run.

Price: Free

Wayside Beach

Rt 9N
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
518-696-2711
http://www.townoflakeluzerne.com

Season: Late June-Labor Day

Swim, picnic, public launch, parking, hard surface ramp. On Lake Luzerne.

Price: Free

West End Park

Luzerne Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://www.queensbury.net

Season: Apr-Nov

Basketball, youth baseball field, playground, picnic tables and shelter. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Price: Free

Adirondack Beach on Schroon Lake

East Shore Dr
Adirondack, NY 12808
518-494-3647
http://www.northwarren.com

Season: July-Labor Day, 12-5pm daily; closed Mondays

Swim, picnic June-Labor Day. Good for small children because water is shallow.

Price: Free

Season: YR

Download a guide to paths less taken in the Northeast's last great wilderness.

Price: Free

Season: YR

Interactive guide and information on birding sites throughout the Adirondacks.

Price: Free

Season: YR

Download Adirondack Fishing Guide. Where lakes, ponds and uncounted miles of rivers becon...find out where to find them and how to catch them. Maps and tips on every catchable species. Learn the secrets of Adirondack Trophy anglers.

Price: Free

Adirondack Mountain Club

814 Goggins Rd
Lake George, NY 12845
518-668-4447
http://www.adk.org

Season: YR

ADK is dedicated to the protection and responsible recreational use of New York State Forest Preserve, parks, wild lands and waters. Walk-in information center offers hiking, snowshoe, skiing maps, guide books and reference materials; snowshoe rentals.

Takes you off main transportation routes and onto roads with special intrinsic qualities that create exceptional driving experiences, including the Central Adirondack Trail, the Dude Ranch Trail and Lakes to Locks Passage, An All-American Road. Scenic Byways connect more than 200 communities whose residents treasure the region's long, rich history, and celebrate cultural traditions.

Amy's Park

Padanarum Rd
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-644-9673
http://www.lglc.org

500-acre preserve, maintained by The Lake George Land Conservancy. New trails to be created summer 2012. Beaver ponds, wetlands, flat and easy forested hiking trails.

Berry Pond Preserve

Lake George Recreation Center Transfer Rd
Lake George, NY 12845
518-644-9673, http://www.lglc.org/NaturePreserves/BerryPond.asp

Berry Pond Preserve includes a pristine wetland and open water wilderness that is home to an active beaver community and contains a small great blue heron rookery. 1,436 acres in the Towns of Lake George, Warrensburg and Lake Luzerne. Easy to moderately marked challenging hiking trails off views of Lake George and the Adirondacks.

Season: Weather Permitting

Bicycling information for the Adirondack Park and Surrounding Area of Northern New York.

Price: Free

The site features premiere road bicycling and preferred mountain biking rides found in communities along Scenic Byways in 15 counties. Latitude and longitude for trailheads and terminus are included, to make for easier findability and to appeal to the growing market of hand-held device enthusiasts.

Season: YR

The Preserve includes Berry Pond, a pristine wetlands and open water wilderness that is home to an active beaver community and contains a small great blue heron rookery. Easy to moderate marked hiking trails.

Price: Free

Birding-Bolton Landing

Cat & Thomas Preserve
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-761-6366
http://visitadirondacks.com/recreation/birding

Season: YR

Enjoy a moderately difficult hike, past beaver ponds and wetlands, with a 270 degree view of Lake George. View American Robins, Broad-winged Hawk, Chickadee, Downy Woodpecker, Ruffed Grouse, Wild Turkey, Blue Jays, Wood Thrush.

Birding-Bolton Landing

Northwest Bay
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-761-6366
http://visitadirondacks.com/recreation/birding

Season: YR

North of Bolton Landing, Northwest Bay Brook and wetlands can be explored by trail or canoe, starting from the car top launch site. View Waterfowl, American Bittern, Swans.

Season: YR

Ride the gondola and take a short hike to summit fire tower or hike the full 9 mile distance. Accessible from 13th Lake-Siamese Ponds Wilderrness area. Look for Boreal forest species.

Season: Mid-May-mid-Oct

Rogers Rock State Campground. Pay day use fee to launch boat onto northern Lake George. Look for Peregrine Falcons near the cliffs at Rogers Slide and across the Lake at Anthony's Nose.

Birding-Lake George

Tongue Mountain Range
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-761-6366
http://visitadirondacks.com/recreation/birding

Season: YR

Popular hiking trails traverse the rugged uplands of the Tongue Mountain Range. Look for nesting pairs of Peregrine Falcons & waterfowl. *Rattlesnakes are found in this area! Stay on trail, wear high boots, watch where you put your hands!

Birding-Lake George

Shelving Rock
Lake George, NY 12845
518-761-6366
http://visitadirondacks.com/recreation/birding

Season: YR

Follow marked trail to beautiful views of Lake George and and its many bays. Day use picnic area. Look for Water Fowl and Peregrine Falcons.

Birding-Lake George

Prospect Mountain
Lake George, NY 12845
518-761-6366
http://visitadirondacks.com/recreation/birding

Season: YR

Hiking trail is accessible from Lake George village. 1 5/8 mile trail follows the roadbed of old cable railway. Beautiful views of Lake George. Look for nesting Peregrine Falcons.

Black Mountain Range

518-623-1200

Entrance point off Rt 22. NYS DEC-maintained trail overlooks Lake George from east shore. Challenging 5.6 mile loop to rocky summit includes Round and Lapland ponds, ranger's cabin and several towers. Outstanding views in all directions.

Brant Lake Beach

Rt 8
Brant Lake, NY 12815
518-494-3647

Season: July-Labor Day

Swim, picnic.

On Rt 8, 1 mile northeast of the hamlet of Brant Lake. Public launch, parking, hard surface ramp.

Price: Free

Rt 8, Public launch. cartop only. On the Hudson River.

Price: Free

Multi-use trail, variety of terrain for varying skill levels of mountain biking; biking, hiking, walking. 11 km of novice-intermediate; cross-country skiing; snowshoeing.

1850-acre preserve, maintained by The Lake George Land Conservancy. Use orange trail to Thomas Mountain cabin 1.5 miles along an old logging road or take the wooded route via the blue trail. Yellow trail to Cat Mountain for 2.5 miles, also along an old logging road. Summit of Cat takes in 270 degree views of Lake George and Adirondack Mountains. Richard Hayes Phillips trail (blue) 2.25 miles, through more wooded and rugged terrain across the ridgeline from summit of Cat to Thomas Mtn. cabin.

Central Adirondack Trail

Call for Free Byways map, 800-365-1050 x143

Central Adirondack Trail: The spectacular 140-mile Central Adirondack Trail can be traveled by car and canoe. Beginning at the Cooper's Cave Bridge in Glens Falls, the trail runs northwest through the heart of the Adirondacks following historic waterways and passing myriad of lakes as it proceeds south to Rome, NY where the trail ends.

City Park

Glen, Maple, Ridge Sts
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-3751
http://www.cityofglensfalls.com

Picnic.

Price: Free

Clendon Brook Preserve

Corinth Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-792-2006
http://www.qlcny.org

Easy .5 mile nature trail for walking maintained by the Queensbury Land Conservancy. Fishing. NO vehicles, camping or campfires are permitted.

Crandall Park

Upper Glen St
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-3751
http://www.cityofglensfalls.com

Season: YR

Playground, softball, soccer fields, basketball, tennis courts, walking/hiking. Picnic, BBQ pavilion rental by reservation. Fishing and ice skating pond; restrooms. Saucer sledding only, saucers available for Park use, or bring your own. Weather permitting.

Price: Free

Season: YR

7km of varied terrain for running, walking. Dedicated snowshoeing trail. Trails are groomed and lighted until 10pm for cross-country skiing. No walking or pets allowed on groomed ski trails. No motor vehicles allowed.

Price: Free

Crane Mountain

Garnet Lake Rd
Johnsburg, NY 12843
518-623-1200

Two trails from NYS DEC-maintained trailhead provide easy access to moderate hikes to 3,254ft craggy, open summit, pass pristine pond and see restored fire tower, spectacular views.

Wheelchair accessible 0.93 mile trail.

Dr Jacques Grunblatt Memorial Park Pond

Ski Bowl Rd
North Creek, NY 12853
518-251-2421 x21

Ice skating weather and ice conditions permitting.

Price: Free

Dude Ranch Trail

Call for Free Byways map, 800-365-1050 x143

This is the land of the Adirondack cowboy. Beginning and ending in the Village of Lake George, the Dude Ranch Trail is a 40-mile loop passing horse ranches, lakeside resort villages, theme parks and services.

4 season recreation area, 133 acres for hiking, single track bicycling. Rope tow, night skiing, snowmaking. Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, sledding, tubing hill, ice skating, warming hut. Half-mile, marked nature trail. Seasonal picnic pavilion.

East Field

175 Dix Ave
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-3751
http://www.cityofglensfalls.com

Season: YR

Home field for the Glens Falls Dragons of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League and the Glens Falls Greenjackets of the Empire Football League. Four-season recreation. Pool, playground, ball fields, tennis, bath house. Ice skating on frozen pond, weather permitting, warming hut.

Price: Free/$

Exit 21, left on Rt 9N south 8 miles, left on Terrace Dr 1 mile. Public launch, parking, hard surface ramp. On the Hudson River.

Price: Free

Exit 24, north to Middleton Bridge. Public launch, parking, cartop only. On the Schroon River.

Price: Free

Exit 23, Rt 35 to East Schroon River Rd to launch at County Home Bridge. Public launch, parking, cartop only. On the Schroon River.

Price: Free

East Side Lake George

518-623-1200

NYS DEC-maintained trails. Buck Mtn, moderate difficulty on rocky trail with excellent lake views; Sleeping Beauty Mtn, easy trail to spectacular lake views; Pilot Knob Mtn, moderate trail with lake views; Lakeshore Trail, easy trail past Shelving Rock Falls to lake.

Feeder Canal

Glens Falls and Queensbury
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-5363
http://www.feedercanal.org

Season: YR

Feeder Canal is the last remaining original canal in New York State and an integral part of the state's 524 miles of canals and offers a glimpse into the past. Beginning of historic 9 mile towpath trail and waterway at Feeder Dam/Overlook Park at Richardson Street and Haviland Avenue. Listed on New York State and National Register of Historic Places, National Recreation Trail system. Maintained by the Feeder Canal Alliance. Walk, bike, paddle; cross-country skiing, snowshoe, cartop launch, parking.

Price: Free

Feeder Dam Boat Launch

Queensbury, NY 12804

Exit 18, 1/2 mi E, R on Richardson St, 1 mi to Hudson River launch. Parking, cartop only.

Price: Free

Frederick H Flynn Memorial Park

River St
Warrensburg, NY 12885
518- 623-9511
http://www.warrensburgny.us

Season: Late June-Labor Day

Along the Schroon River, picnic tables and gazebo.

Price: Free

Freedom Park

Glenwood Ave.
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://www.queensbury.net

Season: Apr-Nov

Barrier playground, swings, slides, sand table and climbing structures. Picnic tables. No pets please.

Price: Free

Glen Lake Road Launch Site

290 Glen Lake Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://recreation.queensbury.net

West of Docksider Restaurant. Public launch, parking, cartop only.

Price: Free

Gurney Lane Recreation Area

118 Gurney Lane
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216
http://recreation.queensbury.net

Season: YR

Four-season recreation, over 100 acres. Over 4 miles marked trails for walking, hiking, mountain biking; ice skating, sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing. Pool, playground, picnic pavilion, fishing pond. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Price: Free; Swim $

Season: YR

3 trails of 3.5 miles for hiking, mountain biking, birding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Leashed dogs welcome. Park is carry in - carry out. No alcohol, camping, camp fires or motorized vehicles allowed.

Price: Free

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