Falling In Love With The Hub

Autumn in the Adirondack Hub has to be experienced to be believed. Stunning colors dot the landscape while cool nights allow for plenty of s’mores to be cooked on the campfire. With countless adventures to be had on trails and waterways, harvest time in the hub is also when our quaint towns show their local flavors. So take a scenic drive, spend a couple of nights, or go all-out on the trails, fall in the Adirondack Hub will recharge your mind, body, and soul.

Fall Foliage Report

Winding country roads with scenic pull-offs, quiet wooded trails with remote ponds, and limitless views from some of New York’s most famous mountains. What more could you want when experiencing fall foliage in the Adirondacks?!

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Camping

Autumn camping in the Adirondack Hub is an experience unlike any other. The crackle of a fire, the smush of a s’more, and cool nights under the stars make for an unforgettable stay. From remote backcountry sites to RV-ready campgrounds with water and electricity, the camping in the Adirondack Hub has sites to suit every taste.

While many of the campsites in the Adirondack Hub have been around for generations, that doesn’t mean the camping scene is stagnant! From the new equestrian-friendly Frontier Town to glamping at Lake Harris Lodge, the newer sites in the Hub are sure to please. And if you’d like to pitch a tent but still be able to roll out of bed and into a fresh cup of coffee, check out the Newcomb Cafe and Campground!

So drive right up or put a little more work into it; either way, your campsite in the Hub will provide memories for years to come!

A Night Under The Stars

The perfect campsite is all about personal preference. Maybe you want to get away from it all. Maybe you’d like to relax but still shower. Maybe you’re looking for a place to set up shop for the whole Adirondack camping season. However you choose to camp, the Adirondack Hub has plenty of options!

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Outdoor Recreation

No doubt you’re planning your Adirondack vacation to spend lots of time indoors, right?! Of course not! And with the warm days and cool nights of autumn, fall is the ideal time to explore the endless possibilities the woods and waters provide.

There are limitless hiking trails that lead everywhere, from a small, remote pond to some of the highest mountains in New York. Whether you’d like to spend a couple days on the trail or just stretch your legs before lunch, the hiking in the Adirondack Hub is hard to beat. For a more cultivated hiking experience, try out the nature trails at the Adirondack Interpretive Center!

But our trails aren’t limited to two-legged adventurers! The Adirondack Hub has the trails, amenities, and parking to accommodate the equestrian crowd as well! With more than 50 miles of trails that lead horse and rider past mountain streams, quiet northern woods, and unforgettable vistas, fall is a great time to saddle up.

And while fall may mean getting ready for winter, the waters of the Hub are still open for business! With no bugs to speak of, crisp blue skies, and countless colors hanging off of every tree, paddling in the fall must be experienced to be believed. While you may want to tackle historic lakes like Schroon and Paradox, there are some smaller gems like Boreas Ponds and the Essex Chain that are just begging to be paddled!

On Top Of The World

The High Peaks Wilderness Area is a vast stretch of hundreds of thousands of acres of the most protected land in the U.S. But most people visiting the High Peaks do so through the northern or eastern access points. The Adirondack Hub is home to the southern access point, and offers history, paddling, and, of course, hiking!

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On the Town

The Adirondack Hub has all kinds of adventure, but we also have tons of flavors that will scratch your culinary itch as well!

Last summer Paradox Brewery opened its new facility right near the state’s Frontier Town campground, and in addition to amazing brews, there is a huge wrap-around deck with outdoor seating and local food trucks to help you refuel after a day on the trails.

Lake Harris Lodge is also new this year, and adds a bit of glamour to the Hub with it’s gorgeous dining room and glamping options. If camping and eating are on the agenda, then the Newcomb Cafe and Campground is another great option for those looking to get an early start.

Our local flavor creators didn’t spend most of this year sitting idly by. Pitkin’s Restaurant in Schroon Lake underwent a major renovation, including a brand-new outdoor patio, which is the perfect place to enjoy dinner in a hoodie as the fall colors abound. Just down the road, 9 Mile Coffee was also spruced up. While the delicious coffee, food, and amazing hospitality remain the same, our local businesses continue to improve!

Flavors Of Fall

Fall is harvest time, and the Adirondack Hub’s restaurants and breweries make sure to feature local autumn flavors. From a full-bodied and filling stout at Paradox Brewery to apple cider donuts and wood fired pizza, fall in the Adirondack Hub is a gastronome’s delight!

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Upper Hudson Recreation Hub

The Upper Hudson Recreation Hub is comprised of five towns that surround the headwaters of one of the world’s most famous rivers. But while the Hudson name may bring to mind huge ships and New York City, the Upper Hudson Recreation Hub is peaceful mountains, bubbling streams, and loads of history.

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