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Experience winter in the Hub

Welcome to the Adirondack Hub, your new basecamp for winter fun! From the snow-capped mountains to frozen lakes, the scenic beauty of this winter wonderland is only matched by the fun found in the quaint New York towns of Newcomb, North Hudson, Minerva, and Schroon Lake. Don’t let a little cold weather slow you down; there is plenty to do to keep warm. Head outdoors to ski, snowshoe, ice fish, or snowmobile. Afterward, relax by a cozy fire, enjoy a warm drink at a luxurious cabin or lodge, and savor winter.

On the snow

Get your snowshoe on! This is one of the coolest ways to experience our snowy landscape. From relaxed walks to more demanding hikes, our wilderness areas are full of variety. Great trails can be found all over including the truly big Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area.

When the temperatures cool down, Nordic ski season heats up! Glide or skate down perfect, snowy trails to backcountry destinations or on easily accessed trails. Either way, you’ll have a great time. You can even ski to a historic Great Camp, while downhill skiers and riders can shred at nearby Gore Mountain.

With miles of winding snow-covered trails, the Adirondack Hub is THE place to snowmobile this winter. Travel through forests, along frozen rivers, and through quaint trail-side communities. You know the saying “all roads lead to Rome”? Well, as it turns out, all snowmobile trails lead to Minerva. Hop on your sled and cruise to Sporty’s Iron Duke Saloon. It’s a wild, fun ride here in the Adirondack Hub!

Make tracks on the trail

So many adventures, so many options! It can be hard to decide what to do on your winter adventure, which is why the Adirondack Wayfinder is such a great tool. Let Wayfinder take the stress out of planning; all you have to do is follow the trail to fun stops throughout the Upper Hudson Recreation Hub. Ice fish, skate, snowshoe, and more, all in a scenic road trip loop!

Start planning your Adirondack Hub trip today!

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The Adirondack Hub is Winter Adventure

Come experience winter in the Adirondack Hub, a tranquil New York destination including the towns of Schroon Lake, North Hudson, Minerva, and Newcomb.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Adirondack Hub?

The Adirondack Hub is a scenic retreat where small towns with big charm meet incredible wilderness. We're located an easy drive up I-87, just a couple of hours from New York's Capital District.

How close is the Adirondack Hub to Gore Mountain?

The fantastic skiing, riding, special events, and dining at Gore Mountain are just a half-hour drive from the village of Schroon Lake and it's range of amenities and lodging opportunities.

What is the Adirondack Hub?

It's your hub for an amazing Adirondack vacation! It's also an area of friendly small towns, wilderness areas and experiences, and so much more! We're excited to share this amazing place with you.

What are the best winter activities in the Adirondack Hub?

For some of us, winter is our favorite season! We have excellent downhill skiing and riding, trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, and ice fishing.

Where can we stay in winter?

The towns and villages of the Adirondack Hub offer a wide range of fun, cozy lodging options for solo travelers, families, and more. The newly-opened Lodge at Schroon Lake is ideally located and packed with amenities, while the Inn at Santanoni radiates classic charm right next door to great cross-country skiing.

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