6000 US 11
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: (315) 386-1161
Fax: (315) 386-2515
The Mac Johnson Wildlife Area is a beautiful vast land that is spreads over an area of 1,310 acres (532 hectares). Featuring wetlands and lush green forests, this wilderness area is certainly worth a visit.
The Cornwall Motor Speedway is a dirt racing track that is always abuzz with activities. Races, special events and other programs are a regular feature here. For racing schedule and other details, check website.
Occupying almost one third of New York State, the Adirondack Park is the largest park in the country, as well as the largest National Historic Landmark. Originally a massive hunting ground for the numerous Native American tribes that once populated the area, the land was ceded to the U.S. government in 1783. After controversies regarding the large amount of natural resources in the park, it was designated as a protected area in 1892. Today, the park is a popular recreation ground for residents of nearby metropolises, and is the site of animal reintroduction projects to restore native populations of indigenous animals.
The 2200-ft. (680m) Mount Frederica resides in the majestic Adirondacks and it sits as a backdrop to magnificent Lake Lila. The small mount is a popular place for hikers and rock climbers as well as those visiting the lake. Both the lake and mountain are technically located in the William C. Whitney Wilderness Area, about a 3 hour drive from downtown Albany. To reach the summit, visitors should take the Lake Lila Trailhead until they find the sign to the summit. From there it's 1.5 miles to the top.
Beautiful sunsets at Charleston Lake are worth witnessing. The Charleston Lake Provincial Park that surrounds the lake is a favorite spot for camping and hiking to adventure and nature lovers, whereas the lake offers boating and fishing to enthusiastic anglers.
The original name for this beautiful body of water was once Smith Lake, yet it became Lila after William Seward Webb renamed it for his wife. No matter what the name, the lake remains one of the most popular recreation spots in the Adirondacks. The lake is about 3 hours north of Albany and it sits under the shadow of the 2200-ft. Mount Frederica. Both the lake and mountain provide plenty of outdoor activities like hiking, boating, canoeing, cycling, and more.
Located at the foothills of Adirondack Mountains, the Titus Mountain, colloquially called Titus, is a popular ski area. It traces its origins to 1940s when the Johnson family created a snow lift for their private leisure and recreation. The ski area offers great yet safe fun at very affordable rates and is often sought by large and small families during summers. Featuring 10 lifts and spacious slopes, Titus Mountain makes for a fun family vacation.
The Fitzroy Provincial Park is a perfect picnic spot to spend a day with your family or group of friends. Here, one can enjoy the peaceful surroundings or indulge in activities like hiking, canoeing, bird watching and so forth. That's not it, this provincial park also feature car camping sites. For more details, check website.