LEWIS COUNTY, NY – OUR BACKYARD, YOUR ADVENTURE
Your adventures to Lewis County, the Adirondacks, and Tug Hill Region, are sure to be fun-filled and memorable. During times when you just need to get outside and enjoy nature, this a place that you don’t want to miss!
Our Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Trail System and the Snowmobile Trail System span over 500 miles in Lewis County alone. There are multiple recreation clubs in the county to help you out with the best places to ride, play, and stay. In the fall there are multiple weekends of water releases on the Beaver River to provide stage 5 white water kayaking. For the rest of the year, you can visit the Moose River in Lyons Falls for stage 4-5 kayaking. Each year events like the Adirondack Race, Flat Rock Watercross, SNIRT Run, and Riverfest will have you returning again and again.
If adventure-seeking is not your style, Lewis County is rich in agriculture and you can see all of it by taking a ride on the Lewis County Cuisine Trail. More information on these amazing artisan producers can be found at www.CuisinetTrail.com. Besides traditional offerings of fresh dairy products like cream-line milk and sweet maple syrup, you can also experience innovative products like goat’s milk gelato or artisan butter. If you are in the area next spring be sure to take part in our annual Maple Weekend.
Some people just like a leisurely stroll through to see the beautiful scenery. Lewis County can help you there as well. Hiking trails along the gorge at Whetstone Gulf State Park will provide you with a day filled with adventure. More hiking opportunities are available at www.AdirondacksTugHill.com. The Otter Creek Horse Trail System provides 65 miles of trails stretching throughout the Adirondack Park. There are 75 stalls and free camping.
There are many other events and attractions available throughout the year including the Annual Cream Cheese Festival where you can taste an award-winning cheesecake large enough to feed 10,000 people! For more exciting things to do and see in Lewis County visit www.AdirondacksTugHill.com or call the local Chamber of Commerce at (315) 376-2213.