Top Adventures in Canajoharie

  • Hike to Kane Mountain Fire Tower

    The Kane Mountain fire tower is one of the more frequented Adirondack towers due to the ease of the trail and its proximity to so many Caroga Lake camping areas. The short hike is family friendly and available year round, part of the trail doubles...

    2.3 miles 600 ft gain

  • Drive the Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway

    This scenic byway starts in Fonda, NY and travels along Route 30 to Malone, NY.  The area described and pictured here is a 65 mile stretch from Mayfield to Indian Lake. Starting in Mayfield you will head north driving past the Great Sacandaga Lake...

  • Hike Plotter Kill Preserve

    There are a few entries into the preserve' however, this hike has you entering off of Mariaville Road. There is a kiosk here and you will enter on the Red trail. Shortly after you can go out and back on the Blue trail to view the Upper and Lower...

    5.5 miles 820 ft gain

  • Hike through the Wolf Creek Falls Preserve

    Over 3 miles of trails provide access to all parts of the preserve, and end up winding through mixed terrain including a wetland, waterfalls, and old stone walls. The property crosses the Bozenkill Road at two points on either side of private parc...

    3 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike the Indian Ladder Trail

    There are many parking areas within the park. Park at the overlook parking. From here you head west following the wood fence. This is the Cliff Top trail. Approximately after walking 0.5 miles you will reach the stairs that will lead you to th...

    3.5 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike the Keleher Preserve Loop

    The historic preserve is operated by the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, so trails are clearly marked and extremely well maintained. There are features of the original farm that the land was used for from the 18th Century, including hand-thrown st...

    3 miles 1636 ft gain

  • Hike the Lisha Kill Preserve Loop

    This 2.3 mile loop trail is lightly trafficked and great for all skill levels. Starting out the trail register, you will see signs from The Nature Conservancy which manages the preserve. Descending down a hill with lots of exposed tree roots, you ...

    2.3 miles 324 ft gain

  • Paddle the Sacandaga and Kunjamuk Rivers to Elm Lake

    The Sacandaga River is accessed via a hand launch at the Speculator Ball Field Parking Area in the town of Speculator, NY. Follow the Sacandaga River 1.5 miles until you reach Kunjamuk Bay. The Kunjamuk River begins further up the bay to the left....

  • Hike to Auger Falls

    Augers Falls is a not so well kept secret in the Wells/Speculator area of the Adirondacks. It's usually not very crowded but the people that go to take it in come from far and wide. It's an easy family friendly hike (and that includes furry family...

  • Capture a Sunset at the Colonie Town Park

    Not all adventures have to involve scaling crazy-steep mountains or paddling down intense white-water rapids. Some of the best adventures are the relaxing and mellow ones right in our backyards. When I cannot get into the woods every day, I go to ...

  • Paddle The Nine-Mile Swamp

    The best place to launch into the Nine-Mile Swamp is along side of Wickwire Road (off from State Route 12) not far beyond the RR Crossing. There is room here for about half a dozen cars. This is a great paddle for the whole family.From the Wickwir...

  • Hike the Adirondack's Hadley Mountain

    Hadley Mountain historically has faced its share of forest fires. The fires left thin soil, leading to more exposed rock on this fairly quick, scenic hike. Due to the rockiness, when you're thinking about heading out for this hike, be sure to grab...

    3.6 miles 1545 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Fort Plain, New York

      Sand Hill Farm

      Sand Hill Farm is a serene campsite on a 1-acre pond with abundant wildlife surrounded by rolling hills in the heart of farm country. Our area is rich with history and there is plenty to learn ab...

      From $110/night

    • Sharon Springs, New York

      Camp Clausen Farm

      Our campsite is perched on an emerald ridge overlooking the Mohawk Valley. Camp Clausen Farm offers an experience reminiscent of a bygone era. Located on 47-acres of tree-studded hills and grassy v...

      From $130/night

    • Sharon Springs, New York

      Flat Creek Island At Hoofbeats

      The forest at Flat Creek Island in the fall season is perfect for a Memory-making Romantic Trip, Family Fun, or Weekend Getaway for the horse lover. Meandering Flat Creek has been flowing here for ...

      From $139/night

    • Sprakers, New York

      Sanctuary On Healy Kill Creek

      This campsite, within peaceful secluded acres of lush green, features its own creek that waterfowl love. The site is located off a county highway, half an hour from Saratoga Springs and Rivers Casi...

      From $120/night

    • Esperance, New York

      Hogan's Landing

      The perfect campsite for campers looking to enjoy nature to the fullest. The property has 250 + acres. Elevation : 1,300' with numerous trails in the forest for camping, hiking & ATV's. There a...

      From $130/night

    • Esperance, New York

      Crystal Pond At Hogan's Landing

      The perfect campsite for campers looking to enjoy nature to the fullest. The property has 250 + acres. Elevation : 1,300' with numerous trails in the forest for camping, hiking & ATV's. There a...

      From $130/night

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