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    Top Spots in and near Richfield Springs

    • Hubbardsville, New York

      Paddle The Nine-Mile Swamp

      5.0
      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 Wickwire Road launch, you will be paddling upstream as yo...
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    • Caroga Lake, New York

      Kane Mountain Fire Tower

      4.2
      2.1 mi / 518 ft gain
      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 as a cross country skiing trail in fact. Driving...
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    • Gloversville, New York

      Drive the Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway

      3.0
      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. Continuing through the town of Hope  you will dr...
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    • Cazenovia, New York

      Hike to Chittenango Falls

      4.7
      Chittenango is a great place to hang out and take pictures for a couple of hours. It is a very short hike and the trail takes you from the top of the falls on one side, down to the bottom, across the river, and then up to the top on the other side. The whole trail only takes about 45 min and is a...
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    • Altamont, New York

      Hike through the Wolf Creek Falls Preserve

      3.0
      3 mi / 200 ft gain
      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 parcels (with beautiful homes), so be vigilant there; ...
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    • Schenectady, New York

      Hike Plotter Kill Preserve

      4.3
      5.5 mi / 820 ft gain
      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 Falls from lookouts above. Once back to the Red t...
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