Summer Itinerary for the ADK Tug Hill Region

Overwhelmed by options available in the Adirondacks Tug Hill Region and unsure what to do? Or maybe just looking for hints because you’re new? Then this Summer Itinerary is perfect for you!

The Adirondacks Tug Hill Region is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts – whether you like ATVing/OHVing, Hiking, watching movies, exploring waterfalls, and more – there is something for you to do.

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A Summer Activity for Hikers

LC 33 Hiking Challenge

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If you’re here for a few days or up to a week and are a hiking enthusiast we suggest taking part in the LC33 Hiking Challenge.

A hiking challenge in Lewis County, NY – the Adirondacks Tug Hill Region. To participate in the hiking challenge – download the LC33 Hiking Challenge form (HERE) and get to hiking on our beautiful trails!

Hike thirty three miles of our approved hiking trails (listed below) and turn in your form and the $5 submission fee when you’ve finished to receive your letter of completion and LC33 award!

Please remember to respect the trails while out hiking and to leave no trace behind.

Find out more about the LC33 Hiking Challenge here.

For Foodies

The Lewis County Cuisine Trail

The Lewis County Cuisine Trail travels through back roads to the Villages of Lowville, Croghan, Castorland and Copenhagen and showcases locally sourced and produced foods unique to the area. From goat farms, to cow dairies, to farmer owned cooperatives, the International Maple Museum, famous Croghan Bologna, and restaurants carrying local products, the Lewis County Cuisine Trail offers a little bit for everyone.

With the rolling hills, beautiful terrain, and swift changes of the seasons that bring an assortment of colors, take a drive along the trail and be enriched with the Lewis County culture and history. Once you’re here – you’ll be hooked.

Share your tour of the Lewis County Cuisine Trail on Instagram with #lccuisinetrail #lewiscountycuisine

Visit Local Waterfalls

  • Whitaker Falls
  • Eagle Falls

Lewis County is home to rivers, creeks, lakes, and ponds crisscrossing and with all these waterways and the changing elevation in the county we have many waterfalls to see – both big and small.

If you’re looking for waterfalls to visit we suggest the following to visit during your stay here in the Adirondacks Tug Hill Region.

The addresses that lead to the waterfalls have been entered. Gleasman Falls, Inman Gulf, and Whetstone Gulf have hiking guides available in our hiking section.

  • Gleasman Falls
    • Beach Mill Rd, Glenfield, NY 13343
  • Rainbow Falls/Inman Gulf
    • Tug Hill State Forest, New York
  • Lyons Falls Dam
    • Lyons Falls Waterfall, Lyons Falls, NY 13368
  • Agers Falls
    • Agers Falls, Lyons Falls, NY 13368
  • Shingle Mills Falls
    • Partridgeville Rd, Greig, NY 13345
  • Sugar River Falls/Talcottville Falls
    • Talcottville Waterfall, 2381-2399 NY-12D, Constableville, NY 13325
  • Whitaker Falls
    • 5836 Whitaker Park Rd, Lowville, NY 13367
  • Whetsone Gulf
    • 6065 W Rd, Lowville, NY 13367

Please respect all public and private landowners while visiting these waterfalls.

For more information and more waterfalls check out nnywaterfalls.com

Lewis County OHV Trail

Bring your own OHV or rent one here – and enjoy hundreds of miles of trails!

As the only county owned OHV Trail system Lewis County has hundreds of miles of trails and off-season roads that offer a different terrain for every preference.

The Lewis County Trail System is categorized into three types. Town and county roads provide easy access to the off-road trails. The off-road trails, consisting of county reforestation areas and private landowners’ trails, offer Trail riders a sense of adventure as they explore the many miles of wilderness.

In order to ride on the trails in Lewis County all riders must have a trail permit. Find out more about permits and the trails on the Lewis County Recreation Forestry and Parks website.

OHV/ATV Rentals

If you’re looking to rent an ATV to ride on the trails click here to see business that rent out ATVs.

As OHV enthusiasts, it is very important that to respect the lands, laws, wildlife and nature as you enjoy the trails and scenery.

Movie Weekends

Grab a bag of popcorn and enjoy the show!

Lewis County is home to a movie theater and a drive in movie theater.

Town Hall Theater

5428 Shady Ave Lowville, NY 13367

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Valley Brook Drive -In

BURDICKS Xing Greig, NY 13368

Gates and concession stand open at 7pm. Movies begin as soon as the sky is dark enough.


Special Summer Events (2021)

Here are some of the main events that take place in our region during the summer.
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  • June, 25th – Lewis County Fairgrounds
  • July 30th – Lewis County Fairgrounds
  • August 27th – Lewis County Fairgrounds
  • September 10th – Riverside Park
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  • July 10th – Hopenhagen Farm
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  • July 20th-24th – Lewis County Fairgrounds
  • Fair Parade is July 20th

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  • July 31st – Lyons Falls Canoe Launch (start)
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  • August 29th – Camp Aldersgate
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  • Tuesdays – Lyons Falls
  • Thursdays – LC Gen. Hospital
  • Saturdays – LC Fairgrounds
  • Saturdays – Harrisville

For more events going on in Lewis County check our events calendar.

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