Attractions

Our county is home to lots of different attractions to explore.

Washington County has many attractions to keep your whole family busy. We’re home to festivals, which not only celebrate our agricultural roots but also our historical and cultural heritages. We also boast many historical and recreational tours, either self-guided or by group, to enrich your visit. We’re also home to lots of trails, waterways, and lakes that include the Hudson River, Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Champlain Canal and Hadlock & Copeland Ponds.

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Champlain Canalway Trail

The Champlain Canalway Trail is a 62-mile multi-use trail extending from Waterford to Whitehall in northeastern New York. Sharing a footprint with the Empire State Trail and parts of State Bike Route 9, the route takes walkers and cyclists through a landscape rich with its agricultural and cultural heritage with many points of interest to explore along the way. The full length of the trail parallels the Erie Canalway National Heritage Water Trail with trailheads at water access points. The Empire State Trail is the largest network of multi-use trails in the United States. Stretching from New York City to Canada [...]
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Learn The History Of Washington County

 

Washington County is rich with historic sites, museums and landmarks from Battle Hill in Fort Ann, a significant battle of the Revolutionary War, to the Fort House Museum in Fort Edward that exhibits hundreds of thousands of artifacts and exhibits that chronicle the history of Washington County.

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