A main attraction of Washington County are all our trails. Whatever season and skill level, the county has something for you. Our area includes some of the best hiking and biking trails for the warmer seasons and great snowmobile and ski trails for the winter. Check out our prominent hiking, biking and snowmobiling trails below.
There are plenty of choices for fun on the water. Canoe or kayak the Hudson, Batten Kill or Mettawee Rivers or one of seven lakes and ponds. Cruise the Champlain Canal or put in on the Eastern Shore of Lake George. You can also enjoy a lazy summer day floating under one of our covered bridges with our many rafting opportunities.
Sometimes the easiest way to relax is a slow ride through our County. All the heart, soul and mind need is a slow scenic drive checking out all of Washington Counties beautiful landscapes. Spend the day on your own history tour driving The Heart of the Hudson or take a joy ride through the winding back roads of the Adirondacks.
There are so many attractions to see in Washington County. From Parks, Tours, Festivals and many more there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Visit the Birthplace of the U.S. Navy and you’ll be rewarded with historical architecture, thriving arts scene, and outdoor adventures fueled by farm fresh treats.
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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