Trying to beat the summer heat? Our county is home to plenty of waterways for you to explore.

Washington County offers many exciting opportunities to fish a large variety of marine life. We also offer a variety of locations ranging in difficulty and depth for you to get out on the water! Go out in your own boat, rental boat, or a canoe or kayak. Our waters include lakes, rivers, canals and ponds so take a dip in our fresh, clean waters. Experience a secluded part of Lake George at Washington County Park in Huletts Landing, or its sister park at Lake Lauderdale in the town of Jackson.

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Battenkill Valley Outdoors

The Battenkill is a natural flow river, beautiful and scenic. Tree lined with farm fields, historic covered bridges, and fresh, clear refreshing water, this is a great experience for all ages. Battenkill Valley Outdoors provides several options to let you explore this trout stream. Since 2003, BVO has been operating these self guided trips. See ducks, birds, and wildlife. It is a wonderful day outside.
1414 New York 313, Cambridge, NY, USA, Cambridge, New York, United States 12816
Phone: 518 677-3311

Slate Valley Rail Trail

Following the bed of a former D&H rail line the Slate Valley Rail Trail offers year-round recreation opportunities. Popular activities for trail users during the warmer, summer months include horseback riding, biking, jogging and walking, and then transition to snowshoeing and snowmobiling during the winter months. Trail users come from near and far to see the historic and inspiring views of the Slate Valley. This includes the vibrant foliage, rural nature, and glimpses of local farming culture. The trail showcases the area’s natural beauty with its miles of open fields, undisturbed forests. The trail passes through the Village of Granville's [...]
Granville, New York, United States

Lauderdale Park

Washington County's public park on Lake Lauderdale. 2021 Schedule June 26th - September 6th open 7 days a week Hours Picnic Area and Beach: 11am – 7pm (lifeguards on duty at this time) Park Features Basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, swings and nature trails, swimming. Canoes and Kayaks permitted. General Admission: $2/car (parking fee)     ***SPECIAL: $20 season pass*** 
2642 State Route 22, Cambridge, NY, USA 12816
Phone: 518-746-2451

Huletts Park

Washington County's public park on Lake George at Huletts Landing in the Town of Dresden. 2021 Schedule June 26th - September 6th open 7 days a week Hours Picnic Area: 8am – 8pm Beach: 11am – 7pm (lifeguards on duty at this time) Park Features Basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, swings, tennis courts ($4/hour for reserved court time), swimming and a dock for launching canoes, kayaks or small hand carried boats. General Admission: FREE
6303 Sunset Bay Rd, Huletts Landing, NY, USA, Huletts Landing, New York, United States 12841

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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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