Known as the “Gateway to the Adirondacks”, Warrensburg is a year round community situated on the banks of the Schroon and Hudson Rivers, rich in history, natural resources and beauty. It is home to several elegant Bed & Breakfasts, antique and specialty shops, and dining establishments, many of which are housed in one of the many historic buildings. Warrensburg also boasts of its well established summer camps and beautiful, private campgrounds. Golfers of all levels will enjoy the 18-hole Cronin's Golf Resort situated on the banks of the Upper Hudson River, nestled amidst the lower Adirondack Mountains. Warrensburg also offers hiking and mountain trails, a public beach, canoe access to the nearby rivers & ponds, winter cross-country ski and snowmobile trails. Bargain hunters from all over flock here the weekend prior to Columbus Day Weekend when Warrensburg is host to the annual World's Largest Garage Sale.
Come Discover Warrensburg....
So Close By, So Much To Do
Cronins Golf Resort
Located at 515 Golf Course Road
Meticulously maintained, Cronins Golf Resort offers challenging, championship golfing along the scenic Upper Hudson River and amongst picturesque Adirondack mountains. They offer on-site lodging in one of their cozy 1, 2 or 3 bedroom cabins with their “Stay-n-Play” packages. Not just golf, Cronins also offers guests access to their in-ground swimming pool, canoeing, rowboats, fishing and nightly campfires. Clubhouse, lounge with game room, bar, outside dining patio and light fare menu. Open daily to the public.
For more information, visit their website at: www.CroninsGolfResort.com
Green Mansions Golf Course
Located at 207 Darrowsville Road
Nine hole golf course and driving range. USGA rated PAR 36. Pro shop. Lessons and memberships available. “Mansions Bar & Grill” offering light fare menu plus banquet facilities. Newly re-worked and ready for your enjoyment. Tournaments throughout the season. Beautiful location with views of nearby lower Adirondack Mountains and Tripp Lake. Open daily to the public.
For more information, visit their website at: www.greenmansionsgolf.com
Camp Echo Lake
Located at 73 Echo Lake Road
Camp Echo Lake offers their guests the opportunity to discover all the fun, comradely and excitement summer camps have to offer. Camp facilities include a private lake, wooded country-cabins, top-notch recreational facilities, arts-and-crafts to name a few. Guests can enjoy swimming, tennis, basketball, softball, hockey, soccer, outdoor theater drama, hikes in the camps woods and much more. A stay at Camp Echo Lake is sure to create friendships and memories that will last a life-time.
For more information, visit their website at: www.CampEchoLake.com
Forest Lake Camp
Located off Route 9, at the end of Forest Lake Road
Forest Lake Camp offers their guests lots of activities from which to choose including archery, horseback riding, swimming in their private lake, arts-and-crafts, baseball, canoeing, climbing, dancing, drama, fencing, fishing, music, riflery, rocketry, sailing, soccer, special trips, campfires and more. Come and experience Forest Lake Camp first-hand and create a life-time of fond memories. Not just an experience but an adventure.
For more information, visit their website at: www.ForestLakeCamp.com
Located off Route 9, at 276 Pack Forest Road – Look for their sign on Route 9
Pack Forest is a DEC operated summer camp that offers 2,500 acres of forest lands, including an 85-acre lake, countless miles of trails leading to mountain vistas, marshes and the banks of the Hudson River. Guests stay in cabins that can hold 15 to 20 campers. Week long sessions are held from July through August. Come see nature first hand.
For more information, visit their website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1875.html
Lake George Schroon Valley Resort Campground
Located at 1730 Schroon River Road
Set along the Schroon River and amidst towering white pines, paper birches and maples, their sunny, grassy, wooded or premium river sites accommodate the needs of everything from rustic tenting to luxury RVs. Do you require full service pull-thrus, full hookups or on-site cabin rentals? Not a problem! On-site ownership and 24-hour staffing insure prompt and courteous attention to every camping need. For recreation, they offer a 25' x 50' heated pool, river tubing and fishing for Northern Pike and Rainbow Trout ... right from your campsite! Join them for a memorable and pleasant Adirondack camping vacation experience.
For more information, visit their website at: www.LakeGeorgeCamping.com
Schroon River Campsites
Located at 686 Schroon River Road
Nestled in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains and just minutes from Lake George, Schroon River Campsites is one of the largest privately owned campgrounds in New York State, with over 155 acres with 300 sites. There is plenty to do at Schroon River Campsites – Canoes, row boats, and kayaks are available for an adventurous trip on the winding Schroon River, or soak up the sun on their sandy beach. Fishermen won't be disappointed, either! Schroon River contains a wide variety of fish. Northern Pike, Pickerel, Large and Small mouth Bass, Perch and Trout are just some of the species that dwell in Schroon River.
Visit their website at: www.SchroonRiverCampsites.com
Warrensburg Travel Park & Riverfront Campground
Located at 136 Schroon River Road
Located on the scenic Schroon River, offering beautiful, seasonal Adirondack Riverside sites, R-V Resort Camping including hook-ups and, tent camping. Activities include fishing, tubing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking on the Schroon River, hiking, biking, campfires and so much more. Most sites include electric, WIFI, cable TV hook-up, water, picnic tables, fire ring and hot showers. Also included is a large in-ground pool, an on-site general store, and fresh, clean bathrooms with free hot showers. Great for family get-togethers and also pet friendly.
Visit their website at: www.WarrensburgTravelPark.com
Hickory Ski Center
Located at 43 Hickory Hill Road (near the Warrensburg / Thurman Bridge)
Hickory Ski Center offers skiers of all ages and skill levels more than five miles of skiing on 18, beginner to expert trails. Glade skiing, Bump Runs, and groomed intermediate slopes. Take in breathtaking & beautiful vista views of the Hudson River and Adirondack Mountains while, at the same time navigating and enjoying the excitement of their slopes. Opened in 1942, Hickory Hill is considered by many to be one of the areas most beautiful and challenging ski slopes. Daily, package, group rates & seasonal tickets are available. Ski lessons and equipment rentals too. Great Family Fun.
[Don’t feel like driving? Not to worry, just take the Saratoga & North Creek Snow Train (www.SNCRR.com). The train connects with Amtrak (www.amtrak.com) and runs round-trip from Saratoga to the Thurman Stop, just across the Hudson River on its way to North Creek allowing for easy pick-up and drop-off for a perfect, relaxing trip along the scenic Hudson River. Enjoy a delicious hot meal and refreshing drinks while traveling aboard the train towards your destinations]
Visit their website at: www.HickorySkiCenter.com
Hackensack Mountain Park & Recreation Trail
Located at the end of Hackensack Avenue inside the hamlet
Offering beautiful views of the Town and mountains beyond. Part of the Glens Falls Hospital “Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work & Play initiative”.
Visit their website at: http://www.upyondafarm.com/hackensack.html
Warren County Nature & Cross Country Ski Trails
Located off Golf Course Road – Look for sign & parking area near Cronins Golf Resort.
This area offers hikers and cross country skiers alike a nice and convenient access to the nearby nature trails and access to the crystal-clear Upper Hudson River. Views of Thurman are just across the river...Great for fishing, picnicking and shallow-water wading. Unusual rock formations at river’s edge. Moderate hiking trails.
Warrensburg Boat Launch
Located on Route 418 by the Hydro Dam – Look for sign
Offers canoe, rowboat and kayak access on the south-western portion of Warrensburg onto Schroon River Pond. Many boaters enjoy a leisurely and relaxing time, floating or paddling along this portion of the Schroon River with its picturesque, serene surroundings. A great spot to fish right off your boat!
Warrensburg has a nice snowmobile trail system on which one can travel throughout the countryside, into other nearby towns and beyond. Snowmobile trails are well groomed and are part of the North Warren Trail System.
A map of the general area’s trails can be found at the following link:
There is NO FEE to use Warren County Snowmobile trails however Snowmobiles need to be registered in New York State to use the trails.
- Trail Access and Parking -
Access: There are a few snowmobile access points in Warrensburg most of which are off main roads. The main access points are off Rt. 9 and can be seen from the roadway. Another access point is from Echo Lake, off Hudson Street. There’s also access off Rt. 418, just before the bridge to Thurman on Hickory Hill Road, the access road to the Hickory Ski center (see link for more info @ http://www.thurmanconnection.com
Parking: There are two (2) parking areas that allow both parking for vehicles and their trailers and access to the Warren County Snowmobile Trail system. One is at the Echo Lake Lodge, off Hudson Street and the other one is at the Lucky Star Restaurant, just north of the Hamlet on Rt. 9.
- Registration / Licenses -
Snowmobiles need to be registered in NYS to use the trails...NYS registration is $100.
NYS Registration form can be found at: http://www.dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv821sn.pdf
[Note: If you join a club at $25 membership, then the cost to register in NYS is only $45 ($25 + $45 NYSDMV = $70) a $30 saving]
Membership applications for the New York Snowmobile Association can be found at: https://membership.nyssnowassoc.org/club/show/940
Local Snowmobile Club...North Warren Trailblazers:
[Note: It is to one’s benefit to pay club membership and get the registration discount plus club access and assistance. If riders are registered with another club and have the DMV registration, there are no additional fees to ride our trails]
- Additional Information, Contacts and Links -
Here’s a link that will take you to the Adirondack Snowmobile Trails and Tours website: http://www.adirondack.net/winter/snowmobile-trails.cfm
For a FREE Adirondack sled map call the Warren County Tourism office at 800-365-1050 or use this link: http://www.visitlakegeorge.com/resources/download-guides
Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Warrensburg offers cross-country ski trails in three beautiful settings (two of which also allow snowshoeing). Below is a listing of locations / access points and parking areas:
- Pack Forest -
Located at 136 Pack Forest Road – Just a few miles north of the Hamlet, off Rt. 9
Pack Forest offers both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on scenic, wooded forest trails and an 85 acre lake. http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1875.html
Lake George Wild Forest / Hudson River Recreation Area
Located off Golf Course Road – Look for sign & parking lot (near Cronin’s Golf Resort)
This area offers a two mile novice trail and a 3.5 mile intermediate to expert Nordic trail. Trails run through the wooded, nature trail park and Cronin’s Golf Course with scenic views of the Hudson River. http://www.warrencountydpw.com/Parks_Rec07/X_Ski.htm
- Hackensack Mountain Park -
Located off Sunset Avenue / Prospect Street intersections – Look for sign & parking lot [Note location – Not available at Hackensack Avenue access point]
This park offers both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at base of mountain trail
Ice skating facilities are located at the Warrensburg Recreation Field, Library Avenue, across from the school playground, under the pavilion. Ice skating is subject to weather and other conditions.
Please note the following:
- The Cross-Country, Snowshoeing and Ice Skating facilities are “Carry-in / Carry-out” and are FREE of charge.
- Activities are subject to local weather conditions and may or may not be available.
- All activities are at your own risk. The Town of Warrensburg assumes no responsibility or liability for any personal injuries or property damage.
- Facilities / activities are subject to change, closings, etc. without notice.
Be sure to also check our Parks and Recreation page for additional information on things to do, places to visit and other attractions in Warrensburg.
This webpage is a work-in-progress and subject to updates, modifications, changes and edits without notice.
If you have an attraction that is not listed here or on the business section of our webpage, and would like to have it considered for inclusion, please contact us at:
Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce site has information on local businesses, area attractions, and a calendar of events.