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Fall colors are spectacular along the Scenic Byways through the Adirondack Park

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Barneveld

Central Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 28, in Oneida County

Historic Barneveld near Rome.

Early settlers were Dutch. At Barneveld you begin to climb into the foothills of the Adirondacks. World class fishing can be found on nearby West Canada Creek. Hinckley Reservoir is for boaters. Greenbelt trails on the outskirts of the Village feature walking trails and are used by snowshoers and cross country skiers in winter.  Take in the free concerts in the Village park on Wednesday nights during the summer.

The 153- mile Central Adirondack Trail begins in the east in Glens Falls and ends at the western gateway in Rome on the historic Erie Canal. This crescent shaped route brings you through the foothills and mountains of the south-central Adirondack Park. From the east you pass near scenic Lake George, alongside wild, whitewater sections of the Hudson River, and the shores of Long Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Raquette Lake, and the Fulton Chain. The entire route features other numerous lakes and mountain streams that are a paddler’s and boater’s paradise. Plan to spend time at the many attractions on the byway including The Hyde Museum in Glens Falls, the world famous Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, and the Arts Center in Old Forge. Meet local artisans and crafts makers all along the byway, and plan to visit historic Fort Stanwix and The Erie Canal Village in Rome.

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Auto Service

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  • Gas Station
  • Mechanic on duty
  • Towing

Communication

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  • Library w/Internet service
  • Pay telephone

Dining

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  • Campground

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  • Post Office
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