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Along the Adirondack North Country Scenic Byways there is scenery like no other in the northeast, drive slowly and enjoy all the sights and communities along the way

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Keeseville

Olympic Byway, State Rt. 9N, State Rt. 22 and U.S. Highway 9, in Essex County

Scenic Keeseville, near AuSable Chasm and Lake Champlain is the eastern gateway to the Olympic Scenic Byway.

The village of Keeseville is the eastern terminus of the Olympic Scenic Byway. As you enjoy the many friendly communities in towns like this one along the Olympic Scenic Byway you'll find relaxing opportunities for enjoyable walks, places to eat, and museums and historic sites where you can learn more about the area.

The Olympic Byway reveals nature’s renaissance with a patchwork blend of picturesque communities, small-scale industry, and natural beauty. The 170-mile route starts near Lake Champlain on the east end, and near Lake Ontario by Sackets Harbor and Watertown on the west. From those two great water bodies, the route travels up into the Adirondack Mountain region through the heart of Adirondack Park. Along the way the AuSable, Raquette, Oswegatchie, and Black Rivers will help guide your way with their scenic waterfalls, pools, and riffles.

The many friendly byway communities like this provide opportunities for an enjoyable walk, refreshment, and to learn more about the area. This Scenic Byway reveals nature’s renaissance with a patchwork blend of picturesque communities, small-scale industry and natural beauty.  The 170-mile route starts near the shore of Lake Champlain at Keeseville on the east end, and near the shore of Lake Ontario by Sackets Harbor and Watertown on the west.  From those two great water bodies, the route travels up into the Adirondack Mountain region and through its oasis at its center, the Adirondack Park.  Along the way the Ausable, Oswegatchie, and Black Rivers guide the way with their scenic views waterfalls, drops, and riffles.

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Available Services

Auto Service

  • Air pump
  • Gas Station
  • Mechanic on duty
  • Towing

Dining

  • Adirondack Cuisine
  • Barbeque (BBQ) Restaurant/Stand
  • Deli/Sandwich Shop
  • Diner
  • Hot Dog Stand
  • Ice Cream Shop
  • Pizza
  • Restaurant

Groceries

  • Convenience Store
  • Grocery Store
  • Health Food Store

Lodging

  • B&B
  • Campground
  • Cottages/Cabins
  • Motel

Medical Services

  • Clinic
  • Drug Store

Places of Worship

  • Assembly of God
  • Catholic
  • Methodist
  • Presbyterian

Recreation Sales/Rental/Service

  • Fishing/Hunting

Shopping

  • Antiques
  • Books
  • Gifts
  • Local Crafts
  • Sporting Goods

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