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Anytime is good time for a hike, especially when the blueberries are ripe along the Adirondack North Country Scenic Byways

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Lake Placid Train Station and North Elba Historical Society Museum

Olympic Byway, State Rt. 3, near Lake Placid in Essex County

The past 200 years are chronicled in this seasonal train station is home to historical displays of farm equipment, musical instruments, period photographs and other memorabilia.

Located at 242 Station Street, between Essex County Route 35, a.k.a. Old Military Road, and NYS Route 73, a.k.a. Sentinel Road, at the end of Main Street, this station has seen the comings and goings of many famous and not-so-famous people, including athletes and fans of two Winter Olympics. The museum generally follows the schedule of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, which departs from the Lake Placid train station.

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Closest Community:

Lake Placid

Closest Byway:Olympic Byway
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 3
Months Occurring:june, july, august, september and october
Best Season:summer and fall
Best Time:

Fall leaf peeping, late September and early October

Indoors or Outdoors:both
Admission Fee:yes
Restroom Available:yes
Bus Parking:yes
Latitude:44.2768830128
Longitude:-73.9836162308

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