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Glens Falls Region Winter Activities & More!

Winter in upstate New York is a beautiful time. Take advantage of it by using the Glens Falls Region Winter Guide to plan your winter outings! The guide has details on skiing, snowmobiling, and everything in-between - there's something to help everyone enjoy the season.

Explore Local Trails

cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are great ways to exercise and take in the beautiful winter landscape!

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Hit The Slopes

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Hit the slopes! Downhill skiing and snowboarding are thrilling ways to spend a winter afternoon, and the area is home to many great mountains.

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Snowmobiling

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From Glens Falls up into the Adirondacks, there are many great snowmobile trails to try out! Take a look at some of the most popular spots.

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Ice Skating

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Ice skating is a fun winter activity that the whole family can enjoy. There are a variety of indoor and outdoor skating options around the region!

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More Winter Fun

boy tubing

Get some ideas on what to do with your kids this winter, including snowshoeing, snow tubing, as well as indoor activities!

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Cozy Adirondack Bars

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Need a place to warm up in this winter? Check out the nearest cozy bar located in and around the Adirondacks and Glens Falls!

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Winter Photography Tips

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Winter is beautiful, but capturing it can be tricky! Read our photography tips to make sure you take perfect pictures this season.

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Winter Driving Tips

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Snowy and icy roads are common in winter, so it's important to be careful while driving. Read our easy tips to help you stay safe on the road.

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Super Bowl Snacks



Get ready for your big game party with these recipes and snack ideas from top Capital Region chefs.

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Outdoor Safety For Kids

sled and kids

When temperatures are frigid and snow falls during winter, you want your kids to stay safe. Here are some safety tips to help you out.

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Looking for even more winter fun?
Discover upcoming events in our Glens Falls Region calendar!

 

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Regional Events

  • The Great Upstate Boat Show In Queensbury NY
    Dreaming of summer fun out on the water? Tubing, fishing, or simply cruising and enjoying your surroundings? Then get prepared for the 2017 boating season and visit the Great Upstate Boat Show!
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  • The 2017 Glens Falls Brewfest
    The Glens Falls Brewfest is a beer, wine, and cider tasting event that draws the best of the best local, regional, and national breweries, wineries, and cideries. This year the event will be held on April 1 and is conveniently located at the Queensbury Hotel!
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  • The Rotary 5K & Corporate Challenge
    Calling on all runners and walkers! The Glens Falls Rotary annually hosts a 5K road race in April each year. The race is held at the SUNY Adirondack campus on Bay Road in Queensbury, and the course is mostly flat and fast with just one small hill. This year the club has selected the Chapman Historical Museum and the Greater Glens Falls Senior Citizen Center to be the beneficiaries of the event.
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  • 7th Annual Winter Raptor Fest in Greenwich, NY
    Experience the wonder of flight when Friends of the IBA's 7th annual Winter Raptor Fest returns to the Washington County Fairgrounds on May 13 & 14. Exciting Live Bird of Prey programs introduce you to many of our native owls, hawks and falcons, including some of our most endangered species!
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  • 13th Annual Tour of the Battenkill
    The 13th Annual Tour of the Battenkill is America's largest one-day Pro/Am cycling race. Cyclists compete over 65+ miles of rolling terrain on both dirt and paved roads as they travel through the world famous Battenkill Valley. Set in early spring, the race courses includes covered bridges, family farms, and rural villages along the many challenging backcountry roads that traverse Southern Washington County, New York.
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