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Adirondack North Country Scenic Byways
“Spectacular scenery unlike any
other in the Northeast.”

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By bicycle is a popular way to travel the Adirondack Scenic Byways of northern New York

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Town of Chesterfield

Olympic Byway, in Essex County

Town of Chesterfield includes Keeseville, AuSable Chasm and Poke-o-Moonshine Mtn near Lake Champlain and the Ausable River.

The official designation "Town" is used in New York State for townshipsthat may include several hamlets, villages, and towns. The 170-mile OlympicScenic Byway route starts near Lake Champlain at the village ofKeeseville in the east, moves through the heart of the AdirondackMountains, and ends near Lake Ontario at Sackets Harbor in the west.

As you travel this byway, you’ll experience some of New York State’s most historic and scenic waterways. The AuSable, Raquette, Oswegatchie, and Black Rivers guide the way with their scenic views waterfalls, pools, and riffles.

In the towns, villages, and hamlets along the way, learn about the determination of early settlers to make the most of the natural resources in this often-challenging environment.

Whether you're an armchair sports fan, or have dreams of Olympic-style challenges, you'll find a wide variety of recreation opportunities in every season. Take time to enjoy local events and get to know the women and men who live, work, and take great pride in calling the distinctive Olympic Scenic Byway communities home.




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