St. Lawrence County, NY

On New York’s northern border, St. Lawrence County boast miles of trail, over 200 lakes rivers and streams and a rich culture of farm to table dining and a growing Amish population.

From the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains to the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the valley allows for light adventure and accessible outdoor activities. Wide shoulders and minimal traffic are ideal for cycling, with a harvest tour by bike event every September and weekly meetups in quaint downtowns to experience a ride with a local. An interactive trail website ( takes the risk out of discovering a new destination, and highlights new trail challenges and a number of easy access waterfalls.

Clear water, fresh air, and minimal cars and crowds have historically attracted people from metropolitan areas to escape, unwind and meet pyre relaxation in St. Lawrence County. Private camps and lodges, waterfront campgrounds and unique bed and breakfasts are scattered throughout the landscape, offering a stay that fits any traveller.

Access to the area by plane through Ogdensburg or Massena make it quick trip, while a scenic drive through the Adirondacks ensure an extended tour coming to and from. A 90 mile border between the US and Canada also make the area a great launch point for an international road trip, including Ottawa or Montreal. Full schedule of events and attractions can be found at