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About Chestertown: A Four-Season Adirondack Community In Upstate NY

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Chestertown is a community with something for everyone. Easily accessed from Exits 25 and 26 of the Adirondack Northway, this bustling area exhibits a distinct artistic and entrepreneurial spirit. Its many lakes and rivers provide recreation for residents as well as a boost to the local tourism economy. Chestertown NY is found in the North Warren region of the Adirondacks which also includes Brant Lake and Pottersville.

Four Seasons of Commerce

Stroll the village streets and enjoy the unique shops and restaurants. There is an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, as well as an old-fashioned theater that is open seasonally.

The village of Chestertown is home to many thriving small businesses. The Hudson Headwaters Health Network has a facility here to serve residents and visitors. The corporate headquarters of Lincoln Logs is here, and a popular dining and lodging facility, Friends Lake Inn, is famous worldwide for its wine cellars. The beautify of the Adirondack Mountains as well as the area's lakes and rivers brings visitors year-round, making tourism a large part of the economy.

Recreational Opportunities

Recreation is a priority here, all four seasons of the year. Loon Lake, Friends Lake, the Schroon River, Tripp Lake, and several small ponds and streams provide countless opportunities for boating, swimming, fishing, and water sports of all types. The Town of Chester operates and maintains the Dynamite Hill recreation area on Route 8. This popular spot offers winter fun, with a rope tow, lighted night skiing, an ice skating rink and a warming lodge. Community events include the annual Krazy Downhill Derby, and outdoor summer sunset concerts. There are miles of lighted cross-country trails, which double as hiking and bike trails.

Whether your particular passion is water sports, mountain biking, hiking or cross-country skiing, this is a four-season community that offers its residents a long list of sports and recreational activities. Country roads and rural neighborhoods among a backdrop of scenic mountains and lakes make this a desirable destination for both longtime area residents and newcomers alike. Find Chestertown Real Estate.

Interested in getting more information about Chestertown NY? Visit the North Warren Chamber of Commerce website.