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Schroon Lake is found nestled into the Adirondack Mountains of northeast New York, with the Vermont border being located only around 20 miles to the east. A tiny town, with the same name as the lake, sits on the western shore of this body of water. The nearest larger town is Ticonderoga, NY, located around 20 miles to the east, while the nearest larger city is Albany, NY which is located almost 100 miles to the south.

There is so much to do in this part of the country. All sorts of water-based activities are available at Schroon Lake. In addition to these, hiking trails, scenic drives and small towns surround the lake and offer attractions for you to enjoy. Several nearby wilderness areas provide countless recreational activities of their own.

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Getting Outdoors

An RV rental near Schroon Lake will put you within easy reach of a whole range of unique localities. Swimming boating and fishing are all activities the water makes available. Local vendors rent equipment for paddlesports as well. There are also beaches where families can sunbathe or enjoy a picnic lunch.

There are so many recreational activities available near Schroon Lake. Hiking trails wind through the local forests and wilderness areas that surround the lake site. These trails can be enjoyed in the winter months as well, with activities such as snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. This is a prime area to enjoy fall colors during the autumn months as well.

Severance Mountain is situated just north of the lake, in the Hoffman Notch Wilderness area. The trail is only a little over two miles long, round-trip, but it is quite steep. Once hikers reach the mountain's summit, they are treated to scenic views of the nearby lake and the surrounding countryside.

Camping at Schroon Lake

There's plenty of opportunities for camping with an RV near Schroon Lake. Both rustic campgrounds and those that offer all sorts of amenities can be found nearby. They are all accustomed to catering to the needs of visitors.

Medcalf Acres Riverfront Campground and RV Park Resort sits on the river that feeds into the northern end of the lake. Full-hookup campsites, cable, and, WiFi are all offered by the park, as are showers and pool access when the weather gets hot. There is also a store, on-site, and some of the campsites provide views of the nearby river.

Eagle Point Campground is located on the southeast shore of Schroon Lake. This is a state-owned camping area that provides showers, flush toilets, and numerous campsites. This campground is open the middle of May through the middle of September. Motorhome camping in this region makes it easy to enjoy all the destinations that are offered nearby.

Exploring the Area

Rent a camper in Essex County to easily access the myriad of activities available in the area. Several museums are located nearby. The Newcomb Historical Museum is found in town. It highlights the mining history and culture of the area. The Schroon-North Hudson Historical Museum showcases the history of the lake and its influence on local businesses and culture throughout the region. An RV rental near this lake will give you the chance to explore so many local attractions.

Natural Stone Bridge and Caves sits just southwest of Schroon Lake, in Pottersville. The rock here is thought to be close to one billion years old. A large, stone arch is one of the hallmarks of the attraction as is its picturesque, marble entrance. Self-guided tours are available and include places where you can spot underground waterfalls.

Fort Ticonderoga is located in this town. This locale is open the beginning of April through the end of October and features several different exhibits and attractions. Tours of the fort are available that provide information on its history. Events are offered throughout the year as well, such as a corn maze in the fall. Botanical gardens are also offered for viewing as part of this site.

This area is somewhat rural, but there are several gas stations and grocery stores available locally. At these, you can refresh any supplies you may be running low on. There are also plenty of locally-owned restaurants scattered throughout town where you can enjoy a dinner out.

If you've been looking for a quiet lake that offers beautiful views and a wide range of activities to experience, consider renting a camper near Schroon Lake. Hike to a mountain summit, go boating on the lake, or tour a historical fort. Look at renting an RV in this area and enjoy exploring upstate New York.

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