How about a day of cross-country or downhill skiing? Fulton County has its own downhill ski facility, Royal Mountain, which features snowmaking and speedy chair lift lines. There are 13 trails here, ranging from easy to very difficult and three chair lifts capable of moving 3,000 skiers per hour, and a terrain park. Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center in Northville/Benson, a cross-country ski facility, is one of the best in the country. Owned and operated by former U.S. Olympian Olavi Hirvonen and his family, there are 50km of scenic ski and showshoe trails here surrounded by the pristine southern Adirondack Park.
There are additional cross-country ski opportunities, starting with the miles and miles of groomed snowmobile trails. The Rockwood State Forest is a popular cross-country ski destination. Or why not enjoy a jaunt on skis along the shores of an untouched lake?
Whether you seek an active vacation, or just want to relax - Fulton County offers the ideal location for both. We’re 40 minutes from Albany, and just a few hours from New York City, Syracuse, Montreal and Boston - located in the foothills of the majestic Adirondack Mountains, truly a four-season vacation destination.