North Creek This Week, Thru August 8, 2021

North Creek This Week, Thru August 8, 2021

Rain, rain, go away – OK it has, this is it enjoy a week of mostly sun balls and temps in the 70s!!  Get Out There!  There is so much to do – Rafting on the Upper Hudson has never been better with unprecedented Summer water levels (Tue, Thur, Sat, Sun) – RevRail offers 2 spectacular Rail Biking trips along the Upper Hudson (daily operation), and Gore Mt. has your mountain sky ride fix with Chairlift and Gondola Rides Thursdays thru Sundays.  Mt. Bikers – the trails are finally drying out – Ski Bowl Park has a great collection of trails with a new connection trail to and from Becks.  It’s Waynestock Weekend coming up.  Click the Waynestock Pic for a Schedule.  Becks has great live music – a lot – check out the schedule here!


Weather For The Week!

Sun and Warmth – just what we expect from August!  Lots more weather information CLICK HERE!  Still, most flowing water is at higher than normal levels – be careful at swimming holes, boating on rivers and streams and tubing.  Hey, the tube is your boat – wear a life jacket! 

 


 

Hike, Bike, Raft

Hiking trails will still be muddy from recent rains, but most area hikes are in good shape.  Mt. Bike Trails at Both Garnet Hill and The Ski Bowl Park are in great shape. Visit our Hiking Guide for Area Trail suggestions
For even more hiking suggestions visit the Protect The Adirondacks New Compendium of area hikes! 
Ski Bowl Mt. Bike Trails CLICK HERE  Garnet Hill Mt. Bike Trails CLICK HERE
Rafting is cranking and it’s not just the Classic Hudson River Gorge Trip.  Outfitters, taking advantage of the unseasonable higher river levels have started Family Rafting, tubing and ducky (inflatable kayak) trips from North River to North Creek.  Check out our Whitewater Rafting Outfitter Directory for contact information.

 


 

Dining, Entertainment, Arts and Events

Check out out new Events Page – open the Tab Below or Visit the Page Here.  Lots to do in the North Creek Area this week.
Jump Directly to our Dining and Entertainment Updates Here.
Don’t forget Farmer’s Market (with Kids Art) – Thursday, Aug 5, 2-6PM – More Information Here!
Click an Image Below for More Information.  NEW! Video of Glass Blowing – click the image below or Here.

 

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Events Calendar!

september, 2021

19sep10:00 am4:00 pmGore Mt. Master Craft Series (Copy)

19sep4:00 pm8:00 pmLive Music at Beck's Tavern

21sep5:00 pm8:00 pmLive Music at Beck's Tavern

23sep(sep 23)10:00 am25(sep 25)5:00 pmGlass Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser - Greg Tomb Glassblowing

24sep5:00 pm8:00 pmLive Music at Beck's Tavern

26sep10:00 am2:00 pmGarnet Hill Grit Mt. Bike Race!

26sep1:00 pm8:00 pmLive Music at Beck's Tavern

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North Creek This Week, Ending August 1, 2021

North Creek This Week, Ending August 1, 2021

News and Weather

 

North Creek This Week, Thru Aug 1, 2021Believe it or not, this is the last week of July!  Weather is delightful (most of the time!) but look for a hint of Fall in the air later this week – colder than normal thru the weekend but still pleasant.  Get your dancing shoes ready because Music By The River is featuring the Stony Creek Band at Riverfront Park on Saturday Night 6-9PM – yeah it’s FREE! 
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More rain is forecast for the week and that should maintain water levels in the Upper Hudson at Spring levels!  It is really the best Summer Rafting in many years – get out there!  The other large North Creek attractions can round out any area visit!  Enjoy a  RevRail trip (Rail Biking daily operation on two routes), and Gore Mt. (Thurs-Sun) with chairlift and Gondola Rides, hiking and other activities. More this week – North Creek Farmer’s Market on Thursday 2-6PM, Tannery Pond Exhibit in the Widlund Gallery – Rock Paper Paint, Also at Farmer’s Market – Kid’s Art – FREE Art Projects for Children – More Info Here.


 

Arts in North Creek!

 

North Creek is blessed with many creative residents and visitors!  New this week is the opening of the H’art Studio and Gallery by Kate Hartley (the originator of the Mosiac Project on Main Street.  We can also welcome Yoga in The Adirondacks – art as movement.  Click a link below for more information on Art projects, performances, and participation opportunities in North Creek.  Don’t forget Music by the River This Saturday at Riverfront Park 6-9PM – The Stony Creek Band.  It should be awesome!  Also – Visit the Town of Johnsburg Library Book Sale on Saturday, July 31 from 9AM-2PM at Tannery Pond Community Center.

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Dining Update – Hiking, Rafting, Fishing, More! 

 

Cooler temps are a bonus for anyone seeking some hiking adventures in the North Creek Area.  Get out there!  Enjoy short Family hikes or all day adventures.  Rafting is still FANTASTIC with much higher water levels than usual for Summer!  Rafting trips are run every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.  Fishing can be great – even some trout waters are not seeing the usual summer slump.  See local expert Tom Welch at the Streamside Fly Shop for tackle and guided trips!  Fishing Information Here.

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North Creek This Week, Ending July 25, 2021

North Creek This Week, Ending July 25, 2021

North Creek This Week, Ending July 25, 2021.  There is plenty to do in North Creek and the surrounding area this week!  Hopefully the rain will hold off for many outdoor events activities and attractions.  But if you need some indoor fun – discover our resident Glass Blower – Greg Tomb – more information here.  Also Tannery Pond Community Center has a slate of activities including a great play on Saturday night, Kids Art at the Farmer’s Market and a gallery show – scroll down for more information.  Also Support The Community Fund for the Gore Mountain Region (CFGMR) at a concert in Minerva featuring Dan Berggren, Saturday July 24, 4-6PM – more info below.  Lastly – don’t forget The North Creek Farmer’s Market on Thursday 2-6PM – More Farmer’s Market Info Here.
And enjoy North Creek’s newest Dining Venue – A-OK Hot Dogs near Riverfront Park and the Farmer’s Market – give them a taste!


Weather

Well the rain has stopped – for now!  Enjoy any of these sunny, rain-free days that you can.  Hiking and mountain biking are a little muddy in spots, and many stream crossings are challenging – but conditions should dry out with a few good sunny days.  You would also want to USE CAUTION on any swimming trips that might have been impacted by the high water levels  The good news is that all this rain has produced a phenomenal river level for whitewater rafting on the Upper Hudson River.  Rafting is always fun – but this is Spring levels with Summer weather and warm water!  Get out there!  Here’s the weather for the week – and for more weather information visit our weather page.  Weather Page for more info CLICK HERE.


Rafting, Tubing, Canoes and Kayaks

This is as good as it gets!  Recent rains have swelled the Upper Hudson to Spring levels!  Enjoy one of the best raft trips in the East with high water and Summer weather – it doesn’t get much better!  Find your outfitter, get more information, watch a video.  Check with individual outfitters for tubing options.  Tubing is usually run from North River to North Creek when the dam release arrives in North River, afternoons – Tue, Thu, Sat and Sun.  But with the higher water other times may be possible.  For guided and unguided canoe and kayak rentals – check with Beaver Brook Outfitters – 518-251-3394.
Rafting Page for more info CLICK HERE.


Rev Rail, Gore Mt, Garnet Hill Outdoor Center

RevRail, North CreekRev Rail is kicking off its third season as the premier railbiking experience in North Creek, and is now offering two different trips – the South Run and a North Run, both along the Upper Hudson River.  Rev Rail is very popular!  So, make online reservations as soon as you can.  They do run rain or shine – so rain gear is a good idea (especially this summer!).  Who can go?  Just about anybody!  Check out the Rev Rail page here with links to their website.

Gore Mt. is off and running for their Summer Season with chairlift and gondola rides Thursday – Sunday.  Other activities include hiking, downhill mt. biking, disc golf and more.  July 22-25: Scenic skyrides are scheduled for the Northwoods Gondola on Thursday and Sunday, and aboard the Adirondack Express Chairlift on Friday and Saturday.  More Info on Gore’s Summer Operations CLICK HERE!

Garnet Hill Lodge is in full swing with Mountain Bike trails and rentals, guided hikes and Yoga Programs.  Yoga Programs are held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  Call the Garnet Hill Outdoor Center (open daily 9-5) for more information 518-251-2150.  Outdoor Center information hereGarnet Hill is also a Lodge and Restaurant and hosts a great Friday Happy Hour (5-7PM) This week at the Bobcat Cafe in the Outdoor Centermore information here. 


More Event Information

Click an image below for more event information.  For additional Tannery Pond Community Center Event or Gallery Information and Tickets visit the Tannery Pond website here

 

Dining and Live Music

Music By the River – Sat. 7/31 – Stony Creek Band 6-9PM
Becks Tavern – Fri, 23 July, Michelle and Tyler, 6 pm.  Sat, 24 July, Finger Diddle, 5 pm.  Sun, 25 July, Julia Rose, 4 pm
Basil and Wicks – Sunday, 7/25, Dave Hyde 3-6PM
Benefit Concert – Dan Berggren at the Minerva Pavillion Sat 7/24, 4-6PM, Benefit for The Community Fund for the Gore Mt. Region

See all the Dining Updates for the week Here  Or Click the Image Below

North Creek This Week, Ending July 18, 2021

North Creek This Week, Ending July 18, 2021

North Creek This Week, July 18, 2021

Summer is here and there is something for everyone in North Creek!  Recent rains have jumped up the water level in the Hudson River making for spectacular Summer Rafting at Spring Levels!  And of course it is firefly season in the area – enjoy this magic of nature.  Read on – follow some links and have a great vacation or getaway!  Starting this weekend is Music by the River FREE Concert – Saturday, July 17, 6-9PM at Riverfront Park – awesome music by Maggie’s Clan (formerly called Hellcat Maggie).  Scroll down watch a video preview!  Also – find dining and entertainment options – Scroll Down!

Weather

Weather forecasts are important for outdoor recreation planning.  Here is the weather for the week.  For more weather information visit our Weather Page CLICK HERE.

Outdoor Fun – Rafting!

Get out there!  We’ll start with whitewater rafting – because it’s AWESOME!  Recent rains have the river cranking!  Here’s the links you need.  Whitewater Rafting Outfitter Directory  |  Rafting FAQ  |  Rafting Video.  Outfitters are also offering tubing and rafting from North River to North Creek – contact Adirondack Adventures, Beaver Brook Outfitters and Hudson River Rafting Company – Contact Info on the Outfitter Directory CLICK HERE!
Don’t miss out!  Flood watch – let’s go rafting!  Recent photo left from Beaver Brook.   New – canoe and kayak trips and rentals on 13th Lake – contact Beaver Brook Outfitters.

Outdoor Fun – RevRail, Gore Mt., Hiking and Mt. Biking!

RevRail is again very popular this Summer (Operating Daily) and lots of visitors enjoying the new South Route!  RevRail is very popular and it is advisable to make reservations WELL in advance of your visit.  Reservations for RevRail can be made on their Website – CLICK HERE.  RevRail can be enjoyed by anyone – There is NO age minimum for RevRail.

Gore Mt. is open for Sky Rides Thursday thru Sunday.  On mountain activities include hiking, downhill Mountain biking, and disc golf.  In addition Gore hosts interpretive walks at select times.  Read more about Gore Mt and the complete Summer schedule here

Hiking is just about endless in the North Creek area!  We are the gateway to the 114,000 acre Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area.  Check out the Hiking Info below for short family hikes to all day adventures.  Mt. Bikers have great options at Garnet Hill Outdoor Center, Ski Bowl Park and at Gore Mt. (downhill biking).  Both Garnet Hill and Ski Bowl Park are free!  Garnet Hill has a new selection of Mt. Bikes for rent.  Click a link below for more information.

Dining and Entertainment!

North Creek and environs have a great variety of dining and entertainment options for this weekend – click the link below – or here – for more specific information on all our dining and entertainment options.

North Creek Farmer’s Market – Thursdays CLICK HERE Tannery Pond Community Center CLICK HERE Shopping/Services Info CLICK HERE  

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North Creek Summer Vacation Guide!

 

 

Rails, Trails, Sky Rides and River Fun!

The North Creek Area has it all for Summer Fun!  Try rail biking with RevRail – enjoy 2 different routes along the Upper Hudson River – absolute fun for all ages!  Trails abound for hiking and mountain biking – or just leisurely walks in the woods.  Our town – The Town of Johnsburg is at the edge of the 114,000 acre Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area with over 70 miles of mapped and marked trails, endless miles of streams and scores of remote lakes and ponds.  Backcountry adventures for camping and fishing are indeed endless!  North Creek is the Southern Terminus for the Upper Hudson River and whitewater rafting and tubing adventures!

Music By The River 2021! 7/17, 31 & 8/14, 28  Wayne Stock 2021!

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RevRail Info CLICK HERE            Whitewater Rafting Info CLICK HERE            Gore Mt Info CLICK HERE  

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North Creek This Week, Thru August 1, 2021

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