CD Lane Lake, Maplecrest. Lovely lake (with swimming, fishing and boating) located in Hensonville. Has basketball court, pavilion that is protected from the rain, mens' and ladies' bathrooms, baseball diamond and picnic area. Call 518-734-4213 for further information.

Colgate Lake. Beautiful lake located in East Jewett, just off of Route 78. Fishing, hiking and swimming. Camping nearby.

Mountaintop Gallery, Windham, 518-943-3400. Exhibitions vary; call for current information.

North Lake/South Lake, 518-589-5058. To the north of Route 23A in Haines Falls. A beautifully maintained state park with hundreds of acres, swimming and boating. Campgrounds are also available and pricing in the summer is modest. Free cross-country skiing is available in the Winter. Has restrooms and a nice beach that is ideal for families with young children. There is also good fishing at this lake.