Southern Adirondack Trail sign NY Route 8: Southern Adirondack Trail

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Norway, Ohio, County Line

(East of Coldbrook Village to the Herkimer - Hamilton County Line)

North: Piseco, Arietta, Oxbow Lake | South: Coldbrook | NY 365: Hinckley Reservoir, Prospect | Hinckley Reservoir Topographic Map

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NY Route 8 is basically a north-south route that goes through central NY through Utica. When it gets north of Utica, it bends north-east into the sw corner of the Adirondack Park. Then it goes through Poland & Speculator Villages, dips south a bit, then north east again to Gore Mountain Ski Center, Wevertown, Chestertown, Brant Lake to its end in Hague on Lake George. The Hamilton County stretch, from Herkimer County line to Lake Pleasant is a very most sparsely settled, thickly forested region. Needless to say, the road itself is a great one, with tons of straightaways and good road surface for people who like to do > 55 mph. There are only a couple bars, general store and a small motel here, fill up in Poland or Speculator. On the way you pass by pretty little Oxbow Lake, Piseco Lake (at the junction of NY 10) and plain old Sacandaga Lake, not the "GREAT" one in Fulton and Saratoga County. Piseco Lake, in the town of Arietta, is well settled with vacation camps, the only general store and even a small airstrip.

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Ohio 13324 Zip Code 315 Area Code

Casey's Corner General Store of Piseco Lake Groceries, sandwiches, lunch, deli, hot coffee
Gasoline, liquor store, beer, & local gossip
Box 119, NY Route 8, in Oxbow Lake, Piseco
Serving Piseco, Arietta, Oxbow Lake
Only general store & gas on Route 8 between Speculator & Poland
PH: 518-548-3556  Email Us
Casey's Corner

>O'Connor Auto Repair, Sales & Towing O'Connor Auto Repair, Sales & Towing 2568 NY 8, Lake Pleasant, NY 12108, Next to Hamilton County Garages
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NAPA Car Care Center, AAA Towing 24-7, tires, major repairs, tune ups
Phone: (518) 548-8473 | 24-7 Towing, Emergencies: (518) 332-8330