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Towns > Fort Ann

Fort Ann, NY

The small town of Fort Ann is rich with history, and was the site of a turning point in the Revolutionary War: the Battle of Fort Anne. This conflict on July 7 and 8, 1777 helped to delay General John Burgoyne's arrival in Saratoga, which ultimately led to his defeat. A plaque commemorating the event can be seen along Route 4.

 

Today, Fort Ann is a farming town, and contains many well-preserved, historic homes and buildings. The combined population of the Town and Village of Fort Ann is approximately 7,000.

Some of the primary attractions in the area include a craft brewery, a mini golf course and ice cream parlor, and a historic library. Sleeping Beauty Mountain, the Pilot Knob Preserve, and Stewarts Ledge are also nearby, and offer great hiking opportunities with spectacular views.

Fort Ann's downtown is located just 15 minutes from Lake George's famed outlet malls, meaning there's always something to do, rain or shine.

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Shelving Rock Falls Fort Ann, NY
One of the rewards of the Shelving Rock hike is this spectacular waterfall on the east side of Lake George.
Stewarts Ledge Fort Ann, NY
A relatively short hike up the east side to a spot with great views of Lake George. The hike up takes 20-30 minutes. It is not strenuous, although there is 5 minutes of uphill climbing. This is a great easy hike for younger kids due to wide path
Unnamed Falls Fort Ann, NY
This small, unnamed waterfall feeds into Shelving Rock Falls.
Camp Happily Ever After - Hadlock Pond Vacation Rental Fort Ann, NY
This five bedroom, two bath vacation rental has both indoor and outdoor fireplaces inviting you to feel at home in the Adirondacks. Located directly on Hadlock Pond with 100 feet of private waterfront perfect for fishing, swimming, and boating.
Lake Hadlock Inn, Beach and Campgound Fort Ann, NY
Lake Hadlock Inn, Beach and Campground is located on the southern shores of Lake Hadlock, also known as Hadlock Pond in the Adirondacks near Lake George.
Lake Hadlock LLc Fort Ann,
Lake Hadlock Inn, Beach and Campground is on the southern shore of Lake Hadlock, also known as Hadlock Pond in the Adirondacks near Lake George.