Things To Do in Thurman, NY

Visit Thurman to Relax and Unwind

Goat cheese

Ride and Shop on your Visit

Check out our TCA’s  Information Center on the south end of Thurman Station to see if flyers have been posted.  An art and rustic furniture gallery. Adirondack Ambiance, located in the historic Griffing Homestead across the road from the station may be visited by appointment (see sign).

Self-dubbed the “Maple Capital” of Warren County, Thurman is home to five commercial maple farms, as well as a Certified Tree farm with lumber mill and artisan wares. And don’t miss our growing number of producers of vegetables and meats–some certified organic and others all-natural.  Some have designated hours for farm stands and others, with advance notice, will be happy to welcome you. Please look for contact information on our Thurman Maple Days page.

Group White river rafting

On our Waterways

Canoe or kayak the scenic Hudson with gear and return transport from a local outfitter or enjoy three seasons of whitewater rafting with a Thurman company that specializes in family rafting adventures. Swim in Garnet Lake or the Hudson, or toss a line into any number of streams, ponds and lakes.

Rock climber

Hiking and Climbing

Feeling brave? A local guide can help you scale the rocky face of Crane Mountain, or you can fine tamer recreation when you access the trailhead from Thurman to hike to the summit, an elevation of 3452 feet – a challenging and strenuous climb, but okay for families. On a clear day see Vermont’s Green Mountains to the east. With over 27,000 of acres of state-owned Adirondack Park land in our town here’s plenty to explore while hiking, birding and woodland wildflowers. Wear sensible shoes,take  insect repellent and a cell phone for emergencies might work, as well.