Bolton Landing, New York - Real Estate, Area and Community Information

Bolton Landing, New York, was founded in 1799. This beautiful Adirondack community is on the west shore of Lake George in Upstate New York. Lake George was an important water route during the Revolutionary and French and Indian Wars. Many battles from both wars occurred on or around the lake and Bolton Landing.

Bolton Landing Real Estate was popular with early, wealthy vacationers. During the 1800s, many elegant mansions and hotels were built along the shorelines of Lake George. This area of Bolton Landing was known as Millionaires’ Row. Stately Sagamore Resort, now well over 100 years old, still welcomes owners and renters of Bolton Landing NY Homes.

Outdoor activities are available for all ages. Families wanting to enjoy a day on the beach will enjoy Rogers Memorial Park Beach. The nearby Lake George Battlefield Park offers picnic areas and the ruins of Fort George. Bolton Landing attracts plenty of serious fishermen. The city’s public docks are great places to cast a line for bass, crappie and sunfish. Bolton Landing Home Buyers who love to fish will enjoy going after some of the best land-locked salmon and lake trout in the country.

Hikers will find plenty of easy and challenging trails to enjoy. Shelving Rock Falls is an easier trail that meanders near the lake. The Tongue Mountain Trail offers a climb with overnight camping sites at the top. Lake George Islands offer campers a unique wilderness experience. Campsites can only be reached by boat. Bolton Landing NY Real Estate is for adventurers who love boating, sailing and bird watching. Bolton Landing Properties are available in this area.

The Up Yonda Farm offers a different kind of experience for families living in Bolton Landing Homes. Nature classes, a butterfly garden, sugarhouse, museum and auditorium are available for groups or individuals who want to learn more about the ecology of the area. Local classes are also available on owl habits and habitats.

Another great experience is Fort Ticonderoga, a nearby restored fort. Seasonal reenactments of the area's historical events are staged at the fort. Bolton’s Historical Museum gives visitors a comprehensive look at Bolton’s history. Call 518-644-9960 for more information. People who want to live in this beautiful area need to look at Bolton Landing Homes for sale. Real Estate in Bolton Landing is available near premier golf courses. The Sagamore Resort and Golf Club and Cronin’s Golf Resort are two of the area's public courses.

Even though the Bolton Landing Barbershop Quartet Festival no longer exists, homes for sale in Bolton Landing can still put your family in the center of all kinds of events. Theater lovers will enjoy local dramatic presentations. A Bolton Landing Real Estate Agent can help you find your new home in time to celebrate the local Oktoberfest. “Hot Chocolate at a Cold Fort: Continental Army Soldiers Keep a Lonely Watch in the North Country” is one of the most popular local events. This program offers a unique 18th century Christmas experience at Fort Ticonderoga. Check with a Bolton Landing Realtor when looking for your new home or cabin in this beautiful area of New York.

Richard Waller
Richard Waller
NYS Associate RE Broker