Attractive Quality of Life
The County’s enviable quality of life, world class recreational assets and housing and retail choices make it an attractive location for new residents, workers and visitors. An area’s quality of life is a key determinant in business location decisions. According to Sperling’s Best Places, Fulton County has the lowest cost of living compared to surrounding counties, making it an attractive place to live and a great place to buy a home.
The County’s 44 lakes, Lake George, the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers and Champlain Canal
Numerous riverside and lakeside beaches along the County’s 44 lakes including the 29-‐mile long Great Sacandaga Lake.
Saratoga’s world famous thoroughbred racing, world-class polo matches, and Casino & Raceway features harness racing, gaming and a nightclub.
Motocross at Royal Mountain
Access to large tracts of Adirondack Park and other property.
Nationally recognized trout streams.
Numerous trails, Lapland Lake, Royal Mountain
NY State Parks
The Region’s 11 unique state parks include Saratoga Spa State Park, which features a performing arts center, an historic hotel, a luxurious spa, and nature trails to bubbling mineral springs. Other parks offer ice-skating, ice-fishing, snowshoeing, cross-‐country skiing and snowmobiling.
Hiking and Biking
Wooded and mountain trails across the Region including the paved FJ&G Rail Trail.
The historic Erie Canal on the Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway connects to the 365-‐mile Canalway Trail. The Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway travels north and south through Fulton County.