Richfield Springs, where once the "Great White Sulphur Springs" - the purest mineral water in the world - brought gentlemen and gentlewomen by the trainload, still offers ideal vacationing today. The quiet charm of the Victorian era remains in the gracious homes and buildings, and the curious may still taste the famous sulphur water from the fountain in Spring Park in this relaxed country village.
Richfield Springs a perfect base of operations for vacationers. A convenient 12 miles from the New York State Thruway Exit 30, Richfield Springs is midway between Albany and Syracuse on Route 20. The active and productive farming area surrounding the village provides spectacular scenery; the people of our community provide a hospitable welcome.
Just south of the village lies the second largest lake in the Susquehanna watershed. More than 50 percent of Canadarago Lake has a depth of 30 feet or more. It is one of the cleanest lakes in New York State. Excellent fishing attracts anglers from far and wide. There is a public beach and picnic area, and a boat launching site.
Always popular in the community are church suppers, bazaars, antique shops, firemen's field days, concerts (in the park and elseWHERE), ice cream festivals, and numerous other events throughout the year. Fall offers large and small game hunting and breathtaking scenic views. Winter activities include ice fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, snow tubing, ice skating, snowshoeing, winter carnivals and snowmobile races.
The business area offers excellent shopping and service facilities. There is fine dining and lodging throughout the area.
- Street: Route 20
- City: Richfield Springs
- State: NY
- Zipcode: 13439
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