Sunset over Star Lake.
Sunset over Star Lake.

Photo Courtesy of Amber Wood.

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Aldrich Wild Forest
Aldrich Wild Forest

Courtesy of simply pix by Joy

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Twin Falls
Twin Falls

© Spencer Morrissey

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Sunset over Star Lake.
Sunset over Star Lake.

Photo Courtesy of Amber Wood.

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Whatever your leisure, the possibilities for enjoying the untamed beauty of the  Adirondacks are endless here!

       WELCOME TO  CLIFTON-FINE              "where wilderness   meets water "



 The serene, and pristine landscape of our"forever wild" foothills of the  Adirondack  Mountains , provides a utopiafor all types of outdoor recreational enthusiasts.

Whether you're looking for an  adventure,a place to  relax, or for a  beautiful and  tranquil  place to call home...



Clifton- Fine,  is the perfect destination.


Town of Clifton

Town of Fine

The abundance of rivers, lakes, streams, brooks and ponds are home to an extensive variety of fresh water fish.


Regardless of the season, or your skill level, you certainly won't regret grabbing your pole or tip-up, your canoe, or ice shanty... and putting your skills to the test in our magnificent waters.



Our waterways provide a prestige nautical experience for all types of aquatic fanatics.


From sailing, jet skiing, motor boating  or water skiing on the magestic

"Cranberry Lake",  

(the third largest lake in the Adirondack Park)


to puttering around on the infamous "floating docks"   on the tranquil and quaint 

"Star Lake",

   to white water kayaking, rafting or canoeing the wild

Oswegatchie, and  Little River ,

to anything else in between.


If spectacular white water waterfalls are your "thing", you might be interested in checking out the

"Waterfalls of Tooley Pond Rd"


as this stretch of the Grasse River contains some of the most  picturesque and easily accessible waterfalls in all of the Adirondack Park!


One thing is certain...


Our Bountiful Waterways will NEVER dissapoint!

Be sure to check out our


"Top 10 Area Favorite Fishing Access Locations"




Star Lake

With So many things to discover and explore, there's an adventure around every corner here!

Five Ponds Wilderness Area

Overlooking Cranberry Lake from Bear Mountain

Those that prefer dry land adventures will be thrilled to know that the total landmass of the C-F townships approximates to a little over 300 Square miles!  Much of which, is made up of

"Forever Wild"

 state forests, that includes some of the oldest growth forests  in all of the Adirondack Park.

 Our magnificent landscape, is packed with some of the best hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, ATV  and  snowmobile trails in New York State, and also provide superb  hunting  and wildlife spotting opportunities!

The trails are perfect for whole family expeditions, with easily hikeable:

Bear Mountain Tooley Mountain;

Cathedral Rock and  Cat Mountain

just to name a few.


Want to see more?

Head over and check out our...







        All of our...


 "Wild Side".






Cat Mountain Trail Wanakena

Cat Mountain Summit

Cathedral Rock FIre Tower


Those searching for something even more challenging-


  is also home to the remarkable, and highly acclaimed... 



"Cranberry Lake 50"


Hiking Trail Challenge


 a "Five Ponds Partners" Project


The Townships of  Clifton  &  Fine  have so much More to offer!


Don't just take our word for it... GET STARTED by clicking HERE!

We are centrally  located just a very short drive from our Adirondack neighbors of: Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, and Long Lake, and our neighbors outside the park: Harrisville, Carthage, Fort Drum, Alexandria Bay, Sacketts Harbor and Watertown.