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Open sky, covered bridge

From music playing in the park to kids playing in the water, Jay welcomes you to experience the peace and quiet of a quaint mountain town - mixed with the fun of themed festivals, music, and food events throughout the seasons. 

The covered bridge in Jay, NY is one of the historic must-see spots in the eastern Adirondacks. Take a walk through across its echoing walkway, and find yourself on the shores of the Ausable River. Visitors of all ages will enjoy a picnic on the green after working up an appetite with a dip in a fresh, mountain swimming hole. 

Home to JEMS (Jay Entertainment and Music Society), Jay boasts a thriving artist community. The mountains inspire, and here, the talent shines. Visit several small home-based galleries, take in a show, listen to a concert on the green. 

While the water runs swiftly, the feel here is relaxed. Outdoor enthusiasts will find opportunities to fish, cycle, hike, bike, and climb in the warm weather. Minutes from Whiteface Mountain, the variety of winter activities - from sledding, snowshoeing, and iceskating to skiing and riding at Whiteface Mountain are abundant!

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