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Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Montgomery County, New York

Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor Commission

Transportation

Amtrak operates passenger trains from points south and west. Our local station is located at Route 5 and the west end of Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam.

Bus transportation is available from New York City and stops at Church Street at the Riverfront Center, downtown Amsterdam. Greyhound and Trailways of New York service the area.

Albany International Airport is 30 minutes away.

Amsterdam Taxi Services: Community Cab 518-842-4788 or Yellow Cab 518-843-1600

Canajoharie Taxi Services: Garyís Taxi 518-673-3974

Amsterdam Rental Car Services: Avis Rent A Car Nationwide Reservations 1-800-331-1212 or Enterprise Rent-A-Car 518-843-8535

Montgomery Area eXpress (MAX) Bus Service 518-843-4700

Mileage/Approximate Drive Time

Amsterdam to Fonda-Fultonville
8 miles/10 min

Fonda-Fultonville to Canajoharie
10 miles/15 min

Canajoharie to Fort Plain
3 miles/5 min

Fort Plain to St. Johnsville
7miles/10 min

Geo-Caching

Geo-Caching is a global wide phenomenon that is catching on quick not only worldwide, but right here in Montgomery County! People all over are going on Ďtreasure huntsí to find boxes full of trinkets and goodies that other people have left behind. The rules are if you take something, you have to leave something! Clues are given along with the GPS coordinates to make finding these buried treasures a little easier. Depending on where you are hunting you will either have a difficult find or an easy find! Donít have a GPS tracker? Not a problem for most of the sights! The clues and hints that people leave on the website for Geo-Cache may be enough information alone in some cases.

In many instances Geo-cache is hidden in state parks, wooded areas, and many tourist sights, and historic landmarks. This is a great chance to get the kids off of the computer and the couch! Geo-caching isn't just a healthy family time event, but a great past time for friends, couples, and anyone who is looking for something fun and exciting. But be careful because you will get addicted to this global wide hunt!

For more information log onto www.geocaching.com/ and register! Itís free and easy.

Always remember when searching for geo-cache do so at your own risk. Montgomery County is not responsible for any injuries or lost items of geo-cachers.

All of our information is pulled from the main geo-cache website. For complete listing as well as terms and policies please visit www.geocaching.com/. We encourage anyone interested in hiding a geo-cache on private or public site property to ask the proper authority of that site for permission.

  • Ames 13317
  • Amsterdam 12010
  • Auriesville 12016
  • Canajoharie 13317
  • Fonda 12068
  • Fort Hunter 12069
  • Fort Johnson 12070
  • Fort Plain 13339
  • Fultonville 12072
  • Hagaman 12086
  • Nelliston 13410
  • Palatine Bridge 13428
  • Sprakers 12166
  • St. Johnsville 13452
  • Tribes Hill 12177