Welcome to the Town Franklin
Town Franklin, founded in 1836, is located in
the Southern end of Franklin County. It has been
called a scenic oasis in the heart of the
Adirondack Mountains located in upstate New York.
When traveling through the Town of Franklin there
is so much to see and visit.
In a picturesque
setting, one mile out of the hamlet of Onchiota and
14 miles from Saranac Lake is a museum devoted to
Iroquois history and culture. This is the Six
Nations indian Museum. The Town of Franklin offers
many seasonal activities and events. Many trails to
hike on, lake and streams to canoe on and the New
York State owned Buck Pond for camping pleasures.
In the winter, The Town of Franklin offers a whole
new experience and beauty. There is Cross Country
Skiing and Snow Shoeing through pristine wilderness,
snowmobiling on the Corridor Number 7 as well as
back country trails, skating at Kate Mountain Park
and the list goes on...
3rd Annual Pumpkin Chuckin Festival
11 am - 3 pm on October 15, 2016 at Kate Mountain Park on Route 3 in Vermontville
For information about Rules, eligibility, and registration forms, Click Here!
BUILD YOUR OWN CATAPULT OR TREBUCHET!
What is a Trebuchet?
A machine used in medieval siege warfare for hurling large stones or other missiles.
What is a Catapult?
A device in which accumulated tension is suddenly released to hurl an object some distance, in particular.
Join us! on the fun or come and watch!