AS OF JULY 6, 2016
Notice to Residents & Walkers to the village. Be aware of several reporting’s of stray cats, skunks, fox and possums. Some have tested positive for rabies.
Village of South Glens Falls has set
restrictions for the use of automatic
sprinklers systems and manual sprinklers in
the Village except for the hours of 7:00 -
9:00 pm until further notice.
AUGUST 17, 2016
MAYOR JOSEPH ORLOW PRESIDING
village of South Glens Falls is located in Northeastern Saratoga
County across the Hudson River from the City of Glens Falls. South
Glens Falls is home to the historically famous
Cooper's Cave, which
can be seen from the bridge linking Glens Falls and South Glens
Falls. Cooper’s Cave was made famous by author James Fenimore Cooper
in the first American novel, "The Last of the Mohicans". A large
section of South Glens Falls bears Cooper’s family name of Fenimore
to this very day.
South Glens Falls is rich in history where visitors can explore
local historic sites such as
Fort William Henry
and the Saratoga Battlefield. There are also several history museums
in the area, including the Chapman Historical Museum,
Historical Museum, and the Fort William Henry Historical Museum. For
recreational enthusiasts, area lakes such as Lake Champlain and Lake
George are wonderful for boating and sailing. Near by,
and Gore Mountain are popular locations for Winter sports including
skiing, snow boarding, sledding and snow tubing. The summer tourist
industry and winter skiing provide seasonal employment for several
This area of upstate New York is known as the “Gateway to the Adirondacks,”
and is nearby to many other area attractions. Conveniently located
approximately 40 miles north of
Albany, the state capital of New York, and centrally located between Saratoga Springs
and Lake George.
So whether you are interested in visiting “The Last of the Mohicans”
Cooper’s Cave site, or you want to spend time exploring the
beautiful Adirondacks, South Glens Falls is the place to be.