Charles E. Baker State Forest
(located directed across from Shamrock & Thistle B&B
This 9,400-acre forested property, located in southeast Madison County, makes up the core of the Brookfield Trail System. Charles E. Baker, combined with Brookfield Railroad and Beaver Creek State Forests, contain 130 miles of connected trails. These recreational trails are open for hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and mountain biking. Several trails are open for ATV use by permit only for people with disabilities. For those who prefer to drive through the forest, the Brookfield Auto Tour Guide (PDF, 2 MB) provides highlights of this state forest. The topography ranges from mild to moderate slopes with a few steep areas.
Located 20 minutes from the Shamrock & Thistle B&B, in the lovely town of Hamilton NY. Parents of students will find our location convenient and comfortable while visiting students or attending events.
Unadilla Motocross (MX) (13 min. to track)
Chenango County Fairgrounds
A Great Place to Visit!
The Chenango County Agricultural Society, Inc. of Norwich, New York is very proud to sponsor the Chenango County Fairgrounds which is host to the CHENANGO COUNTY FAIR and a variety of events during the year.
Come bring the family and experience the excitement that a true COUNTRY FAIR has to offer. Each day has featured entertainment in front of the grandstand.
Many other daily events go on during the day and evening.
Bringing Traditions to Life
Stroll down the local main streets on a summer afternoon, where every town has its own flavor. From museums to restaurants and shops, be sure to check out all the Otsego County towns have to offer. Spend time reminiscing on America's past at the....
Baseball Hall of Fame
Fenimore Art Museum.
Other Attractions Near The Shamrock & Thistle B&B
Earlville Opera House:
Pageant of the Bands:
Golden Artist Colors, Inc.:
Golden Artists’ Foundation:
Chobani Yogurt Factory:
Jewett’s Cheese House:
Morrisville State College:
Lt. Warren Eaton Airport in Norwich, NY:
Hamilton Municipal Airport:
North East Classic Car Museum:
Wolf Mountain Nature Center:
Madison-Bouchville Antique Week (NYS’ Largest Antique Show):
Adirondack Scenic Railroad:
Wild West Trophy Hunts:
South Otselic Annual Fishing Heritage Day:
Bass Pro Shops:
Shasta Snowmobile Club:
Unadilla Snowmobile Club:
Mountaintop Golf Course & Restaurant:
Micro-Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries - Too many to list….
Nearby Eateries & Restaurants
Columbus(10-15 minute drive)
New Berlin(10-15 minute drive)
Leonardsville(20-25 minute drive)
Sherburne(10-15 minute drive)
Norwich (20-25 minutes)
Cazenovia (45 minute scenic drive from our B&B)
Poolville (20-25 minute drive)
Hamilton (20-25 minute drive)
Reservations Preferred but not Required.