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Brighton Regional Business Directory

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Originally, Brighton NY was named after Brighton England and set off from the Town of Duane in 1858.   The Town of Brighton is inside the Adirondack Park "Blue Line" and the State owns approximately 47% and 20% is approximately wetlands which are prized for their rare and threatened species of Spruce grouse, moose and three-toed woodpecker.  Brighton is located in a high quality aquifer with three major watersheds.  Paul Smith arrive in 1859 where he built the hotel and famous culinary school.  Hamlets of Brighton are now:  Paul Smith, Gabriel, Easy Street, Keese Mills, McCollumns,  and Rainbow Lake.  Brighton region hosts the Upper St. Regis Lake, Spitfire Lake, Rainbow Lake, Osgood River, Osgood Pond, Meacham Lake and Jones Pond.  Read up on Brighton's Smart Growth Plan (click here) and some of their interesting history (click here).


Paul Smith is actually a hamlet of Brighton NY and was named after Paul Smith's Hotel (prior St. Regis House).  It was one of the first wilderness resorts in the Adirondack.  Paul Smith College was built on the site of the hotel and funded from the estate of Smith's son (Phelps).  The college has educated many students in the culinary hospitality arts, as well as natural resources of wildlife sciences.

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    Area Code 518

86 Towing

Route 86






Adirondack Artisan Catering

Paul Smith's College

Paul Smiths



Adirondack Center for Writing

PO Box 265

Paul Smiths


Adirondack Leadership Expeditions

1490 Country Route 60



Adk Oil Paintings & Handmade

Teddy Bears by Edith Urban

2305 Country Route 60



Annie's Cabin






  Barnaum Pond   Brighton  
  Beik and Sons General Contracting   Rainbow Lake 796-9073

Bob's Auto & Truck Service

971 State Route 86



  Brighton Architectural Heritage Committee PO Box 34 Rainbow Lake 327-3433
Brighton Mini Mart 815 Route 86, P O Box 28 Gabriels 327-5256
Brighton Seniors Brighton 327-3433
Brighton Town Assessor Office Route 86, PO Box 26 Brighton 327-3086
Brighton Town Code Enforcement Route 86, PO Box 26 Brighton 327-9360
Brighton Town Clerk Office Route 86, PO Box 26 Brighton 327-3202
Brighton Town Highway Department Route 86, BO Box 26 Brighton 327-3201
Brighton Town Park & Field House Route 86 & Rainbow Lake Road Brighton 327-3530
Brighton Town Tax Collector Route 86 Brighton 327-3644
Buck Pond Campground Off Route 3 Onchiota 891-3449
Camp "Chi" State Route 90 Onchiota 873-2125
Camp Forestmere Malone Road Paul Smiths 327-3537
Camp Hatteras   Paul Smiths 327-5030
  Camp Regis - Applejack PO Box 245 Paul Smiths 327-3117
  Chambers of Commerce (calendar of events)      
Church of Assumption Roman Catholic Church 836 Route 86 Gabriels 891-4616
D'Ambrisi Painting, LLC   Rainbow Lake 327-5196
Daniel Parsons, D.W. Landsculpting   Rainbow Lake 796-7029
  Dining in Lake Placid      
86 Towing Route 86 Gabriels 317-5256
Eckert Tree Farm (Maple) 9306 State Route 30 Paul Smiths 327-3554
Farmhouse Snowmobiling 129 Hobart Road Paul Smiths 327-3429
Fran Welding Service PO Box 242 Paul Smiths 327-3447
  Fun for the Family      
  Golf in the Park      
Goods from the Woods HCR #1 Box 19 Onchiota 891-0156
Grass Pond Trail   Paul Smiths  
Hays Brook Trail    Paul Smiths  
  Hospitals & Health Centers      
John Wells Pratt House Route 86 Gabriels 891-666
Keese Mills - Blue Mtn. Road Trails   Paul Smiths  
Kushaqua Loop Trail    Onchiota  
Lazy Days Lodge   Rainbow Lake 703-627-6547
Ladies of the Evening (craft club)     327-3223
Leifheit Land Surveying PLLC PO Box 25, 815 St. Rt. 86 Gabriels 327-3476
  Lower St. Regis Lake (contour map)   Paul Smiths  
Madawaski Flow Blue Mountain Road Paul Smiths  
  Marinas in the Park      
  McColloms Market 9360 State Route 30 Paul Smiths 891-0561
McMotors 548 St. Route 86 Paul Smiths 327-5010
  Meacham Lake Campsite Route 30 Paul Smiths 800-456-CAMP
Meenagha Mtn  P O Box 36 Rainbow Lake 327-5247
  Moody Taxk Shop 838 State Route 86 Gabriels 327-3310
Moody Tree Farm 60 County Route 50 Gabriels 891-2468
North Country Electrical Services Inc. 838 State Route 86 Gabriels 327-3310
  Northbrook Lodge White Pine Road Paul Smiths  
Ordway, Janet (Avon) 1289 County Route 60 Onchiota 891-2067
Osgood Lake Association   Brighton  
Osgood Pond   Brighton  
Osgood Lake Association   Brighton  
Pat Hendrik Photography 259 State Route 86 Paul Smiths 327-3342
Paul Smiths College Route 86 Paul Smiths 800-421-2605
Paul Smiths - Joan Weill Library 259 State Route 86 Paul Smiths 800-421-2605
Paul Smiths College Visitor Interpretive Center @ Paul Smith's College Paul Smiths 327-6241
Paul Smiths - Gabriels Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 145 Gabriels 327-3349
  Paul Smiths Farmer's Market on campus Fridays Paul Smiths  
  Paul Smiths - White Pine Camp Paul Smiths 327-3030
Peter Shropes Studio PO Box 38, Rainbow Lake Road Rainbow Lake 327-5247

Point of View Studio

524 State Route 86

Gabriel 651-1938
Rainbow Lake - Clear Pond   Brighton  
Rainbow Lake Association   Rainbow Lake 327-5221
  Real Estate      
  Rock Climbing      
St. Gabriels Mission   Gabriels  
St. John's in the Wilderness Episcopal Church Route 86 Paul Smiths  
St. Paul's Assumption Church Food Pantry Paul Smiths 327-3297
St. Regis Lake Association Brighton
St. Regis Presbyterian Church Keeses Mill Road Paul Smiths  
St. Regis Restaurant Route 86 Gabriels 317-9454
Shamrock Bar & Grill 83 County Route 55 Gabriels 891-6170
Sheep Meadow Trail   Paul Smiths  
Societies & Organizations
Spitfire Lake   Brighton  
Slush Pond Horse Trail  Paul Smiths
Six Nation's Indian Museum  Onchiota 819-0769
Sue's Dog Grooming Route 86 Gabriels 327-3443
The Great Adirondack Corn Maze 112 Hobart Road Gabriels 637-1230
The Lodge at Loon Landing   Rainbow Lake  
Tormey's Store   Onchiota 891-1738
Train Brook Forge 243 State Route 86 Paul Smiths 327-3747
Tri-Lakes Home Inspections LLC    Rainbow Lake 327-3165
  Tucker Farms Inc. 56 Hobart Road Gabriels 637-1230
Twin Pines on Osgood Pond Paul Smiths 327-3986
  U S Post Post Office   Rainbow Lake  
Utility Companies
Visitors Interpretive Center 8023 State Route 30 Paul Smiths  
Wakanda 379 Country Route 60 Rainbow Lake 327-1829
Wesley Moody Landscaping Inc. 60 County Route 55 Gabriels 891-4147
White Pine Camp 432 White Pine Road Paul Smiths 327-3030
Wiley's Flies 379 County Route 60 Rainbow Lake 327-1829
Z Yemasee Lodge   Onchiota 563-9516

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