Directions to Quiet Time


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Driving from Syracuse or the West: Take Interstate 90 (New York State Thruway) east
to Exit 33. Take Route 365 east to Route 12 north, then Route 28 north for about 55


Take the NYS Thruway to Exit 31, follow signs for Utica 8 & 12. This area can be
tricky. Get into Routes 8 & 12, Utica, and Genesee St. North lane. Merge right with 5, 8,
& 12. Stay in right lane and turn right at the light (there is a Fastrac gas station on
corner). First right onto Routes 8 & 12. Follow signs for Poland, Watertown and exit
after you have gone under the overpass (you will pass a WalMart on your right). Make
your way over to the left lane still following Routes 8 & 12 North (merge will be near a
Ford dealership on your right). Follow Route 12 onto Route 28. Bear right at the Nice &
Easy Sunoco gas station (approximately 20 miles from Utica). Follow Route 28 to
Raquette Lake.

Driving from the North: Take Route 30 to Blue Mountain Lake, then Route 28 for
about 10 miles.

Driving from Albany: Take Interstate 87 north to exit 23, Warrensburg. Take Route 9
north (NOT 9N) through Warrensburg for about five miles, and turn left onto Route 28.
Follow Route 28 to Blue Mountain approximately 50 miles. At T-intersection, turn left
on Route 28 and continue for about 10 miles.

From Raquette Lake to Quiet Time: From Route 28, at the corner where you see a
small school and power station, turn onto Raquette Lake Road (Sagamore sign on the
opposite corner). Proceed north through Raquette Lake Village. Stay on the paved road
following it through town. You will drive past the Post Office (on your left), the Tap
Room/General Store (on your right), once near the lake the road curves to the left.
Continue on the same road past the Library towards a small hill. Go up the hill around a
sharp bend (dump transfer station on your left). The road will twist and turn a bit. You
will pass Uncas Road on your left and then you will come to a sharp curve to the left
again. If you go straight you will end up in the driveway of the Raquette Lake Camps,
keep going around this curve. Antlers Road will be your next right hand turn. You will
see the Cortland Outdoor Education Center sign at the turn. Turn right onto Antlers
Road. You will pass the Raquette Lake Boys & Girls Camp on your right and you will
pass a white house with a green shamrock on your right. Keep going and you will begin
to see a rock wall forming on your left and brown camps on your right. The driveway to
Quiet Time will be on the left after the rock wall. There is a lamppost at the end of the
driveway. The address is 559 Antlers Road.