Camping

Speculator Vacation

While we are quickly heading into spring, I've got sun and fun on my mind. I'm thinking summer and vacation!  As I have lived in the Adirondacks my whole life, sometimes is can be difficult to see my...

Camping, Birding, and Exploring Along Horseshoe Lake

Waking up in a beautiful place My friend and I camped along Horseshoe Lake the other weekright along the St. Lawrence-Franklin-Hamilton county lines. Wren and I woke early while it was still dark,...

Tips & tricks: Camp like a pro

For as long as I can remember, I have spent a portion of my summers camping.  As a family, we would always go once right when school got out in June, and again before heading back to school in early...

Camping... closer than you think

 Submitted by guest blogger, Alyssa Devlin.Read on to see why Alyssa can't wait for the warmer months to roll around once again!  This  past summer, I went for a canoe camping trip with my family. My...

Rock On!

21Sep2016
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Rock On Here in the Adirondacks we have many great mountains to hike, but we also have tons of great rocks! With so many awesome sights to check out, it is hard to choose one favorite! Rocky Mountain...

Four Adirondack birding destinations to flock to!

The secret is out — the central Adirondacks is a special place, and birds know it. Located in the heart of the boreal zone, a swath of bird-loving habitat that runs from the northeastern to the...

Car camping!

Car camping gone bad! Although I grew up in the Adirondacks, I car camped only a few times.  A couple of times was with my family, and once I went alone with my twins at Rollins Pond, when they were...

Paddling and Camping at Mason Lake

A Great Place to Paddle If you are looking for a nice, quiet paddle in southern Hamilton County, check out Mason Lake. Located along Rt. 30 near the southern end of Indian Lake, it's  just south of...

Camping With the Family (Dog Included)

20Jul2016
Author:RaChelle Hosley
My family hike into Spruce Lake I'm not much for roughing it in the great outdoors. My idea of a vacation is a nice plush hotel with a big comfy bed, room service, and maybe, if I'm lucky, a swim-up...

Gluten Free on the trail!

06Jul2016
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Trying to eat gluten free is one of the hardest things I have ever tried to do - I love wheat and wheat products. While being a celiac is not something we have to deal with, Corenne and I both have...

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