Natural History

Party like the Gilded Age

If there was one single person who drew the most people to the Adirondacks, it just might be Seneca Ray Stoddard. His parents, Charles Stanley Stoddard and Julia Ann Ray, gave him both of their names...

An Evening Paddle to Round Lake

The End of the Day Round Lake is perhaps my favorite paddle in northern Hamilton County, and a friend and I took a chance to get out on it the other day. It was late by the time we arrived, but we...

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,...

Exploring Chimney Mountain

07Aug2017
Author:Shaun Kittle
The enormous pillar of stone seemed to rise from the mist like a brontosaur lifting its head. I had ascended the steep, bedrock-paved trail, clambered over boulders, and then, through the treetops, I...

Paddling and Birding Along the Bog River

You Can't Miss a Chance to Paddle Here Wren and I had the opportunity to paddle the Bog River the other day and we couldn't turn down the chance to do so. After all, the Bog River is a great place to...

Adirondack Experience The Museum On Blue Mountain Lake

As many of you know, our beloved museum in Blue Mountain Lake has undergone a lot of changes in the last few months.  They have changed from The Adirondack Museum to  Adirondack Experience, the...

Great Camp Sagamore Weekends

30May2017
Author:Pamela Merritt
Prepare to be amazed. Great Camp Sagamore has a series of themed weekends which cover a broad range of interests. Enjoy luxury lodging and dining with wonderful hands-on learning in a setting that...

Spring Birds & Peepers

An Afternoon and Evening of Exploring Around Little Tupper Lake and Round Lake A nice day to head out While our recent weather has been wet and raw, it had been warmer not long ago and on a day when...

2016 Most Popular Blogs

2016 Top 3 Blogs In Review We scoured our blogs for the most popular, most informative, and just downright funniest pieces from the past year. In case you missed them when they were originally...

Paddling and birding Round Lake and Little Tupper Lake

Ducks on the move With waterfowl migration beginning, I make sure to check out area lakes whenever I can. And so, when Wren and I had a chance to explore south of Tupper Lake the other day, we were...

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