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Cabins and campers and bears, oh my!

As I lay in our teardrop camper thinking about the bears the ranger had advised us about at Eighth Lake State Campground I realized I'm really not afraid of bears any longer. There was a day when I'd...

3 Trail Running Destinations in the Indian Lake Area

18Sep2014
Author:Spencer Morrissey
While not all trails in the Indian Lake area are great for trail running, many you will find do fit the bill. Trail conditions and terrain play a huge roll in what's good and not-so-good. Trail...

A Weekend on Long Lake, Part 3 of 3

17Sep2014
Author:Spencer Morrissey
A Weekend on Long Lake Read Part 1 Read Part 2 PART 3 OF 3 We awoke the next morning to the thumping and crashing of aluminum canoes along the shore, another camp group was setting off down the lake...

Fall Events Not to be Missed this year

12Sep2014
Author:Dean Nervik
One Square Mile of Hope On September 13, 2014, One Square Mile of Hope will attempt to take back its title and set a new Guinness world record for the Largest Raft of canoes and kayaks, while...

A Weekend on Long Lake, Part 2 of 3

A Weekend on Long Lake, Part 2 of 3 (If you haven't read Part 1 yet, follow this link to read Part 1) Buttermilk Falls I had left you last week as we laid our heads down for the night at the end of a...

A Guided Adventure up Sawyer and Little Sawyer

A Guided Adventure up Sawyer and Little Sawyer Hiking in the Indian Lake Region As a licensed guide I have the pleasure of planning some pretty interesting and fun trips for the Town of Long Lake,...

A Weekend on Long Lake

Weekend on Long Lake: Part 1 of 3   Gearing up for vacation   With an extended weekend planned and the boats strapped securely to the roof rack, we loaded up our camping gear, charged the batteries...

INTRO 101 - One Square Mile of Hope

19Aug2014
Author:Michelle Clement
One Square Mile of Hope - September 13. 2014 In less that a month, the record breaking One Square Mile of Hope will float onto Fourth Lake in Inlet, New York. Once again event organizers and paddlers...

Relaxing Dinner Cruise on Raquette Lake

12Aug2014
Author:Michelle Clement
Date Night in Raquette Lake, New York Recently I had the opportunity to experience one of the Adirondack's most relaxing attractions and intimate dining experiences: Raquette Lake Navigation's...

Paddling the Bog River

Many of the most memorable paddles in the Adirondacks are quiet backwaters which take boaters into a watery wilderness away from the noise of motors and the din of everyday life. The Bog River is one...

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