Family Fun

An Evening Paddle at Mason Lake

A Beautiful Place Mason Lake is a quiet body of water directly along Route 30 - just south of Lewey Lake - which many folks pass on their way through the southern Adirondacks. If they don't stop,...

Paddling Along the Jessup River - and Battling Beaver Dams While We're at it!

Waiting to Run Free and Explore Since the Jessup River sits on a busy stretch of Route 30, I left Wren in the car while I unloaded the boat and our gear for our paddle last week. Wren patiently...

If it walks like a moose and talks like a moose, it must be...

The Elusive Adirondack Moose Weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, the moose is a majestic animal that captures the attention and imagination of all ages. From a child who has never seen a moose before...

5 Excuses to Clear Your Calendar

31Aug2015
Author:Michelle Clement
It's In the Air... The evenings are starting to get cooler, the smell of the breeze is beginning to change, and the sight of school buses back on roadways are all signs that fall is practically here...

Insiders' Secrets

03Aug2015
Author:Michelle Clement
Don't Settle... Travel Like a Local! We know our hometowns like the back of our hand. We know where to go to find that perfect cup of coffee, we know where the best place to enjoy a sunset is, or how...

August Event Round Up

Durant Days and Boat Parade Weekend August 1st and 2nd  Come out and celebrate William West Durant the inventor of the Great Camps Style Architecture, who was born in Raquette Lake. You can take a...

Sargent Ponds Loop--A guided hike for Long Lake

22Jul2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
A guided tour of the Sargent Ponds Wild Forest A few years back Long Lake asked me to lead hikes for them in the Long Lake Region, of course I jumped on the opportunity. This year's outings started...

Hamilton County Waterfalls---Wet Weather Wonderlands

03Jul2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Hamilton County is loaded with waterfalls and after the last few weeks of heavy rain those waterfalls are loaded with water and that opens up some serious opportunities for scenic hiking, and...

July's a Hot Month!

25Jun2015
Author:Michelle Clement
With a stellar 4th of July weekend upon us, it should be known that July is when the event calendar hits its peak!  In fact, there are so many great events scheduled this month that writing a "...

Independence Day in Our Corner of the 'Dacks

24Jun2015
Author:Michelle Clement
July starts with a BANG! From thousands of falling ping pong balls, to bed races, parades and dazzling firework displays, to say the events calendar for July 4th weekend is jam-packed is simply an...

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