Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter
You may be thinking “I’m getting the winter blues and I need a vacation,” and I know the first thing that pops into your head is somewhere tropical, but why not try something different? The...
Happy Snowmobile Trails
Winter Birding in the Central Adirondacks
As many of our region’s nesting bird species head south for the winter, some species that breed to our north also head south…into the Adirondacks! Each year, it is exciting to discover which species...
Exploring Fishing Brook and Shaw Pond
A Paddle to End the Day With the warm afternoon sun dropping low enough to create shadows along the waterways, I decided to fit in one last paddle for the day. And so, Wren and I drove a few miles...
Fishing for a Good Time With Your Kids
Spring Birding...with Crossbills too!
Ten Reasons to Get Your Raft On
Guide to a great day on the Hudson!
“All Forward!” “Stop!” “Back on the right!” “Hit the deck!” For eight years as a licensed whitewater raft guide, I’ve called out these - and other - commands to many different crews on my raft....
Julia Burton Preston, An Original Adirondack Guide
The geography and the landscape of the Adirondacks have always formed a sort of “border of challenges." Let’s face it: living here isn't always easy. The winters can be long. The roads are few. The...
Things To Do Indoors
We are right in the thick of winter here in the Adirondacks and let me tell you what, it has been COLD! There have been many consecutive nights of negative temperatures — some nights as low as -20,...