For Pete’s Sake – a long hike back to Pete’s Hill

Author:Spencer Morrissey
One of the hardest things about trying to find hiking partners, is finding ones who have days off during the week. This week in particular I couldn't talk anyone into taking the day off to join in on...

Jasper Day Trail

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Inlet is a small town in New York, populated by just over 300 year-round residents. It is situated in the western Adirondacks not far from Old Forge. Although it is a small town, it is one with lots...

Adirondack Firetowers

Author:RaChelle Hosley
We all have fears. Some people are scared of spiders (myself included), some people are scared of snakes, or clowns, or dogs, or small spaces. And some people are scared of heights. If you fall into...

Rock On!

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...

Nine Adirondack Fall Outings

If you're looking for fall foliage you'll find it in the central Adirondacks, but did you know there's more than one way to see nature's most vibrant display of the year? Check out this list of our...

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...

Three Select Hikes in Hamilton County

Author:Spencer Morrissey
Hamilton County is one of the largest counties in New York state and it does not fall short for hiking opportunities. To choose just three would be a tough proposition. The hiking trails of the...

Number Four and Stillwater: Two Tower Peaks (Kinda)

Author:Spencer Morrissey
By now, most locals - and I'd guess many visitors to the heart of the Adirondacks  - have heard the hubbub about the Stillwater Fire Tower  being open the public.  Corenne and I were just as excited...

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...

Swimming Holes in the Adirondacks

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Take a Swim There are some really great places around the region to take a dip, from public beaches to hidden swimming holes, and they are all worth checking out! Public Beaches Each town has its own...


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