The Origin of the Great Camp Style Architecture

Author:Michelle Clement
The "Gilded Age" in America was a time of rapid economic growth, and those who achieved such wealth celebrated it like never before. It was during this era that the Adirondack Park became one of the...

4 Unique Locations to Say "I Do"

Author:Michelle Clement
Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains, a destination wedding in the Adirondack Park can bring your upcoming nuptials up to the next level. If you've dreamed of tying the...

Hiking & Birding Wakely Mountain

Author:Alan Belford
Wakely Mountain sits as a lonesome sentinel brooding above the Moose River Plains, and it is one of the tallest mountains in the park outside of the High Peaks Region. Wren and I set out on the trail...

Hike into Spectacular OK Slip Falls

New Trail To the Falls Humans are inextricably drawn to water in all its forms. We are particularly captivated by falling water. The sights and sounds of waterfalls are mesmerizing. One of the...

3 Trail Running Destinations in the Indian Lake Area

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...

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...

Hiking, Birding, and Bearing at Hitchins Bog

Author:Alan Belford
Birds on my way to the Bog The other day, I stopped off at Sabattis Bog along Sabattis Circle Road on my way to Hitchins Bog. Sabbatis sits right along the road and gives easy access to a splendid...

Picnic in Speculator

Author:Michelle Clement
Great food, good company and even a little history along the Sacandaga River Pathway  This week I had a meeting in the Speculator, New York area of the Adirondacks. When my meeting concluded, I...

A Family Hike At John Dillon Park

Author:Michelle Clement
Discovering John Dillon Park  Last fall I discovered an absolute gem for family camping, hiking and picnics. It's International Paper's John Dillon Park located on New York State Route 30 (The...

A Diversity of Species Birding at the Newcomb Bioblitz!

Author:Alan Belford
Each year in the Adirondacks, the All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI) seeks to document the array of species which inhabit a certain patch of the park by inviting volunteer naturalists of all...


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