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Beyond Peak Capacity: A Boom In High Peaks Hikers

The number of hikers in the High Peaks has been steadily increasing in recent years, especially near Lake Placid and… >>More

Natural History

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Annual Adirondack Habitat Awareness Day Sept 4th

The 9th Annual Adirondack Habitat Awareness Day will take place on Sunday, September 4th, at the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, at… >>More

Environment

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Administrator Sought For Adirondack Aquatic Invasives Program

New York State is seeking proposals for an entity to administer the Adirondack Park Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Spread Prevention… >>More

History & Culture

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Adirondack Families: The Adirondack Museum’s 59th Season

Now in its 59th season, the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake continues to showcase outstanding Adirondack exhibits, special exhibitions… >>More

The Video Room

Early-Season Ice Climbing With MudRat

  Kevin “MudRat” MacKenzie posted this video on YouTube after climbing the Skinny Slide on Upper Wolfjaw Mountain in search… >>More

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