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Outdoor Recreation


Official Responses To Rail-Trail Plan Comments

The wrangling over the future of the state-owned rail corridor that stretches 119 miles from Remsen to Lake Placid has… >>More

Natural History


Adirondack Wildlife: Fisher Families In Fall

Along with the crisp mornings and crimson colors that signal summer’s slide into fall, there are changes occurring in the… >>More



To Motorize The Forest Preserve, APA Sustains A Legal Fiction

I wish to recognize Adirondack Park Agency board member Art Lussi for his insistence over the past several months that… >>More

History & Culture


Holiday Arts Opportunities Around Saranac Lake

We artists take great pride in producing new work for the holiday season, believing (perhaps naively) that people will want… >>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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Each issue of the Adirondack Explorer contains reviews of the non-fiction books that matter most to our readers. The subjects include Adirondack history, outdoor recreation, wildlife, natural history, and public policy. Most of the past reviews are now available online.

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