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Outfitter Publishes 2 New Maps For Paddlers

St. Regis Canoe Outfitters recently published two full-color, waterproof maps for paddlers: “The Whitney Wilderness” and “The Raquette River.” Both… >>More

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1812 Homestead Farm and Museum in Willsboro

I visited the 1812 Homestead and Farm Museum in August to get photos of the new barn being constructed there.… >>More

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DEC Working On Drone Regs For Forest Preserve

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is working on new regulations to address drone use on the Forest Preserve. Some… >>More


The Video Room

Hull Falls In Slow Motion

Hull Falls is on the East Branch of the Ausable River in Keene in the Adirondack Park. >>More

News Releases

OSI Helps Adirondack Farmers Buy Land

If you follow land conservation in the Adirondacks, you probably have heard of the Open Space Institute. It has helped… >>More

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Take Adirondack Explorer With You

The Adirondack Explorer has a new app, optimized for phone and tablet screens, that has everything you love about our… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Champlain Area Trails Publishes New Trail Map

To keep up to date with its expanding network of hiking trails in the Champlain Valley, Champlain Area Trails (CATS)… >>More


Louis Marshall: Wilderness Conservationist; Seeker of Social Justice

Wilderness preservationist Louis Marshall would have not only commented about the extremism, murder and related tragic loss of life in… >>More

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Community Fund Awards Grants for 2017

The Community Fund for the Gore Mountain Region (CFGMR) has awarded grants totaling $15,020 to 19 organizations. This year’s grant… >>More

Book Reviews

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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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