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Railway Moves Tanker Cars Into Adirondacks

The parent company of Saratoga and North Creek Railway has begun moving tanker cars into the Adirondacks for storage. Dylan Smith, a North River resident,… >>More

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A Day In The Life on Cascade Mountain

On Saturday, September 30, I hiked Cascade Mountain with the intention of documenting the crowds through a timelapse video and other photos. Starting the trail… >>More

In this Magazine

Paddling The Lower Bog River

In the nineteenth century, the Bog River’s reputation for remoteness attracted numerous writers of the day, who invariably depicted the headwaters as dismal, lonely, and… >>More


The Video Room

Cobble Lookout: Short, easy hike with great view

Brendan Wiltse, science and stewardship director at the Ausable River Association, talks about one of his favorite easy hikes in… >>More

News Releases

New York State Drafts Plan To Protect Lake Sturgeon

The lake sturgeon is an odd fish. It grows fast but reaches sexual maturity late. The female matures between ages… >>More

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Nature Conservancy’s new accessible trail now open in Willsboro

As the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy was looking to improve its Boquet River Nature Preserve in the Town… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Recent Adirondack Forest Ranger Missions

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers responded to 15 search and rescue incidents in the past two… >>More


Opinion: Clean Power Plan’s End Will Mean Littered Landscape

Few places would have benefited more  from the 2015 Clean Power Plan than the Adirondack Park. Had the plan been… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Following This Fall’s Bird Migration

Each fall, migrating birds can be seen flying south to their wintering grounds. This is the ideal time of year… >>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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One mission of the Adirondack Explorer is to show people how to enjoy New York State’s great wilderness. Every issue includes accounts of hiking, paddling, cross-country skiing, rock climbing, bicycling, and other outdoor pursuits. Subscribers get unlimited access to our Adventure Planner, an online archive of hundreds of recreational stories.

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