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DEC begins Superfund cleanup in Lake Flower

Visitors to Saranac Lake this summer will be greeted by an unpretty sight: six hundred feet of green fencing, construction cranes, and a giant temporary… >>More

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St Regis Canoe Area

Trout Fishing in the St Regis Canoe Area

As Tim Rowland and I paddled Little Clear Pond toward the St. Regis Pond carry in the early afternoon in mid-May, we noticed a group… >>More

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Parking area location is hot topic at Boreas Ponds meeting

Even before New York State bought the Boreas Ponds Tract in 2016, people started arguing about how close to the ponds the public should be… >>More


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Timelapse of hikers on Cascade Mountain

Timelapse video from a busy September weekend in 2017 on Cascade Mountain. About 550 hikers visited the summit on this… >>More

News Releases

St Regis Canoe Area

DEC Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Bulletin – May 18

DEC Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Bulletin May 18, 2018 Have a safe and enjoyable outdoor recreational experience on the lands and… >>More

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Tank cars near Boreas River

Is rail car storage violating Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers System Act?

Adirondack Wild and the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice are urging the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) in a letter to use… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Snow Factory Mount Van Hoevenberg

Giving winter a hand at Mount Van Ho

Mount Van Hoevenberg manager Kris Cheney-Seymour said the short ski season goaded the center to find a way to stay… >>More


ATV ruling against street use

A state judge has ruled that a village near the Adirondack Park improperly allowed all-terrain vehicles to operate on two… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Ed Zahniser: A Shepherd’s Tooth Expedition

As we made forays out from Mateskared, our family’s cabin in Baker’s Mills, most often Schaefers were the way-showers and… >>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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