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History Of The Stillwater Mt. Fire Tower

The famed surveyor Verplanck Colvin built the first tower on Stillwater Mountain way back in 1882. The hole that once… >>More

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High Peaks Overuse Issues

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has been grappling with how to deal with the increasing number of hikers in… >>More

In this Magazine

Dannemora escape story reads like fiction

Writer Michael Benson tells the story of the 2015 prison breakout in the northern Adirondacks by inmates David Sweat and… >>More



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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

CycleADK Gives’ to Crowdfund for Community Projects

SARANAC LAKE — A new partnership aims to support charitable projects in Cycle Adirondacks host communities. Cycle Adirondacks is a… >>More

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E.coli Testing Continues At Reopened Million Dollar Beach

Million Dollar Beach reopened again Saturday, June 24, after E.coli tested at a level safe for swimming, according to a… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Noted Local Naturalist to Lead Nature Walk in Split Rock Wildway

Conservationist John Davis will lead an educational nature hike on Saturday, July 1, to showcase forest types common to the Champlain… >>More

Environment

John Collins’ Stewardship, Friendship, Respect, and Mentorship

My admiration of the late John Collins of Blue Mountain Lake and Indian Lake grew significantly after hearing the eulogies by… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Best Fourth in the North: Five Days of Fun in Ticonderoga

According to Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mathew Courtright, Ticonderoga’s annual Best Fourth of the North celebration was… >>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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