There are at least 37 scenic pull-offs in the park, but some of these grand views have been compromised by vegetation.
The Adirondack Park Agency said it would continue to support green energy and would evaluate projects based on existing rules.
Along with parking restrictions, which the state began enforcing last year in the Chapel Pond area, DEC wants to rate hikes for their degree of difficulty and get this information into the hotels so tourists will be less likely to attempt climbs that are beyond their capabilities.
Crown Point serves a broad variety of interests, but is generally considered to have even more unrealized potential.
Dry and hot, the Flat Rock is a pepperbox that almost pleads to be burned with some regularity. Even so, it had been 60 years since the last meaningful fire.
The double-crested cormorant made a miraculous recovery after the ban on DDT, a pesticide that had once imperiled the bird’s existence. But while conservationists hailed the return of birds such as the bald eagle, they became increasingly wary of the collateral success represented by the cormorant.
Cleaning up oil pollution at the J&L mine site in star lake will cost $30 million.