In this Magazine
How green is Stefanik?
North Country’s congresswoman
increasingly votes for the environment.
On the photographic trail
Carl Heilman’s latest Adirondack book
beckons hikers to the park.
Oases amid food deserts
Small communities seek alternatives as
grocery stores get farther from home.
A peaceful lake vista
Cook Mountain Preserve offers Lake George views without Lake George crowds.
Stricken with a disease that robs mobility, one man seeks the extreme challenge of Ironman Lake Placid.
Bandmates for science
Bird enthusiasts flock to Crown Point to trap and band birds for national database.
New trails in Old Forge
Cyclists carve out a mountain biking
destination on the park’s western edge.
Green groups explained
As a new nonprofit organizes, the Explorer examines what sets all the activists apart.
A classic kids’ hike
Pitchoff is a fun and scenic day trip to
remember and revisit when the next
generation comes along.
20 years on the river
The Ausable Two-Fly Challenge heads
into its third decade reuniting fishing friends and family.
High Peaks, low crowds
The Nippletop-Dial loop is a hike away from the more peopled paths of the park’s busiest region.
Champion paddle trips
Celebrate two decades of access by paddling a northern Adirondack route in former timberlands.
Counting on the census
Park communities want to avoid a 2020
undercount that could leave the North Country disadvantaged.
On the Wild Side
Views of the Park