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  1. Chris Hunter says

    Sources for the article included:
    Barbara McMartin, 1977, Old Roads and Open Peaks, entry on Murphy, Bennett and Middle Lakes
    Barbara McMartin, 1997, 50 Hikes in the Adirondacks, entry on Murphy, Bennett and Middle Lakes
    Times Union 1967-7-16, p.B-1 “Convention Delegation Hikes Forever Wild Area,” Barnett Fowler and John Maguire
    Tarrytown Daily News, 1967-7-19, p.16 “State Woodlands Studied, Delegates’ Trek is Productive,” David M. Beetle, Special Correspondent
    Millbrook Round Table 1967-7-20, p.1, “Pomeroy Vote for Preserve”
    Times Union 1967-7-23, p.C-4 “Hiking Through Forever Wild Country,” Barney Fowler

  2. Kevin says

    I just hiked this trail last week from Creek Rd. to Murphy Lake and back. Very peaceful and beautiful. I didn’t see a soul. All the fallen leaves made ankle twisting, stepping in hidden mud holes and slipping the only drawbacks. If it was warmer I would have taken a dip.

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