By Mike Lynch A key hiking shuttle in Keene will resume operations on Saturday. The shuttle from Marcy Field to the Garden parking lot has run on weekends for the past decade throughout the hiking season, but has been shut down since … [Read more...] about Garden shuttle resumes Saturday
State had planned to hold off till '22, but now wants to run one bus By Tim Rowland The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Essex County hope to begin scaled-back version of their long-envisioned but stalled High Peaks … [Read more...] about High Peaks hiker shuttle could still run this summer
DEC addresses Route 73 parking stakes at town meeting By Tim Rowland Controversial delineators put in to prevent parking on State Route 73 in Keene Valley may not be permanent, depending on the results of an ongoing experiment to manage an … [Read more...] about Keene residents, officials weigh in on parking situation
Keene residents discuss plans for managing influx of visitors By Tim Rowland In the calm before the summer storm of hikers, residents of the Town of Keene gathered at the community pavilion on a chilly Tuesday evening wishing for silver bullets … [Read more...] about Another crazy summer?
By Gwendolyn Craig Hiking some iconic Adirondack High Peaks trails will require a reservation for people looking to head out across the Adirondack Mountain Reserve this summer, reserve owners and state conservation officials announced. Parking … [Read more...] about Hiking permit system set for popular Adirondack trails gateway
By TIM ROWLAND Hiker shuttle buses will serve popular High Peaks trailheads this summer under an agreement between the New York Department of Environmental Conservation and Essex County. As planned, the state will pay $1.2 million for four … [Read more...] about Essex County to run free High Peaks trail buses this summer