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Breakdown of Adirondack campgrounds
The state Department of Environmental Conservation operates public campgrounds within the Adirondack Park. Most of these campgrounds have reservable sites, but also serve customers on a first come, first served basis. Except for a few exceptions, each campground has hot showers, potable water and trash and recycling.
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Christmas count yields unusual sightings
The annual Christmas bird count put on by the Audubon Society occurred as usual this year, but even though it's been going on for decades locally, there were a few unusual birds spotted when the count took place in January.
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OK Slip Falls: New trail, big view
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Over the Humphrey
A close hiking friend and I have been eyeballing this peak for quite some time and the talk of an old open pit mine and what looks to be an old trail leading up to it piqued our interest even further.
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Ski train and T-bar among the changes to expect for the 2012 season
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Basics of Adirondack bass fishing
WHO
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Cedar River paddling
Cedar River
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Right mix of excitement and down time
As we shot through the rapids barreling through a series of waves, I heard some commotion behind me and to the right. Instead of turning my head, I focused on the whitewater ahead, continuing to paddle downstream.
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Right mix of excitement and down time
By MIKE LYNCH
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Ice Fishing 101
Ice fishing, aka hardwater angling, is a popular pastime practiced primarily along the ice belt, a cold-weather zone located north of the 41st parallel that spans the globe. In the United States, the pursuit is enjoyed from the far northwest through the Great Lakes and into New England.
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Bartlett’s bagpiper
Bill Smith says he has run enough miles in his lifetime to have circled the earth twice, and by the end of his life he hopes to add enough miles to do it one more time.
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Densmore shares her passion for the trail
Saranac Lake native Lisa Densmore has penned a new hiking guidebook for the Adirondacks that is geared toward hikers of all levels.
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Standing tall in the southern Adirondacks
George Marshall once called Snowy Mountain the “loftiest mountain in the Adirondacks outside of the High Peaks region.”
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Five ideas to explore: Rafting, rock climbing and more
The Adirondacks provide countless opportunities for recreation, whether you prefer hiking, paddling, rock climbing or birdwatching. Below are five trips that have been suggested by Adirondackers who work for organizations that specialize in trip planning.
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Rock Snot threatens New York fishing waters
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Rafting the mighty Hudson
INDIAN LAKE — The mighty Hudson, long synonymous with New York’s history of exploration and transportation, also lures modern Adirondack adventurers with an exhilarating ride through some of the most remote areas of the Park.
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