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Become a Peak Protector

2021-06-01T11:49:13-04:00

Have you climbed one of the Adirondack High Peaks? If so, you have no doubt entered the ‘alpine zone,’ New York’s rarest and most fragile ecosystem. Comprised of 173 acres across 21 peaks, these areas are recognizable by the presence of small, delicate plants carpeting open, rocky summits. Several decades READ MORE

ADK Applauds VUM Proposal Led By DEC, APA

2021-05-21T14:41:50-04:00

May 14, 2021 – Ray Brook, NY – Today the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) presented a draft of their joint Visitor Use Management (VUM) and Wildlands Monitoring tool during the State Land Committee Report at the APA Meeting in Ray Brook. ADK applauds the READ MORE

We Can Build Better Trails

2021-02-25T11:03:18-05:00

Each trail is a story. From trailhead to summit, the paths beneath our feet tell us something about the place we are visiting, the people who have come before us, and ourselves. With over 2,000 miles of trails, the Adirondack Park contains a great legacy within its vast network. Today READ MORE

Adopt A Lean-To

2021-03-10T09:53:23-05:00

Adopt a Lean-to The Adopt a Lean-to Program, created in 1985, continues to be a great success. Adopters visit their respective lean-tos at least twice a season to perform basic maintenance and clean-up duties, maintain registers, and note major repairs needed. Many adopters also assist DEC staff in completing more READ MORE

A Year of Change: Thank You!

2021-01-26T08:57:30-05:00

This past year, ADK was forced to make difficult decisions in response to the pandemic, including closing facilities like Johns Brook Lodge, reducing the number of seasonal positions in our Summit Stewardship Program, and canceling our volunteer trail programs. But our commitment never waned. With your support, we were able READ MORE

Support Wildlands Stewardship

2021-01-26T08:57:31-05:00

Adirondack headlines are painting a bleak picture: High use in the High Peaks, litter on the trail, cars parked along busy roads, increasing hiker rescues. Are there drawbacks to high use? Yes, and they absolutely must be addressed. But good can also come from more visitors to our majestic Adirondacks. READ MORE

Support Critical Wildlands Stewardship

2021-01-26T08:57:32-05:00

Adirondack headlines are painting a bleak picture: High use in the High Peaks, litter on the trail, cars parked along busy roads, increasing hiker rescues. Are there drawbacks to high use? Yes, and they absolutely must be addressed. But good can also come from more visitors to our majestic Adirondacks. READ MORE

Donate to the Norton G. Miller Memorial Fund

2020-07-27T10:44:15-04:00

Protect the Catskill Park’s Bluestone Wild Forest

2021-01-26T08:57:36-05:00

Lakes, ponds, and trails in the Catskill Park's Bluestone Wild Forest are threatened. Developers want to build a concrete and steel fabrication plant on a parcel of land surrounded by the Bluestone Wild Forest in the Town of Kingston (see map below). The proposed fabrication plant would be located at READ MORE

Your Support Has Never Mattered More

2021-01-26T08:57:37-05:00

These unprecedented times weigh heavily on each and every one of us. We hope you and yours are healthy, staying safe, and finding moments of happiness during this crisis. Though our collective attention has rightly turned to the most immediate and basic needs, we ask you to remember that our READ MORE