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Heart Lake Construction Update


Over the past two years ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has invested over one million dollars in infrastructure improvements at the Heart Lake Program Center to better serve the public and its members.  If you came to Heart Lake this past summer there was a buzz of construction activity around the READ MORE

Volunteer High Peaks Information Center Host Program


ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club) High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) is located at ADK’s Heart Lake Program Center, which abuts one of New York’s busiest trailheads. The HPIC serves as a gateway to the Eastern High Peaks Wilderness and is a major jumping off point for adventures in the High Peaks. READ MORE

Tips for Hiker Parking at the Heart Lake Program Center


Update May 2021 Get Here Early! We expect many parking areas to fill quickly this summer, including the one here at the Heart Lake Program Center. In summers past, our lots typically filled up before 7am on weekends and before 9am on weekdays. We strongly recommend arriving early if you READ MORE

Update on Improvements to ADK’s Heart Lake Property


ADK has begun implementing several infrastructure improvement projects, some of the largest in recent history. The projects are identified in the most recent version of the Heart Lake Property master plan that was approved by the ADK Board of Directors in 2011. To date, the High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) READ MORE

High Peaks, High Use: What’s ADK Doing About It?


There’s been a lot of press, especially since Septem­ber 2016, about the ex­ten­sive and significant increase of recreational use in the High Peaks region. Similar problems are occurring in the Catskills. ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) Education Programs Manager Seth Jones points out, “This phenomenon is something that ADK has been READ MORE

ADK Utilizes Grant to Upgrade High Peaks Information Center


Psychologists tell us a first impression creates powerful and lasting impact that shape the perception a person retains of someone they meet, a business they deal with, or a place they visit. In the case of Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), it is often all three. Although there is no official READ MORE