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Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Provides Recommendations for Mitigating High Use Impacts in the Adirondack Park


Michael Barrett Executive Director 518-449-3870 (work) 573-355-6030 (cell) michael@adk.org Lake Placid, NY – February 3, 2020 – The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has released a series of recommendations for managing recreation-related impacts across the Adirondack Park. Central themes in the report include a need for comprehensive park planning, READ MORE

Mud Season: Quick Facts


Just what is mud season? Running anytime from late March into mid-June—it varies each year depending on weather—mud season is when hiking trails in the Adirondacks are most susceptible to damage. Thanks to continuous waves of snow melt, mud becomes a constant on hiking trails, creating prime conditions for erosion. READ MORE