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Sneak Peek: The New “Kids on the Trail!” Book

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

ADK’s long-popular Kids on the Trail! Hiking with Children in the Adirondacks will soon be released in a second edition. Seventy-one hike descriptions are accompanied by distance and elevation data, color maps, and color photos. Almost forty percent of the hikes are new to the book, and nine descriptions have READ MORE

Our Favorite Shoulder Season Hikes: High Peaks Region

2021-05-10T09:01:02-04:00

It's shoulder season in the Adirondack High Peaks region. That means winter conditions at higher elevations, especially thin, dangerous ice. One of the best ways to stay safe during shoulder season is to stick to trails at lower elevations, which will have less ice and drier trails. Here are READ MORE

5 Ways Teens can get Involved with ADK in Summer 2021

2021-03-02T16:37:30-05:00

We are offering programs this summer for youth ages 13 to 17 that give opportunities to learn trail building, backpacking, and other outdoor skills. Through the life lessons imparted by these programs, we hope to inspire a sense of stewardship in future environmental leaders. Check out the programs, listed below, READ MORE

Exploring the Old Orchard Loop at the NEW Heaven Hill Trails

2021-01-26T08:58:16-05:00

I needed a short walk this past Saturday so I decided to check out the new Heaven Hill Trails in Lake Placid.  The Uihlein Foundation opened this four-mile trail system on its 940-acre Heaven Hill property on Bear Cub Lane earlier this month.  I chose to walk the 1.5 mile READ MORE