Discover Adirondack Recreation...
The Adirondack Park is a six million acre playground of endless outdoor recreation - bigger than Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Great Smokeys, Yellowstone, and Glacier national parks ... combined! Over 2,000 miles of hiking trails, 3,000 lakes and ponds and 1,200 miles of rivers are waiting for you. Begin planning your next outdoor adventure right now and discover the amazing recreation opportunities the Park has to offer.
Includes the park and outlying communities.
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Sunrise Over Lake Pleasant In The Adirondacks
Sunrise Over Lake Pleasant In The Adirondacks
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Springtime In The Adirondacks
Springtime In The Adirondacks
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World-class fishing in the Adirondacks.
Spring Fishing In The Adirondacks
World-class fishing here in the Adirondacks.
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Aurora Borealis Over The Adirondacks
Aurora Borealis Over The Adirondacks
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Heart Lake Shoreline
Sunrise at Heart Lake
Sunrise at the Heart Lake shoreline with High Peaks in the distance.
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Mt. Colden with Canola Plants
Adirondack Plants and Wildflowers
Panoramic view of Mt. Colden, Mt. Jo and Wright Peak with a large field of yellow Canola plants in the foreground in the High Peaks region.
Colin D. Young

The Adirondacks of Northern New York

Spring: it's finally here in the Adirondacks and we intend to enjoy every fresh-scented second of it. We're all about the adventure that comes when densely packed snow and ice melt to create Class V rapids on the Hudson River, the thrill of hurtling down a trail on a mountain bike, and casting the season's first line when trout and salmon fishing seasons open on April 1. Please join us in the celebration of spring's return to the Adirondacks.

An Oenophile & Beer Nut’s Guide to the Adirondacks

The Adirondacks are home to a growing community of microbrewers, distillers, cheese-makers, wineries and cideries. Take your taste buds on an Adirondack vacation and sample the delights of the spring season – from seasonal brews to spirited cocktails – and get ready for farmers' markets and homegrown foodie festivals. Explore wine trails on bicycles or savor the distinct flavor of handcrafted cheese made with fresh Adirondack ingredients.

Go Outside: Adirondack Spring Adventures

This spring, get outside for unparalleled adventure in the Adirondacks. Head for the nature trails and peaks located at lower elevations. Snow takes longer to melt, at higher elevations, so conditions can be less than ideal for spring hiking. Or, hit the links and play a game of golf on some of the most challenging and scenic courses in the state. Rent a kayak and spend the afternoon exploring scenic shorelines where the wonders of spring start to reveal themselves.

The Adirondack Regions
Adirondack Coast - Plattsburgh
Sail the historic shores of Lake Champlain and experience Adirondack history, from the Battle of Plattsburgh to the Mayor’s Cup Regatta. Fish for bass, visit Ausable Chasm and enjoy winery tours. Adventure awaits on the Adirondack Coast!
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Adirondack Lakes
Explore the Wild Center, tour a palace of ice at the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival or camp on an island. From the slopes of Titus Mountain, to the fairways of the Malone Golf Club, the Adirondack Lakes Region offers year-round adventure on land and water!
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Adirondack Seaway
Dive to sunken shipwrecks, navigate the St. Lawrence River and visit Singer Castle, rising from Dark Island. Discover Akwesasne culture, Frederic Remington’s artistic legacy and waterfall hiking trails. The Adirondack Seaway offers mystery at each turn!
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Adirondacks, Experience It!
Discover the Adirondack Museum on the shores of Blue Mountain Lake, join fellow birders for migrations and enjoy the wilderness. Home to Great Camps, Hudson River whitewater rafting & miles of scenic drives – experience the heart of the Adirondack Wild!
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Adirondacks Tug Hill
Race along miles of recreation trails from towering plateau to scenic farmland. Paddle the Black River Canoe Trail, ski Snow Ridge, tour Tug Hill Vineyards and enjoy events like the Cream Cheese Festival. Live deeply and connect in the Tug Hill Region!
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Lake George Region
As the southern gateway to the Adirondack Region, this area showcases an unforgettable collaboration of mountain air, hometown flair, unparalleled wilderness, historic landmarks, and one of the largest collections of America’s cleanest bodies of water.
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Lake Placid
From Lake Placid and Saranac Lake in the High Peaks to the Adirondack Coast of Lake Champlain to the Schroon Lake region, the varied terrain of this part of the Adirondacks offers a variety of outdoor, historic and scenic experiences to match!
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