Recreation

If you love to explore new places and get outside, then the Adirondacks are for you. The region is filled with incredible opportunities for recreation. Plus, you can also take advantage of the region’s abundant wildlife. From birds and fish to deer and loons, there are plenty of animals in the Adirondacks that will make your visit worthwhile!

Whether you’re looking for an adventure or just a relaxing day with your family or friends, there’s something here for everyone. Check out these blogs on some of the best places around!

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Winter Birding in the Adirondacks

With more than 300 avian species, the Adirondack Park is a favorite among bird enthusiasts all year long, but winter offers birders a rare opportunity. After spending much of the year breeding and raising young in the Canadian tundra, several raptors and other birds of prey migrate south to the Adirondacks in the winter to […]

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Quick Start Adirondack Ice Fishing Guide

As winter descends on the Adirondacks and the lakes, ponds, and streams freeze over, they’ll be dotted with ice fishermen. If you’re thinking of joining them here are some basic tips that will keep you warm, properly geared up, and out of trouble with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Be Ready for […]

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5 Winter Activities Best Done From Secluded Adirondack Property

If you love the outdoors, a second home in the Adirondack Mountains can provide you with the getaway that you have always dreamed of having. While there are plenty of year-round activities to enjoy on your Adirondack land, these are the best ways to use your Adirondack property in winter. Sledding A family-friendly activity, sledding […]

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Adirondack Hiking Guidelines & Safety Tips

Whether it’s a snowshoe trek through the woods or a summertime hike up one of the Adirondack high peaks, it’s important to follow some basic guidelines and safety tips for your well-being. As experienced hikers ourselves, below we’ve offered some of our top hiking tips! Planning Your Adirondack Hike Pack Your Hiking Bag  The first […]

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Our Favorite Things To Do in Lake Placid, NY

In town for a day, a weekend, or more? Be sure to do one or all of our favorite activities before you go: Go on a Sleigh Ride If you’re visiting in the winter (and why wouldn’t you, Lake Placid is gorgeous in the winter!), don’t miss the opportunity to partake in the one-of-a-kind Lake […]

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Adirondack Fall Foliage Guide

It’s a sight to see. A dazzling display of gorgeous reds, oranges, and yellows. For many of us, there is nothing more anticipated than autumn in the Adirondacks. It’s a time when leaf peepers flock to the region in droves, and it’s a time when you can be sure to see some of the breathtaking […]

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Fishing in the Adirondacks

Fishing in the Adirondacks

With more than 3,000 freshwater lakes, ponds, brooks, and streams, the Adirondacks are a favorite among avid fishermen. The region is home to 80 species of fish, including bass, trout, walleye, pike, perch, and salmon. From ice fishing and fly fishing to reeling in the big one on your boat, the Adirondacks offer sportsmen an […]

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The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

If you have spent any amount of time in the Adirondacks or the backcountry, it is likely you have heard the term “LNT” in passing. But what is LNT? Why is it so important? The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace serve as an indispensable set of tools that guide and teach us how to […]

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