The lovely Essex Chain Lakes Tract opened to the public in the summer of 2014. This remote area is comprised of twelve lakes and ponds. Paddlers can spend the day exploring the lakes, or stay longer by camping at one of the designated sites.
At the end of last summer, I chose to do a camping trip. I explored Third Lake to Seventh Lake, and reserved the most remote camp site, number 2 on Sixth
It was a beautiful day for the Adirondack Interpretive Center’s (AIC) “Migration Celebration.” I led a morning bird walk on two of the AIC’s four trails. After the walk, Wendy Hall, from the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center, gave a presentation on raptors, bringing along several of the Center’s birds.
The Bird Walk: Rich Lake TrailThe AIC offers 3.6 miles of well-maintained,
Mid-winter in the Schroon Lake Region means EVENTS!Snowshoe hikes at the Adirondack Interpretive CenterBird walks at the Adirondack Interpretive CenterFull moon partiesGreat camp toursChili cookoffFishing derby Coming up during the next few weeks, there's lots to keep you busy and it's all about the outdoors when it comes to events. Take a hike at the AIC...The Adirondack Interpretive
The Hoffman Notch Wilderness fills most of the space between Hoffman Road in Schroon Lake and Boreas Road, which connects North Hudson to Newcomb. There's miles of hiking along the marked trails and many more for brave bushwhackers. A treasure of the Hoffman Notch Wilderness can be found after just a short hike and an easy bushwhack, however, and it's a wonderful sight for children and adults