Schroon Lake

Submitted by Shaun Kittle on Mar 27, 2018
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The snow is melting, the trees are beginning to bud — it’s time to celebrate with a hike! But wait a minute — the DEC asks hikers to stay below 3,000 feet in the spring until trails dry out, so hiking is off limits this time of year, right? Wrong. Sure, the agency’s request is valid because it helps preserve trail quality, but it’s admittedly a downer for people seeking big Adirondack views.
Submitted by Kim Andresen on Mar 15, 2018
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Here's the thing — as anyone that follows my blogs knows, I travel a lot. And yet, there's always one stop on the Northway that, no matter the season, no matter the time of day, I feel compelled to visit. Traveling from the Albany area and heading north it's Exit 27 (it's 28 if you're heading south). The backstoryI have personal ties to Schroon Lake. My father was born in the area and until I
Submitted by Glenn Pareira on Jan 05, 2018
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’Twas The Month After Christmas…And I had a new set of skis waiting to hit the slopes! My usual stomping grounds are farther north but after visiting Gore Mountain for the first time last season, I was excited to do some more exploring. Just an hour-and-a-half north of Albany and two hours south of me, it’s the perfect mid-point for myself and my downstate friends to meet. So on a
Submitted by Alan Belford on Sep 03, 2017
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Setting up CampMy friend and I were doing some exploring east of Long Lake, having made quick stops in places like the canoe access for Fishing Brook (between Long Lake and Newcomb), and finding Red Crossbills along the way – our first of several for the trip. We decided to set up camp in Vanderwhacker Wild Forest off Moose Pond Way, the road which takes hikers to the trailhead for Vanderwhacker
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Jun 19, 2017
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The Schroon Lake Region has lots of lovely places to go for a bike ride. Whether you like road or mountain biking, there's the right mix of terrain for any age or skill level. The abundance of lovely lakes has another advantage for those who like their routes a bit on the flat side, while our rugged ranges add spice to mountain biking trails. Here are some fine choices for that next trek. Go