Your Adirondack Basecamp
July 19, 2018
Anywhere you go in the Adirondacks during summer is going to be great. Lakes, mountains, fields, and streams – it’s all great. But why settle for great when you could have spectacular? Schroon Lake is a small, unassuming mountain town located...
July 19, 2018
Frogs and Birds “I like mink frogs,” I thought to myself as Wren, my dog, and I pushed off onto the waters of Cheney Pond the other day, listening to their characteristic knocking calls from the cool shallows. They were adding a new voice to the...
July 3, 2018
What does the Seagle Music Colony have planned for their upcoming season? A delightful mix of old favorites and rare classics. Oscar Seagle, world-renowned baritone, established this prestigious school for vocalists in 1915. It is still the...
July 2, 2018
If you frequently follow our Schroon Lake region blogs, you may have read my Schroon Lake Summer Bucket List, where I confessed having never been to Schroon Lake. Last week I was lucky enough to spend an afternoon in the wonderfully quaint town of...
June 18, 2018
The Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area is a gorgeous, 46,283-acre region that’s chock full of trails, lakes, mountains, and wildlife. It can be accessed from 11 parking areas, so there are lots of options available. That’s great for people who like to...
June 8, 2018
Finding time during a busy time of year I have a confession to make. As much as what I do revolves around birds, I often don’t have time – particularly during this season of the year when their numbers and diversity in the Adirondacks are at their...
May 11, 2018
Locals call it mud season, I call it lovely. There’s nothing quite like spring in the Adirondacks. Everything is changing — wildflowers start appearing along trails, birds return from their southern sojourn, and the melting snowpack sends water...
May 10, 2018
For many people, it's not summer until Memorial Day Weekend. Nowhere is this more true than in the Schroon Lake Region. When spring starts to happen, it happens fast, as everyone gets ready for the boating, fishing, paddling, hiking, and events...
May 4, 2018
You don’t have to own a Hobie Cat sailboat to participate in the third annual Schroon Lake Hobie Cat Regatta. The regatta happens every Father's Day weekend — this year it’s June 15-17. Event organizer Glen Repko said about 30 Hobie Cats will...
April 26, 2018
Whether you want to fish, swim, paddle, or sail, Schroon Lake is the ideal basecamp for your summer fun adventures! By the numbers Need proof? Check out these sweet facts: Ready, set, plan! So grab your gear, book your campsite, and start...

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