Sustainable Trails and Other Solutions

Solutions to increased visitation to the Forest Preserve and degraded trails are many. Read on to see the steps being taken, and to see what you can do to help make the Forest Preserve safer and more enjoyable for all visitors.

What is the Forest Preserve?

The New York State Forest Preserve is a combination of public and private lands that have special protections in New York State’s Constitution.

Safe Recreation During Hunting Season

Autumn is a beautiful time to enjoy the Adirondack backcountry. But hikers are not the only recreators enjoying the backcountry this time of year...

Teaching Kids to Love the Trail

By Erin Trombley  Hiking. It’s great exercise, helps relieve stress, and takes you to some […]

Boot Brushes, the Adirondacks, and You

What happens to ages-old ecosystems when something new is introduced? Sometimes the newcomer disrupts the natural balance and takes over, with disastrous results. Learn what you can do to prevent the spread of invasive species and protect the ecosystems of the Adirondack Park.

What is Responsible Recreation?

Have you ever heard the term "responsible recreation" and wondered exactly what it means? Allow us to explain and clear up any misconceptions.