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How to Be Good Visitors in Bear Habitat


The following appeared in the 2021 Mar/Apr issue of Adirondac Magazine By Bobby Clark, High Peaks Information Center Manager There is a common saying among outdoor recreators: “A fed bear is a dead bear.” Studies suggest it takes only three instances of a black bear ­obtaining human food before it READ MORE

3 Reasons to Volunteer as a Trailhead Steward with ADK


I'm Jim Schneider from the Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter and I'm the volunteer coordinator of ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) Trailhead Steward Program (TSP). I work with Bobby Clark, manager of the High Peaks Information Center (HPIC). I got involved with this program as a steward three years ago and I love READ MORE

Debunking the Myth that Street and Nye is a Good “Bad Weather” Hike


Often times I hear people refer to the hike up Street and Nye Mountains as a good “bad weather” hike. I fully understand the sentiment behind this because, compared to other peaks in the region, the views are not as open or invigorating. Nye Mountain’s view looks similar to the READ MORE

Volunteer High Peaks Information Center Host Program


ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club) High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) is located at ADK’s Heart Lake Program Center, which abuts one of New York’s busiest trailheads. The HPIC serves as a gateway to the Eastern High Peaks Wilderness and is a major jumping off point for adventures in the High Peaks. READ MORE

Tips for Hiker Parking at the Heart Lake Program Center


Update May 2021 Get Here Early! We expect many parking areas to fill quickly this summer, including the one here at the Heart Lake Program Center. In summers past, our lots typically filled up before 7am on weekends and before 9am on weekdays. We strongly recommend arriving early if you READ MORE

Adirondack Artist Inspiration


There are many reasons people travel, though when the Adirondacks is a destination these reasons narrow greatly. The biggest attraction this 6 million acre park has to offer has always been the beauty and tranquility of nature. The Adirondacks are an often unforgiving landscape from which we can learn a READ MORE