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Adirondacks Region of New York State

Mountains, vast forests, fresh water streams and lakes all make up the Adirondack region of New York Sate.

This region hosts forty plus high peaks, including Mt. Marcy, the highest mountain in the state. Other attractions include Lake Champlain (sixth great lake), Mt. Van Hoevenberg, exhibits at historic forts, Lake Placid famous Winter Olympic facilities at Whiteface Mountain, historic villages and The Tug Hill Plateau Region. You will find endless hiking, fishing, ATV riding, snowmobiling, horseback riding, skiing, biking, parks, beaches, boating, kayaking canoeing, horseback riding, camping, picnicking, hiking, mountaineering, swimming, water skiing, scuba diving, nature photography, downhill and cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing and many more outdoors activity options to enjoy the region's beauty. Ausable River sandstone cliffs, a cruise on Raquette Lake, the Lake George historic site, the Fulton Chain of Lakes, a train ride starting at Old Forge are just a few possibilities.

This region includes the six-million-acre Adirondack Park (the largest state forest preserve in the nation). The Adirondack Park, New York's quiet place, the East's greatest wilderness, is a playground for millions. One will find untouched forests mirrored in thousands of ponds and lakes; quiet wilderness trails; mountains with spectacular views; sparkling streams, long quiet waterways, and small communities nestled in deep mountain valleys.

The range of outdoor recreation opportunities is unparalleled in this eastern United States region. It is a region to experience. One experience to consider is a horseback trail ride in the glacial deposit sands at Otter Creek Horse Trails!

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