Sara's Guide to Adirondack Vacations, NY
If you are looking for an Adirondack Vacation, you've come to the right place. The
Adirondacks is your spot for
skiing, hiking, having fun and the great outdoors!
Check out our Adirondack lodging guide and dining guide for where to stay and dine!
The Adirondack Park
The Adirondack Park was established by the New York State Legislature in 1892. Originally conceived simply as an area in which additions to the Forest Preserve would be concentrated, the Park has evolved into an unprecedented blending of public and private lands where people live in a landscape whose historic character and natural environment are protected...
The Adirondack Forest Preserve
The diverse system of State lands in the Adirondack Mountain region of New York is known collectively as the Adirondack Forest Preserve. Along with similar lands in the Catskills, the Adirondack Forest Preserve was created in 1885 by an act of the New York State Legislature.
The Adirondack Park is home for 54 species of mammals. White- tailed deer are abundant, and there are more black bears in the Adirondacks than in any other part of the state. Forest residents that usually escape detection include bobcat, fisher, and pine marten.
Hunting, Trapping and Fishing
The Adirondack Forest Preserve is open to public hunting, except in intensive use areas. Big game hunters seek white-tailed deer and black bear in the fall, while others lie in wait for ducks or pursue ruffed grouse...