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Adirondack Park Celebrates 125 Years

The Adirondack Park was designated to protect the region from uncontrolled forest clearing. With more than 6 million acres of public and private lands, there's lots of opportunity for enjoying the outdoors.
Adirondack Hiking
Places to Go
Adirondack Forest Preserve

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Adventure NY

The Adventure NY initiative, announced in Governor Cuomo's 2017 State of the State message, is a multi-year outdoor recreation campaign to connect more New York families and visitors to the great outdoors.