If You Live In New York, You MUST Visit This Amazing State Park
Welcome to New York’s largest state park! The Adirondack State Park is made up of over 6 million acres and takes up 20% of New York State’s territory!
Mind blown. One of the most amazing things about this particular state park is that you won’t need to worry about gates locking you in at night or ghastly fees to enter our park, Mother Nature’s beauty is free and at your service! Ready to see what makes this enormous park so amazing? Let’s check it out!
Welcome to the Adirondacks!
While mentioning that the Adirondack State Park is New York's largest state park, we also forgot to include some pretty significant information. One of the most important things we forgot? That this beautiful state park is not only New York's largest, but also America's largest state park! Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon and more could all fit inside the Adirondacks!
Inside the state park you'll find the Adirondack Scenic Railroad!
With stations at Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Old Forge and Utica, you'll get to pass through New York's impressive forest.
New York's famous High Peaks!
No matter which season you decide to take on these marvelous peaks, we promise you the astonishing views waiting for you at the top will be worth it!
A never-ending list of beautiful mountains lie inside the Adirondack park but our most well known are the 46 High Peaks. These particular 46 mountains are the highest mountains of New York and range in difficulty, all offering views that will last you a life time.
There are more than a hundred towns and villages inside the Adirondack park, some of which are quite literally miraculous.
No New Yorker, or American for that matter, will forget the incredible day in history when the Miracle on Ice took place during the 1980 Winter Olympics. All throughout this state park you can find towns and villages where you and your loved ones will enjoy the most memorable of times.
Maybe you're looking to literally take things slow, and enjoy some maple trapping!
The delicious joy of maple syrup doesn't just belong to some our fellow east coast neighbors, inside the Adirondacks you'll find hundreds of maple producers! From Maple Weekend festivals to sugar house tours, there's plenty of fun to be had with this sweet sugary treat.
Or maybe the adrenaline-filled adventures of ice climbing are more up your alley!
Who said you can't still play in the waterfalls once summer's over? Not anyone in New York!
The Wild Center!
Pictured above you can see the truly unique Wild Walk of the Wild Center at Tupper Lake! The Wild Center is a not-for-profit organization in the Adirondacks focused on helping people explore this amazing area more and help keep it thriving. To plan a trip to the Wild Center and find out more information,
The wildlife here will drop your jaw and melt your heart!
Inside our state park you'll find many furry friends enjoying the scenery right beside you!
There are even several seaplane bases in the Adirondacks!
Looking to journey through the Adirondacks in a whole new way? The Adirondacks Long Lake or Big Moose Lake may be the perfect places for you!
The winter carnival at Saranac Lake!
Every year Saranac Lake holds a winter carnival where it never ceases to amaze us, creating the most stunning of ice palaces you'll ever lay your eyes on! Currently the Winter Carnival is still going on now through the 14th of February, even though this year's strangely warm winter did have some of the villages residents worrying!
to check out what this years palace looked like only a few days ago before fully coming together!
Check out this must-see footage of last years ice palace!
New to hiking or just looking to tackle a less time consuming adventure?
All throughout the Adirondacks you'll find various size mountains that aren't quite as strenuous as our High Peaks. A great area to check out is Lake George, where you could easily take on multiple mountains in one day. Another option for you could be to take on the Adirondack Fire Tower Challenge!
A never-ending list of camp sites waits for you here!
Whether you're looking to set up camp in the mountains or relax with friends and family by one the Adirondacks' many lakes, a summer camping trip in the Adirondacks is a must for any New York resident!
Looking for New York's largest water theme park? It's here in the Adirondacks!
Ready and waiting for you in the hamlet of Old Forge is New York's largest water theme park! More than 50 attractions and rides can be found in Enchanted Forest Water Safari, creating exciting ways for you to cool off in the hot summer heat.
The lakes will leave you absolutely breathless!
Inside this wonderful state park you'll find over 3,000 lakes and ponds to enjoy!
If you thought the amount of lakes and ponds inside the Adirondacks was a lot then this number will blow your mind! Over 30,000 rivers and streams flow beautifully through this state park, a true water adventurer's dream!
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