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In Remote Areas, Spread Use

Remote or pristine areas, often referred to as being “off-trail,” are typically seldom visited and show little sign of human use. The Northeast’s extensive trail systems provide a great variety of hiking routes and access to most popular destinations.…

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Camp and Travel:In Popular Areas part 2

Arrive at your destination with time and energy to set up a good camp. If your intended destination is full, you can use the extra daylight to move on and find another location for the night. If you’re in…

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Camp and Travel:In Popular Areas

When in popular or high-use areas, concentrate your activity within established campsites and trails to prevent impact to the surrounding area. These areas have been “hardened”-have already lost their vegetation cover-and continued use causes little additional impact. Stay on…

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Leave What You Find

Historical and archeological sites: Remnants of the past can be found on national, state, and private lands. Enjoy and learn from these sites, but remember that some of these are sacred to Native Americans, or are important cultural reminders…

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The Adirondack Council

In the next century, this Park could be preserved forever. It could remain a magnificent natural sanctuary within a day’s drive of 70 million people-and stand forever as proof that human beings can coexist in harmony with their natural…

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The Adirondack Park

The Adirondack Park invites superlatives. It is the largest of all parks in the contiguous United States. Its patchwork ownership pattern is unique in the U.S. Its close proximity to major cities in Canada and the U.S. brings over…

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American Forests

At AMERICAN FORESTS we focus on finding solutions to the problems facing our forests, not on ideological rhetoric. Our goal is to ensure a sustainable future for our forests-and the clean air and water they provide. Our “Search For…