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Great Camp Sagamore, Raquette Lake, NY

Great Camp Sagamore, Raquette Lake, NY

Great Camp Sagamore National Historic Site, or plain old “Sagamore” to most of us, is a wonderful little jewel nestled around Raquette Lake, NY. The camp area was built in 1897 by William West Durant, inheritor to vast Adirondack acreage from his railroad developer father, Thomas Durant. The camp was designed and built by W. […]

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Our Stay at Blue Mountain Rest, Adirondacks Region

Our Stay at Blue Mountain Rest, Adirondacks Region

I discovered Blue Mountain Rest, a cabin rental retreat, through a search engine search for accommodations in the Blue Mountain Lake, New York, area. We wanted to see the Adirondack Museum and decided to stay in the area for a few days. Boy, am I ever glad I found this place! We absolutely LOVED our […]

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DEC Closing Some NY Campgrounds

DEC Closing Some NY Campgrounds

To save money (and it’s about time), New York State is closing down six campgrounds in Upstate New York. This from blog.syracuse.com/outdoors/2009/02/dec_to_close_six_campgrounds_f.html: “As Governor Paterson has made clear, New York is facing a large budget deficit and must make many hard choices,” Commissioner Grannis said. “Closing these facilities for the 2009 season is one such […]