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The List of New York State Parks to Be Closed

The List of New York State Parks to Be Closed

I have not heard much of anything since Governor Paterson announced in February that New York State government would be closing 41 state parks and historic sites. Is this really going to happen? In February, Governor David A. Paterson had issued the following statement at nysparks.state.ny.us/newsroom/press-releases/release.aspx?r=776: “New York faces an historic fiscal crisis of unprecedented […]

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Great Places: Montezuma Wildlife Refuge

Great Places: Montezuma Wildlife Refuge

This enormous 50,000 acre wildlife refuge has been described as “one of the best examples of undisturbed swamp woodlands in New York or New England.” This area is an important stopping point for North Amerian migratory birds and local waterfowl. It’s a wonderful to explore.

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Photo Hunters: Road

Photo Hunters: Road

Well this is an easy theme for the New York Traveler! I love roads, especially open ones. This is one of my favorite photos. It’s Route 9 in the Adirondack Park, near Lake George. It is a wild, rugged place. This is the road that made me carsick for the first time in 20 years. […]