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New York’s Adirondack Park
Only the Largest State Park in the Country
Adirondack Park holds many records – the biggest park in the state, the largest state park in the country, and the largest National Historic Landmark. Known as a six-million-acre playground, Adirondack Park is a four-season destination consisting of massive lakes, lengthy multi-use trails, and the impressive Adirondack High Peaks.
History buffs in the family need visit the Grant Cottage State Historic Site or Fort Ticonderoga, while those interested in learning more about the park should visit the Adirondack Museum.
For the outdoor enthusiasts, over one million acres of Adirondack Park is state owned – meaning free for you to explore. Fishermen and anglers, this New York state park consists of approximately 3,000 lakes and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams.
Golf fans; choose from 32 courses within the park, including Craig Wood Golf Course. But the best way to explore Adirondack Park is on foot, so start your trek down some 2,000 miles of hiking trail – creating the largest trail system in the country.
Winter travelers, head to Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort for more than 22 miles of ski terrain. Whiteface is home to the 3,430-foot drop, the longest continuous vertical drop in the country. Other options for ski bums inlcude Dry Hill Ski Area and Gore Mountain Ski Resort.
Set in upstate New York, Adirondack Park is surrounded by scenic New York towns like Canton, Watertown, Utica, and Saratoga Springs – with other cities like Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, Lake George, and Ticonderoga located within the park itself.
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