Adirondack Mountains Lake George reflecting the colors of the fall foliage on Mirror Lake

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Adirondack Mountains, N.Y. State Photography

The Adirondack Mountains in northeastern New York state is about four hours north of Manhattan. They extend south from Lake Champlain to the Mohawk River valley. Much of the area is in a natural state, protected by state law.  New York State owns approximately 2.6  of the 3.4 million acres. It is not a National Park.  There are no fees, and it does not open and close. Several very well known areas are within this region such as  Lake Placid, Lake George, and the Ausable Chasm.

The region covers more than 9,100 square miles and contains hundreds of peaks, foothills, and summits. The highest is Mount Marcy, 5,344 feet. Whiteface Mountain has rock walls in vertical escarpments in contrary to the region, which is mostly rounded mountains.

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Photography Hot Spots

There are many areas within the Adirondacks to do photography. There are a few that are especially good to possibly get jaw-dropping images. There are also many areas that are plain old boring. There are several spots we list in our N.Y. State Photography Hot Spot Page.   There are no fees, not park passes, and no open and closing hours in Adirondack Park. The hot spots we list do have entrance fees.

2020 Rates at Ausable Chasm Single day rates for visitors of all ages. See the website for boat rates.

Be sure to click the link in case the rates change.

Basic Admission (Trails Only)
Adult/Teen (Age 13+) $17.95
Child (Age 5-12) $9.95
Local Resident (Clinton, Essex, Franklin Counties, NY) $9.00
Under 5 Years of Age FREE

Natural Stone Bridge and Caves

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Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Master Card, Discover

Standard Summer Tour – 2018

Adults $14.95
Children (5-12 yrs) $8.50
Children 4 and under are free!
  • No Reservations Required, arrive 90 min before closing (see hours).
  • Bring good walking shoes with rubber soles to climb up and down uneven steps on a standard self-guided tours (see health restrictions ).
  • Follow a numbered map to explore the ¾ mile marked trail with signs at your own pace.
  • Most of the tour is above ground with optional descents into lighted caves.
  • Plan on spending about an hour for the tour and another hour for additional activities.
Photography Magazine Extra Pam Goodyer

Hotels/Cabins

Twin Pine Lodge
PO Box 361
Route 8 & 9, Loon Lake
Chestertown, NY 12817
Phone: 518-494-4355
Email: mail@twinpinelodge.com

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