How big is
the Adirondack Park?
The Adirondack State Park
encompasses about 6 million acres of public and private land
NY State holdings (known as the
Adirondack Forest Preserve) are about 2.6 Million Acres
How many High Peaks are there?
There are over 2,000 mountains, and
40 high peak mountains, those being over 4,000 feet in height.
The highest Adirondack peak is Mount Marcy at 5,344 feet - which is also the highest place
in NY State
There are about 8,000 Sq. miles of
mountains in the Adirondacks and 2,000 miles of foot trails
What kind of
animals live in the park?
There are over 50 species of
animals, over 220 Birds, over 30 species of reptiles and amphibians, 66 species of fish.
Interesting native species include Black Bears, Moose, White Tail Deer, Bald Eagles and
How many lakes,
ponds and rivers are there in the Adirondacks?
There are over 2,300 lakes and
ponds, 200 lakes of at least one square mile in area, 1,500 miles of rivers, 30,000 miles
of brooks and streams
There are 240 public lean-tos in
the Adirondack Park
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