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Wilder Homestead near Malone

The NYS Zoo at Thompson Park near Watertown

The former main route is now a scenic and pleasant bike ride along these upper reaches of the Sacandaga River and connects to the Speculator Bike Loop trails, near the Adirondack Trail

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McKeever

Central Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 28, in Herkimer County

Historic McKeever on the Moose River.

You'll find some of the best whitewater river experiences in New York State in and near McKeever. The Moose River has been a mecca for river paddlers since coordinated water releases were negotiated in recent years.

McKeever is also a scheduled stop on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, with many visitors loading canoes and kayaks here to ride the river down from stops such as Thendara further north along the line.

The 153- mile Central Adirondack Trail begins in the east in Glens Falls and ends at the western gateway in Rome on the historic Erie Canal. This crescent shaped route brings you through the foothills and mountains of the south-central Adirondack Park. From the east you pass near scenic Lake George, alongside wild, whitewater sections of the Hudson River, and the shores of Long Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Raquette Lake, and the Fulton Chain. The entire route features other numerous lakes and mountain streams that are a paddler’s and boater’s paradise. Plan to spend time at the many attractions on the byway including The Hyde Museum in Glens Falls, the world famous Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, and the Arts Center in Old Forge. Meet local artisans and crafts makers all along the byway, and plan to visit historic Fort Stanwix and The Erie Canal Village in Rome.

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