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Address: , Long Lake, NY
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A nature preserve with hiking trails located in the heart of the...
A nature preserve with hiking trails located in the heart of the Adirondacks.
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Beautiful Jewel of a Lake

My wife and I first visited this lake in 1979 right after the Webb family sold it to New York State. We did our annual canoe trip just about every year until 2004 or so when my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2012
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Potsdam, New York
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Potsdam, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

My wife and I first visited this lake in 1979 right after the Webb family sold it to New York State. We did our annual canoe trip just about every year until 2004 or so when my shoulder was getting bad, and I could not paddle without pain. This is a rare find in the Adirondacks not because they are... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

The long drive in from the highway is worth the trip - bring your bathing suit for a swim to the island from the beach at end of the 0.3 mile carry path. Watch for little green frogs hanging out in the rocks at the edge of the beach. They are so cute! And do take your netting and/or bug... More 

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

OK...the title was a bit misleading, but that's because I'm torn about my experience. I REALLY want to share this little treasure with the world, but at what cost to the amazing and unique experience of remote, primitive camping that I enjoyed this summer at Lake Lila? A few tips: First of all, if you car isn't up to it,... More 

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