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Adirondack Interpretive Center at SUNY ESF

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5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY 12852-2214
+1 518-582-2000
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Great little hiking trails

The Adirondack Interpretive Center is free to visit and has great hiking trails. They are easy to... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Maria R
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New York
I always learn something

We often stop when traveling to or from the High Peaks. The displays are very well done! The staff... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
NewYorkAnne
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New York
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Jan 22, 2018
“Great little hiking trails”
Sep 6, 2017
“I always learn something”
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The Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC) offers outstanding learning opportunities in the heart of the Adirondack Park-New York's unique natural, cultural and recreational resource. Managed by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry...more
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5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY 12852-2214
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+1 518-582-2000
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Adirondack Interpretive Center is free to visit and has great hiking trails. They are easy to do, quick to complete, and offer beautiful scenery. The staff at the center are very helpful and they offer awesome programming.

Thank Maria R
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DTay26, Guest Relations Manager at Adirondack Interpretive Center at SUNY ESF, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Thank you Maria! So glad to hear that you enjoyed visiting the AIC.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

We often stop when traveling to or from the High Peaks. The displays are very well done! The staff is welcoming and knowledgeable. The walks provide a lovely break from driving.

Thank NewYorkAnne
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DTay26, Guest Relations Manager at Adirondack Interpretive Center at SUNY ESF, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Hello, and thanks for your review. We're so glad that visiting the AIC has become a highlight of your trips through the Adirondacks. See you next time!

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

I found this place by doing a google search for, "Adirondack hikes for toddlers." My wife and I brought our 4 year old (just turned) and we all had a great time. We were greeted at the front entrance by a very kind employee of...More

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DTay26, Guest Relations Manager at Adirondack Interpretive Center at SUNY ESF, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Hello, and thanks for posting. So glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

We visited this place in the afternoon. The place was not crowded and we had great time looking at the woods, trails and then headed to interpretive center. Very nice place especially for students and youngsters, Lots of things displayed. The person in charge was...More

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DTay26, Guest Relations Manager at Adirondack Interpretive Center at SUNY ESF, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2017

So glad to hear you had such a terrific experience visiting the AIC! And thank you for taking the time to write this review.

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Visitors Interpretive center has 3 great scenic trails that are about a mile each. You can do all three and have a lovely time. They wind past lakes and through forest.

Thank Mitch A
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

A public education facility run by the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Forestry (Syracuse), it is a beautiful, peaceful, contemplative place to hike and be renewed by the beautiful scenery and surroundings. An informative center, knowledgeable staff, clean facilities. Easy hiking with...More

Thank AlwaysPlanning-TRIP
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Reviewed October 25, 2015

I've been here many times . I love hiking the different trails...some are by the lake ,some by the ponds, but they're all beautiful. I've gone snowshoeing here several times..once at night during a full moon. My husband and I also came for a music...More

Thank Kellymill1
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Reviewed September 18, 2015

On the small side, but gave a lot of information about that part of the Adirondacks. Several handouts that you can take with you. There are trails to walk and a picnic area.

Thank 2freetogo
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Reviewed August 24, 2015

This place teaches us all about nature and the circle of life in the ADKs. It has easy walks around the center for those who are not ready to scramble up rocks and boulders. I also has an informed staff ready to answer questions about...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2015

While camping at Lake Harris,this is a good drop-by place,some educational stuff for kids and 4 1.x miles trail.

Thank Johnny C
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Nicholas P
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The AIC is in Newcomb, NY, a very rural town in the middle of the Adirondacks. The location alone is a great reason to visit, however public transportation to Newcomb is not offered. Adirondack Trailways has a bus route that... More
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