Hurricane Irene, the Adirondacks and NYS Campgrounds closures
From the DEC Hurricane Irene Safety and Cleanup Information Hiking and Camping Advisory Due to anticipated hazardous weather from Hurricane Irene, all New York State operated campgrounds in the Catskill and Adirondack Park will be closed effective Saturday, 8/27 at 12 noon. All current reservations through Sunday, 8/28 are cancelled. Please check this website and call ahead for campground status for all reservations beginning Monday, 8/29. Please call 1-800-456-CAMP (1-800-456-2267) for more information. © Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Jay/Upper Jay, Wilmington, Keene/Keene Valley which is available online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities.