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CROWN POINT | Communities in the Essex County lake communities are gearing up for the Empire State bicycle trail, which is expected to be completed by the end of next year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week authorized an agreement that would connect the city to a proposed state trail. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Fans of the historic site and campground at Crown Point reacted with enthusiasm last week to state plans for a new Unit Management Plan that will serve as a blueprint for how the properties are used and improved. Read more

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Imagine: You’ve always wanted to visit northern New York, so when your bike-touring friends decide to ride the Empire State Trail, you are ready to go. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new multi-use trail is poised to span the state, stretching from New York City up through Capital Region and towards the Adirondack Mountains along scenic Lake Champlain vistas before terminating at the Canadian border. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has been selected as a trailhead for the planned Empire State Trail, a multi-use route expected to open in 2020. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh will move forward toward completing the Saranac River Trail. Read more

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CROWN POINT | The waterfront revitalization strategy for Crown Point includes expansion of the town’s Monitor Bay Campground and the Essex County Fish Hatchery, a visitor center and a pedestrian-friendly downtown. Read more

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LAKE PLACID — Work to start this spring on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 750-mile trail Read more

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The Champlain Valley was the last part added to the Adirondack Park. It has little public land and, until recently, few hiking trails. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON — The governor has opened up about the proposal that would transform the abandoned Frontier Town theme park into a gleaming new tourism hub. Read more

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Talk about ending with a bang. Read more

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