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DEC Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Bulletin
February 7, 2019
Have a safe and enjoyable outdoor recreational experience on the lands and waters of the Adirondacks. Properly plan and prepare for your outdoor adventure. Minimize the impact on the mountains and forests, rivers and brooks, ponds and lakes, and the wildlife of the Adirondacks.
Check the Backcountry Information for the Adirondacks [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7865.html ] web pages for more detailed information on access, outdoor recreation infrastructure, and conditions for those planning to recreate in the Adirondacks. This bulletin provides only the most recent notices.
*Emergency Situations:* If you get lost or injured, keep calm and stay put. If you have cell service, call the DEC Forest Ranger Emergency Dispatch, 518-891-0235.
Check snow amounts [ https://www.weather.gov/nerfc/snow ] and mountain weather conditions [ https://www.weather.gov/btv/mountain?_sm_au_=iVVtTjFWHZJrHs2L ] before heading out this weekend.
View more information on our website on winter hiking safety [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/112826.html ], what to pack, and what to do if you get lost or injured.
Watch a video about winter hiking safety tips [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Epr0PyTgQQE&feature=youtu.be ].