Explore the First Wilderness Communities with a free new Treasure Hunt.

The Adirondacks were the first place where Americans realized that wilderness was going to be a distinguishing and permanent feature of our civilization. Come explore our thousands of acres of preserved wilderness.

The history of the First Wilderness Corridor is as complex and adventuresome as the terrain it follows. Investigate our exciting past.

Go ice climbing, back-country skiing or whitewater rafting. Visit the rodeo, try mountain biking, or see how maple syrup is made. Adventure awaits in the First Wilderness Corridor!

In the First Wilderness Heritage Corridor, there’s always something to do in the wilderness, rain or shine, in snow or summer afternoons. Take advantage of our beautiful waters by raft, kayak, or whatever you prefer, and enjoy hiking or hunting in our vast untamed mountain wilderness.