Adirondack Daily Enterprise outdoors columnist Joe Hackett examines an interesting question in today’s edition of the paper: Is there any true wilderness left in the Adirondacks?
While he says New York has a long history of aggressively purchasing conservation land, and that humans have had little impact on much of Adirondack State Park, Hackett describes the park’s wilderness lands as disjointed public parcels, and he points out that primitive areas make up less than 3 percent of the park’s 6.5 million acres. (READ THE ARTICLE)
What do you think? Is there true wilderness left in the Adirondacks? And, to take it a bit further, is there any true wilderness left in the Northeast?