Forever Wild 2018

Forever Wild 2018


Saturday, July 14

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 This year’s Forever Wild Day will be held at the town of Webb school playing field in Old Forge, New York

The day includes:

  • a celebration of the Council’s hard work and our collective successes on behalf of our beloved Adirondacks,
  • the annual membership meeting and award luncheon honoring the 2018 Conservationist of the Year and Special recognition award recipients.
  • optional outings and time to share your love of the Adirondacks with friends and fellow conservation advocates.


9:00 am – 11:00 am               Choose one of our group activities (below) to get to know the area

11:00 – Noon                          Registration & Welcome with Adirondack Council Board and Staff

Noon – 2:30 pm                      Lunch under the tent (reservations required)

                                             - 2018 Conservationist of the Year and Special Recognition Awards

                                             - Annual Members’ meeting and dessert


Conservationist of the Year and Special Recognition Award

To be announced...


Group Outings

Please sign up for a group outing by July 6th
Paddle on the Moose River (9:00am – 11:00am)

Group paddle along the winding Moose River, starting and returning to Tickner’s Moose River Paddling Trails in the center of Old Forge. Bring your own canoe or kayak or rent one for $10 pp. (2 hours)

Historic Walking Tour (9:00am – 11:00am)
Town historian Peg Masters, will guide you on a one-hour historic walking tour of Old Forge starting from and returning to the Goodsell Museum, where participants will have the opportunity to explore the wonderful exhibits in the museum, including the new immersive Bald Mountain fire tower exhibit. (2 hours)
McCauley Mountain (9:30am – 11:00am)

From the Chalet, manager Steve Uzdavinis will give a brief history of McCauley, then participants may hike or ride the chairlift ($5 pp) to the summit to enjoy beautiful views of the Fulton Chain of Lakes and the High Peaks. Walk a short summit trail and/or relax in an Adirondack chair to enjoy the view before hiking or riding back down. (1.5 hours)


Some other things you can do in the area while you're in town

Visit the Old Forge Chamber of Commerce website for more information on area shops, restaurants, lodging and things to do.

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