Hearings favor recreation
December 10, 2019
Meeting participants weigh in heavily in favor of removing rails
Revised Unit Management Plan published
November 23, 2019
The NYSDEC and NYSDOT publish a revised Unit Management Plan for the corridor
APA Sends Recommendation to Governor
December 23, 2018
The New York State Adirondack Park Agency recommended an amendment to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (SLMP) to change the Travel Corridors definition
APA Hearings to be held soon
March 9, 2018
APA OPENS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD TO CONSIDER AMENDMENT TO THE ADIRONDACK PARK STATE LAND MASTER PLAN
State Land Master Plan to be amended
March 6, 2018
APA hearing will decide on modifying the SLMP to allow for rail trails
More municipalities react to court ruling!
December 12, 2017
The Village of Saranac Lake has joined St Lawrence County, the Village of Lake Placid, the Beaver River Property Owners, and the towns of Piercefield, North Elba, Colton and Tupper Lake in expressing concerns about invalidation of 2016 Management Plan and in calling for the Adirondack Rail Trail to be built as planned.
2017 Trail Town Guide released
December 7, 2017
Ten years in the making, the 2017 Trail Town Guide is here
State appeals Adirondack rail trail ruling
November 3, 2017
The state Attorney General's office has filed a notice of appeal to Judge Main's ruling
Parks & Trails Letter to the Governor
October 26, 2017
Parks and Trails New York asks Governor Cuomo to appeal the court ruling and/or revise the State Land Use Master Plan to accommodate rail-trails.
Parks and Trails New York (PTNY) Asks State to Intervene
October 13, 2017
PTNY will continue to support the development of the Adirondack Rail Trail
September 30, 2017
The court has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in all three of their complaints and has vacated the 2016 Unit Management Plan.
Does the State own the rail corridor?
May 16, 2017
There have been a number of claims that people along the corridor granted the State an easement on land that they owned, rather than receiving easements to cross the State-owned corridor. Here is the State’s position:
Unit Management Plan
April 28, 2017
NYSDEC Releases Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan
DEC Releases Draft Adirondack Rail Trail Plan
April 25, 2017
The Draft Adirondack Rail Trail Conceptual Plan has been released for public review and comment.
Stakeholders' Meeting minutes now available
April 6, 2017
Minutes of the Adirondack Rail Trail Stakeholders meetings
Trail Construction Planning Underway
March 19, 2017
Despite a Lawsuit That State Hopes to Resolve, the Adirondack Rail Trail Plans are Proceeding
New Bicycling Study
October 26, 2016
Another rural region's report on bicycling's economic impact
Last Train from Lake Placid
October 26, 2016
The Adirondack Scenic Railroad drove most, but not all, of its rolling stock out of Lake Placid this morning.
DEC Resolving title issues
October 20, 2016
NYS does not own four parcels needed to build the rail trail, but expects to resolve the issue and build the trail without delays.
Rail-Trail Suit Status
October 1, 2016
Adirondack Scenic Railway Suit Postponed until November 2