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Adirondack Interpretive Center

Newcomb, Essex Co.

An arbor, moose and building at Newcomb VIC

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Snowshoe or ski any or all of four trails covering 3.6 miles through diverse habitats. In particular the Sucker Brook Trail is a great place to look for otters sliding in the snow near the Rich Lake outlet. There's plenty to see in warmer weather too!

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • A mile-long forested peninsula on Rich Lake
  • Wetlands
  • Old growth forest

Recreational Opportunities

  • Scenic overlooks
  • 3.6 miles of trails for hiking, snowshoeing and skiing

Accessible Features

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This site has many accessible features. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


236 acres


See Google Maps and enter your address for step by step directions to Newcomb VIC (This link leaves the DEC website. Hold "Shift" and click on the link to open it in a new window)

Contact Information

Telephone: 518-582-2000

Address: Adirondack Interpretive Center, PO Box 101, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY 12852

Website: Adirondack Interpretive Center (This link leaves the DEC website)

Photo Credits: Jim Clayton, Barbara Northrup, Jim Clayton