Adirondack Interpretive Center
Newcomb, Essex Co.
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
- Common loon and many other types of water and forest birds
- White-tailed deer
- Red fox
- Pine marten
Where to Watch
- A mile-long forested peninsula on Rich Lake
- Old growth forest
- Scenic overlooks
- 3.6 miles of trails for hiking, snowshoeing and skiing
This site has many accessible features. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.
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)
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