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Adirondack planning committee looking for public input on handling more visitors

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Heart Lake and the High Peaks of the Adirondacks near the summit of Mt. Jo, North Elba, New York.

A committee formed to advise New York on how to deal with more visitors to the Adirondack High Peaks is seeking public input.

Posted: Jan 25, 2020 10:40 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A committee formed to advise New York on how to deal with more visitors to the Adirondack High Peaks is seeking public input.

The High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group was created in November to help the state Department of Environmental Conservation with management issues.

Concerns have been raised recently about more hikers on High Peaks trails and more cars lining the mains roads through the region. The group is supposed to make its recommendations by June.

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