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On six million acres in upstate New York, the Adirondack Park is by far the largest park in the lower 48 states. Its land is divided almost evenly between protected wilderness and privately owned tracts creating a pattern of ownership that maintains a delicate relationship between progress and preservation. Through the perspectives of several characters, this program explores the history, seasonal landscape and current state of the Adirondacks.
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PBSThe Adirondacks DVD
 
4.6

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very well done ...

After visiting the Adirondacks frequently for many years, my husband and I finally moved here 2 1/2 years ago. It's always different to live and work in a place you once simply played...Read complete review

After visiting the Adirondacks frequently for many years, my husband and I finally moved here 2 1/2 years ago. It's always different to live and work in a place you once simply played in and this film really offers a well rounded view of life in the park. A survivalist mentality, appreciation of natural beauty, and pragmatic approach to day to day life are common threads that run through this community. There is still nowhere on earth we would rather be and we feel especially fortunate to be here. Watching this documentary makes us even more proud to call the Adirondacks our home.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I don't judge the cover of the book

I expected this report to be a great cover about the whole Adirondacks only, but instead it was more a video tape about a certain village with its citizens which probably enjoyd it.

I expected this report to be a great cover about the whole Adirondacks only, but instead it was more a video tape about a certain village with its citizens which probably enjoyd it.

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5.0

Great Northern Vacation Land

By Fossil Collectore

from Terre Haute, In

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Comments about PBS The Adirondacks DVD:

If you want great Kayaking, you don't have to go west! It's right in upstate New York! It has one of the largest parks in the United States preserved along with private land. There are great views, similar to the Smokey's, without the smoke. Plus adventure trails and Lodges built for the wealthy, and now restored.

 
5.0

great stuff

By fred the drummer

from keeseville ny

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Comments about PBS The Adirondacks DVD:

I live in the /Adirondacks and still learned a lot, very informative and fun to watch!

 
5.0

Great DVD!

By Da Consul

from New York State

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Comments about PBS The Adirondacks DVD:

Detailed and accurate, and enjoyable to view.

 
4.0

A fine, informative presentation

By Dapper Dan

from Westchester County, New York.

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Comments about PBS The Adirondacks DVD:

If you love the Aduirondacks you will like this presentation. It will give you many facts that you have probably not known before. It will give you ideas about timing your visits to the Adirondacks.

 
4.0

The Adirondacks DVD -- worth watching!

By Jim

from Utica NY

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Comments about PBS The Adirondacks DVD:

This is one of the best programs produced by PBS. It includes wonderful views of the incredible Adirondack region, it includes touches of history and well as the politics involved in trying to balance fair human use with keeping the region wild, beautiful and clean.

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