Fire Tower Fever
Saturday, July 14
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
A celebration of Adirondack and Catskill fire towers and of the people who restore and maintain them.
A family-friendly event featuring:
- Presentations, accompanied by anecdotes and images of towers in both parks and beyond
- ADK-guided hikes up nearby Blue Mountain
- Fire safety-themed scavenger hunt
A climb up Adirondack Experience’s on-site tower and an opportunity to learn about its unique history
ADK Fire Tower Challenge
Book signing by the authors of Views From On High: Fire Tower Trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills
“Fire towers enabled our forebears to literally see the forest through the trees, moving them to comprehend its vast scale, understand its importance, and dedicate themselves to its preservation. “ – Wesley H. Haynes Views From On High