Dr. Charles Hadden doesn't
the rain deter his visiting
Chateaugay Lakes region is the headwaters of the Chateaugay River. Pure
snowmelt and rain water trickle over mosses and boulders on forested Lyon
Mountain to feed Upper Chateaugay Lake, the jewel of the watershed.
two lakes and the Narrows connecting them are a summer playground for hundreds
of camp owners along their shores.
local Chateaugay Lakes Association tries to maintain a balance between
the human enjoyment and natural protection of the area as do the state
zoning laws of the Adirondack Park Agency.
Magical midnight: big
the lights of Montreal 85
stories of rustic life, in books and in conversation. Author of local lore,
Reg Merrill chats with Jane Kelting in her log boathouse.
before Europeans colonized these lakes, Native Americans fished and hunted
this northern wilderness. Today's campers still find peace in the early
morning and may even find stone spear heads.
Hobblebush gathers what
it can in the forest understory.
Photos copyright by Phil