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Damaged Campsite (Source:  Keven Prickett, Assc. Protection Adks)
Damaged Campsite (Source: Keven Prickett, Assc. Protection Adks)

Popular Adirondack Camp Sites "Hammered"

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This summer, hundreds of thousands of visitors will flock to the Adirondacks. Many of them will go camping, hoping to find a true wilderness experience. Pro-environment and recreation groups say many of the Park's most popular backcountry campsites are too crowded. Plants have been uprooted and shorelines eroded. State agencies say new management plans now being developed will ease the crunch. But as Brian Mann reports, critics say state officials have shied away from controversial decisions, including the closure of some damaged campsites.

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