Conversations about public land in the Adirondack Park invariably include debate over the proper ratio of public vs. private lands. Some claim there is already more than enough public land, while others say there can never be too much.
We wanted to see how public lands and recreational assets like trails and lean-tos were actually distributed among the hamlets within the park. We summarized various statistics within a 10-mile buffer around each hamlet in the park, excluding those whose buffer went outside the park boundary.
Use the drop down menu to toggle between variables and see the values change.
Note: these results are representative of what's in the data, not necessarily what exists in reality!