Sunday Drive thru Adirondack Park Preserve


Today was bitterly cold with a high of 17 degrees and freshly fallen snow.

The blue skies glistening on the snow this morning demanded a drive to take in some of the scenery in the Adirondack Park Preserve. 



Entering Adirondack Park             


 The mountains are calling…


This region is full of lakes that are now frozen and covered with snow…it is paradise for snowmobile lovers and ice skaters!                 

 Cranberry Lake



Star Lake and Beach…wanna go for a swim?  Polar Club members welcome!           


Many of the lakes show off the magnificent view of the Adirondack Mountain Range.


 Long Lake


There is a little town called Tupper Lake that is my favorite…it is quaint and truly beautiful.   


Entering the town of Tupper  


Serenity at it’s best!


Heading home the landscape seemed to change with the setting of the sun.  


Sunset over Tupper Lake


Sun falling over Crystal Lake


Sun shadows down the mountains


So much more to see…so little time…

  Bridge to sights yet to see…         


We saw plenty of deer along the way which is always a special treat…a Sunday full of scenery and serenity.

Be sure to visit the album for more photos and thanks for coming along for the ride.

I hope everyone had an enjoyable Sunday and that you all will have a great week! 





23 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Al's
    Jan 11, 2009 @ 22:53:21

    I\’ll swim in Star Lake with you. Very beautiful pictures and you can bet I\’ll be looking at the album soon.Love you,Al


  2. Robin
    Jan 11, 2009 @ 23:54:01

    Great photo\’s, thank\’s for sharing your relaxing Sunday with us. God bless, Robin


  3. Nae
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 00:16:36

    What beautiful photos — I\’m sure I would have loved the drive too!Have a wonderful 2009!God bless you and keep you,Nae :o)


  4. Kuskulana
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 00:25:47

    Lovely drive thanks Rhonda,My fav is that long deserted highwayTupper looks like a nice little town maybe I would like to settle down into sometime, there are so many…17 sounds warm to me, we just got above zero today after a couple weeks of cold snap.Hugs fro Alaska


  5. Lady Jude
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 03:23:24

    Brrrrrrrrrr it sure looks cold over there in your neck of woods. Lovely photo\’s thanks for sharing your outing.


  6. Angel eyes
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 04:10:13

    looks like lovely scenery dear angel eyes


  7. Sue
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 05:10:03

    beautiful pic , lovely drivetake careSue


  8. Terry's
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 08:22:07

    Hey rhonda I couldn\’t see the pictures but I think its my computer for some reason it acts weird at times .I have to go to my class now at the college but I will look later when I come home to try and see the pictures again .I\’m sure they beautiful dear hugs until then love Terry


  9. Curtis
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 08:32:12

    A beautiful drive. thank you for that. God bless.


  10. Beth
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 08:38:11

    Sounds like a wonderful drive to me!


  11. Cindy
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 11:13:46

    OMGosh, what a beautiful trip! Thanks for taking us along. If all the winter days were as gorgeous as that one, I\’d have no complaints at all! Where are the ice fishermen? It looks like all the lakes are empty. Ice fishing is huge around here!


  12. Mei's
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 11:41:29

    Love the pics! The snow are beautiful! Thanks for the ride. Keep warm, Mei


  13. sweeti's
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 13:44:22

    wowow and u said i had wonderful snow pics..urs are awesome Everything is so wide and fresh super picstx for sharingWith ius the weather is gonna change Rhondawe gonna have temperature above zero now with wind and rain…a big smileMJ


  14. Darla
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 15:31:23

    Those are some wonderful pictures. Love em\’. Beautiful landscapes.Stay warm.Darla


  15. Rambling
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 15:56:10

    I wish I had been along. These are the sort of things I so enjoy. Thank you so much.


  16. Joe
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 16:02:30

    Wonderful pictures but they do seem to need a cup of hot chocolate to be enjoyed the most! Brrr!


  17. Terry
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 16:09:44

    What a marvelous drive. So glad you took us along. Thanks.


  18. Patsy
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 16:37:50

    thanks for sharing your drive with us. It was beautiful. Soooooooo much snow!! We just had a small dusting here last night and its all gone now. Hope you are well. Take care, hugs,Pat


  19. Dianne
    Jan 12, 2009 @ 17:47:36

    Rhonda, I love your pictures and it sounds like you had a wonderful Sunday drive. Thanks for sharing. I have not been out in 4 days and still not feeling up to par. I am looking forward to better days ahead. Blessings, Dianne


  20. Hope
    Jan 13, 2009 @ 12:16:24

    gorgeous photos Rhonda.. thank you for taking along with you on this beautiful drive..its been somewhat nice here the past few days.. got up to 35 the other day.. sorry its so cold there..


  21. Here I Am
    Jan 13, 2009 @ 18:19:18

    Beautiful Photos Rhonda with the scenes that made such a wonderful Sunday drive. I drove thru there 4 years ago in the Autumn but the day we drove thru it was completly socked in with fog and rain. Missed it all …Next day when we were no longer Park the skies were cloudless..Hugs Carrie


  22. Lizzie-Beth4Him
    Jan 14, 2009 @ 04:10:16

    These are beautiful pictures and it was nice to be able to go along with you through them. I will have to check out the album when I have more time.Love and hugs to you and little Emma,Beth


  23. nita
    Jan 26, 2009 @ 05:13:43

    great pictures thanks for sharing, I dont much like being out in the snow, but like looking at through my windows or in photographs, especially with beautiful scencery.


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