These are my experiences in maps, photos, and stories.

New York State - Maps, photos and stories of special places.
Other States - Maps, photos and stories outside of NY.
Topics - Essays, links, and other interesting content.

Google County Maps - State land maps, tracks and waypoints.
State Land Websites - Links to many of the state land webpages.
State Truck Trails Over A Half Mile - Dirt roads to explore in the backcountry.
NYS DEC Lean-To Locations - Listings, coordinates and GPS data for lean-tos.

Moose River Plains - Maps and photos of state's largest free camping area.
Piseco-Powley Road - Maps and photos of 15 mile dirt road with camping.

For Downloadable Backcountry Campsites and Trail Data see Google County Maps.

Wildlife Management Units (Deer) - Google Map shows the WMU boundaries.
Google Maps of Deer Harvest Density in 2016 by WMU or Town. In 2015 by WMU.
Google Maps of Buck Harvest Density in 2016 by WMU or Town.
2016 Deer and Buck Harvest by Town - Google Spreadsheet with FIPS codes for making your own calculations.

Parking and Access to Trout Streams - An interactive, downloadable Google Map.
Lakes with DEC Contour Maps - A Google Map links to Contour Maps for Fishing.

NYS Statewide Snowmobile Trail System - State trails on public and private lands.

Interactive Maps of NY Census - Explore and download KML files.
Charts and Interactive Diagrams - From population to pollution control.

Big Red - Photos and Videos of my lifted truck with its camper shell.
Big Red's Dual Battery Setup for Camp Power, Video Tour and Diagram.

Charts: Departure from Normal, September 1 – November 21, 2017, Length of Day, Next Month and State Population Change, by Percentage 2010-2016.
Google Maps: 2017 Democratic Primary Albany County LD 38, Median Property Tax By County and State Taxes Per Capita.
Photos: Alfred E. Smith Building, Clarksville, New York, Coeymans, New York, Delmar, New York, Elm Ave Park & Ride - CDTA, Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Glenmont, New York, Westerlo, New York and Winifred Matthews Holt Preserve.
Maps: 2015 County Legislature 9 – Democratic Primary, Andrew C. Joyce Minus Leonard R. Ricchiuti, Jr., East Osceola State Forest, Hatch Creek State Forest, Leland Ponds, Poets Ledge Trail and Santa Clara Flow.
Videos: Above Paint Mine Falls, Alice’s Restaurant Massacre., Jellyfish at Via Aquarium, Peter, Paul and Mary – Old Coat, Save the Pine Bush Early 1980s and Trout at Via Aquarium.

See more Charts, Google Maps, Maps, Photos and Videos or archived November 2016.

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