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.

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, 6/1 to 9/21, High Temperature for September 21 through the Years and Sunrise and Sunset September 22 through October 21.
Google Maps: Length Of Day In New York State On the First Day of Autumn, Sunset Time In New York State On September 22 and Wildlife Management Units (WMUs).
Photos: Canal Place, East Branch of Sacandaga River, Elm Avenue Town Park, Indian Lake, New York, Little Falls, Moss Island, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Piseco-Powley Road and Washington Park.
Maps: Altmar State Forest, Capital District Wildlife Management Area, Casey Road Campsite, Depot Hill Multiple Use Area, Plainfield State Forest and West Kill Mountain.
Videos: Backing Away from the Potholes on Moss Island, Delmar Under Construction, Old River Road in Little Falls, Quiet on Mohawk River, Stratford and Things you should know about fuses. (including a 15kV one).

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

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