front country area that is heavily impacted during times of high use. Along our hike, we were able to talk about picking up microtrash, cleaning up after our pets, invasive species, and traveling on durable surfaces, particularly staying in the middle of a trail even when it's muddy.
Both Round and Green Lakes are meromictic lakes, which means that there is no fall and spring mixing of surface and bottom waters. Such lakes have a high potential for evidence of ancient plant and animal life. Round Lake has been registered as a National Historic Landmark. When you come upon these lakes, there is no question about how Green Lake received it's name! If you are ever in the Central New York, be sure to make time to recreate in this gorgeous state park.
Explore Responsibly...Kate and Tracy