Adirondacks was established in 1892 and nowadays it has about 6 mil. acres. About 40% is open to the public. Tourists rise here in a few last years. Close to Lake Placid is "Olympic winter resorts" (1932 and 1980). On the summit of Mt. Marcy (5 344 ft.) the highest mountain of state New York. slowly rise 7 miles long trail. In the autumn whole area is red colored by maple.
You can sleep everywhere on backcountry if you are at least 150ft from road, rail, camp or water resource and below 4000ft.