Trees of the Adirondacks: Pine Cone on the Boreal Life Trail (28 July 2012)

Trees of the Adirondack Mountains:
Partial List of Trees at the Paul Smiths VIC

Trail Key
Barnum Brook Trail BB Bobcat Trail B
Heron Marsh Trail HM Long Pond Trail LP
Boreal Life Trail BL Silvi Trail Si
Woods and Waters Trail WW Skidder Trail Sk
Logger's Loop Trail LL Esker Trail E
Black Pond Trail BP Fox Run Trail FR
Jenkins Mountain Trail JM Easy Street Trail ES

Tree BB HM BL WW LL BP JM B LP Si Sk E FR ES
American Beech (Fagus grandifolia) X X     X X X              
Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Bigtooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Black Cherry (Prunus serotina) X X     X              
Black Spruce (Picea mariana)   X X   X              
Pin Cherry (Prunus pensylvanica)                          
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana L.)                          
Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) X X X       X   X X X X X
Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Northern White-cedar (Thuja occidentalis)              X              
Mountain Maple (Acer spicatum)                            
Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera var.papyrifera) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)                            
Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)       X                    
Red Maple (Acer rubrum) X X   X                    
Red Spruce (Picea rubens) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea)                            
Scotch Pine (Pinus sylvestris)                            
Striped Maple (Acer pensylvanicum) X X                        
Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
White spruce (Picea glauca)                            
Tamarack (Larix laricina) X X X X X       X          
Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X


Trees of the VIC Exploration Walk (17 May 2015)
Trees of the Northern Forest Trail Walk (28 July 2012)
Nature Walk: Trees of the Adirondacks (21 July 2012)




Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.