Journeys in ancient and old growth forests
Goldmine Creek 
A remote-feeling old-growth forest where hemlock and yellow birch reach over 400 years old, and red spruce attains 300 years. Though there is trail access, carrying map and compass and GPS is recommended.
 
Location:
Park Name: Adirondack Park 
Size: 800 ha
Age of oldest known trees: 400 years
Forest Type: Mixed Hardwood and Hemlock 
Conservation Status: Protected 
Land Use Designation:  
 
The trails may be difficult to follow; GPS and map and compass should be carried.
Access:
Latitude: 43.32750           Longitude: -74.64088

Google Map Link: www.google.com/maps/place/43.32750,-74.64088

Other Maps:   http://www.cnyhiking.com/Powley-PisecoRoad.htm

                    http://cnyhiking.com/GoldmineStreamFalls.htm

Directions: Detailed directions are given in Kershner and Leverett 2004. Follow Powley Rd west from Route 10 south of Piseco Lake. after 4.9 miles you enter the old growth in a steep notch. After 6.3 miles park in a small grassy area and look for the trailhead 10m further along the road on the right.
Routes:

Hiking Trail:
  Goldmine Stream Falls Trail
  Length: 2.0km
  Difficulty(1=Easy, 10=Hard): 5
  Location: 43.32750, -74.64088
  The trail can be difficult to follow, map and compass and GPS are needed.