If you are lost or in need of rescue dial 911. For emergency Forest Ranger dispatch in the Adirondacks call 518-891-0235. For emergency Forest Ranger dispatch elsewhere in New York State call 518-408-5850.


Adirondack Mountain Rescue is a non-profit organization formed with the purpose of providing a highly trained and equipped resource to the New York State Forest Rangers, New York State Police or any official agency in their tasks of finding and rescuing missing persons in various terrains and conditions. Training is at the core of being prepared for the worst and bringing help to those who need it. Adirondack Mountain Rescue members participate in regular training exercises in wilderness search, orienteering, medical first aid/response, wilderness survival, communications, ground search techniques, lost person behavior, crime scene preservation, mountain rescue and rigging, and logistics.

Adirondack Mountain Rescue is a proud member of the New York Federation of Search and Rescue Teams (NYSFEDSAR). NYSFEDSAR is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit organization consisting of independent search and rescue teams that are available to any official agency to assist in searches for lost or missing persons in New York State or the Northeast. Learn more at www.nysfedsar.org