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New York
Multi-Sport Adventure: Hike, Bike and Paddle the Adirondacks
In the heart of the Adirondacks, join other outdoor enthusiasts for an active adventure filled with nature hikes, canoeing along pristine waterways and mountain biking on local trails.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22383RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
849

At a Glance

Discover the mountains, forests and waterways of the Adirondack Park through a multi-sport adventure! Learn about New York State’s “forever wild” Adirondack Park — the largest in the contiguous United States — as you hike, mountain bike and paddle various areas in and around the High Peaks region. Canoe along the ponds, creeks, rivers and lakes of the Sarnac Lake river system, as well as in the St. Regis Canoe Area, the only designated canoe area in New York State. Hear from local experts how Adirondack Park got its start as a watershed preservation project, and enjoy evening lectures on the region’s ecosystem and history.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Challenging
Hiking up to six miles over varied terrain; paddling up to 10 miles a day; mountain biking up to 12 miles- the bike route can be modified depending on the fitness level of the group
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hike along the beautiful ridges of Mt. Van Hoevenberg and the Jay Range while enjoying sweeping vistas of the Adirondack Park and the Green Mountains of Vermont.
  • Paddle the placid waters of the St. Regis Canoe Area, featuring a lake-speckled wilderness landscape forged by the last glacial period.
  • Experience a piece of Olympic history by biking trails near the bobsled run and exploring the Mackenzie-Intervale Olympic Ski Jumping Complex.
Featured Expert
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Tom Manitta
Tom is the Adirondack Mountain Club's Interpretive Naturalist. He studied Recreation, Adventure Travel and Ecotourism as well as Integrative Studies of Forestry, Natural Resource Management and Parks, Recreation and Facilities Management at Paul Smith's College. He is happiest when hiking, paddling, birding, hunting and fishing. Tom is a Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace Master Educator and Certified Interpretive Expert with the National Association for Interpretation. He loves to share his passion for the Adirondacks in a fun, energetic and contagious way.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Tom Manitta
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