When Champlain Area Trails (CATS) Executive Director Chris Maron got word that a historic 132.5 farm in Westport had been placed on the market last August, he recognized immediately the significance of the property to CATS’ mission of making trails and saving land in the … [Read more...] about Champlain Area Trails Conserves Historic Viall’s Crossing Farm
CATS (Champlain Area Trails)
Champlain Area Trails creates and maintains free cross-country hiking/skiing/snowshoeing trails in the Champlain Valley of New York State's Adirondack Park. Rapidly approaching its goal of a 30-mile trail loop between Westport and Essex, New York, Champlain Area Trails pass through a rich tapestry of preserved wildlife habitats, pastoral farmland, historic villages, and scenic woodlands. The following posts featured or mentioned CATS (Champlain Area Trails). Enjoy!
Registrations for the Grand Hike May 12 have been rolling in and we received a wonderful comment from one of the early registrants: “This has become a family event for us. Our kids come back for the weekend and we do the hike with my husband for his birthday celebration.” What … [Read more...] about CATS Grand Hike from Westport to Essex on May 12
Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is holding the inaugural hike on its first trail in Chesterfield, at Trembleau Mountain near Keeseville, on Saturday, March 31, from 6:30 p.m. to about 8:30 p.m. The Cadence’s Crest Trail—called so for landowners’ Kathy and Andy Prescott’s grandson … [Read more...] about Moonrise Hike is Inaugural Hike On New CATS Trails Tonight
New snow means conditions are good for Champlain Area Trails (CATS) ski/snowshoe adventure Saturday, February 17, on the Sophie’s Lair Trail in Willsboro. Skiers or snowshoers should meet at 9:15 a.m. at the Florence Hathaway trailhead on Essex Road in Willsboro (look for the … [Read more...] about Sophie’s Lair Ski/Snowshoe Adventure Saturday, February 17
Annie McKinley and Bill James joined the board of Champlain Area Trails at the January 19 board meeting held at Camp Dudley’s beautiful MacLean Lodge. They replaced outgoing board members Anne Lincoln and Malinda Chapman, who were thanked for their service at the meeting with … [Read more...] about Two New Members Join Champlain Area Trails Board of Directors