The Flying Squirrel Trail in Westport, the newest addition to the Champlain Area Trails (CATS) network of trails, is officially open to the hiking public after the grand opening was celebrated June 2. The hikers who came out for the grand opening were treated to a spectacularly … [Read more...] about Grand Opening For CATS Flying Squirrel Trail
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!
Outdoor enthusiasts in the greater Plattsburgh area received a major boost with the announcement that the state awarded a grant to Champlain Area Trails (CATS) to create a trail map of the eastern or “Champlain Valley” section of Clinton County. By illustrating and describing the … [Read more...] about Champlain Area Trails to Publish a Clinton County Trail Map
Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is celebrating the Grand Opening of the Flying Squirrel Trail Saturday, June 2, at 2:00 p.m. The hike will last an hour and a half to 3 hours, depending on the route hikers select at the loop near the trail’s end. The new trail connects the Split Rock … [Read more...] about Grand Opening of CATS’ Flying Squirrel Trail is June 2
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
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