Since opening last spring, the Viall’s Crossing Trail, has been an increasingly popular addition to the Champlain Area Trails (CATS) network. People use it to hike between Westport and Essex, or to make a five-mile loop that starts and ends in Westport, or as an … [Read more...] about Two New Trails at Viall’s Crossing to be Celebrated December 29
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!
The Champlain Area Trails (CATS) new 2018-2019 Trail Map shows 87 hikes in the Champlain Valley, as well as new features designed to make it even more useful than the previous maps for hikers, snow-shoers, and cross-country skiers. The first thing map users will notice is the … [Read more...] about CATS’s Newest Trail Map is Now Available
Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will offer an opportunity to learn from a master photographer when it hosts acclaimed ADK photographer Manuel Palacios (“Manny”) in an outdoor photography workshop, Saturday, October 20, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The workshop will open with an … [Read more...] about CATS Hosts Outdoor Photography Workshop with Manny Palacios
Support for Kids Programs, Trails, Emergency Services, and More The Essex Community Fund, Charlie Goff Memorial Fund, and Allen Scholarship and Education Program Fund—each a component fund of the Adirondack Foundation—awarded grants totaling $33,700.00 to 12 community … [Read more...] about Grant Awards Benefit Local Communities in Essex Area
Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will again host a fun hike to coincide with the Third Annual Adirondack Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 15. This year it’s called the “Fest to Fest Hike” because hikers will begin and end at the Festival on the Essex County Fairgrounds in … [Read more...] about CATS “Fest to Fest” Hike Showcases the Viall’s Crossing Project