"The Third Saturday of the Month Trail Project will be this Saturday, July 16th at the Rocky Ledges Trail in Essex starting at 8:30 am. and finishing by noon (if you have to leave early, that is okay). We will put up trail markers, cut back branches, and clear fallen limbs from … [Read more...] about Trail Project at Rocky Ledges 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!
Get your pencils sharpened, your laptops powered, and your cameras ready, Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will soon launch its first Travel Writing Contest. It's your chance to write about your travels in New York’s central Champlain Valley—to share your favorite experiences on the … [Read more...] about Travel Writing Contest Hosted by Champlain Area Trails
Black Kettle Nature Trail “Trailhead Sign” (photo credit: Kathryn Cramer) The June 18th trail project at the Black Kettle Nature Trail was quite productive. The first thing we did was to put a “Trailhead Sign” by the road because the beginning to the trail, located behind the … [Read more...] about CATS: Immediate Trail-work Gratification
Kim Rielly posted an enthusiastic blog post about summer in Essex celebrating flood recovery, exciting new businesses and the timeless charm that has drawn visitors and residents for decades. She asks, "could it possibly be true that the recently-submerged businesses were … [Read more...] about Summer Arrives in Essex on Lake Champlain