Birds of the Adirondacks:  Yellow Warbler. Photo by Larry Master.  Used by permission.

Birding Festivals in the Adirondacks:
2016 Great Adirondack Birding Celebration
Events and Activities

Birds of the Adirondacks:  Northern Parula. Photo by Larry Master.  Used by permission. Birds of the Adirondacks: Northern Parula. Photo by Larry Master.
This site is no longer being updated with current information on birding activities at the VIC. For current information on the events planned for the 2017 Great Adirondack Birding Celebration, visit: For information on birding in the Adirondacks, visit: Adirondack Wildlife: Birds of the Adirondacks.

Great Adirondack Birding Celebration Schedule of Events

The 14th annual Great Adirondack Birding Celebration -- the longest running boreal birding festival in the Northeast -- will be held 3-5 June 2016 at the Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) in Paul Smiths, New York. The three-day event will offer a wide variety of activities designed to appeal to both experienced and beginning birders.

Click here for the dates and times of each event or activity.

Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.