Birds of the Adirondacks: Great Blue Heron on Heron Marsh at the Paul Smiths VIC

Explore the Adirondack Mountains:
Daily Nature Walks

Exploring the Adirondack Mountains: Ring-necked Duck on Heron Marsh; Heron Marsh in summer: Rose Pogonia on Barnum Bog Ring-necked Duck on Heron Marsh; Heron Marsh; Rose Pogonia on Barnum Bog

During the summer of 2013, the VIC is offering a naturalist-led interpretive walk every day at 1 PM. Participants meet in the VIC building at 1:00 PM for an hour-long walk exploring different aspects of nature in the Adirondack Park. Free for Friends of the VIC. $10 for nonmembers. Through Labor Day.

Reports from previous nature walks are provided below:


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.