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Endless recreational opportunities… Workshops and educational programs… Discounts on guidebooks, lodging, and more... Unforgettable outdoor experiences... Join Now!Protecting the wild places in New York. All this awaits you as an ADK member. Interested in purchasing a gift membership? Go to our Gift Membership Form.

Special Gift for New Members
Join online now and receive a complimentary copy of An Adirondack Sampler: Day Hikes for All Seasons, a $12.95 value. You get a cross section of hikes in all kinds of terrain, in all regions of the Adirondacks. This guidebook is the ideal traveler's companion to some of the nicest places that can be reached easily on foot in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park. Type in Promo Code DAYHIKES on the online membership form to receive your free gift.
ADK is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization. Membership fees, excluding $10 for membership benefits, are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Membership Dues


Individual (Adult)




Family (includes 2 adults residing in same household plus children under 18)




Senior - 65 or older




Senior Family - 65 or older (includes 2 adults residing in same household plus children under 18)




Student (full-time, 18 and older)
Special Online Offer!!! Only $25!

Individual Life

Family Life (2 Adults residing in same household - Not transferable)$1,950

Day Hikes Book
Membership Benefits:


Chapter Trips: Hundreds of chapter-led recreational activities in all seasons, ranging from hiking and paddling to snowshoeing and skiing. Enrollment in one chapter is included in your membership dues. If you would like to join more than one chapter there is a small affiliate fee ranging from $2.50 to $12.25.

Education Programs: Over 200 workshops for outdoor enthusiasts and natural history buffs. Our educators teach a variety of courses from beginner canoeing and kayaking to winter mountaineering and everything in between.

Adventure Travel: ADK’s Extended Outings program coordinates more than a dozen domestic and international travel opportunities each year.

DiscountsHikers on Iroquois
  • 20 percent off ADK guidebooks, maps and other ADK publications
  • 10 percent off education and skill building programs
  • 10 percent off lodging at the Adirondak Loj, Johns Brook Lodge, and Wilderness Campground
  • Reduced parking fee at the Adirondak Loj
  • Special partnerships with retailers that provide discounts to ADK members
Adirondac, ADK’s bi-monthly magazine, connects you to the places you cherish, the mission you support, and the activities you enjoy. Adirondac provides news and views on club activities, conservation updates, and outdoor recreation features.Jasper National Park

Books and maps: Members receive discounts on ADK publications. ADK publishes comprehensive hiking, paddling, and winter sports guides and maps covering the Adirondacks and Catskills, as well as books on Adirondack nature, history, and lore.

Chapter newsletters: Most chapters offer print and/or online newsletters detailing chapter news, events, and programs.

Volunteer Opportunities
There are rewarding opportunities involving trail work, conservation and advocacy, and education projects, both at the chapter and club-wide level.

Members also get the satisfaction of knowing that …

their membership dues help to maintain multi-use trails for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and more;

dedicated ADK volunteers and staff are looking out for their interests as outdoor enthusiasts and land stewards;

And most importantly, they are helping to ensure that New York’s Forest Preserve and other natural areas are being protected for generations to come.

Rather mail the membership form in? Download a printable form. Questions? Contact membership at 800-395-8080 or membership@adk.org.

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