Membership Benefits

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

Special Gift for New Members

Join online now and receive ADK’s 2018 Calendar, a $12.95 value. The calendar features evocative scenes from the Adirondack Park by eight outstanding photographers, complemented by excerpts from Adirondack Archangels: Guardians of the High Peaks, and images of alpine vegetation. Type in Promo Code CALENDAR on the online membership form to receive your free gift.

Membership Dues

1-year

2-year

3-year

Individual (Adult)

$50

$90

$135

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

$60

$110

$165

Senior – 65 or older

$40

$70

$100

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

$50

$90

$130

Student (full-time, 18 and older)

$25

ADK is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization. Membership fees, excluding $10 for membership benefits, are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Membership Benefits

Recreation

Enjoy a guided outing or one of hundreds of chapter-led recreational activities in all four seasons, like hiking, paddling, snowshoeing, skiing, classes, social events, and so much more. Learn more about ADK chapters. 

Education Programs

Are you an outdoor enthusiast or natural history buff? Over 200 workshops are offered at our Lake Placid, NY program center. Our educators teach a variety of courses from beginner canoeing and kayaking to winter mountaineering and everything in between.

Adventure Travel

Come with us on a trip to nearly every corner of the world. Paddle in the Virgin Island, hike the Dolomites, raft on the San Juan River, or wander along the Inca Trail. ADK’s Extended Outings program coordinates more than a dozen domestic and international travel opportunities each year.

Discounts & More

  • 20 % off all ADK guidebooks, maps, calendars, and other ADK publications
  • 10 % off educational and skill building programs and ADK logo merchandise.
  • 10 % off lodging at the Adirondak Loj, Johns Brook Lodge, and Wilderness Campground
  • Reduced parking fee at the Adirondak Loj
  • A subscription to 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 organization activities, conservation updates, and outdoor recreation features
  • Special partnerships with retailers that provide discounts to ADK members

Volunteer Opportunities

There are rewarding opportunities on and off the trail for you at both the chapter and organization-wide level. Lead an outing to favorite spot or monitor trees and lakes for invasive species.

Core Values of Membership

You get the satisfaction of knowing that…

  • Your membership dues help to maintain multi-use trails for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and more;
  • Dedicated ADK volunteers and staff are looking out for your interests as an outdoor enthusiast and land steward;
  • You are helping to ensure that New York’s Forest Preserve and other wild lands and waters are being protected for generations to come.

Sign me up!

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