Workshops and Special Events

Trail Steward/Maintainer Workshop
MAY 6, JUNE 17 & OCTOBER 7

This workshop is intended to give trail maintainers an understanding of basic trail maintenance concepts and standards and is mandatory for aspiring ADK Trail Stewards. Topics that will be demonstrated and discussed are cleaning drainage, blowdown removal, sidecutting, and trail marking. The May 9 workshop will be conducted on the main hiking trail that ascends Arab Mountain in the town of Piercefield. The June 20 workshop will be held on the short trail to Severance Hill which is located just south of exit 28 off of Interstate 87. The October 10 workshop will be held on the main hiking trail that ascends Blue Mountain in the town of Blue Mountain Lake. Detailed directions are included when you register. FREE – no participation fee, donations appreciated.
REGISTER FOR MT. ARAB – MAY 6
REGISTER FOR SEVERANCE HILL – JUNE 17
REGISTER FOR BLUE MOUNTAIN – OCTOBER 7

Fall Trails Day, High Peaks Wilderness
OCTOBER 14

This is the last chance to clean drainages of fallen leaves and other debris before the snow arrives. Trails located in the Adirondack High Peak Region will be focused on. FREE – no participation fee, donations appreciated. See a detailed project list and to register for a project.