Champlain Area Trails (CATS) offers trails for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, birding, and picnicking in the Champlain Valley of New York State’s Adirondack Park. We are also a land trust working to save the Valley’s natural features, farmland, clean water and scenic vistas.



Upcoming Events:

The Grand Hamlet to Hamlet Hike.  The 2015 Grand Hamlet to Hamlet Hike will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015.  Click here for more information and to register.

CATS Interpretive Hikes.  A great way to enjoy the outdoors in the winter!  Join us on the 21st of this month for Patterns in Nature on the DaCy Meadow Farm Trail led by Naturalist Elizabeth Lee.  (Click HERE to register and for information on all of the upcoming hikes!)


CATS thanks the following sponsors of our Celebrate Champlain Area Trails Event on National Trails Day, 2014

Adirondack Council
Chez Lin & Ray’s Restaurant, Essex
Essex Inn on the Adirondack Coast, Essex
The Galley Restaurant & Westport Marina, Westport
Tom Stransky – Northwestern Mutual Life, Disability, LTC
The Westport Hotel & Tavern, Westport