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.



Learn About Mushrooms with Ari Rockland-Miller

mushrooms2.ari.2014 (2) (533x800)Champlain Area Trails will host a three-part mushroom identification workshop titled “Three Views of Black Kettle Trail” led by Ari Rockland-Miller, co-founder of The Mushroom Forager.

This is a great chance to enter the endlessly intriguing world of mushroom foraging.  Join us for three 2-hour guided forays during the Champlain Valley’s summer mushroom season to learn about the distinctive and delicious species fruiting locally.

The guided mushroom forays will start at 9:30 a.m. and take place on:

• Saturday, July 19th
• Tuesday, August 26th
• Sunday, September 14th

The Saturday, July 19th Workshop was a great experience to the many participants.  There is still time register for the August 26th or September 14th workshop, For details and to register, please go to our events page.

Click here to see the winners of our PHOTO & CAPTION CONTEST.

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