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.



CATS Applying for Accreditation with the Land Trust Alliance.  Click here for details!

Coming up,  Natural History Series Part IV:

OCT 10-11, 2014   Bark: Get to Know Your Trees.   Presented by Michael Wojtech – Naturalist, Writer, and author of Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast. (Visit our EVENTS page for more information.)

Held at the Whallonsburg Grange.  Co-sponsored by the Northeast Wilderness Trust

  • 10/10 Friday evening presentation (7-9 p.m.) $10 Suggested Donation. No reservation necessary.
  • 10/11 Saturday field class (9 am. -1 p.m) $45  per participant.  Pre-registration is required and space will be limited–Elizabeth Lee to reserve your place.

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