CHAMPLAIN AREA TRAILS’ MISSION is to create a network of hiking/skiing trails in New York’s Champlain Valley that link communities, connect people to nature, and promote economic vitality; and as an accredited land trust, to protect habitat, farmland, clean water, and scenic vistas.


Winter Hikers


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 an accredited land trust working to save the Valley’s natural features, farmland, clean water and scenic vistas.





Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Thanks to the Press Republican for publishing this article on how “trade lands” can benefit ALL!

SECOND SATURDAY TRAIL PROJECTANOTHER NEW TRAIL – Mark your calendar for the next CATS Trail Project on April 8, 2017.  Look for the yellow “Trail Work” sign at the Triple Green Jade Farm on Mountain View Drive in Willsboro (about 1 mile southwest of the NYCO plant). Meet Bill Amadon and others at 9:00 a.m. to continue working on this new trail. When complete, the trail will follow a 1-mile loop through open farm fields and along the Boquet River. Call (518-962-2287) or EMAIL if you plan to attend. We could use your help!



CATS is one of just a few hundred land trusts that has been awarded accreditation. Accredited land trusts are authorized to display this seal, indicating that they meet national standards for excellence, uphold the public trust and ensure that conservation efforts are permanent. The seal is a mark of distinction in land conservation that we are proud to display.


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Contact Information:
6482 Mail Street, PO Box 193

Westport, NY  12993
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