Adirondack Wetlands: Interpretive Canoe Trip on Barnum Brook (5 July 2014)

Explore the Adirondacks:
Interpretive Canoe Paddles
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays
Beginning 20 June 2015
Group reservations also available.

Adirondack Wetlands: From the canoe launch on Barnum Brook (26 May 2012)Adirondack Wetlands: From the canoe launch on Barnum Brook (26 May 2012) Explore the Adirondacks by canoe! These two-hour trips provide a chance to explore the varied aquatic habitats at the VIC. Learn more about the plants and animals that make their home in Adirondack wetland habitats, as you paddle up Barnum Brook through a bog to Barnum Pond.

Canoes, paddles, and personal flotation devices are provided.  The paddle begins at 10:00 AM and ends around noon. Participants meet at the VIC building. The price is $20 per adult; Friends of the VIC: $15 per adult. Inquire about our family discounts. Trips are scheduled Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 10:00 AM. We will offer trips at other times by prior arrangement.  Preregistration is required. Please preregister by 5:00 PM the previous day by calling the VIC at (518) 327-6241.


Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.