Cross county skiing at the VIC.  Photo courtesy of Nancie Battaglia. Used by permission.

Trail Conditions at the Paul Smith's College VIC
VIC Snow-line: 518-327-6241
Last updated on: 10 March 2016 @ 9:15 AM

This site is no longer being updated with information on winter ski and snowshoe trail conditions at the VIC. For a daily report on winter trail conditions at the VIC, visit: Additional details are available at the VIC's Facebook page at

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VIC trails are closed due to icy conditions.

Classic Trails
Status Packed Track Set Comments
BOBCAT Trail Closed
HERON MARSH Trail Closed
WOODS & WATERS Trail Closed
ESKER Trail Closed
SILVI Trail Closed
JENKINS MOUNTAIN ROAD (from Logger's Loop to the beaver ponds) Trail Closed
Skate Trails
Status Packed Leveled Track set Comments
EASY STREET Trail Closed
FOX RUN Trail Closed
LOGGER'S LOOP Trail Closed
Snowshoe Trails
Status Packed Comments
BLACK POND Trail Closed
LONG POND Trail Closed
BOREAL LIFE Trail Closed
Trail Open/Groomed = Trail open
Trail Closed = Trail Closed

Trail Map
Printable Trail Map
Winter Ski and Snowshoe Trail Descriptions
Winter Trail Fees
2015-2016 Winter Season Pass Application

Winter Trail Fees 2014-2015 Printable Flyer (PDF)


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.