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8023 State Route 30
Paul Smiths, New York 12970
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Take your snowshoes for a free tour at the VIC!

Optimists Free Ski Day!

Date: Sunday March 12th, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All ages
Cost: Free
More details: This is our Community Day where skiing and snowshoeing is free for all! Of course we are all crossing fingers and toes to make sure we will have some snow. We will also have fat bikes demos, a ski wax clinic, some activities for the kids, and hot chocolate. But that’s not all! Georges Bailey and Wayne Failing will play music from 1 to 4 pm and our naturalists will lead a free Maple Interpretive Tour at 1 pm. One more thing: We are starting collecting  used snowshoes of any size, clear your garage and drop them at the VIC!

The VIC Sugar Shack

March Interpretive Maple Tours

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays through March
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
All ages
Cost: Suggested donation of $10 per person
More details: Bring your own snowshoes and join a VIC naturalist for a walk through the woods and to our sugar shack to learn about the art and science of maple sugaring!
Registration: Not required but suggested. Register here!

Tubing at the VIC Sugar Bush

NYS Maple Weekends

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays, March 18,19 & 25,26
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All ages!
Cost: Free
More details: The VIC is proud to be a part of New York State Maple Weekends. Stop by and say hello to our sugar shack student workers, staff, and volunteers and taste the sweetness of maple syrup made at the VIC!
Registration: Not required


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