Winter Programs

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Building Hours

Open for Ski Season 9A – 5P
Weekends December 2 – April 1
Christmas Week December 23 – January 1
Martin Luther King Weekend January 13 – 15
Presidents Week February 17 – 25

October 10 – June 15
open for scheduled programs
available for private events

Foyer and Self-Service Rental Station Hours

Open for Ski Season 9A – 5P
Monday – Friday on all Non-Holiday Weeks
December 4 – March 30

Winter Trails
Dawn to Dusk
December 2 – April 1
Day or Season Pass Required
Skis or Snowshoes Required

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8023 State Route 30
Paul Smiths, New York 12970
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The return of SAMFest is Saturday April 28th from 11a.m. to 5p.m. The day kicks off with a science march from the Paul Smith’s College campus to the VIC along route 30. Throughout the day there are “Ted-axe” talks, visual arts, musical performances, lunch hour discussions, refreshments, and the film screening “Happening.” Learn more about the festival and the full schedule of events here.



Join us for a wonderful weekend of birding across the Adirondacks and Northern New York. The celebration is a great collection of area birders highlighting their hot spots. Check out the weekends details here.

June 1,2, & 3




As our cross-country ski season winds down, our maple sugaring operation ramps up. Enjoy a Spring ski or snowshoe on our trails, and pop your head in the sugarshack when you see steam pouring out the cupola and smoke out the chimney and we’ll get you a sweet pick-me-up.