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Home > Spring Guide

Experience Spring in the Adirondacks: Outdoor Guides & Activities

In the Adirondacks, spring is all about new opportunities to explore the great outdoors. As snow and ice melt and temperatures warm throughout the season, you can begin to do everything from a scenic bike ride to a relaxing paddle. Although it's not quite summer, spring is definitely a can't-miss season in the Adirondack Park.

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Brave the Rapids

When the snow melts, you'll find the best rapids in the Adirondacks. This is the season thrill seekers should book a whitewater rafting trip.

Discover Rafting Companies »

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Book a Spring Break Vacation

Looking for a way to relax this spring? Head to the Adirondacks and book an overnight stay at one of the region's great lodging options.

Browse Adirondack Lodging »

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Find an Adirondack Campsite

With temperatures warming up, you might be thinking about a camping trip. Start preparing now and reserve your spot at a campsite.

See the Camping Guide »

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Have Fun Paddling

Is whitewater rafting not for you? If so, then go for a slow paddle on one of the Adirondack Park's beautiful lakes, ponds, or rivers.

View the Paddling Guide »

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Start Bike Riding

Now that the snow has melted, you can pump up your tires and go for a bike ride along a scenic path, a nature trail, or another local road.

Explore the Biking Guide & Trails »

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Prepare for Spring Hiking

Spring is mud season in the Adirondacks, and melting snow creates hazards on the trails. Stay safe and find out which trails are best for hiking.

Learn More About Mud Season »

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Go Fishing

When spring arrives, ice fishing typically ends. Grab your regular fishing gear and head out for a relaxing trip to a lake or pond in the ADKs.

Find Fishing Seasons »

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Discover Maple Season

Maple sugaring season runs through the early parts of spring in the Adirondacks. Find local maple events and facts about the process.

Learn More About Maple Sugaring »

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Enjoy Spring Skiing

Not ready for winter to end? Go downhill skiing or snowboarding at a local ski resort, where the fun lasts into the spring season.

Find Ski Resorts »