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Winter forest architecture
Getting up close to nature
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Discovering the magic of nature
Listening for forest sounds
Exploring the textures of the forest
Kids like to chill too!


Sensory Snowshoeing is a guided sensory experience in the winter wonderland of the Adirondacks that combines relaxation and exploration. Share new memories with your family or friends! Fun for the whole family! Snowshoes included.

Experience Sensory Snowshoeing

Discover the Adirondacks in a whole new way!

Enjoy a Guided Trip Through a Snowy Wonderland

Adirondack Riverwalking is a local guide company that specializes in outdoor trips where the focus is to experience nature through your senses. They offer Forest Bathing all year round, including on snowshoes in the winter - Sensory Snowshoeing - and Riverwalking in the warmer months.

Imagine yourself walking through a quiet forest on a crisp winter day, hearing the chirping of the chickadees and the soft sounds of your snowshoes on the sparkling ground, exploring the different textures of tree bark and watching the play of light and shadows on the snow.  Adirondack Riverwalking's expert guides will help you heighten your senses to everything around you. It's the perfect way to slow down and unplug, leaving you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

Think of Sensory Snowshoeing as having this loose framework that includes guided sensory activities with time on your own to explore. Your certified and experienced guide will help you heigthen all your senses - sight, touch, smell, hearing and taste, so you can notice so much more around you, so you can get up close to nature to rekindle your sense of wonder and childhood playfulness. It's a great family experience!

Discover the Benefits of Sensory Snowshoeing

Sensory Snowshoeing, a winter version of Forest Bathing, is a wellness practice with more than 35 years of science to support its health benefits. They include boosting your ability to fight infection, reducing stress, anxiety and symptoms of depression, lowering blood pressure and heart rate while improving concentration and uplifting mood. Learn more about the science behind the practice on their website.  

Sign Up for A Trip

Adirondack Riverwalking is available to guide individuals, couples and small groups of up to 8 people in the Saranac Lake and Lake Placid areas. Sensory Snowshoeing is suitable for children 7 and up. Rates for each 2.5 hour trip start at $200 for up to four people. This includes your snowshoes, as well as time to gear up and learn to use your snowshoes, if it's your first time. The fee for additional participants is $45 per person. Contact them to customize a trip for you and your group by phone or through their website's contact page. For more info or to book a trip visit their website today!

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