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Adirondack Snowshoe Fest

pair of snowshoes on the snow
When: Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 until Sunday, Feb 23, 2020
See Below for Dates & Times

Saranac Lake will once again host the Adirondack Snowshoe Fest on February 22 & 23, 2020 at two locations: Dewey Mountain Recreation Center and the Paul Smith's College VIC.

  • Dewey Mountain Recreation Center - Located in Saranac Lake, the trails at Dewey Mountain twist and turn up the gentle slopes of the mountain. The site is a short drive from downtown Saranac Lake.
  • Paul Smith's College VIC - Located in Paul Smiths, the VIC features wide and well-marked paths that travel near ponds and through an open forest.

2020 Schedule of Events

Friday, Feb. 21 at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center:

  • 7 - 9 p.m. - Snowshoe (and Ski) Jam featuring music from Andy Walkow and food from Origin Coffee

Saturday, Feb. 22 at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center:

  • 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Winter Forest Bathing on Snowshoes with Adirondack Riverwalking ($)
  • 11 a.m. - Registration opens 
  • 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Chili in the lodge
  • 1 p.m. - 10 km Race [10 year age groups] & 5 km Shoe-Be-Doo Race ($)
  • 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Fat tire bike demos
  • 3 p.m. - Awards ceremony
  • Mid-day Children's Snowshoe Scavenger Hunt
  • Mid-day Marshmallow Roast and Hot Chocolate

Sunday, Feb. 23 at Paul Smith's College VIC:

  • 10 a.m. - Naturalist led snowshoe tour ($)
  • 10 a.m. - Registration opens
  • 10:30 a.m. - 5 km Race [10 year age groups] ($)
  • 10:30 a.m. - 15 km Race [10 year age groups] ($)
  • 1 p.m. - Awards ceremony
  • 2 p.m. - Naturalist led snowshoe tour ($) 
  • All Day Snowshoe Obstacle Course
  • All Day Build-your-own snowshoe kits with Paul Smith’s College Students
  • Mid-day Children's Snowshoe Scavenger Hunt
  • Mid-day Marshmallow Roast and Hot Chocolate

For more information, please contact the Village of Saranac Lake at 518-891-4150.


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