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Adirondack Snowshoe Fest

pair of snowshoes on the snow
When: Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 until Sunday, Feb 24, 2019

Saranac Lake will once again host the Adirondack Snowshoe Fest on February 23 & 24, 2019 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.

2019 Schedule of Events

Saturday, Feb. 23 at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center:

  • 10 a.m. - Guided snowshoe tour
  • 10:30 a.m. - Registration Opens
  • 1 p.m. - 10KM Race & 5KM Shoe-Be-Doo Race
  • 3 p.m. - Awards ceremony 
  • 2:30 - 5 p.m. - Chili in the Lodge

Sunday, Feb. 24 at Paul Smith's College VIC:

  • 10 a.m. - Naturalist Led Snowshoe Program
  • 10:30 a.m. - Race (5KM)
  • 10:30 a.m. - Race (15KM)
  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Winter Forest Bathing Eco-trip
  • 1 p.m. - Awards ceremony
  • 1 p.m. - VIC Naturalist Led Snowshoe Program
  • 1:30 - 3 p.m. - Movie showing
  • 2:30 - 5 p.m. - Slojam! Live Folk Music in the Great Hall
  • All Day Family Snowshoe Scavenger Hunt
  • All Day Snowshoe Obstacle Course
  • Build-your-own snowshoe kits with Paul Smith's College students
  • Food and beverages

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


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