Welcome to the Garnet Hill Outdoor Center

The Garnet Hill Outdoor Center is a four-season adventure center offering world-class cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter and hiking, biking and paddling in the Spring, Summer and Fall.


Cross country skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking.  Winter is what Garnet Hill was founded for.  Discover one of the region’s best Nordic sports centers.  Look here for trail maps, rates, and programs.


Spring, Summer and Fall

Hiking, Biking and Paddling.  With our boat launch, trail systems and access to the Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area, the Garnet Hill Outdoor Center offers a spectacular starting point for outdoor sports.

Spring, Summer and Fall

Current Conditions

The ice is finally out on 13th Lake, and it has been freshly stocked with trout!  The snow is finally gone on all trails!  Some are a bit muddy in spots, but they are ready for Mountain bike adventures!  See trail conditions page for pictures, more information and recommendations.

This Week

at the Outdoor Center

The Outdoor Center is Closed until June 9, 2018.

See the Front Desk of Garnet Hill Lodge if you would like to purchase trail passes or rent equipment until then.

Contact Information

Front Desk – (518) 251-2444

Outdoor Center – (518) 251 2150

39 Garnet Hill Rd., North River, NY

Activities Currently Offered

Mountain Biking on Area Roads & Bike Trails, Hiking (boots recommended), Boating (guests only).


Guided Hiking Tours are being offered each weekend!  Meet at the Log House.
Call (518)251-2444 for more information or to sign-up.

Tours are free to both guests and non-guests


10:30 am Hiking Tour – Hooper Loop

1:00 pm Hiking Tour – Balm of Gilead

3pm-5pm Saturday Afternoon Tea at the Log House

Sunday~Mother’s Day

10 am Hiking Tour – Hooper Loop

11am to 3pm – Bluegrass Brunch

See the calendar

Bike Season Trail Passes

Now – November 30, 2018

Season trail passes are now on sale for both our spring, summer and fall mountain bike season and our Winter 2019 ski season.  Get the most of all that the Garnet Hill Outdoor Center has to offer year-round.

Season Passes

Hiking Tours

Join Patrick for a hike on the weekend if you are looking for someone to help you make the most of Garnet Hill during any season.  Tours are free to guests and non-guests.

Learn More

Fishing Season Begins!

April 1, 2018

Book a guided fishing trip through our partners, Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Services.

Learn More

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