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Garnet Hill Outdoor Center: Things To Do in North Creek NY

The Outdoor Center is a year-round activity hub for wilderness adventure and things to do near North Creek NY. The friendly and well-informed staff will help you with your outdoor adventures, be it hiking, mountain biking, disc golf, back country or on piste skiing, snowshoeing and more.  Paddles, vests, and canoes and kayaks are available for lodge guests.  Check our calendar for any upcoming events!

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Nationally known for our terrain, snowfall and facilities, Garnet Hill is one of an elite group of Nordic ski resorts.  Explore the magic of winter at Garnet Hill, and come see why we were named “Best Nordic Skiing” in the Adirondacks by Adirondack.net! Our Outdoor Center boasts 50 kilometers of trails to enjoy, on-site equipment and apparel sales, ski and snowshoe rentals, and lessons for all ages and abilities with PSIA-certified instructors. Experience some of the best cross country skiing in New York State right here in North River this winter.

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Kayaking on 13th Lake near Garnet Hill Lodge

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mountain biking fall

Summer and fall bring opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and paddling. With our trail systems and access to the Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area, Garnet Hill is a great starting point for outdoor sports during warmer seasons. We invite you to come on up for some mountain biking or hiking. Our trails are open free of charge and mountain bikes are available to rent.  For lodge guests, canoe, kayak and paddle board equipment is also available.

Please feel free to stop by and ask for hiking or biking trail information.

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Open daily from 9 am – 4 pm

No  matter the season, the staff at our Outdoor Center is here to help you make the most of your outdoor adventure.  Whether you need to be fitted for skis and boots, are looking for the best route for your mountain biking adventure, or want to lean on one of our experienced guides for a group-lead excursion, our staff is here and ready to help. Our Outdoor Center also includes our Ski Shop, which sells branded Garnet Hill merchandise like sweatshirts, vests, mugs and more, new and used skis, boots, and poles, and everything you may need to make your outdoor experience a success.

Come on by and see us in person or call 518-251-2150 today!

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