Where Can You Trek in the Adirondacks?
The possibilities for adventure in the Adirondack Park of upstate New York are endless! Adirondack Treks at Massawepie Scout Camps prides itself on making the time to help your crew determine the adventure they seek. Any trek can be modified to accommodate activities such as fishing, day hikes, bushwhacking, orienteering, or merit badge work!
Below you’ll find several categories of our favorite treks along with general maps to offer that big picture overview. Explore a few of these itineraries and then reach out to us for bookings or customization! No question is too small and our treks staff love to custom design experiences, please don’t hesitate to reach out and let us help your crew narrow down the options for their unforgettable experience!
If your crew is seeking a 3-day before or after camp trek, or a long holiday-weekend trek please contact us to chat about the adventure.
5-Day Canoe Treks – 7 crew members max.
Contact us to chat about the challenge level of each trek below and what routes might be best suited for your crew’s ability level.
|Hoel Pond||Piercefield Dam||~44||Map|
|Long Lake||Piercefield Dam||~43||Map|
|Blue Mountain Lake||Stony Creek Ponds||~52||Map|
|Lake Kushaqua||Upper Saranac Lake – Indian Carry||~42||Map|
|Lake Flower||Piercefield Dam||~41||Map|
|Long Lake||Keese Mill w/St Regis Mtn. Hike||~50||Map|
|Old Forge||Tupper Lake||~77||Map|
|Old Forge||Lake Flower – a.k.a. “The 90 Miler”||~90||Map|
|Long Lake||Floodwood Pond||~42||Map|
|Floodwood Pond||Keese Mill w/St Regis Mtn. Hike||~30||Map|
5-Day Wilderness Adventure Canoe Treks – 7 crew members max.
These treks focus on getting further off the beaten path with more flexibility in challenge, time, and distance covered.
|St. Regis Primitive Wilderness Area||Long Pond||Little Clear Pond||Map|
|St. Regis Primitive Wilderness Area||Little Clear Pond||Hoel Pond|
|Bog River Wilderness Area||Hitchins Lower Dam||Hitchins Lower Dam||Map|
|Whitney Wilderness and Bog River Wilderness||Little Tupper Lake||Hitchins Lower Dam||Map|
|Lake Lila and Bog River Wilderness||Lake Lila||Hitchins Lower Dam||Map|
|Bog River Wilderness and Oswegatchie River||Hitchins Lower Dam||Wanakena Village|
5-Day Combination Hiking/Canoeing Treks – 7 crew members max.
A few days of paddling and a few days of backpacking round out these awesome adventures!
|Cranberry Lake and Forest||Cranberry Lake||Massawepie Trek Center||Map|
|Blue Mtn. Wild Forest and Raquette River||Wakely Dam NPT Trailhead||Stony Creek Ponds||Map|
5-Day Backpacking Treks – max. crew members indicated
Boots on the trail. Choose an A to B hiking path or explore the rugged terrain of the High Peaks Primitive Wilderness Area.
|Start||Finish||Max Crew||Mileage||General Overview|
|French Louis Trailhead – NPT||Blue Mountain Trailhead||7||~37||Map|
|Long Lake Tarbell Road – NPT||Averyville Trailhead – Lake Placid – NPT||7||~35||Map|
|Central High Peaks Exploration – ADK Loj||ADK Loj||7||n/a||Map|
|Upper Works Trailhead – High Peaks||ADK Loj||7||n/a||Map|
|ADK Loj||Stony Creek Trailhead||7||Map|
|Cranberry 50 – Cranberry State Campground||Cranberry Lake Boat Launch||7||~50||Map|
|Seward Range – Coreys Road Trailhead||Coreys Road Trailhead||7||n/a||Map|