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Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretive Center

The Paul Smith’s College Visitor Interpretive Center features a nature museum, art gallery and butterfly house

1-518- 327-6241
8023 Route 30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970
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Just 13 miles north of Saranac Lake, The Paul Smith’s College VIC offers year-round environmental education and outdoor recreation opportunities. Before hitting the property’s outstanding trail network, stop by the visitor center’s nature museum to learn a few things about Adirondack ecosystems and to check out the art gallery and butterfly house.
 

The VIC includes a 25-mile trail network great for birdwatching with boardwalks offering hikers the unique opportunity to walk through wetland without getting wet. Longer treks include a loop around Black Pond and a hike up Jenkins Mountain, affording a stunning view of water and mountains.
 

While the VIC trails are free to use in the summer, in winter the property becomes a cross-country ski center where, for a small day pass fee, visitors can use snowshoe, backcountry, and groomed cross-country trails.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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