NEW YORK STATE LICENSED GUIDES -
BIRDING

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ADIRONDACK AVIAN EXPEDITIONS & WORKSHOPS
Joan E. Collins, Lic # 4630 P.O. Box 556,
141 Tarbell Hill Lane
Long Lake, N.Y. 12847
(518) 624-5528, Cell: (315) 244-7127
E-mail: joan.collins@frontier.com
Website: www.adirondackavian.com
Year round, full time bird guide in the Adirondack Park and surrounding North Country NY areas. A serious ear-birding guide specializing in boreal bird species, winter visitors, migrants, and featuring popular Dawn Tours up Whiteface Mountain for Bicknellâ's Thrush and other high elevation species.  Hike, canoe, snowshoe, or car-birding offered.
Regions 5 & 6
ADIRONDACK BACKCOUNTRY GUIDE SERVICE
Ryan, John, Lic # 8469
16 Settler Ln, Brunswick NY 12180
(518) 598-6399
Email: ryanjake698@gmail.com
Backcountry travel for those pursuing a true Wilderness experience. Canoe, backpack, ski, and snowshoe to remote Adirondack rivers, ponds, lakes, and mountains, away from the crowds. Day trips, overnights, or multi-day trips offered. Food and boat/gear drops also available. Photographers, birders, lovers of solitude welcome!
Regions 5 & 6
ADIRONDACK BIRDING TOURS
John G. Thaxton, Lic. #6909
Patricia H. Thaxton, Lic. #6890
P.O. Box 488, Keene Valley, NY 12943
518-576-4232
E-mail: jpthax5317@gmail.com
Website:
www.adirondackbirdingtours.com
Full-time birding guides for the Adirondack region as well as 46ers, we lead trips on foot, snowshoes and by car. We specialize in difficult-to-find boreal species such as black-backed woodpecker and Bicknell's thrush, as well as the entire suite of Adirondack birds and winter visitors.
Regions 5 & 6
ADVENTURESS OUTDOOR TOURS
Sola, Octavia, LIC #8476
(607) 216-8323
E-mail: AdventuressFLX@gmail.com
Web site: www.AdventuressFLX.com
Adventuress Outdoor Tours offers hiking, camping, and kayak tours for people of all body shapes and sizes in Ithaca, NY. We'll help you relax, unwind, and access the benefits of spending time in nature."Turtle Pace" Adventuress specializes in guiding trips for women and is LGBTQ inclusive.
Regions 7 & 8
COLD RIVER EXPEDITIONS74
Holmes, Shane A., LIC # 8476
74 Endion Lane / PO Box 116
(518) 624-9818
E-mail: holmesshanea@yahoo.com
Cold River Expeditions, located in Long Lake , Ny (Hamilton Clounty) offers guided expeditions in the Adirondack Interior, specializing in hiking, camping, kayaking/canoeing, and fishing. Oner and guide Shane Holmes' forte is fishing back country ponds and lakes. Contact us to hear about our all around "Adirondack Expedition" Package !!!
Regions 5 & 6
D.C. OUTDOOR ADVENTURES, INC.
Capt. Dennis Caracciolo, Lic. #2104
P.O. Box 26, Selden, NY 11784
Cell (631) 786-7871
E-mail: huntfish@optonline.net
Web site: www.huntfishny.com
Hunting and fishing for all species in season. Big game, small game, waterfowl, turkey. Freshwater fishing charters. Fly fishing welcome. Transportation available. Saltwater charters.
Regions 1 Thru 5
EASTERN VIEW OUTFITTERS
Bryce Collins Lic #4457
PO Box 2326, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone 518-569-5770
E-mail: evo.adventures@gmail.com
Website: www.easternviewoutfitters.com
Eastern View Outfitters is a Full Time Guide service in regions 4-6. We specialize in Guided Waterfowl Hunts in NY, Spring Turkey Hunts in NY, Fishing Charters, Bow-Fishing trips & ECO-Tours on and around Lake Champlain. Please check out the Facebook page & website.
Regions 4 Thru 6
FASSETT, DEAN Dean Fassett, Lic #6614
141 Juniper Dr, Ballston Spa NY 12020
518-275-7557
E-mail: dfassett@verizon.net
Specializing in nature trips & education, birding, fishing, big game and turkey hunting with lodging available.
Regions 4, 5 & 8
GIRL GOTTA HIKE
Goodwin, Melissa, LIC. # 7863
385 East 18th Street #6F Brooklyn, NY 11226
347-489-2458
Email:info@girlgottahike.com
Girl Gotta Hike guides women of all ages who have wanderlust for the woods! Professional photographer and Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, Melissa Goodwin caters (primarily) female-focused day-hikes, photography excursions and backpacking trips to fit her client’s skill levels and adventure goals. Hikes and trips from Brooklyn to the Catskills and beyond.
Regions 1 thru 4
INSIDE THE BLUE LINE LLC
Pollock, Bruce W, Lic # 7905
PO Box 1174, Livingston Manor, NY 12758
(201) 273-4246
E-mail: insidethebluelinellc@gmail.com
Inside the Catskills Park is an astounding place to explore.  There is an abundance of flora and fauna, waterfalls and stream.  Come learn some basic skills that can expand your range and increase your enjoyment. Just a little over two hours from NYC.
Region 3
KEEFE HOLLOW OUTFITTING CO
KEEFE, TIMOTHY, LIC # 7285
1379 Sawkill Rd
Kingston, N.Y. 12401
Phone: (845) 399-6285
E-mail:Timothykeefe69@yahoo.com
Web site: Facebook
The gorgeous backdrop of the Catskill Mountains is a perfect place to fulfill dreams of an outdoor adventure.  At KHO we are blessed to have many private lands bordering N.Y.S. and N.Y.C. owned property. We are realists that offer fair chase hunts and various fishing,hiking and camping opportunities based on skill level.
Regions 3 & 4
MCSHANE, KRIS
Kris McShane, Lic # 7529
59 Kelsey Lane, Kerhonkson, NY 12446
(401) 258-2220
E-mail: krismcshane@hotmail.com
Website:Facebook
Hiking, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Camping, Hunting, in the beautiful Catskill Mountain Region and Scenic Hudson Valley! Kris is a retired NYSDEC Fisheries Biologist & Appalachian Trail Through-hiker. Contact Kris to learn a new skill or enjoy an old pastime! All skill levels welcome.
Regions 3 & 4
RIPVANWINKLE ADVENTURE GUIDES
Calabrese, Greg, LIC #7629
30 Liberty St, Apt 2, Catskill, NY 12144
480-381-9405
E-mail: calabrese85040@gmail.com
Website: www.ripvanwinkleadventureguides.com
We are an outdoors adventure company. Specializing in hiking and backpacking in region 4 of the catskill park. We also offer hunting and fishing experiences as well. We can assist you with completion of any of the Catskill's challenges i.e. the devil's path, the escarpment trail and the 3500 challenge.
Region 3   4
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