New York Outdoor Guides - Outdoor Education

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All guides are licensed by the State of New York as professional guides who have passed the Department of Environmental Conservation proficiency exam for skill and ability in the woods and on the water.

The state map seen under Regional Info depicts the New York State Outdoor Guides "Regions" by location. This will help you know where each NYSOGA member guides from.

360GUIDING.COM

Papa, Michael "Bombay" Lic #7841

120 Beverly Rd, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

(914) 424-6506

Hiking, backpacking, camping and snowshoeing trips throughout the Hudson Valley, Catskill and Adirondack regions. All-inclusive trips, guided by an experienced Appalachian Trail thru-hiker. Lightweight backpacking gear provided. Fun, safe, and rewarding adventures for people of all abilities. Beginners and people with special needs welcome!

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

ADIRON DOC

Welch, Tom M.D. Lic #1282

5044 Peck Hill Road, Jamesville, NY 13078

315-449-2639

Custom-designed backpacking treks with emphasis on Adirondack history or biology. Experienced wilderness educator for youth groups. Nationally-known outdoor educator and wilderness medicine expert.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

ADIRONDACK BACKCOUNTRY GUIDE SERVICE

Ryan, John Lic #8469

16 Settler Lane, Brunswick NY 12180

(518) 598-6399

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!

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Chautauqua-Allegheny

ADIRONDACK FOOTHILLS GUIDE SERVICE, LLC

Young, Sonny Lic #0260

214 Old Wawbeek Rd, Tupper Lake NY 12986

518-524-6002

Providing guided activities for over 30 years. Custom hunting trips during bow, blackpowder and rifle seasons. Fishing lakes and ponds. Hiking, camping, canoe trips, itinerary planning. Winter activities include ice fishing, snowshoe trips. Trained Interpretive Guide. DEC Hunter Safety, 1st Aid, CPR, & Wilderness First Aid instructor. Mastercard, Visa, PayPal.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands

ADIRONDACK FOOTHILLS GUIDE SERVICE, LLC

Young, Sheila Lic #1747

214 Old Wawbeek Rd, Tupper Lake NY 12986

518-637-6193

Adirondack hiking, camping, paddling. Focus on wilderness education, naturalist studies. Families, individuals, special needs. Trained as an Interpretive Guide. Adirondack 46R #2994. Level One Orienteering Coach. "Becoming an Outdoors Woman in NYS" instructor since 1994. Certification classes for CPR, 1st Aid, Wilderness First Aid. Mastercard, Visa, AmEX, PayPal.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

ADVENTURE GUIDE SERVICE

Chartrand, Capt. O.J. Jr Lic #2080

673 Lakeside Dock Dr, Kingsport, TN 37663

518-369-3651

Upland hunting adventures for Ruffed Grouse (Partridge) & Woodcock in Adirondacks/Lake Champlain Valley (Elizabethtown, NY). Fly Fishing adventures on Trout-rich streams and tailwaters (South Holston & Watauga Rivers) of Northeast Tennessee. Challenges for novice to expert. Instructional Outings.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

BLUE CAMPFIRE EXPERIENCES LLC

Sciame, Stephen J. Lic #8357

P.O. Box 8313, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

Location: Hudson Valley/Westchester, New York City

ANDREW BONELLI

Bonelli, Andrew Lic #8795

919 St. David’s Lane Niskayuna NY 12309

518-810-3941

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

CANOGA CREEK OUTFITTERS

Tidball, Keith G. Lic #6985

3208 State Rt 89 Seneca Falls, NY

315 568 9710

Keith G Tidball, founder of Canoga Creek Outfitters, is licensed to guide hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping, with a certification in small boats and canoes. He specializes in the Finger Lakes and central Adirondacks, and most enjoys guiding youth, veterans, and those new to hunting, angling, or the outdoors.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes

CATSKILL COUNTRY WALKS, LLC

Drillinger, Michael S. Lic #6778

PO Box 423, Woodstock, NY 12498

914-482-5771

Guided history and nature walks and hikes in the Catskills and the Hudson Valley. Dutch history, Hudson River School artists, original hotels, Ashokan Reservoir and more. Marriage officiant performs weddings in the woods. We operate in all seasons. Experience the natural world and learn some history and ecology, too.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

CATSKILL OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Somelofski, Charles "Sonny" Lic #0133

P.O. Box 497, Margaretville, NY 12455

845-586-1632

Fishing, hunting and camping in the Catskill wilderness. Trout and smallmouth bass on Pepacton Reservoir. Specializing in small groups and parent/child excursions. Corporate retreats, sunset tours in traditional cedar guide boats. Hunting and fishng on 20,000+ acres of NYC watershed propert. Wild turkey, upland and big game hunts in Delaware county.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

CHRISTOPHER K. PLATT

Platt, Christopher K. Lic #7339

573 Hong Kong Rd Pulaski , NY 13142

315-870-0836

Enter description guide

Location: Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny

CORNINGVACATIONRENTALS

Diederich, Russell Lic #8080

923 John Hill Rd Pine City, NY 14871

607 857 1185

Finger Lakes Adventure Center @ Corning Vacation Rentals offers a variety of recreational activities: Hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, biking, 3D archery, a clay shooters course, and equipment rentals. Fish in a privately stocked fishing preserve; No fishing license is required. Children under 5 fish for free. Furnished housing also available.

Location: Finger Lakes

CRISPELL MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Crispell, Russell Lic #4082

86 Elm Rd , Amherst NY 14226

518 450 3515

A Lifetime Outdoor Educator & Retired Director of Outdoor Pursuits at the University at Buffalo, Russ Crispell has led an assorted variety of outdoor recreational activities throughout the state of NY. Crispell Management Services provides a unique guiding approach to the outdoors and specializes in teambuilding in the Wilderness.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, Greater Niagara

DACKCOUNTRY GUIDE SERVICE

Holmes, Shane A. Lic #8476

74 Endion Lane, Long Lake, NY 12847

(518) 624-9818

Adirondack back country hiking, camping, boating, and fishing.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands

EASTERN OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES

Moran, Edward Lic #7568

51 Neil Drive Smithtown N.Y. 11787

(631) 741-3765

Experienced guides dedicated to providing back country and front country experiences with an emphasis on safety, camaraderie, education and fun. Hiking, camping, outdoor education and other programs for individuals, groups and corporate team building.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley/Westchester, Long Island, New York City

EXPERIENCE OUTDOORS

Walton, Bill Lic #7025

4948 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946

(315) 481-5275

With our Home Base being in the Heart of the Adirondack Mountains, there is endless terrain to be discovered and explored.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands

FASSETT, DEAN

Fassett, Dean Lic #6614

141 Juniper Dr, Ballston Spa NY 12020

518-275-7557

Specializing in nature trips & education, birding, fishing, big game and turkey hunting with lodging available.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Finger Lakes

FEATHER AND STEEL

Hamill, Walter R. Lic #6888

845-242-1243

Feather and Steel is a full service fishing guide service, which specializes in both fly and light tackle. I am based out of the Hudson Valley; I offer wade, float and instruction. Area includes the Hudson Valley and Catskills, with seasonal offering to the Great Lakes and Salt.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Hudson Valley/Westchester

FIFIELD OUTFITTERS, LLC

Fifield, Ryan Lic #6310

261 Smith Road Salem, NY 12865

518-321-8682

Fifield Outfitters provides customized guide services for hunting and fishing trips. Partake in deer, bear, turkey, and predator hunting on private land with lodging available. Participate in world class trout fishing on the Delaware River and Battenkill on our drift boat. Experience exhilarating bass and pike fishing with our tournament bass boat.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

GIRL GOTTA HIKE

Goodwin, Melissa Lic #7863

385 East 18th Street #6F Brooklyn, NY 11226

347-489-2458

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.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester, Long Island, New York City

HIGHER CALLING OUTDOORS

Walton, Philip Lic #5175

12 Hampton Rd , Ballston Lake NY 12019

518 450 3515

Here at Higher Calling Outdoors we specialize in getting to know our clients and making sure we not only meet, but hopefully exceed the personal expectations and goals for all clients on all outings and excursions. Safety and abiding by all laws are always our top concern!

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley/Westchester, Long Island, New York City

IRISH RAIDER OUTFITTERS LLC

Thurber, Scott Lic #8596

582 Lapham Mills Rd, Peru, NY 12972

518-524-4275

Full time Adirondack Guide providing, Fishing , Hunting and Eco tours in the Adirondacks. Lake Placid & Lake Champlain areas. USCG Licensed Captain

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

J & L GUIDE SERVICE

Cipp, Joeseph L. Jr. Lic #3384

185 Beaver Dam Rd, Brookhaven , NY 11719

631-803-2315 Region 4 607-832-4872

Location: Catskills/Albany

James, Colin

James, Colin Lic #7715

1310 Union Ave, Newburgh, NY 12550

(845) 591-7553

Walk with nature while learning basic outdoor knowledge.

Location: Hudson Valley/Westchester

JOHN'S GUIDE SERVICE

Sweeney, John M. Lic #2667

924 Hardscrabble Rd., Box 76, Middleville, NY 13406

315-823-9399

Walk/wade trips - West Canada Creek, east and west branches of Delaware River. Also, Beaverkill, Battenkill and Ausable Rivers. "We use and recommend Orvis Equipment."

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands

KEEFE HOLLOW OUTFITTING CO

Keefe, Timothy Lic #7285

1379 Sawkill Rd., Kingston, N.Y. 12401

(845) 399-6285

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.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

LABUFF, LEE D.

LaBuff, Lee D. Lic #6473

6785 Rt. 227 Trumansburg, N.Y. 14886

(607) 387-5849

I offer enthusiastic outdoor guiding and shooting instruction for all ages, specializing in shotgun shooting., to include the clay target games. Custom design of outdoor programs for the entire family

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes

LANDIS, NORM

Landis, Norm Lic #0958

708 Healy Ave., Rome, NY 13440-5431

315-336-3798

Outdoor skills workshops. Day, overnight trips primarily for non-profit groups.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny

LEE, ELIZABETH

Lee, Elizabeth Lic #5047

53 Champlain Ave, Westport, NY 12993

(518) 962-4756

Hiking, Skiing, Paddling. ADK Eastern region and Champlain Valley. All seasons. Childeren and Families welcome.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

MCSHANE, KRIS

McShane, Kris Lic #7529

59 Kelsey Lane, Kerhonkson, NY 12446

(401) 258-2220

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.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

MIDDLE EARTH EXPEDITIONS

Failing, Wayne Lic #0250

4529 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946

518-523-7172

Canoeing, pond fishing, fly fishing, deer hunting from efficiency cabins. Wellness/Healing Retreats, Caribbean adventure trips.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands

NATURESCAPES

Amadon, William Lic #6950

410 Leaning Road, Essex, NY 12936

(518) 925-0552

Off trail backcountry

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

NORTH WIND CURLS

Gilmour, Elija Lic #8385

4238 state highway 37, Ogdensburg NY 12669

315 869 8019

We focus mainly on waterfowl hunts from September to January, but expand what we offer to fishing, turkey hunts, boat tours, upland hunts and deer hunting. I am a licensed captain and have extensive knowledge of the waterways in our area, we offer lodging on beautiful Black Lake

Location: Central New York/1000 Islands

NORTHERN ROOTS OUTFITTERS AND GUIDE SERVICE

Rose, Sandra Lic #7546

582 Hong Kong Rd, Pulski, NY 13142

(315) 877-0110

Sandra L. Rose, “Squeak” is a Pulaski N.Y. native. Licensed in hunting, camping, fishing and boating. Focusing on low impact relaxing trips, writers camps, nature study, relaxation walks, boating on “quiet waters” and birding combination trips. Encouraging Seniors and Church groups. We have fun ! Regions 6 and 7

Location: Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny

OUTSIDE CHRONICLES

Radomski, Michael Lic #8040

3997 Tudor Place, Hamburg, NY 14075

(716) 508-7060

We love and respect the outdoors. We want you to have the skills, fitness, and confidence to tackle any outdoor adventure. Enthusiastic and motivating guides that are occasionally funny. Every interaction should be a positive one. We work hard to make adventure to be memorable and safe.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara

PRIMITIVE FIELDCRAFT, LLC

Jolly, Alan M Lic #8384

458 Lawrence Rd, Brockport, NY 14420

585-775-9534

Guided Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Hiking, Photography, Outdoor Education, and Survival courses. Services to Dec Region 8 including Western NY, Finger Lakes, Central NY, and Adirondacks

Location: Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes

REDHEAD CHARTERS

Lowell, John Lic #8782

19 Manhattan Pl , Huntington NY 11743

508-364-7518

Guided duck hunts in Long Island. Specializing in brant, divers, sea ducks, and more. USCG licensed captain for over 10 years.

Location: Long Island

RIPVANWINKLE ADVENTURE GUIDES

Calabrese, Greg Lic #7629

30 Liberty St, Apt 2, Catskill, NY 12144

480-381-9405

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 the completion of any of the Catskill's challenges i.e. the devil's path, the escarpment trail, and the 3500 challenge.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

RIVERS EDGE OUTDOOR EXCURSIONS

Kelts, Benjamin Lic #8710

1 South Street Waterford NY 12188

518 302 6045

Let us lead the way and share the secrets of the Adirondacks! We offer backpacking, fishing, Hunting and hiking. Specializing in youth and new explorers to the outdoor. We provide almost everything you need to make your excursion an exciting and safe backcountry adventure.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

SLEDDER SCOTTS GUIDE SERVICES / WILDERNESS ADVENTURES

Bailey, Scott Lic #8631

5545 Linda Place PO Box 276 , Brantingham , NY 13312

315-281-7122

Custom Guides across the Adirondacks and North Country Regions for Snowmobiling , ATV (Lewis ) , Hunting, Fishing, Wilderness camping & Hiking. NYS Licensed Guide Professional has AED, CPR, Water Rescue , First Aide Certifications to ensure safety first on your customized Adventure. Also See Https://www.Sledderscott.com to get started on your Customized Wilderness Adventure

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny

SLEDDER SCOTTS GUIDE SERVICES / WILDERNESS ADVENTURES

Bailey, Melissia Lic #8782

PO Box 276, Brantingham NY 13312

315-281-7122

Guiding in Hiking, Snowmobiling, ATV, Wilderness Camping, Photography .. See Sledderscott.com for all of your Adirondack Wilderness Adventures.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands

SNOW WALKER OUTDOORS & GUIDE SERVICE, LLC

Manning, Brian Lic #7606

P.O. Box 34, Westtown , NY 10998

(845) 742-0303

Specializing in Self-Reliance and Survival skills, we are an outdoor education service whose goal is to help you become more confident and proficient in a wilderness setting. Our guide service includes instruction in Wilderness First Aid, Navigation, Survival, and Bushcrafting. Private classes are available. Some gear provided upon request.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

TECHVALLEYTREKKER

Reilly, Gene Lic #3755

20 Marinello Terrace Apt 1 Albany, NY 12209

518-281-7796

Outings in the local NYS Capital Area, and in the Adirondack Mountains emphasizing quality of life. Waterfalls, slides, restorative recreation / forest bathing, backpacking, XC skiing, snowshoeing, flatwater kayaking/paddling. Hiking the Adirondacks since 1981, 46'er 3346W (W = winter). Teaching hiking and map / compass skills.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany

THE SCENIC ROUTE GUIDING SERVICES

Bacon, Sarah Lic #8401

PO Box 374, Mechanicville NY 12118

(518) 598-3729

It’s our goal to help you reach the summit and provide you with the skills you'll need to venture out on your own! Research and preparation are as important as the hike itself. Our guides will work with you before the hike to create a plan that suits your needs!

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Hudson Valley/Westchester

TRAINA, PETE

Traina, Pete Lic #1160

134 Mud Pond Rd, Highland Lake NY 12743

(845) 557-8678

Guide service throughout New York State including all hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, ATV, snowmobile and boating activities.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley/Westchester, Long Island, New York City

TRIBSOURCE GUIDES

Lydick, David Lic #8615

53 Birch Creek Rd , Pine Hill NY 12465

845 901 0542

A Holistic guide service dedicated to being a source of Ecotherapy in the Catskills. Centered in the High peaks, we are a resource of Guidance, Experiences, and Instruction in Fly fishing, Hiking, and Camping along with Catch and release, Leave no trace, Forest bathing, Foraging and Bushcraft.

Location: Catskills/Albany

UPSTATE ADVENTURE GUIDES

Soter, William T. Lic #6696

15 Staples St. Kingston, NY 12401

845-399-9948

Upstate Adventure Guides offers a variety of hiking, paddling, camping, and educational programs. We work with groups of sizes, and abilities, to help bring people closer to their natural world. Contact us so we can help you create a unique and memorable experience.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes

WHITE DOG TRAIL CO.

Whittemore, Jeff Lic #0185

53 Elm St. Dolgeville, NY 13329

(315) 868-7054

Four-season guides specializing in fly fishing on West and East Canada Creeks, Salmon and Battenkill Rivers. Spin and fly-fishing float trips on the Mohawk and other streams for Bass and walleye. Ice fishing. Photography and eco-paddles and hikes in Central NY and Adirondacks. Adirondack based cottage.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny