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

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 FOOTHILLS GUIDE SERVICE, LLC

Young, Sonny Lic #0260

214 Old Wawbeek Rd, Tupper Lake NY 12986

518-524-6002

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

ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS

Gadway, Abraham Lic #4898

825 Alden Ave , Warrensburg NY 12885

518 618 6011

Adirondack Mountain Outfitters is a hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing, and backcountry skiing guide service in Northern New York State's Adirondack Mountains.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

ANDERSON ADIRONDACK ADVENTURES

Anderson, Van 1148 Lic #

32 Tibbs Road, Morgantown WV 26508

304 288 0264

Dr. Anderson has been a licensed guide since 1991, and was Director of the Adirondack |Campus, Boy Scout National Camping School for six years. He has vast knowledge of the central Adirondacks, and introduces the cultural, economic, environmental. and historic significance during each trek.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

AVAIL OUTFITTERS

Rockwell, Scott Lic #6035

7061 Kane Road , Waterville NY 13480

315 327 5550

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

ANDREW BONELLI

Bonelli, Andrew Lic #8795

919 St. David’s Lane Niskayuna NY 12309

518-810-3941

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

BOOTS BLAZES BEYOND OUTDOOR GUIDES LLC

DePinto, Christina Lic #9081

11 Blackwell Court , Pomona, NY 10970

(845) 598-8003

Specializing in beginners to help build confidence on trail or in water. Learn the basics of hiking or paddling: what to wear and pack, how to navigate, trail etiquette, water safety. I am all about setting goals, let me help you achieve yours.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

ELIZABETH BRODERICK

Broderick, Elizabeth Lic #8027

561 Morgan Dr., Lewiston NY 14092

(716) 545-2143

Niagara Outfitters offers hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, and SUP rentals and guided tours in the Lower Niagara River Region as well as in the Erie Canal, and Lake Ontario. We also offer special group tours, ie, team building, scouts, bridal parties, family reunions, etc.

Location: Greater Niagara, Greater Niagara

CAMPING ADVENTURES NYC

Gaor, Matt Lic #6019

11 Rye Ave, Staten Island , NY 10312

(646) 883-5850 

We're a family operated camping guide service who really loves to be outdoors. We've got decades of experience with extensive outdoor skills. You're in good hands! We provide all gear, meals, guides, activities, permits, fees and more. We specialize in Family and Youth Group weekend camp outs!

Location: New York City

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

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

716-481-5406

Russ Crispell, retired Director of Outdoor Pursuits for the University at Buffalo and Former President of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education offers diverse outdoor recreation and educational programming. Crispell has expertise as a Wilderness Corporate Teambuilder and teaches Wilderness 1st Aid and Wilderness First Responder.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, Greater Niagara

DACKCOUNTRY

Holmes, Shane A. Lic #8476

74 Endion Lane, Long Lake, NY 12847

(518) 618-7776

Adirondack backcountry wilderness adventures, expeditions, and experiences.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

EASTERN OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES

Moran, Edward Lic #7568

51 Neil Drive Smithtown N.Y. 11787

(631) 741-3765

Ed is a knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive guide providing well-planned backpacking and hiking trips. Full-service guiding for backpackers, Catskill 3500 and ADK 46er aspirants. Outdoor skills instruction including backpacking and camping, map and compass, snowshoeing and Wilderness First Aid. Trips for Individuals and groups, beginner to advanced.

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

EASTERN VIEW OUTFITTERS

Collins, Bryce Lic #4457

PO Box 2326, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

518-569-5770

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 and website.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany

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, Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley/Westchester

HEALED BY NATURE GUIDE SERVICE

Demko, Rose Lic #9020

65 Caster Rd., Sandy Creek, NY 13145

315 396 1060

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

HENDRIK GUIDE SERVICE

Dorn, Christofer Lic #7856

482 Sager Rd, Amsterdam, NY 12010

(518) 636-9001

Licensed to Guide; Canoeing, Camping, Hiking, Backpacking, Fishing, Hunting. Certified Wilderness First Responder, Lifeguard, Leave No Trace Instructor. Backcountry Skills and Experience

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

IANNUCCI, SEAN

Iannucci, Sean Lic #8273

PO Box 615, Goshen, New York 10924

845-360-5874

Blue Line Outdoor Adventures is owned and operated by Sean Iannucci, NYS licensed outdoor guide #8273, and provides personalized and professional outdoor hiking and backpacking experiences from beginner to the advanced level. Explore world-renowned New York wilderness destinations like the Adirondacks, Catskills , Shawangunks and Harriman.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester, New York City

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, Long Island

KIKIHNET OUTFITTERS

Nelson, Robert S. Lic #7256

52 Winding Woods Loop Staten Island, NY 10307

646-515-4406

A unique guided fishing service dedicated to providing affordable, shore-based/wet-wading fly fishing experiences to all skill levels. With over 30 years of fishing experience, let our lead guide, Rob Nelson, help you experience the wild wonder of saltwater fly fishing.

Location: Long Island, New York City

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, Greater Niagara, Hudson Valley/Westchester

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

MARTA MARKOWSKI

Markowski, Marta Lic #9098

103 Crossgates Rd, Rome, NY 13440

315-939-9695

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

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

MILLER, CONSTANCE

Miller, Constance Lic #6261

167 John Fountain Rd, Jay NY 12941

518 578 5797

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

MONTAUK OUTFITTER

Larson, Michael J. Lic #7342

115 South Forest St.Montauk, NY 11954

917-468-3361

Surf Fishing and/or Kayak Fishing guide based out of Montauk, NY., for Striped Bass, Fluke, Black Seabass, Bluefish, Cod, False Albies, Blackfish, Tuna, etc.  We also fish for freshwater bass,  walleye, white perch and carp throughout Suffolk County.  All gear provided but anglers are welcome to bring their own.

Location: Long Island

MOUNTAINS. ADVENTURES. COFFEE

Elder, Robert Lic #9208

168 North Bloomfield Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424

585-474-2399

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Finger Lakes

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

OUTDOOR OPPORTUNITIES GUIDE SERVICE

Arnold, Jamie Lic #4396

129 Beam Hill Rd, Dryden NY 13053

607-342-2666

Salmon River, Turkeys and Waterfowl. Outdoor Opportunities Guide service has 20 years of experience to ensure that you get the most out of your trip.

Location: Central New York/1000 Islands, Finger Lakes

OUTSIDE CHRONICLES

Radomski, Michael Lic #8040

3997 Tudor Place, Hamburg, NY 14075

(716) 508-7060

Based in WNY, Outside Chronicles provides guided hiking, backpacking, camping, and snowshoeing experiences throughout WNY, the Finger Lakes region, and the Adirondacks. We offer outdoors skills classes and Wilderness First Aid training to get you ready for any adventure. We want to see you outside!

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

CINDY PROBER

Prober, Cindy Lic #9021

16 Bassett St, Rushville NY 14544

585-519-1831

Beginner to moderate level guide services specializing in adaptive guiding. I also am a practicing Occupational Therapist. Will guide special needs and those with disabilities with appropriate support person.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, 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

518 334 6886

Our experienced guides lead the way in sharing the secrets of the Adirondacks! We offer backpacking, hot tenting, fishing, hunting and hiking to most age groups on limited basics. We provide almost everything you need to make your excursion an exciting and safe backcountry adventure.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany

SNOW WALKER OUTDOORS & GUIDE SERVICE, L.L.C

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. Many other Traditional Skills are offered for the adventurous. Private classes are available. We can come to your location to teach as well. Our campus is the outdoors at locations in New York State. Our guide is an affiliate instructor at the Maine Primitive Skills School. We are available for speaking engagements for your club or group and can create a class for your needs. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. You can follow us on Instagram - Facebook - and Watch us on YouTube! Thanks for viewing!

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 AVID HIKER

Rice, Andrea Lic #8332

PO Box 305, Bolton Landing, NY 12814

(518) 415-7775

Adventure awaits! Sunrise and sunset hiking trips, day hikes, star gazing, birding, nature walks and even outdoor backpacking tours available for any ages all around the Lake George area.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

THE OUTSIDERS - OUTDOOR GUIDE SERVICES

Erbland, Edward Lic #6104

Glenmose Road, Fairport NY 14450

(585) 732-0571

Get outside! The Outsiders are passionate about the outdoors and are excited to share that passion with you. Whether you seek adventures in fishing, mountaineering, or camping, The Outsiders will take all the stress of trip planning and outfitting off your mind so you can focus on the beauty of nature.

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

THE OUTSIDERS - OUTDOOR GUIDE SERVICES

Waleski, James Lic #9194

4613 Odell Place, Jamesville, NY 13078

315-569-3358

Get outside! We are passionate about the outdoors and are excited to share that passion with you. Whether you seek adventures in camping, hiking , mountaineering; winter, spring, summer, fall, The Outsiders will take all the stress of trip planning and outfitting off your mind so you can focus on the beauty of nature.

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

THE SCENIC ROUTE

Bacon, Sarah Lic #8401

43 Baker Drive, Gansevoort, NY 12831

518 598 3729

Knowledge is one of the most important pieces of gear you will ever have with you on the trail. Our guides will help you reach the summit and provide you with the education and skills you'll need to one day venture out on your own. Always take the Scenic Route!

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

TRIBSOURCE GUIDES

Lydick, David Lic #8615

53 Birch Creek Rd , Pine Hill NY 12465

(845) 901-0542

TribSource Guides is a holistic outdoor guide service based in the high peaks region of the Catskills offering ecological tours that incorporate fly fishing, hiking, camping, open fire cooking, and boating into immersive experiences which give our clients access to sustainable wilderness adventures, environmental awareness, and local cultural heritage.

Location: Catskills/Albany

WEST MOUNTAIN GUIDE CO. LLC

de la Vega, Henri Lic #8486

2 Peekskill Road #4, Cold Spring, NY 10516

727-366-1289

West Mountain Guide Co. is an outdoor guiding service with experience in a variety of populations including (but not limited to) private groups, public sign-ups, corporate groups, students/school groups, and individuals. Created by Triple Crown thru-hikers Henri & Lauren de la Vega, WMGC offers training for backpackers, hiking, backpacking, fishing and paddling trips in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and Adirondacks. We value experiential education and do our best to make sure every trip is a learning experience!

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

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

WOODSTOCK TRAILS

Holden, David Lic #5072

2 Plochmann Ln., Woodstock Ny 12498

(845) 594-4863

Guided Nature Walks & general walks in Woodstock and neighboring areas of the southeast Catskills.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

ZACHARY DAKE

Dake, Zachary Lic #8706

484 County Route 10, Corinth NY 12822

(518) 480-9525

Four season hiking, camping, backpacking, backcountry skills, Leave No Trace, and more. From first timers to seasoned adventurers, we've got you covered. Custom, private trips catered to your needs. Half, Full, and Multi-Day options!

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga