New York Outdoor Guides - Photography Trips

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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.

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

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

ADIRONDACK WILDERNESS EXPERIENCES

Tryon, Craig L. Lic #0139

42807 Seaway Ave, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

315-427-8984

Year 'round guided experiences in the "Adirondack Mountains and other Wild Places." Trips custom designed to meet your needs/expectations. You won't be disappointed. Seniors welcome!

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

ALGONQUIN GUIDES LTD.

Earley, Roy L. Jr. Lic #0147

606 Charles St., Scotia, NY 12302

518-372-7485

Virtual Guiding by Experience. Consulting for...........Hunting, Fishing and "The Great Outdoors". Been There, Done That..............Will tell -U- all about it.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany

ANNE TWILLEY'S GUIDE SERVICE

Twilley, Anne Lic #3463

651 Duanesburg Rd., Schenectady NY 12306-1016

518-355-8232

Hiking, camping, flat-water canoeing, nature tours, photography, cross country skiing, snowshoeing. Special interest in women, families, youth groups, by the day, weekend or extended trips.

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

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

BILL J. KILLION

Killon, Bill J. Lic #8434

7 East Street, Vergennes, VT 05491

802-999-7264

For those who love to explore the Adirondacks but don't want to go it alone - I'm available as your hiking companion for the day. Allow me to make your trip to the woods and waters a more enjoyable, safer and comfortable experience.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

BLACK DOME MTN GUIDE

D'Acunto, Joseph A. Lic #4131

P.O. Box 71, East Jewett, NY 12424

518-589-9159

Guide Service for hunting, hunting on horseback, hiking, winter and summer camping, snowshoeing.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany

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

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

D.C. OUTDOOR ADVENTURES, INC.

Caracciolo, Capt. Dennis Lic #2104

P.O. Box 26, Selden, NY 11784

(631) 786-7871

Hunting, fishing, freshwater and saltwater charters. Big game, small game, waterfowl, turkey.

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

EARTH RIDERS GUIDE SERVICES

Chenier, Joseph Lic #6058

58 Summer Street, Kingston NY 12401

(914) 204-9515

Guide services in hiking, camping, snowshoeing, backpacking, flat-water canoeing/kayaking, fishing and nature tours.  Trips throughout the Hudson Valley, Catskill and Adirondack regions. We have assisted many aspirants complete their 3500 Club required peaks. Fun, safe, and rewarding adventures for all abilities. Beginners and special needs are welcome!

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

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

FURTHER EXPLORATIONS GUIDE SERVICE

Griffiths, Madelynn Lic #9274

1158 Ledge Hill Rd., Westport, NY 12993

(760) 914-3691

Further Explorations is a year-round guide service based in Lake Champlain Valley. We offer ice, spin or fly fishing in Northern Upstate New York, Salmon River and the Adirondacks. We offer day and multi day hiking or skiing trips and specialized trips for landscape photography and painting.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, 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

INSIDE THE BLUE LINE LLC

Pollock, Bruce W. Lic #7905

PO Box 1174, Livingston Manor, NY 12758

(201) 273-4246

Specializing in beginner fly fishing instruction, all gear provided.

Location: Hudson Valley/Westchester

ITHACA ENTERPRISES

Dyson-Hudson, Nigel Lic #8879

10 Slators Lane, Newfield, NY 14867

607-564-7983

Hiking, Camping,. Snowshoeing, X-C skiing, Mt. Biking, primarily around the Ithaca, NY area - Finger Lakes

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

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

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

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

NORTH STAR GUIDING SERVICE

Newell, Michael Lic #1018

1226 State Rt 147,West Charlton,NY 12010

518-894-7593

Personalized outdoor experiences for individuals, families, groups; novice to expert.Wilderness hunting, fishing, canoeing, camping, hiking, backpacking. Adirondacks.

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

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

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

518 334 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

RUSSELL SCHOOL OF HIKING

Ley, Russell Lic #8951

PO BOX 2432, Arlington NY 12603

518-370-3600

Building Confidence. Hiking, Camping, Snowshoeing. Map and Compass Training, Beginner Programs. Student and Organizational Guided Hikes. Corporate Custom Challenges. Devil’s Path training, monitoring and support. Russell Ley, NE 111 #168, ADK 46er #1754, Catskill #2927, W1268 Certified: Wilderness First Responder, WFA and CPR. Experienced: Adirondacks, Catskills, Shawangunks, Green Mts., White Mts. Maine, Yosemite, Tetons and the Rocky Mt.

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

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

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