New York Outdoor Guides - Youth Groups

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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.

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Papa, Michael "Bombay" Lic #7841

120 Beverly Rd, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

(914) 424-6506

Hiking, backpacking, camping, snowshoeing and skiing 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, paddling, instruction, shuttle service. Focus on wilderness education, naturalist studies, map & compass. Families, individuals, special needs. Trained Interpretive Guide. Adirondack 46R #2994. Level One Orienteering Coach. CPR, First Aid, Wilderness First Aid certification instructor.

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

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

ANDREW BONELLI

Bonelli, Andrew Lic #8795

919 St. David’s Lane Niskayuna NY 12309

518-810-3941

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

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

EARTH RIDERS GUIDE SERVICES, LLC

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! We are fully insured and licensed.

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

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

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

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

LIVE FREE OUTFITTER

Haley, Bill Lic #7718

762 State Route 443, Schoharie, NY 12157

518-209-3379

Live Free Outfitters is an outdoor guide service and training company. We do everything from back country adventures with backpacks and canoes to wilderness survival classes and training. Serving the Catskill and Adirondack mountain regions and everything in between.

Location: Catskills/Albany

MAGGIE PICHURA

Pichura, Maggie Lic #

24 Morris Drive, Newburgh, NY 12550

(845) 674-7070

Guided hikes that focus on families getting out into Nature.

Location: Hudson Valley/Westchester

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

MOREAU, JEAN-PIERRE

Moreau, Jean-Pierre Lic #1292

P.O. Box 577, Cranberry Lake, NY 12927-0577

(315) 848-2034 or (585) 461-4664

Specializing in outdoor skills education and wilderness survival training for youth groups and schools.

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

MOUNTAINS. ADVENTURES. COFFEE

Elder, Robert Lic #9208

168 North Bloomfield Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424

585-474-2399

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Finger Lakes

NEW YORK STATE PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Bonelli, Andrew Lic #8406

919 St. David’s Lane, Niskayuna, NY 12309

(518) 810-3941

Outdoor Guiding, Environmental Education, and Trails Steward at Grafton Lakes State Park

Location: Catskills/Albany

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, Hudson Valley/Westchester

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

RICHARD PREIS

Preis, Richard Lic #7581

165 elm st. Lake Placid, NY 12946

(518) 523-1341

Guided trips for fishing, hiking, winter ice fishing and ski/snowshoe excursions. Enjoy fishing on Adk. lakes, ponds, and rivers for bass, pike, and walleye. You'll love our ice fishing trips! Gear and comforts provided.

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

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

RIPVANWINKLE ADVENTURE GUIDES

Calabrese, Greg Lic #7629

30 Liberty St, Apt 2, Catskill, NY 12144

480-381-9405

We are an outdoor recreational guide company that operates mainly in the Catskill Mountains and surrounding areas. Come Hike, Camp, Hunt, and Paddle with us. Open to all skill levels from beginner to expert.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, 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

Jonathan Rodman

Rodman, Jonathan Lic #9261

302 Eastren Blvd Canandaiqua, Ny 14423

585 749 1101

Outdoor Guides, Outfitters & Supply

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Hudson Valley/Westchester

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 #1745, Catskill #2927, W1262. 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

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 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

WHITE DOG TRAIL CO.

Whittemore, Jeff Lic #0185

53 Elm St. Dolgeville, NY 13329

(315) 868-7054

Partnership of three giudes specializing in fly fishing in Central New York, the Capital region and the Adirondacks, but also engage in spin fishing float trips and ice fishing. Other activities include hiking, paddling, nature study and winter cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Cottage located in the West Central Adirondacks.

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