Outdoor Activities Guide
Dan has been an avid outdoorsman his entire life. From hiking and camping the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains to fishing almost every lake, river, stream, and puddle in between, he is knowledgeable about so many attributes of the great outdoors. He has 15 years of experience in primitive camping and has seen just about every weather condition New York has to offer. In between his adventures, Dan went to Morrisville State College. He received a bachelor degree in Forestry and Environmental and Natural Resource Conservation. He is a New York State Certified Forest Fire Fighter and has experience on a New York Search and Rescue team. For the last several years Dan has worked as an outdoor educator taking groups into the woods and sharing his love for nature with them. He is very comfortable taking people of all experience levels outdoors. Dan makes sure to craft the overall experiences to the specific skill levels of the people he is guiding. Whether it be an afternoon paddle or a multi-night backpacking adventure he will always ensure that you will leave with a camera full of pictures, a mind full of memories and a smile on your face.
Outdoor Adventure Packages
East Branch of the Delaware
SHUTTLE PRICE: $65 + BOAT RENTAL
GUIDED PRICE: $100 + BOAT RENTAL
INCLUDES: Boat transportation, pick up, car drop off, paddles, life jackets, instruction
This 6 mile trip will take you through the winds and bends of the Delaware river where you will commonly see bald eagles, white tailed deer and other wildlife living along the shore. Bring your fishing pole for a chance to catch some trophy-size trout and small-mouth bass. This ride is fun for all ages and experience levels with some exciting turns built into the gentle current.
East Branch of the Delaware
GUIDED RAFT TRIP
PRICE: $275 MAXIMUM OF 2 PEOPLE & TOUR GUIDE
INCLUDES: Boat transportation, guided float
Enjoy a relaxing float down the Delaware River in our inflatable fly fishing craft. Bring your fishing pole or a wine and cheese basket as you float down the scenic river while we do all the work!
PRICE FULL DAY: $225 GROUP UP 5 PEOPLE
PRICE HALF DAY: $20 PER PERSON MINIMUM OF 4 PEOPLE
Experience a hike tailored to your experience level and based on what you want – anything from an all day adventure to a simple walk through the woods.
KAYAKING, PADDLE BOARDING AND CANOEING
PRICES: $40 SHUTTLE FEE + BOAT RENTALS
$30/4 HOURS, $50/FULL DAY
INCLUDES: Round trip boat transportation, paddles, life jackets
Fun and relaxation for any experience level. This half mile long lake is great place to see turtles and waterfowl and offers a variety of fish to catch. There is also a nice picnic area so pack a lunch and enjoy! We will trailer the boats to the lake for you, give you an orientation on paddling and send you off!
Beaverkill Trout Hatchery
INCLUDES: All fishing gear, bait, fish cleaning, transportation
All fish caught at the hatchery must be kept. Price includes includes the first two fish caught. Additional fish will be added to the price.
This is a perfect opportunity for you and your family to take a chance at catching some big trout – no fishing license required! You will follow us up to the hatchery where we will give you a quick lesson on fishing and then help you along the way. Whether it is untangling fishing line, baiting hooks or taking fish off the line, the only thing you will have to worry about is having a great time!
Mammals/ Skins and Skulls
Learn all about our fury neighbors that share the woods with us. Take a look at different mammals from the local region and learn all about their eating habits. You will also learn the best locations in the woods to catch a glimpse of them. Plaster of paris footprint sculpting is just one of the many activities designed to engage children in the full experience of stalking your prey.
Map and Compass
Owl prowl/ night walk