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About our Chapter
The Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is based in Oneonta, NY, with chapter members living within the counties of Otsego, Delaware and Chenango Counties in Central New York.
The chapter provides opportunities for members to get involved in ADK’s conservation, advocacy, recreation, education, & stewardship work in the local area and statewide.
Our chapter is consists of hundreds of members throughout the Southern Tier and lower Mohawk Valley of New York. Our members come from all walks of life, and participate in many outdoor activities in the local area and Adirondack and Catskill State Parks. Whether you enjoy a quiet paddle on the Susquehanna River, a hike on a local trail, or summiting one of the 46 high peaks in the Adirondacks, we hope that our chapter provides you with a connection to engage with the protection of the wilderness you enjoy and cherish.
Outings and Events
Our chapter continues to increase the number of outings and trip available to members and the local community. Our weekly Tuesday outings provide members the opportunity to explore the many parks and state forests in the greater Oneonta region in all four seasons. Efforts are underway to offer weekend hiking and paddling events for members interested in exploring the Adirondack and Catskill State Parks.
In addition, our chapter provides opportunities for members to get involved in ADK’s conservation, advocacy, recreation, education, & stewardship work in the local area and statewide.
Report by Scott Fielder. On May 10th, seventeen hikers showed up on a perfectly beautiful day for a two and a quarter mile hike on the Greenway. The pace was not fast as we wanted to observe wildflowers and birds. We were not disappointed in the variety of either. The following wildflowers were in bloom: Continue reading “May 10th, 2022 – Oneonta Greenway”
Report by Tom Austin. Twenty-two ADKers walked a portion of the Finger Lakes Trail near the Cannonsville Reservoir, a total of 2.5 mi. out and back. Ten people continued on for another short distance in the opposite direction, adding about 20 more minutes of walking. Weather was perfect for the hike, sunny and spring-time warm.Continue reading “May 3rd, 2022 – Finger Lakes Trail”
Report by Jendy Murphy and Paul Wehren. Twenty intrepid hikers agreed to the “rain or shine” provision for our hike through Homer Folks State Forest in Oneonta on April 12th. Luckily, the rain was barely a sprinkle as we headed up toward the water towers, and the sun came out pretty quickly, with nice patchesContinue reading “April 12th, 2022 – Homer Folks State Forest”