Birds of the Adirondacks:  Northern Parula. Photo by Larry Master.  Used by permission.

Birding Festivals in the Adirondacks:
2016 Great Adirondack Birding Celebration

Birds of the Adirondacks:  Indigo Bunting. Photo by Larry Master.  Used by permission. Birds of the Adirondacks: Indigo Bunting Photo by Larry Master.
This site is no longer being updated with current information on birding activities at the VIC. For current information on the events planned for the 2017 Great Adirondack Birding Celebration, visit: For information on birding in the Adirondacks, visit: Adirondack Wildlife: Birds of the Adirondacks.

Schedule of Events

Registration for the 2016 Great Adirondack Birding Celebration opens 18 February 2016. You may register for any of the events offered over the three-day festival, taking advantage of our a la carte pricing. There are two ways to pay: by check or by credit card.

2016 GABC
Registration Form
2016 GABC
Registration Form


Registration Questions: 
Karen Potts

General Conference Questions: 
Brian McDonnell

Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.