Paul Smith's College VIC Hours
The Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) Building is open daily, 9 AM - 5 PM, from Memorial Day to Columbus Day. The VIC will be closed Mondays, starting 12 October through 7 December. The VIC will also be closed for Thanksgiving Break, from close of business Friday, 20 November, to start of business Tuesday, 1 December. Beginning 1 November, the front gates will open at 8:00 AM and close at 6:00 PM.
The VIC trails are open dawn to dusk, seven days a week.
- The VIC trails are designed for day use only.
- Camping is not allowed.
- Fires are not allowed.
- Dogs are allowed, but they must be leashed.
- Fishing is allowed on Black and Long ponds only and only with non-live bait.
- Hunting is not allowed on VIC property.
During the winter months when there is snow cover, the trails are groomed and open for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skate skiing, and skijoring for a fee. Day passes and season trail passes may be purchased. Cross-country skis and snowshoes are available at the VIC building for rental. Trail pass holders are eligible for discounts for weekend events and programs at the VIC.