Self-Guided Trips

Trekkers do these trips on their own. We set you up with lodging and take care of all your shuttle needs. We’ll even set you up with a guide if you wish. See our self-guided trip options below.

Adventure by day. Comfort at night.

​The best outdoor experiences aren’t measured by how much gear you carry, but by the memories you make. Adirondack Hamlets to Huts connects trails to lodging in communities on routes across this 6-million-acre park. So whether you hike, bike, paddle, snowshoe or ski, you can explore the wild by day. And lay your head on a soft pillow at night.

Most folks choose to do hamlet-to-hut trips on their own on what we call “self-guided trips.” Some trekkers choose to hire a guide to facilitate and maximize their experience on these routes and we are happy to arrange a guide for you.

Old Forge Blue Mountain Lake Paddle Traverse

4 Nights/3 Days
All Paddling with Hike Options

Classic Adirondack Scenery
Varied Waterways
Wildlife Viewing

GRADE: Moderate

Paddle: 34 mi/55 km

Photo by John DiGiacomo | Placid Times Photography

Old Forge
Inlet Circuit

3 Nights/2 Days
Paddling with a Hike or Bike Option

Diverse Camp Architecture
Amazing Sunsets
Expansive Views

GRADE: Moderate/Difficult

Paddle/Hike: 24 mi/38 km
Paddle/Bike: 26 mi/41 km

Fulton Chain Circuit

5 Nights/4 Days
Paddling with a Hike or Bike Option

Varied Waterways
Mountain Views

Mix of Biking Terrain

GRADE: Moderate/Difficult

Paddle/Hike: 46 mi/73 km
Paddle/Bike: 48 mi/77 km

Raquette Lake Loop

3 Nights/3 Days
Low Mileage Paddle Circuit

St. Williams on Long Point
Great Camp Sagamore

Explore Raquette Lake

GRADE: Moderate

Paddle: 14.5 mi

Kunjamuk Circuit

3 Nights/2 Days
Bike and Paddle Circuit

Picturesque Austin Falls

Kunjamuk River

GRADE: Moderate

Bike/Paddle: 34 mi

Reservation Policy

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. The remaining balance is due 14 days before your trip starts.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 14 days or more before the start of the trip are eligible to receive an electronic gift card valid for 12 months from the date of issuance for the amount paid to date. Refunds are not available for reservations cancelled within 14 days of the start of the selected trip.

Our Vision – Trips for Everyone.

Weekend trips. Week-long trips. Some all hiking. Some all paddling. Some in which you can do both– paddle and hike, even paddle and bike. No matter how long your selected route or your mode of travel, there are no tents to carry, camp stoves to struggle with, or mosquitoes biting you in your sleep on an Adirondack Hamlets to Huts trek.

You will travel to and through charming and historic Adirondack communities as well as amazing wild landscapes that make the Adirondacks the special place that it is. Our routes celebrate both the settled and the sublime, the culture of the Adirondacks as much as its nature. Your lodging will run the gamut, from the simple, such as walled tents, yurts, cabins, and motels, to the grand, including bed-and-breakfasts, hotels, lodges, and inns.

Come to the Adirondacks and experience the Park with Adirondack Hamlets to Huts. Adventure by day. Comfort at night.

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