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The Adirondacks and Thousand Islands Sights

The Paul Smiths College VIC

  • Information Center

Updated 01/13/2014

Fodor's Review

The center has natural-history exhibits and hosts lectures and classes on wildlife and other nature-related and outdoorsy subjects. Nature trails here double as cross-country-skiing and snowshoeing trails in winter. From June through Labor Day you may observe butterflies in the Butterfly House, a greenhouse-like structure. The center is in Paul Smiths, 12 mi north of Saranac Lake.

Sight Information


Rte. 30, Paul Smiths, New York, 12970, United States



Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Center: summer, daily 9–5; winter, Tues.–Sat. 9–5. Grounds: daily dawn–dusk

Updated 01/13/2014


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