Lake George Land Conservancy Virtual Hike-A-Thon
The Lake George Land Conservancy’s annual Hike-A-Thon is a one-day event held each July 5th, created to showcase LGLC’s parks and preserves as free public resources, and to promote an appreciation for the outdoors and protecting the Lake George watershed.
Hikes take place simultaneously at locations around Lake George, culminating with aerial photography of each group by helicopter. The event is free – we want everyone to be able to participate, regardless of financial means. Donations are gratefully accepted, however, and are used to run the event; any extra is put towards stewardship costs associated with the maintenance and enhancement of these properties.
Due to the the coronavirus pandemic, we had to shift gears to make the 2020 Hike-A-Thon virtual. While it meant we lost the group camaraderie and exciting helicopter elements, this format allowed more people to participate, from anywhere!
In planning for this year’s event, we are embracing a hybrid format – going to back to in-person, group hikes and paddles (with extra precautions in place), but also continuing to offer the virtual option for those who are not at the lake or who aren’t able to join group activities yet because of safety or other concerns. It’s the best of both!
Early-Bird Registration: March 1 - April 30
General Registration: May 1 - June 18
Visit LakeGeorgeHikeAThon.org for more info and to register.