Adventure East, Full Moon Hike

Join us for an exciting evening under the stars as we enjoy a hike lit by the full moon. This season, we have three amazing locations for you to take in the iconic views of the valley: Mount Holyoke Range, Amherst MA — We'll start our hike at the new Kestrel Land Trust headquarters located at […]

Adventure East, Forest Walk

The Rivulet at the William Cullen Bryant Homestead is home to old growth, including ancient specimens of hemlock and a magnificent cherry tree. The Pine Loop features enormous white pines that reach heights of 150 feet - standing among the tallest in the Northeast! This woodland is part of the historic home site of William […]

Adventure East, Paddling Trip

PADDLING WITH THE EAGLES BOOK NOW Join us for a gentle paddling adventure in this amazing wildlife refuge—a patchwork of ponds and wetlands providing habitat and refuge for wildlife in a sheltered wetland where no signs of human habitation are visible. A breeding pair of bald eagles has nested near the waterside in past years. […]

Adventure East, Shad Run

On average nearly 350,000 shad climb the ladder at the Holyoke Dam every year and continue their migration upstream. The shad fish has played an important role in the region as native peoples gathered to fish and celebrate the changing of season for millennial. So important are these migratory fish that they are protected by […]

Adventure East, Waterfall Tour

Join us for the day in exploring three iconic waterfalls in Western Massachusetts. Our first waterfall destination will be in Middlefield at Glendale Falls. Being one of the state's highest and longest waterfalls, this is a must see!  Next up will be the Chesterfield Gorge, a dramatic rock canyon, not technically a waterfall but unsurpassed […]

Adventure East, Barton Cove Sunset Paddle

Cool off and relax with an evening trip around Barton Cove. Surrounded by stunning views, this low-key paddle is both serene and vibrant with wildlife. With long stretches of quiet river and tree-lined shores, the paddling at Barton Cove is smooth, peaceful, and stunning under the light of the setting sun. WHAT'S INCLUDED? Kayak and […]

Adventure East, Deerfield River Paddle

This beautiful five-mile kayak tour on the lower Deerfield is the perfect way to pass a spring or summer afternoon. Just 20 minutes from our base in Sunderland brings us to a remote wilderness like area just north of Conway. Woodland forests line the banks of the Deerfield River and there are a few sections […]

Adventure East, Fly Fishing

TRUSTEES: FLY FISHING - NOTCHVIEW BOOK NOW This experience is for beginning anglers who want to learn how to fly fish for trout. The scenery along the Northern most section of the Westfield makes it well worth it for some good fishing in larger pools where we are likely to encounter larger rainbows. It’s important […]

Adventure East, The Art of Archery

Discover the art of archery in a beginner-friendly course led by a skilled archer. These two-hour programs will begin with the fundamentals of archery practice, including becoming familiar with the equipment and practicing appropriate postures to help improve your aim. Learn a bit about the historical significance of archery through the ages and begin to […]

Adventure East, Full Moon Paddle

Enjoy an evening paddle along the Connecticut River bathed in the light of the stars and the full moon as we make our way from Sunderland to the Hatfield Boat Ramp. This 6 - mile excursion is already quite gorgeous, but paddling under the stars at night makes this experience even more special. There's nothing […]

Adventure East, Deerfield River Paddle

This beautiful five-mile kayak tour on the lower Deerfield is the perfect way to pass a spring or summer afternoon. Just 20 minutes from our base in Sunderland brings us to a remote wilderness like area just north of Conway. Woodland forests line the banks of the Deerfield River and there are a few sections […]

Adventure East, The Art of Archery

Discover the art of archery in a beginner-friendly course led by a skilled archer. These two-hour programs will begin with the fundamentals of archery practice, including becoming familiar with the equipment and practicing appropriate postures to help improve your aim. Learn a bit about the historical significance of archery through the ages and begin to […]