New York's Largest Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Dealer, and Complete Wilderness Outfitter
We've been helping outdoor enthusiasts enjoy nature since 1993. Mountainman is locally owned and staffed by men and women who love the outdoors!
New York's Largest Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Dealer
We stock over 1,000 boats so that you can always find the perfect canoe, kayak or paddleboard for your paddling needs, experience and budget. And you can try before you buy!
Whether you are going for a short hike, a weekend camping trip, or an extended expedition to the backwoods, we have all the clothing, gear and footwear you’ll need! Our staff will answer your questions and help you choose the right gear for your outing.
With over 3,000 lakes and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, the Adirondack Park is a paddling paradise. Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company is strategically located in the heart it all right on the Moose River at the beginning of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail.
Throughout the year, we host numerous special events at Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company for our customers.
These events feature special sales and promotions on Canoes and Kayaks, Paddling Gear, and Outdoor Gear. Paddlesports Industry Representatives are on hand to answer your questions and give lectures and demonstrations. And of course, these events are a great chance to meet fellow paddlers.
Shop for Paddling Accessories, Clothing and Gear at our online store or visit our clearance closeout store on eBay!
You don't have to wait to visit one of our stores to shop! We carry a large selection of paddling accessories, clothing and outdoor gear online.
We have five store in upstate New York to serve you. Click on the links for complete store information and maps.
Old Forge Paddlesports: (315) 369-6672
Old Forge Gear & Clothing (315) 369-2300
Old Forge Rentals & Trips: (315) 369-6670
Saratoga Paddlesports: (518) 584-0600
Saratoga Gear & Clothing: (518) 584-3500
Open 7 Days a Week 9am – 6pm in season.
Phone: (315) 369-6670
Location: Clark Ave., off of Rt. 28 (behind Paddlesports shop), Old Forge, NY 13420
With over 3,000 lakes and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, the Adirondack Park is a paddling paradise. Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company is strategically located in the heart it all right on the Moose River at the beginning of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. So whether you want to paddle a few hours, a few days or even longer, we can help you get on the water!
Moose River Trips
Gear & Bike Rentals
Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company invites you to explore our wonderful Adirondack wilderness with a canoe or kayak trip on the beautiful North Branch of the Moose River. Enjoy the splendid scenery as you paddle along with the gently moving water. We’ve worked out all of the details, so all you have to do is enjoy your trip! We’ll shuttle you to the start point and you end up back at our store. With two different day trips to choose from, there’s plenty to see. Call us at 315-369-6670.
What is included in the rental price?
Boat, Paddles, PFD’s (life jacket), and shuttle up river. Mountainman starts every season with new (and the most comfortable) canoes and kayaks to help insure a pleasant river trip.
What should I wear?
Shirts, pants and shorts that dry quickly are best. Sneakers or sandals for footwear. Sunglasses and hats are recommended. Swimsuits are a must in summer.
What should I bring?
Pack snacks and drinks, perhaps a picnic lunch; there are numerous sandbars to stop at and relax and swim. Sunscreen and bug repellent is also suggested. To keep small children occupied perhaps a small toy that floats and a small inexpensive dip net and a small plastic collection jar to view waterlife.
Cameras are always a good idea, but should be stored in waterproof containers. (Drybags & dryboxes are available at Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company.)
Do I need experience? Are there rapids?
The Moose River is a slow moving flat water river that winds through the beautiful Adirondack landscape. There is one short carry with an easy trail around a rock garden. It is a great trip whether your a first time paddler, or have years of experience. At put-in, we will provide a short demonstration on the basics of paddling to help make your trip more enjoyable!
Much more than just river trips!
The Moose River Outpost offers more than just river trips. You can rent canoes and kayaks for a a day, a week, or more for your own trips. Shuttle service is available for both rental boats and your own boat as well. We also offer all the accessories and gear a Family might need for a trip down the Moose.
You can rent canoes and kayaks for a a day, a week, or more for your own trips. Shuttle service is available for both rental boats and your own boat as well. We also offer all the accessories and gear a Family might need for a trip down the Moose. Call us at (315) 369-6670 for more information or to reserve your boat.
There are miles and miles of wilderness trails in the Old Forge area and beautiful groomed trails at McCauley Mountain. Whatever your level of experience, we can get you out on the snow!
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Ski Report: http://www.mccauleyny.com/ski_report.html
Groomed cross-country ski trails. Can be accessed from Maple Ride on Railroad Ave, behind the school or from the McCauley Mountain lodge on McCauley Mountain Road.
Conditions: call 1-866-Go-Inlet
Directions: Turn onto South Shore Road from Rt 28 in Inlet. Signed park entrance will be on the left.
Large hills and challenging terrain, Fern Park is a wonderland for more experienced cross-country skiers. There is an approx. 2km loop that is lit in the winter when snow is on the ground.
Directions: Continue past the fire station on Rt 28 in Inlet. Parking lot is on the right.
A beautiful level ski. Great for beginners and first-timers. The trail meanders through open fields and secluded wooded areas.Grooming is sporadic. Follow the existing tracks or ski your own.
Directions: Left onto Big Moose Road from Rt 28 in Eagle Bay. Signed parking lot is on the left.
A relatively level ski with a couple mild ascents and descents depending on your choice of clockwise or counter clockwise. Great snowshoeing, but please be considerate of established cross-country tracks.
Directions: Left onto Big Moose Road from Rt 28 in Eagle Bay. Signed parking lot is on the right.
Easy grades. Waterfall on the Southeast side of the lake.
Directions: Heading south from Old Forge on Rt. 28, take first right after the overhead railroad bridge. Parking is at the end of the road.
Gentle climb to rolling hills. You could spend days out here skiing.
The Old Forge area also offers some of the most beautiful biking opportunities for both camping and biking. We carry a complete selection of rental bikes and camping gear to help you enjoy it! Call us at (315) 369-6670 for more information or to reserve your boat, board, bike or gear!
Old Forge Locations
Paddlesports, Outdoor Gear and Rental Store
2855 Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420
Paddlesports Shop: (315) 369-6672
Moose River Trips & Boat Rentals: (315) 369-6670
Outdoor Gear & Apparel Shop: (315) 369-2300
Saratoga Springs Locations
Saratoga Outdoor Gear & Apparel Shop
490 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Saratoga Paddlesports Shop
251 Staffords Bridge Road on Fish Creek, Saratoga Springs, NY
Prices are subject to change with out notice. Call us at (315) 369-6672 to verify prices and availability. Mountainman is not responsible for typographical errors.