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“wolf preserve”(2 reviews)
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Just because you live in the city doesn't mean you shouldn't get to play outdoors. Since 2004, Discover Outdoors has been guiding local, regional and international adventure trips for thousands of city dwellers. Our team handles it all from...more
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154 Grand St, New York City, NY 10013-3141
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I stumbled upon Discover Outdoors in spring and my weekends have not been the same! I have been on 12 hiking day trips and each one has been a great experience. There are several choices every weekend and you choose the intensity level right for...More

3  Thank MaryEllenSmyth
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I went with a group of friends to the horse riding and wine tasting plan. TAWFUL, THE MOST EXPENSIVE TOURIST TRAP, I'VE EVER BEEN. The ad said the horse riding experience was good for trotting and with open fields, instead we went in a pony-children's...More

2  Thank Lina C
Kirk R, Owner at Discover Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Hi Lina, this is Kirk, owner of Discover Outdoors. I’m terribly sorry to hear we disappointed you with the horseback ride and underwhelming service at the winery. If the conditions are slippery for the horses, we tend to play it safe and not open it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend based on my experience with local day hikes. I read about Discover Outdoors in TimeOutNY and was surprised how many trips they offer. The website is great with details and photos for each trip. Easy to book. Great opportunity for guided hikes st...More

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KirkR192, Owner at Discover Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So great to hear you've enjoyed the trips! If there's anything we can do to improve any aspect of our service, please don't hesitate. See you on the trails!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing my first time in NY, I had to explore the nature go NY state. the DO made it possible saving me all the trouble to find a car and get to the trails. well organized trips with best guides. I did the Strom King...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

DO GUIDES are always excellent! They are very professional and caring. I enjoyed every hike with them!!!

Thank Heyley Y
KirkR192, Owner at Discover Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words, Heyley! I'm happy to hear you've enjoyed your hikes. I'll pass along the compliments to the guides. Hope to meet you out on the trail one day! - Kirk

Reviewed 5 October 2018

My wife and I went with DO to conquer Mount Washington in New Hampshire, they took care of everything, transportation, food, the camping site and were very helpful with those who never have camped before. Jana and Michael were very professional all the time, particularly...More

Thank Juan Carlos V
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I went on the Burroughs Hike with Wendy and Aaron (~10 miles, 3 peaks). Discover Outdoors does a great job giving plenty of information in advance about the hike characteristics. It was a full day hike with some steep bits, but everyone was a strong...More

Thank Meghan L
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve done many of the hikes and trips and have enjoyed them all. Guides are professional, friendly, fun, and knowledgeable. Very well organized and perfect for those who want to just show up and enjoy a rejuvenating and refreshing escape or adventure after a stressful...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

It's great to get out of the City. It's even better getting out of the city to go hiking and having it all mapped out for you. Discovery outdoors makes hiking and being a city dweller easy. I enjoyed every hike I've booked with them...More

Thank Cesar C
KirkR192, Owner at Discover Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks for the review, Cesar! I hope to see you out on the trails again soon.

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Lydia and Arturo were amazing guides and very hospitable with our group. We had a blast running around Governor's Island doing the Scavenger Hunt. The planning was seamless, lunch was delicious, and I will definitely be using them for another corporate retreat some time soon!

Thank TyvetteSymone
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We had an amazing hike at the incredibly beautiful Minnewaska State Park. Perfectly balanced difficulty level - not too easy, not too exhausting. Our guides Alex and Amir cared about educating us about the nature, trail marks. Also Amir took great photos of our group,...More

Thank Veronika N
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We have a WONDERFUL ADVENTURE. Hadn't Kayaked in a LONG TIME but Jill and Colin made the experience feel very comfortable as far as me "getting back into the saddle". Dietmar loved the brewery experience as well especially The Newburgh Brewery. And Jill I loved...More

Thank Karen W
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