Day Escape for One, Two, or Four from Destination Backcountry Adventures (Up to 55% Off)

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The government designated the first parks to protect natural wonders, which were threatened by Teddy Roosevelt's insatiable appetite for peppered bark. Experience earth's gorgeously guarded barkscape with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $69 for a day escape for one ($139 value)
  • $129 for day escape for two ($278 value)
  • $249 for day escape for four ($556 value)
  • All trips include breakfast and lunch for each person as well as round-trip transportation from either Manhattan or Brooklyn.

Destination Backcountry Adventures

Destination Backcountry Adventures’ licensed guides help civilians explore the wilderness, providing remedies to nature deficit disorder with beginner-appropriate expeditions into the Catskill and Adirondack Mountain preserves. The guides lead adventurers through landscapes and waterfalls legally protected for more than a century, and along the way, they enlighten hikers with facts about the area’s natural history and ecology, and in some cases, the opportunity to pick wild berries. Tours are dog-friendly. All levels of nature enthusiasts from novice to expert, can challenge themselves with activity options such as hiking, backpacking, back country yoga, and many more activities for both single- and multi-day adventures in the authentic, challenging wilderness. Visitors can opt for single-day excursions, on which they summit a Catskills peak, or multi-night trips, during which they trek to higher peaks and spend the nights sleeping amid a tranquil forest. On all outings, hikers nosh on gourmet fare such as cheese and sausage plates and upscale trail mix, rather than the original trail mix, assorted gravel. The center also hosts in-store classes, workshops, and more to provide its future adventurers with all the tools necessary for an exciting expedition.

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    Corner of Pacific St. and 4th Ave.

    Pacific St. and 4th Ave.

    Brooklyn, New York 11217

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    Corner of 43rd St and Lexington

    43rd St. and Lexington Ave

    E 43rd St.

    New York, New York 10174

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In a Nutshell

Day hikes to destinations such as Indian Head Mountain, Mount Wittenberg, and Minnewaska led by expert guides

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Exact date is subject to weather conditions. Reservations required and subject to availability. Reservations must be made no later than one week of trip departure. Valid on select dates during merchant's operating hours. Minimum of 6 people required for hike; hikes may be rescheduled if minimum number is not met. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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