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Adirondack Architectural Heritage

Organization or Group Tour

Special Skills or Activity Level to be Expected


Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) is the nonprofit historic preservation organization for New York State's Adirondack Park. AARCH was formed in 1990 with a mission to promote better public understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of the Adirondacks' unique and diverse architectural heritage.

For more information on AARCH tours and other activities, visit us at

Appropriate Ages for Experience

Tours are largely attended by adults only, but we welcome younger participants as well. Some tours will be more appropriate than others for a young audience.

Host or Sponsoring Group for Experience

AARCH partners with a wide variety of hosts, ranging from private homeowners, to historians, to businesses, to offer a series of tours each year that explore the history, architecture, communities, and people of the Adirondack region.

How this Experience is Distinctive and Authentic to the Character of the Region

AARCH offers an opportunity to experience the park in a way that educational, exciting, and truly unique.


Fees for tours range from $20-$55.