Starting at the Clubhouse, 941 County Route 15 Lacona, NY for coffee/snacks and going over the rules and Club facilities.

Bring your ATVs because there will be a tour of the Little John Property. Starts with an ATV familiarization group ride and provided Lunch at a campsite.  Done by 5:00pm   Nice day getting to know the club.


The Club will officially OPEN Saturday morning, May 1st!! All gates will be open including the South Gate.

Please tread lightly. 25 mph speed limit. Respect the land and enjoy.

The landowners have asked us to avoid some of the trails that are still soft and waterlogged until they have firmed up.

Work days are needed on the roads and trails. Please contact Jacob Halsey. 


Due to the soft ground conditions from the snow melting, please DO NOT drive behind the Clubhouse. This is prohibited, NO EXCEPTIONS!

The Mad River Club offers quality hunting, fishing, and trapping opportunities to its membership.

We pride ourselves in our awareness and involvement in the issues that concern all sportsmen.


MRC participates in the following:


Oswego County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs

The Oswego County Sportsmen’s Foundation

Affiliated Sportsmen’s Clubs of Jefferson County

New York Hunter and Archery Safety Program

The New York State Conservation Council


Other like minded organizations


The strength of our club is our membership and their dedication to the protection and promotion of opportunities for the sportsmen for today and tomorrow.

The Mad River Club is believed to be the second oldest sportsmen’s club in New York State having been incorporated in 1894.

Our club has over 300 members.

We currently lease or own over 16,000 acres in New York State.

Our primary properties are located in Oswego County, on the Tug Hill Plateau. We also lease three different parcels in the “central southern tier”.

For a PDF book of our history please click on the following link:


MRC History Book







Club Officers

President: Gary Crawford                                             Secretary: Darien Brock

     1st VP: Kelly Perkins                                                    Membership: Jessica Green

       2nd VP: Mark Bishop                                                    Asst. Membership: Don Smith

Treasurer: Lori Vezendy                                                Newsletter: Laura Stoker

Board Members

1 Year                                  2 Year                             3 Year

    Gary Daniels                         Mike Lane              Brian “Boz” Walton

Jeffery Mosier                      Norm Draper                 Rachel Pitkin

Tim Howell                          Jim Walker                     Scott Collar


Committee Chairs

Building Grounds                      Dale Macklen

Camping                                   Steve Casselbury

Trails                                         Jacob Halsey

Workday                                   Kamarie Perkins