Hike

SCARSDALE- First Signs of Spring @ Greenburgh Nature Center

Hibernation is over and Spring is here! Explore the trails with a naturalist and identify the different signs of spring. Let’s see who is awake after a long winter’s nap and how they welcome Spring.

 

SUNDAY, April 7, 2019

1 – 2 pm

Fee: $5 for members, $8 for non-members

 

 

CROSS RIVER – Signs of Spring Hike @ Trailside Nature Museum

The end of winter is near and it is a perfect time to hike through the reservation looking for signs of spring. Check with the booth attendant for meeting location place. Hike begins promptly.

KERHONKSON – Mossy Glen Snowshoe Hike @ Minnewaska State Park Preserve

SUNDAY, January 20, 2019

1 – 4:30 pm

Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for a crisp hike in the wintry woods. On this approximately three-and-a-half-mile snowshoe outing, participants will walk through the forest, along the Peter’s Kill stream and return on Lower Awosting Carriage Road. A limited number of snowshoes are available for participants to borrow for this program from the education department, located at the Peter’s Kill Area. Otherwise, snowshoes may be rented for this program from the Park for a fee of $5 per person. Early arrival at the Peter’s Kill Area is suggested if you would like to borrow snowshoes. If there is insufficient snow cover, this program will be offered as a hike. Meet in the Awosting Parking Area.

 

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.

 

Parking fees may apply

KERHONKSON – Two Views Snowshoe Hike @ Minnewaska State Park Preserve

 

Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for an approximately two-mile snowshoe outing in the Peter’s Kill Area featuring views of the Rondout Valley and Clove Valley from cliff top ledges.

 

SUNDAY, January 6, 2019

9:30 am – 1 pm

 

This program is recommended for physically fit adults and children ages 9+

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18.

 

Although the distance is relatively short, there are a few modest hills on this route, which some people may find challenging on snowshoes.  A limited number of snowshoes are available for participants to borrow for this program from the education department. Otherwise, snowshoes may be rented for this program from the Park for a fee of $5 per person. Early arrival is suggested if you would like to borrow snowshoes. If there is insufficient snow cover, this program will be offered as a hike.

 

This outing will meet in the Peter’s Kill Area.

 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.

 

Parking fees may apply

 

 

Katonah – First Day Hike @ John Jay Homestead State Historic Site

Kick start your New Year’s resolutions with a hike on the grounds of John Jay Homestead. Warm up by the bonfire with a cup of hot cocoa. Pick up your self-guided landscape your between 1pm and 2pm at the registration table in our main parking lot.