Walking

KERHONKSON – Awosting Falls Snowshoe Walk @ Minnewaska State Park Preserve

 

The best prescription to cure cabin fever is to get outside and enjoy the wonders of winter. Get a taste of the cure and come join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for an approximately two-and-a-half mile-long snowshoe walk along the charming Awosting Falls Carriage Road.

 

MONDAY, January 21, 2019

 

10 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.

 

Leaving from the Peter’s Kill Area, our route will take us on a slight uphill grade past a towering rock formation and along the Peter’s Kill stream, before reaching our destination, the iconic 65 foot tall Awosting Falls.

 

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.

 

Meet at the Peter’s Kill Parking Area.

 

Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.

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

OSSINING – Eagles & More @ Teatown Lake Reservation

 

Now a wonderful annual tradition: Come birding with Charlie Roberto, meet at the Croton boat ramp and then drive into Croton Point Park. Eagles are expected! Birding inside the park involves moderate walking including slopes. Dress warmly.

 

 

$5 to non-members for parking on weekends and holidays.
Programs require PRE-REGISTRATION. Online registration available until noon the day before the event. If online registration is not available, call (914) 762-2912 x110 to register.

 

POCANTICO HILLS – Winter Farm Tour (Ages 14+) @ Stone Barns Center

Come experience winter on the farm though our Winter Farm Tour! We will share with you our favorite places on the property while discussing the ways in which we farm and our diverse work to build a healthy and sustainable food system.

 

WEEKENDS, Janary – March 2019

 

3 – 4 pm

 

Adult (Ages 14+): $15*

This is an adult walking tour, it is not recommended for those under 14 years of age.

 

Come dressed for the farm and the weather–and wear closed-toed shoes. All programming at the Center is rain or shine except during thunder and lighting, or blizzards. If you want to know if a program is cancelled due to inclement weather, please call 914-366-6200. We have a 48-hour cancellation policy for all tickets. For a refund, please contact us within 48 hours of your visit at 914-366-6200 x131.

 

*Members receive a 10% discount on tickets. At checkout, use the discount code that was emailed to you. If you did not receive a code, please email membership@stonebarnscenter.org. To become a member and take advantage of this and many other benefits, click here.

 

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KERHONKSON – FREE Holiday Break Hike to Echo Rock @ Minnewaska State Park Preserve

Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for an early winter walk along three carriage roads to reach picturesque Echo Rock. From this scenic spot, Gertrude’s Nose can be seen in the distance across the steep-sided Palmaghatt Ravine. This approximately three-mile round trip walk is a great way to warm up, get outside and fight cabin fever.

SATURDAY, December 29, 2018

10 am – 12:30 pm

Meet at the Minnewaska Nature Center. If the carriage roads at Lake Minnewaska are groomed for cross-country skiing, this hike will change locations to Mossy Glen Footpath.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752
Parking fees may apply.