Tag: Snowshoe hike

Taconic State Park Snowshoe Hike

This Saturday, the Taconic State Park is hosting a Snowshoe Hike. Enjoy a leisurely stroll in the woods followed by hot cocoa and a bonfire.

The park has a limited amount of snowshoes available, so first come, first serve. If you have your own snowshoes, bring them.

 

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 1pm

ADMISSION:
Free

LOCATION:
Taconic State Park
253 Route 344
Copake Falls, NY

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Snowshoe Hike at Martin Van Buren Site

screen-shot-2017-02-23-at-2-08-28-pmThe Snowshoe Hike at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site that was originally planned for January, was postponed to this Saturday (February 25). With the abnormally warm temperatures (66 in February) that we have been having, there may not be enough snow on the ground for the hike. Fortunately, the organizers already have a Plan B in place. If there is not enough snow on the ground, the program will be a letterbox challenge designed by last summer’s high school interns. Participants will be given instructions to find letters scattered throughout the park, and solve clues to locate the cache.

This activity involves walking over a mile on mostly flat grass. It is designed for ages 8 and up. Anyone 14 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday February 25, 2017 at 11am – 12:30pm

LOCATION/CONTACT:
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
1013 Old Post Road, Kinderhook
518-758-9689
http://www.nps.gov/mava

MORE:
This event is FREE but registration is requested. Click here for more info, and to register.

 

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