Tag: Taconic State Park

First Day Hike at Taconic State Park, Jan 1

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Join Taconic State Park for an easy hike to Bash Bish Falls. It’s a great way to welcome the new year in a healthy way with friends and family including the four-legged kind.

This year, we will lead 2 hikes to split up large groups (following COVID-19 precautions). An afternoon bonfire will be here to enjoy too!

DATE/TIME: Friday, January 1, 2021 / 11am

ADMISSION: Free! Pre-register in advance by calling 518-329-3993

LOCATIONTaconic State Park
253 Route 344
Copake Falls, NY

Meet at the Pavilion/Copake Day Use for this 3-mile hike.

MORE:
facebook.com/TaconicStatePark

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First Day Hike at Taconic State Park, Jan 1

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Start the New Year off with a First Day Hike at Taconic State Park. This will be a moderate 3 mile hike to Bash Bish Falls from the park office.

Bring water, your camera and appropriate footwear for a beautiful walk through one of the most gorgeous trails in NY and Massachusetts.

All ages are welcome as are friendly dogs on leashes 6’ or less. Bonfire and free raffle will follow.

DATE/TIME:
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 / 1pm

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

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2nd Annual Pets In The Park at Taconic State Park, Aug 17

Pets+in+the+Park+ParrotThis Saturday, the second annual “Pets in The Park” event returns for Copake Falls Day.

Pets in the Park, where dogs and cats, bearded dragons, chickens and cockatoos all join in a rollicking frolic in beautiful Taconic State Park. This summer, members and friends of The Copake Grange invite pets and their companions to join them for the second annual Pets in the Park, with even more festive, fun-filled and pet-friendly activities than last year.

There will be fun classes, prizes and awards! It is a wonderful feature of Copake Falls Day, with prizes, contests, a pet parade, and more. Register your pet by emailing petsinthepark@yahoo.com and find out all the details of this fabulous event by clicking here.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, August 17, 2019 / 10am – 11:30am
Early Registration  9:30 – 10am

ADMISSION:
$5

LOCATION:
Taconic State Park – Copake Falls
253 Route 344
Copake Falls, NY 12517

MORE:
copakegrange.org
facebook.com/Copake-Grange
copakegrange.org/events/2019/8/17/pets-in-the-park

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First Day Hike at Copake Iron Works Historic Site

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The Friends of Taconic State Park are hosting their first  for annual New Year’s Day Hike to the Bash Bish Falls. The group will meet at Taconic State Park headquarters, and head off to the Falls via the Iron Works Heritage trail.

This is a family friendly hike of about 3 miles. On the return, there will be a warm campfire, hot cocoa and snacks.
DATE/TIME:
Tuesday, January 1, 2019: 1pm
LOCATION:
Full walk (3 miles) meets at Taconic State Park headquarters
253 State Route 344
Copake Falls, NY
Shorter options: Meet at the Copake Iron Works, 35 Valley View Road in Copake Falls, around 1:15 or at the Bash Bish Falls lower parking lot around 1:30 -further east on Route 344.

 

 

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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

MORE:
facebook.com/events/1923758611286583
facebook.com/TaconicStateParkCopakeFalls/

 

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Jeff McKinney is a Realtor in Columbia County, NY. Connect with him on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.