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Tue 13 Dec
Tuesday Trek: Millbrook Mountain
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
(845) 255-0752

Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for this five mile hike along the Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road, Millbrook Mountain Carriage Road and Millbrook Mountain Footpath. The gorgeous views from the cliff on top of Millbrook Mountain include the Sky Top tower and the verdant Wallkill Valley below. Raptors are often seen soaring beneath the cliff. The footpath does feature a steep hill up and down, as well as a stream crossing and some potentially tricky footing. Participants should pack water and food and wear appropriate winter gear.

Registration: Required
Sun 18 Dec
Winter Echo Walk
Sunday, December 18, 2016 12:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
(845) 255-0752

Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for an early winter walk to visit two scenic vistas located across a steep ravine from each other. Our walk along three carriage roads will take us to the picturesque Echo Rock, with cliff-edge views over the Palmaghatt Ravine. Then, we'll walk around to the opposite side of the ravine to visit Patterson's Pellet. This approximately five-mile round trip walk is a great way to warm up, get outside and fight cabin fever.

Registration: Required
Sat 24 Dec
Holiday Break Walk around the Lake
Saturday, December 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
(845) 255-0752

Need some time to de-stress from the holiday madness? Come to Minnewaska State Park Preserve and unwind in a calming and peaceful setting. For this approximately four mile excursion, participants will walk around the west side of Lake Minnewaska on the Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road to Castle Point Carriage Road and continue on to Echo Rock, a scenic overlook with tremendous views of the Wallkill Valley and the greater Hudson Valley. On the return trip, participants will return to Lake Minnewaska to walk the duration of the Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road, continuing to the East side of the Lake. If there is snow covering the carriage roads, this hike will take place in another location in the Park Preserve.

Registration: Required
Tue 27 Dec
Tuesday Trek: Winter Echo Walk
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
(845) 255-0752

Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for an early winter walk to visit two scenic vistas located across a steep ravine from each other. Our walk along three carriage roads will take us to the picturesque Echo Rock, with cliff-edge views over the Palmaghatt Ravine. Then, we'll walk around to the opposite side of the ravine to visit Patterson's Pellet. This approximately five-mile round trip walk is a great way to warm up, get outside and fight cabin fever.

Registration: Required
Sun 01 Jan
First Day Hike- Peter's Kill
Sunday, January 1, 2017 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
(845) 255-0752

Begin 2017 with a First Day Hike at Minnewaska! Come for a stimulating and refreshing two mile snowshoe hike to two scenic overlooks in the Peter's Kill Area, which feature stunning views in clear weather. While the distance is relatively short, there are a few moderate hills, which may be difficult for some. Snowshoes may be rented from the Park Preserve Office, located at the Peter's Kill Area, for $5 per person for this program. If there is insufficient snow cover, this program will be offered as a hike and the hiking destination may change. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet in the Peter's Kill.

Registration: Required
Sun 01 Jan
First Day Hike-Awosting Falls
Sunday, January 1, 2017 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
(845) 255-0752

Begin 2017 with a First Day Hike at Minnewaska! Join us for a two and half mile snowshoe hike to Awosting Falls. Starting from the Peter's Kill Area, participants will hike briefly on the Awosting Falls Connector Footpath and then journey up the scenic Awosting Falls Carriage Road, which has a gentle incline as it approaches Awosting Falls. If weather conditions are cold enough, a frozen volcano-like structure forms at the base of the waterfall and changes with every added drop of water. Snowshoes may be rented from the Park Preserve Office, located at the Peter's Kill Area, for $5 per person for this program. If there is insufficient snow cover, this program will be offered as a hike. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet in the Peter's Kill.

Registration: Required