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Gertrude's Nose Hike
Sunday, October 26, 2014 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Phone: (845) 255-0752

Join Environmental Educator Laura Conner for a seven and a half mile hike to Gertrude's Nose, which offers one of the most expansive views in Minnewaska. The route will take participants along two scenic carriage roads and two challenging footpaths that include steep, rocky sections that may be slippery. This outing is best suite for hikers who are comfortable with challenging terrain. Participants must come prepared with appropriate footwear and enough food and water to sustain themselves for the duration of the hike.

Pre-registration is required; please call the park office to reserve your space: (845) 255-0752.

Registration: Required
Early Morning Birders: Last Walk of 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 08:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Phone: (845) 255-0752

Designed for birding enthusiasts or those just looking to learn the basics, this series offers various outings led by experienced birding volunteers and naturalists. Participants will meet at the main Park Preserve entrance. Please bring your own binoculars!

Pre-registration is required for these events; please call the park office to reserve your space: (845) 255-0752.

Registration: Required
Tuesday Trek: Gertrude's Nose Hike
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Phone: (845) 255-0752

Join Eric Van Deusen, volunteer park naturalist, for an adventurous seven-and-a-half-mile round trip hike to Gertrude's Nose, which offers one of the most expansive views in Minnewaska. This outing is best suited for hikers who are comfortable with challenging terrain as some of the paths are steep and may be slippery. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring enough food and water to sustain yourself for the duration of the hike.

Pre-registration is required for these events, please call the park office to reserve your space: (845) 255-0752.

Registration: Required
Preschoolers in the Park - Leaf Collecting
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Phone: (845) 255-0752

Jamie McGinnis, volunteer naturalist and educator, will lead your children on a delightful walk around the trails near the Nature Center to search for colorful fall leaves. We'll sort and compare all the leaves and then your children will use crayons to make leaf rubbings and lace together the leaves to make other crafts. Please meet at the Nature Center.

Pre-registration is required for these events, so sign up now to assure a spot! Call the park office to reserve your space: (845) 255-0752.

Registration: Required
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