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Fri 05 Jul
Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association Monthly Star Party
Friday, July 5, 2019 08:00 PM
Lake Taghkanic State Park
(518) 851-3631

The Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association hosts a monthly stargazing party in the West Beach parking lot. Bring your own telescopes and binoculars or use those provided by our members. RSVP is required at least one day beforehand. You will be asked to provide your license plate number and make/model car, so Park Management and Police have a record of who will be in park after hours. More info at https://www.meetup.com/mhastro. Registration: Required
Registration: Required
Fri 05 Jul
Sensory Night Hike
Friday, July 5, 2019 08:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Long Point State Park on Lake Chautauqua
(716) 386-2722

8:30-9:30pm, all ages, use your senses to explore Lake Erie State Park at night with a naturalist, free to public, Brocton, 716-386-3165x208
Fri 12 Jul
Sensory Night Hike
Friday, July 12, 2019 08:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Long Point State Park on Lake Chautauqua
(716) 386-2722

8:30-9:30pm, all ages, use your senses to explore Long Point on Chautauqua State Park at night with a naturalist, free to public, Bemus Point, 716-386-3165x208
Tue 16 Jul
Full Moon Hike
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Our Park Naturalist will be leading this month's Full Moon Hike. While walking around the lake, we will point out flora and fauna as the sun is setting and the moon is rising. Call for reservations with 24-hour advanced notice, 518-793-0511. Program fees apply.
Rating: Beginner

Registration: Required
Tue 16 Jul
Full Moon Hike
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Our Park Naturalist will be leading this month's Full Moon Hike. While walking around the lake, we will point out flora and fauna as the sun is setting and the moon is rising. Call for reservations with 24-hour advanced notice, 518-793-0511. Program fees apply.
Rating: Beginner

Registration: Required
Fri 19 Jul
Walkway at Night
Friday, July 19, 2019 08:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
(845) 834-2867

Have you ever dreamed about spending a moonlit evening on the Walkway while enjoying scenic views of the Hudson River Valley? Here’s your chance! Enjoy breathtaking twilight views from 212 feet above the Hudson River. View the night sky with telescopes provided by the Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association (weather permitting).

For the safety of all, bicycles, rollerblades, and skateboards are not permitted for this event. If you bring your furry friends along for the fun, all pets must be on a 4-foot non-retractable leash with a light up collar (glow sticks will be available while supplies last). Complimentary to attend for Walkway members, non-members are asked for a suggested donation.

Mon 12 Aug
Under a Perseid Sky
Monday, August 12, 2019 09:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 652-0786

The Perseid Meteor Shower can produce 50-100 meteors per hour, making it one of the most spectacular events of the summer! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the shooting stars. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Wed 14 Aug
Sunset with a Full Moon Rising!
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Fort Niagara State Park
(716) 745-7273

Come relax and enjoy the evening sunset on Lake Ontario. We will look for the full moon and take a short walk under its shining light! For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Thu 15 Aug
Sturgeon Moon Beach Walk
Thursday, August 15, 2019 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1802

Walk on a warm sand beach as a full moon shimmers across Lake Erie to view the Sturgeon Moon! For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Fri 16 Aug
Moonlight Paddle
Friday, August 16, 2019 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Back by popular demand, Mine Kill is hosting another moonlit paddle! Participants will get the chance to paddle around the reservoir and if the water is high enough, we might even be able to paddle up the creek. This is a great way to have some fun, test your skills, and listen for some wildlife on a nice relaxing night. Canoes are welcome to join!

Space is very limited, so sign up fast! Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Participants must be 10 years of age or older. Kayaks are available to rent for $10.00. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. PFD's are REQUIRED and must be worn AT ALL TIMES. For more information or to sign up, please call the park office at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required
Sat 14 Sep
Night Hike
Saturday, September 14, 2019 05:30 PM
Sterling Forest State Park
(845) 351-5907

Experience and see Sterling Forest in a whole new light and join the Rangers for a NIGHT hike to the Fire Tower. Hike in the light of a full moon, stargaze, and view the illuminated skyline of Manhattan. The hike will depart at 5:30 PM sharp and will arrive at the Fire Tower in time to view the sunset. We will be walking back in the dark, so headlamps or flashlights are a MUST and will not be provided. All are welcome, and be sure to bring water, snacks, and wear sturdy shoes.

Hike is limited to 30 participants. Please register by calling (845) 351-5907.

Registration: Required
Sat 14 Sep
Beach Sunset and Full Moon Photography Walk
Saturday, September 14, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1802

Lake Erie has the best sunsets so bring your camera or phone to capture the colors quickly followed by a full moon rise! For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Sat 14 Sep
Moonlight Paddle
Saturday, September 14, 2019 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Back by popular demand, Mine Kill is hosting another moonlit paddle! Participants will get the chance to paddle around the reservoir and if the water is high enough, we might even be able to paddle up the creek. This is a great way to have some fun, test your skills, and listen for some wildlife on a nice relaxing night. Canoes are welcome to join!

Space is very limited, so sign up fast! Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Participants must be 10 years of age or older. Kayaks are available to rent for $10.00. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. PFD's are REQUIRED and must be worn AT ALL TIMES. For more information or to sign up, please call the park office at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required
Sat 09 Nov
Moonlight Hike
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Enjoy the Park's trails under the nearly Full Beaver Moon. Use your night-vision and your ears to detect the presence of wildlife as we walk along the Long Path from Mine Kill to the New York Power Authority Visitors Center. Please wear sturdy footwear, dress appropriately for the weather, and meet at the Mine Kill State Park Office.

This is a free event. For more information, please call the park office at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required