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Sun 21 Aug
Mossy Glen Summertime Loop Hike at Minnewaska
Sunday, August 21, 2022 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for a three-and-a-half-mile loop hike on the Mossy Glen Footpath and Lower Awosting Carriage Road. During the summer, lush green foliage along this narrow, shady path gives it a peaceful, tropical feeling. This trail does have exposed roots and rock slabs that can be slippery when wet. All participants should come well prepared with appropriate footwear, food, and water. Meet at the Lower Parking Area. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Registration: Required
Tue 23 Aug
High Peter’s Kill/ Awosting Falls Loop Hike at Minnewaska
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Come explore the High Peter's Kill Footpath with Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, on this approximately five-mile hike. We'll start by walking downhill on the High Peter's Kill Footpath, which features a variety of terrain along a cliff escarpment with numerous, scenic viewpoints. For our return trip, we'll walk along the easy-going Awosting Falls Carriage Road, past the beautiful and iconic Awosting Falls. This hike does include rocky, narrow sections of trail that may be challenging for some. Participants should bring enough water and food for the outing and wear proper hiking shoes. Meet in the Lower Parking Area. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Registration: Required
Wed 24 Aug
Junior Naturalists at Minnewaska: All the Awesome Animal Habitats
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Park Educators to learn all about habitat, what it is and why it is so important for all living things, including humans. We'll take a three-mile loop hike on the Beacon Hill Footpath and Carriage Road, where we'll search for various animal habitats and the animals who live there. We'll also play a fun game called "Oh Deer" and then we'll make plaster animal tracks to take home. This program is recommended for six to twelve-year-old children, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752. Meet at the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center.
Registration: Required
Thu 25 Aug
Junior Naturalists at Minnewaska: All About Water
Thursday, August 25, 2022 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
All living things need water, but do you know how much water is on the planet? Where does it come from and where does it go? Discover the answers to this and more as you learn all about the water cycle with Park Educators. We'll play a fun game and then, we'll take a beautiful, one-mile, loop hike to see the Peter's Kill stream and a small waterfall. While at the stream, we'll measure the pH and dissolved oxygen of the water and also look for macroinvertebrates living in the stream. This program is recommended for six to twelve-year-old children, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Peter's Kill Area. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Registration: Required
Fri 26 Aug
Birding at the Gardiner Library
Friday, August 26, 2022 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for bird walks starting at the Gardiner Library. During this program, we will take an approximately one mile walk on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail and wander through Majestic Park, which can be muddy and wet especially after a rainfall. Participants of all skill level and experience are welcome. Participants are encouraged to wear waterproof boots or shoes, wear sunblock, and bring binoculars and a birding field guide, or a smart device with a field guide installed. The total number of participants for this program is limited to fifteen individuals. Meet at the Gardiner Library lower parking area. No pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact the Gardiner Library directly at 845-255-1255 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov
Registration: Required
Sat 27 Aug
Hike the Former Awosting Reserve to Lake Awosting at Minnewaska
Saturday, August 27, 2022 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for an approximately eight-mile hike and optional swim at Lake Awosting from the site of the old Awosting Reserve. The woods road and footpaths in this area of Minnewaska have continuous uphill sections and the total elevation gain is around 1,500 feet, which may be challenging for some. The return trip to our starting point will be all downhill. All participants should wear appropriate footwear and bring enough food and water to sustain themselves for the duration of the hike. This program may change destinations if weather conditions merit a change. Meet at the Aumick Road Parking Area. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Registration: Required
Sun 28 Aug
High Peter’s Kill/ Awosting Falls Loop Hike at Minnewaska
Sunday, August 28, 2022 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Come explore the High Peter's Kill Footpath with Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, on this approximately five-mile hike. We'll start by walking downhill on the High Peter's Kill Footpath, which features a variety of terrain along a cliff escarpment with numerous, scenic viewpoints. For our return trip, we'll walk along the easy-going Awosting Falls Carriage Road, past the beautiful and iconic Awosting Falls. This hike does include rocky, narrow sections of trail that may be challenging for some. Participants should bring enough water and food for the outing and wear proper hiking shoes. Meet in the Lower Parking Area. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Registration: Required
Tue 30 Aug
Early Morning Birders at Minnewaska
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 07:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Designed for both birding enthusiasts and those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by Nick Martin, Park Educator, or an experienced birding volunteer. Participants should bring binoculars and water and wear hiking shoes. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program. Poor weather conditions will trigger a program cancellation. Participants will meet at the Main Entrance to Minnewaska. Participants MUST arrive prior to the start of the program. The Park Preserve gates will be locked at 7:00 am. Late arrivals will NOT be allowed in the Park Preserve. The total number of participants for this program is limited to twenty-five individuals. Meet at the Main Entrance. For questions, please call 845-255-0752 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov This program is set up on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tue 30 Aug
Tuesday Trek: Millbrook Mountain Hike at Minnewaska
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for this modestly challenging, five-mile roundtrip hike along the Millbrook Mountain Footpath and Millbrook Mountain Carriage Road. Panoramic views of the Wallkill Valley are abundant from the top of Millbrook Mountain. The footpath section of this outing traverses through forests, over a stream and exposed rock slabs, with sustained downhill and uphill sections. Some participants may find this uneven terrain challenging. The other half of this loop hike, which is on the meandering Millbrook Mountain and Lake Minnewaska Carriage Roads, is less strenuous, with scenic views of the Palmaghatt Ravine below. Participants should bring water, snacks and lunch and wear appropriate hiking shoes. Meet at the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Registration: Required
Fri 02 Sep
Birding at the Gardiner Library
Friday, September 2, 2022 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for bird walks starting at the Gardiner Library. During this program, we will take an approximately one-mile walk on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail and wander through Majestic Park, which can be muddy and wet after a rainfall and hot and sun-exposed on a sunny day. Participants of all skill level and experience are welcome. Participants are encouraged to wear waterproof boots or shoes, a hat, and bring binoculars and a birding field guide, or a smart device with a field guide installed. The total number of participants for this program is limited to fifteen individuals. Meet at the Gardiner Library lower parking area. No pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact the Gardiner Library directly at 845-255-1255 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov.
Sat 03 Sep
Vulture Awareness Day: The Grossly Important Vulture at Minnewaska
Saturday, September 3, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
In September 2009, two conservation groups from South Africa and the United Kingdom organized the first International Vulture Awareness Day. It is now observed on the first Saturday in September and will take place this year on Saturday, September 3, 2022. Come join us at Minnewaska to celebrate this bird, which plays a critical role in human and animal health and is encountering population declines in parts of the world. In this program, we will talk about why vultures are important, what some of their interesting adaptations are, and how to identify the two species of vultures found in this part of New York. Afterwards, we will go for an approximately one-mile hike on trails near the Visitor Center to search for vultures perched or in flight. This program is recommended for anyone who is interested in these fascinating birds, however, children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Sun 04 Sep
Hike around Lake Minnewaska and along Beacon Hill Footpath
Sunday, September 4, 2022 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for a three-mile, loop hike along the Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road, Beacon Hill Footpath and Beacon Hill Carriage Road. We'll walk the picturesque route around the Lake from west to east, stopping for all the scenic vistas along the way. Then, we'll hike the Beacon Hill Footpath, which follows along the top edge of an east-facing cliff line and gets bathed in the warm, morning light. This walk will offer beautiful views of the Rondout and Wallkill Valleys as well as the Catskill Mountains to the north. The carriage roads are relatively easy walking; however, the footpath does include some hills and tricky footing. Meet at the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Mon 05 Sep
Hike to the White Cliffs of Millbrook Mountain at Minnewaska
Monday, September 5, 2022 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for this modestly challenging, five-mile roundtrip hike along the Millbrook Mountain Footpath and Millbrook Mountain Carriage Road. Stunning, panoramic views of the Wallkill Valley and the Catskills are abundant from the top of the white cliffs of Millbrook Mountain. The footpath section of this outing traverses through forests, over a stream and exposed rock slabs, with sustained downhill and uphill sections. Some participants may find this uneven terrain challenging. The other half of this loop hike, which is on the meandering Millbrook Mountain and Lake Minnewaska Carriage Roads, is less strenuous, offering scenic views of the steep sided Palmaghatt Ravine below and distant views of New Jersey. Participants should bring water, snacks and lunch and wear appropriate hiking shoes. Meet at the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Tue 06 Sep
Early Morning Birders at Minnewaska
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 08:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Designed for both birding enthusiasts and those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by Nick Martin, Park Educator, or an experienced birding volunteer. Participants should bring binoculars, water, a snack, and wear hiking shoes. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program. Poor weather conditions will trigger a program cancellation. Participants will meet at the Main Entrance to Minnewaska. Participants MUST arrive prior to the start of the program. The Park Preserve gates will be locked at 8:00 am. Late arrivals will NOT be allowed in the Park Preserve. The total number of participants for this program is limited to twenty-five individuals. Meet at the Main Entrance. For questions, please call 845-255-0752 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov This program is set up on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tue 06 Sep
Tuesday Trek: Wawarsing Turnpike and Mossy Glen Footpath Loop at Minnewaska
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Explore some of the lesser-travelled footpaths in Minnewaska on this approximately five-mile hike with Laura Conner, Environmental Educator. Leaving from the Lower Parking Area, we'll begin our hike on the Warwarsing Turnpike Footpath, a remnant of the former toll road that predates the current US Route 44 and New York State Route 55. Upon reaching the intersection with Jenny Lane, we will take this footpath across one stream and then uphill through forests and across rock slabs until the intersection with Blueberry Run Footpath. From here, we will take this footpath for a short distance, crossing the Peter's Kill stream on a rustic footbridge, to reach the Mossy Glen Footpath. This beautiful trail runs along the Peter's Kill stream and through different forest types. This outing will include two stream crossings and some potentially tricky footing that some may find challenging. Please bring plenty of water and food and wear hiking shoes. Meet at the Lower Parking Area. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Thu 08 Sep
Homeschoolers: The Grossly Important Vulture at Minnewaska
Thursday, September 8, 2022 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Come join Park Educators and other homeschool families at Minnewaska to celebrate vultures. These birds play a critical role in human and animal health and are encountering population declines in parts of the world. In this program, we will talk about why vultures are important, what some of their interesting adaptations are, and how to identify the two species of vultures found in this part of New York. Afterwards, we will go for an approximately one-mile hike on trails near the Visitor Center to search for vultures perched, or in flight. This program is recommended for children between the ages of six to twelve years old. All children accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Fri 09 Sep
Birding at the Gardiner Library
Friday, September 9, 2022 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for bird walks starting at the Gardiner Library. During this program, we will take an approximately one-mile walk on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail and wander through Majestic Park, which can be muddy and wet after a rainfall and hot and sun-exposed on a sunny day. Participants of all skill level and experience are welcome. Participants are encouraged to wear waterproof boots or shoes, a hat, and bring binoculars and a birding field guide, or a smart device with a field guide installed. The total number of participants for this program is limited to fifteen individuals. Meet at the Gardiner Library lower parking area. No pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact the Gardiner Library directly at 845-255-1255 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov.
Fri 09 Sep
Monthly Volunteer Event at Minnewaska: Working in the Native Plant Garden
Friday, September 9, 2022 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, in giving a little love back to Minnewaska at this recurring volunteer program, offered on the first Friday of every month. This month, volunteer efforts will be focused on maintaining the native plant gardens around the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. The garden, which is less than two years old, has been a success so far, with many types of pollinators, including monarch butterflies, stopping by for a sip of nectar. Tasks may include weeding, deadheading, and seed saving, among others. Gardening experience is helpful, but not necessary. It is recommended that volunteers bring work gloves, a sun hat and clothes that they don't mind getting dirty. The daily parking fee will be waived for volunteers who pre-register. Meet at the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by emailing Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov or by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Sat 10 Sep
Live Birds of Prey Drop-in Program at Minnewaska
Saturday, September 10, 2022 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Annie Mardiney, wildlife rehabilitator from Wild Mountain Birds, for an up-close and personal look at some of the raptors common to the Shawangunk Ridge. Live education birds may include red-tailed hawk, broad-winged hawk, American kestrel, barred owl, screech owl, and great horned owl. Stop by the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center to meet these amazing and beautiful animals in person. No dogs at this program, please. Meet on the lawn on the south side of the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. This is a drop-in program and pre-registration is NOT required.
Tue 13 Sep
Early Morning Birders at Minnewaska
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 08:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Designed for both birding enthusiasts and those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by Nick Martin, Park Educator, or an experienced birding volunteer. Participants should bring binoculars, water, a snack, and wear hiking shoes. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program. Poor weather conditions will trigger a program cancellation. Participants will meet at the Main Entrance to Minnewaska. Participants MUST arrive prior to the start of the program. The Park Preserve gates will be locked at 8:00 am. Late arrivals will NOT be allowed in the Park Preserve. The total number of participants for this program is limited to twenty-five individuals. Meet at the Main Entrance. For questions, please call 845-255-0752 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov This program is set up on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thu 15 Sep
Homeschoolers’ Adventures: Raptor Migration Hike at Minnewaska
Thursday, September 15, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Park Preserve educators on this approximately five-mile hike to search for migrating raptors. We will hike approximately two-and-a-half-miles on Lake Minnewaska and Millbrook Mountain Carriage Roads to reach Millbrook Mountain, a scenic vista that is a great vantage point from which to watch migrating raptors fly over the Wallkill Valley. Before starting the hike, we will talk briefly about raptor migration and how the Shawangunk Mountains are an important migration route for raptors and other birds. Once at Millbrook Mountain, we will sit and watch for migrating raptors for approximately an hour. If the conditions are right, we will see plenty of moving birds. This program is suggested for children between the ages of eight to fourteen, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18. All participants should come prepared with proper hiking shoes or boots, plenty of water and food, and sun protection. Binoculars are recommended and we have a few pair that can be loaned out for the duration of the program. This program may be switched to September 16, if weather conditions warrant a change. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Fri 16 Sep
Birding at the Gardiner Library
Friday, September 16, 2022 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for bird walks starting at the Gardiner Library. During this program, we will take an approximately one-mile walk on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail and wander through Majestic Park, which can be muddy and wet after a rainfall and hot and sun-exposed on a sunny day. Participants of all skill level and experience are welcome. Participants are encouraged to wear waterproof boots or shoes, a hat, and bring binoculars and a birding field guide, or a smart device with a field guide installed. The total number of participants for this program is limited to fifteen individuals. Meet at the Gardiner Library lower parking area. No pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact the Gardiner Library directly at 845-255-1255 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov.
Sat 17 Sep
Drop-in Program: Mini Hawk Watch at Minnewaska
Saturday, September 17, 2022 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Each Fall, thousands of raptors, including eagles, hawks, and falcons, migrate south over the Shawangunk Mountains on the way to their wintering grounds. Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, at the Beacon Hill field and picnic area, for a drop-in program to watch for migrating raptors. This area is located off the Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road, on the east side of Lake Minnewaska, and next to the southern trailhead for the Beacon Hill Footpath. There will be an information table set up for those who want to learn more about these amazing animals. If the weather conditions are ideal, we will see many Broad-winged Hawks and other raptors as they fly by or overhead. For those wanting a closer view of these majestic migratory birds, we'll have a spotting scope to look through and binoculars to borrow. This program will be cancelled in the event of rain. Meet at the Beacon Hill field and picnic area. For more information or questions, please contact the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center at 845-255-0752 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov This is a drop-in program and pre-registration is NOT required.
Tue 20 Sep
Early Morning Birders at Minnewaska
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 08:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Designed for both birding enthusiasts and those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by Nick Martin, Park Educator, or an experienced birding volunteer. Participants should bring binoculars, water, a snack, and wear hiking shoes. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program. Poor weather conditions will trigger a program cancellation. Participants will meet at the Main Entrance to Minnewaska. Participants MUST arrive prior to the start of the program. The Park Preserve gates will be locked at 8:00 am. Late arrivals will NOT be allowed in the Park Preserve. The total number of participants for this program is limited to twenty-five individuals. Meet at the Main Entrance. For questions, please call 845-255-0752 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov This program is set up on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fri 23 Sep
Birding at the Gardiner Library
Friday, September 23, 2022 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for bird walks starting at the Gardiner Library. During this program, we will take an approximately one-mile walk on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail and wander through Majestic Park, which can be muddy and wet after a rainfall and hot and sun-exposed on a sunny day. Participants of all skill level and experience are welcome. Participants are encouraged to wear waterproof boots or shoes, a hat, and bring binoculars and a birding field guide, or a smart device with a field guide installed. The total number of participants for this program is limited to fifteen individuals. Meet at the Gardiner Library lower parking area. No pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact the Gardiner Library directly at 845-255-1255 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov.
Sat 24 Sep
Hamilton Point Carriage Road to Lake Awosting Hike at Minnewaska
Saturday, September 24, 2022 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for an approximately eight-and-a-half-mile hike to Lake Awosting and back. Our route will take participants on Lake Minnewaska, Millbrook Mountain and Hamilton Point Carriage Roads, Scenic Trail and Spruce Glen Footpaths and Lake Awosting and Upper Awosting Carriage Roads, then back to Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road. Features of this outing include many panoramic views of the park preserve and the Wallkill Valley, backcountry footpaths, and the beautiful Lake Awosting. While the distance does seem significant, most of the distance is on historic carriage roads, which provide an easy-walking experience. All participants should wear appropriate footwear and bring enough food and water to sustain themselves for the duration of the hike. Meet at the Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Tue 27 Sep
Early Morning Birders at Minnewaska
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 08:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Designed for both birding enthusiasts and those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by Nick Martin, Park Educator, or an experienced birding volunteer. Participants should bring binoculars, water, a snack, and wear hiking shoes. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program. Poor weather conditions will trigger a program cancellation. Participants will meet at the Main Entrance to Minnewaska. Participants MUST arrive prior to the start of the program. The Park Preserve gates will be locked at 8:00 am. Late arrivals will NOT be allowed in the Park Preserve. The total number of participants for this program is limited to twenty-five individuals. Meet at the Main Entrance. For questions, please call 845-255-0752 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov This program is set up on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tue 27 Sep
Tuesday Trek: Rainbow Falls Loop Hike at Minnewaska
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for this approximately eight-mile-long hike on a combination of wooded hiking trails and easy-walking carriage roads. Beginning on the Mossy Glen Footpath, which follows along a quietly flowing stream, this hike will follow the Rainbow Falls Footpath up and over rock slabs with astounding panoramic views, culminating directly beneath Rainbow Falls. This hike does include two stream crossings and some rocky, narrow sections of trail that may be challenging for some. Meet at the Lower Parking Lot. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.
Fri 30 Sep
Birding at the Gardiner Library
Friday, September 30, 2022 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for bird walks starting at the Gardiner Library. During this program, we will take an approximately one-mile walk on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail and wander through Majestic Park, which can be muddy and wet after a rainfall and hot and sun-exposed on a sunny day. Participants of all skill level and experience are welcome. Participants are encouraged to wear waterproof boots or shoes, a hat, and bring binoculars and a birding field guide, or a smart device with a field guide installed. The total number of participants for this program is limited to fifteen individuals. Meet at the Gardiner Library lower parking area. No pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact the Gardiner Library directly at 845-255-1255 or email Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov.