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Tue 17 Oct
Turtle Talk
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Harrelson and Daryl are our two resident terrestrial turtles that we care for here at the park. Come and spend some time learning about their habits, habitat, diet and what life would look like in the wild. Afterwards we will take a little walk with them on the beach. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511.

Thu 19 Oct
Kneehigh Naturalist
Thursday, October 19, 2017 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Due to a field trip this class will be at 1pm. This class is intended for children ages 1-6 and their parents/guardians along with any siblings. We will read a short story or two based on the outdoors and then go for a short hike hoping to see some cool wildlife. Registration is necessary with 24-hour advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please stop at the office first to pay for the event then we will head down to the nature center.

Thu 19 Oct
Moreau Lake Kayak Trip
Thursday, October 19, 2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Enjoy this warm weather and learn kayaking with us! This wonderful paddle is a great way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The Park Naturalist will lead this beginner's paddle around the lake pointing out wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511.

Mon 23 Oct
Hemlock Hike
Monday, October 23, 2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This hike will be focused on talking about the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. Learn what it is and how to identify it. We will hike around the nature trail as we point out Hemlock trees and talk about this invasive species. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511.

Tue 24 Oct
Red Oak Ridge Hike
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Though somewhat challenging this hike is about 2.5 miles round trip. You will be climbing about half way up the mountain range and walking through some special places our educator will point out as well as stop to enjoy. Please bring water on this hike. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511.

Tue 24 Oct
Inclusive Nature Class
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 05:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This is a new class being offered at Moreau Lake State Park. Our Park Educator is working directly with a professional with 25 years of experience in teaching at one of our local schools. This class is geared directly towards school aged children who have IDD, are on the spectrum or have an IEP. Signing up for this class with consist of a 3/4-part series, signing up for one signs you up for the whole series. Class will consist of a 10-15 minute presentation with many visual aids and then we will head out on a trail walk, which will last about 40 minutes, to continue our learning. The first 3/4-part series topic will be on mammals and their fall prep for winter. Each class participant must have an adult with them and family members or siblings are welcome to attend. Class spaces are limited and registration is necessary. Please call Rebecca at 518-793-0511.

Wed 25 Oct
Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Come learn the leave no trace outdoor ethics used to conserve our wild places and leave as little of an impact in the woods as possible. This course will get people familiar with the seven leave no trace principles and how they can reduce their impact when they are using the outdoors. This will be a fun full day event where we will hike along Lake Bonita and practice some of these principles. Please bring snacks and water. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice; please call 518-793-0511.

Sat 28 Oct
Halloween Program
Saturday, October 28, 2017 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

It is that time of year again. Come and partake in the festivities here at Moreau Lake State Park. The Friends of Moreau Lake (non-profit) will be sponsoring the event. Take a haunted walk through one of our camping loops. Refreshments and activities will be available. Advance registration is required and a $5 fee/car is required. Contact the park office at (518)-793-0511 to make reservations or if you have questions. Proceeds go to benefit the educational programs here at the park.

Tue 31 Oct
Lake Bonita Hike
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join us as we hike along the newly acquired land over at Lake Bonita. A park educator will lead this hike along the new property that just opened to the public. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Program fees do apply.