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Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Moreau Lake
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Thursday, July 25, 2019
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Moreau Lake State Park will be hosting a Learn to Swim program during the following times:

July 1st - 11th: Mon - Thurs at 10:15am - 11am and 5pm - 5:45pm

July 15th - 25th: Mon - Thurs at 10:15am - 11am and 5pm - 5:45pm

Please call the park at (518) 793-0511 for more information and registration.

Registration: Required
Thu 18 Jul
Knee High Naturalist
Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

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. Each child costs $1.

Registration: Required
Thu 18 Jul
Knee High Naturalist
Thursday, July 18, 2019 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

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. Each child costs $1.

Registration: Required
Fri 19 Jul
Beaver Adventure
Friday, July 19, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This short walk is family friendly and will bring participants close to a beaver lodge and on the edge of some great beaver habitat. A Park Educator will teach you all the things you never knew you wanted to know about these awesome creatures. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Stop at the park office to pay for the event. Children and seniors are $1, everyone else is $2.

Registration: Required
Mon 22 Jul
The Buzz on Bees
Monday, July 22, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join our educators as we talk about the importance of bees, their jobs in the colony, their role in our backyards, beekeeping and more. Geared toward everyone who wants to know the latest buzz on Honey Bees, other pollinators and how to keep a pollinator friendly lawn. Reservations are required with 24-hours advanced notice, call the park office at 518-793-0511. Please stop and pay for the event at the park office. Children and seniors are $1, everyone else is $2.

Registration: Required
Tue 23 Jul
Mud Pond Hike
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This hike is a relatively flat hike. We will start off on the nature trail and head out to Mud Pond. There we will see some beaver lodges and maybe some other fun wildlife. This hike is fairly easy, at about 2.5 miles round trip. Reservations are necessary with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please stop at the park office to pay for the event.
Rating: Beginner

Registration: Required
Thu 25 Jul
Spring Overlook Hike
Thursday, July 25, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

A park naturalist will lead as we hike along this steep but short hike up to the Spring Overlook. This almost mile long trek one way is one of the favorites at the park. Once at the top you will see a beautiful view of the Hudson River. Reservations are required with 24-hour advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. This hike is about 2 miles round trip, so not very long, but a little on the steeper side.
Rating: Advanced

Registration: Required
Fri 26 Jul
Hudson River Kayak
Friday, July 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Warm weather is here, come learn to kayak with us! This wonderful paddle is a fantastic way to start. The Park Naturalist will lead this paddle along the river pointing out signs of wildlife and other wonderful sights while teaching strokes and kayaking safety. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. If you need to rent it will be $15.

Registration: Required
Sat 27 Jul
Lake Bonita Hike
Saturday, July 27, 2019 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This hike has a couple ups and downs that travel around Lake Bonita. This hike is about 2+ miles and has some beautiful views of the Lake. Keep your eyes peeled and you will see some lovely rock outcroppings and maybe some neat wildlife. Registration is required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office.
Rating: Beginner

Registration: Required
Sun 28 Jul
Turtle Time
Sunday, July 28, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 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. Please stop at the office first to pay for the event. Children and seniors are $1, everyone else is $2.

Registration: Required
Wed 31 Jul
Moreau Kayak Trip
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Summer is here, come learn kayaking with us! This wonderful summer time paddle is a wonderful 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 signs of spring and other 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. Please meet and pay at the park office, $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. If you need to rent it will be $15.

Registration: Required
Wed 31 Jul
Fish Filleting
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Have you ever wondered how to perfectly filet a freshly caught fish? Come and have a lesson from the Park Naturalist, who has mastered the skill. No reservation necessary. This event is free.