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Wed 20 Mar
Full Moon Hike
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Our Park Educator 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. Please meet at the park office. Rating: Beginner
Registration: Required
Thu 21 Mar
Knee High Naturalist
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Held at 10am and 2pm.

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 22 Mar
Wetland Hike
Friday, March 22, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

A park naturalist will lead this short easy hike around the back pond into the wetland area. This is a great habitat for birds, ducks and turtles so keep your eyes peeled. Reservations are required with 24-hour advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office. Rating: Beginner
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Mar
Eagle Watch
Saturday, March 23, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join a park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Wed 27 Mar
Potter’s Point Hike
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Take a walk in the woods on this easily navigable and trail free parcel of the park. There will be beautiful views of the Hudson River and some neat natural wonders to explore. This is a flat, bushwhacking hike. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Meet and pay at the park office. $1 for kids and anyone over 62, $2 for everyone else. Rating: Beginner
Registration: Required
Thu 28 Mar
Waterfall Hike
Thursday, March 28, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join us for a nice hike along our Waterfall trail. Don’t let the name fool you as this trail offers some small waterfalls when the stream is flowing. We will park at Lake Bonita and hike down our Waterfall trail. This hike is a short hike at about 2 miles.
Sat 30 Mar
Moreau Overlook Hike
Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This hike is one of our most strenuous here at Moreau. We will be hiking 0.9 miles up to the beautiful view of Moreau Lake. This is a steep hike and towards the end it gets a bit rocky. Bring plenty of water and a snack or lunch to eat at the overlook. Registration is required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else. Rating: Expert
Mon 01 Apr
April Fool’s Day Hike
Monday, April 1, 2019 10:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Come on this family friendly hike around the lake as we stop to discuss different ways animals “trick” their predators from finding or eating them. Some animals camouflage, while others are poisonous, or maybe they mimic other, scarier animals. There is even a native to our park that likes to play dead! Please call the office to make reservations, 518-793-0511. We will meet at the park office where you will pay for the event. Adults are $2, children and seniors are $1. Hope to see you there!
Registration: Required
Tue 02 Apr
Lake Bonita to Lake Ann Hike
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

A Park Educator will lead this hike through part of the woods over at Lake Bonita to Lake Ann. This is a bit of a longer hike but on rather flat land with some ups and downs. This hike will take us about 2.5 miles one way to a beautiful bog. There is a lean to at Lake Ann that we can stop and have lunch at. Make sure to bring some water. Please call for reservations with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511.
Registration: Required
Thu 04 Apr
Knee High Naturalist
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

10:00a.m. AND 2:00p.m.

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 04 Apr
Bark up a Tree
Thursday, April 4, 2019 03:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Bring the whole family on this 2-3-mile dog friendly hike. Please make sure your dog is well behaved and leashed. We will start at the office. Trail subject to change according to weather and trail conditions. Please call to reserve your spot 24-hour advanced notice at 518-793-0511. Program fees apply.

Registration: Required
Fri 05 Apr
Red Oak Ridge Hike
Friday, April 5, 2019 03:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Though 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. Program fees apply. Rating: Moderate
Registration: Required
Sat 06 Apr
Waterfall Trail Hike
Saturday, April 6, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

We will start this hike over at the Lake Bonita parking area. From there we will hike the Lake Bonita trail towards the Waterfall trail. We will hike down the Waterfall trail making it a little less challenging and end at the Spring overlook parking area where we will shuttle cars back to Lake Bonita. Program fees apply. Please call the park office with 24-hours advanced notice to reserve your spot, 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office. Rating: Beginner
Registration: Required
Mon 08 Apr
Friends Meeting
Monday, April 8, 2019 07:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

The Friends of Moreau Lake State Park is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the support and promotion of environmental education programs and other activities at Moreau Lake State Park. Come to the monthly meetings where we will discuss our next events and general members’ information. New members are always welcome. Meetings are held in the Nature Center.
Tue 09 Apr
Potters Point Hike
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Take a walk in the woods on this easily navigable and trail free parcel of the park. There will be beautiful views of the Hudson River and some neat natural wonders to explore. This is a flat, bushwhacking hike. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Meet and pay at the park office. $1 for kids and anyone over 62, $2 for everyone else. Rating: Beginner
Registration: Required
Thu 11 Apr
Red Oak Ridge Hike
Thursday, April 11, 2019 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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. Fees apply.
Registration: Required
Fri 12 Apr
Moreau Overlook Hike
Friday, April 12, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This hike is one of our most strenuous here at Moreau. We will be hiking 0.9 miles up to the beautiful view of Moreau Lake. This is a steep hike and towards the end it gets a bit rocky. Bring plenty of water and a snack or lunch to eat at the overlook. Registration is required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else. Rating: Expert
Registration: Required
Sat 13 Apr
Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Come to this spring event that is free for the whole family! There will be games, crafts and refreshments including a scavenger hunt and egg coloring. Reservations are required with 24-hour advanced notice, please call 793-0511.
Registration: Required
Mon 15 Apr
Lake Bonita Hike
Monday, April 15, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Wed 17 Apr
Moreau Overlook Hike
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This hike is one of our most strenuous here at Moreau. We will be hiking 0.9 miles up to the beautiful view of Moreau Lake. This is a steep hike and towards the end it gets a bit rocky. Bring plenty of water and a snack or lunch to eat at the overlook. Registration is required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else. Rating: Expert
Registration: Required
Thu 18 Apr
Knee High Naturalist
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

10:00a.m. AND 2:00p.m.

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 Apr
Turkey Path Hike
Thursday, April 18, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This moderate hike scales half-way up the Palmertown mountain range. Learn from the park educator how this trail got its name. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office. Fees apply. Rating: Moderate
Registration: Required
Fri 19 Apr
Full Moon Hike
Friday, April 19, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 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
Sat 20 Apr
Potter Point Hike
Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Take a walk in the woods on this easily navigable and trail free parcel of the park. There will be beautiful views of the Hudson River and some neat natural wonders to explore. This is a flat, bushwhacking hike. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Meet and pay at the park office. $1 for kids and anyone over 62, $2 for everyone else. Rating: Beginner
Registration: Required
Mon 22 Apr
Earth Day Back Pond Hike and Craft
Monday, April 22, 2019 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Come enjoy the outdoors for Earth Day! We will go for a fun easy hike along the back pond and then do a fun Earth day craft. Please call the park office to reserve a spot with 24-hour advanced notice, 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office. $1 for children and seniors, $2 for adults.
Registration: Required
Thu 25 Apr
Kids River Adventure
Thursday, April 25, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join us on a family friendly event for the kids! We will be hiking through the woods along the Hudson river on a little adventure to some cool spots. Please call the park office to reserve your spot, 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office. $1 for children and seniors, $2 for adults.
Registration: Required
Fri 26 Apr
Wetland Walk
Friday, April 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

A park naturalist will lead this short easy hike around the back pond into the wetland area. Reservations are required with 24-hour advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office. Rating: Beginner
Registration: Required
Fri 26 Apr
Secret Life of Snakes
Friday, April 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Don’t fear our friendly snakes. Come and learn about the various kinds we take care of right here in our nature center that are also found in our park. We will talk about habitat, predators, prey and the habits of these misunderstood creatures. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay, $1 for seniors and children, $2 for adults, at the park office.
Registration: Required
Sat 27 Apr
Baker Trail Hike
Saturday, April 27, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

The Baker trail is always an enjoyable and challenging hike. We will summit the Palmertown Mtn range at a comfortable pace. Then we will hike the ridge which is rather flat and takes us past the overlook of Moreau Lake. This is a pleasant hike that if we are lucky enough we may get a chance to see some wildlife. This hike will be a about 4.5-5 miles. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Rating: Advanced
Registration: Required