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Mon 10 Dec
Turkey Path Hike
Monday, December 10, 2018 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
Mon 10 Dec
Friend’s Meeting
Monday, December 10, 2018 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 11 Dec
Potters Point Hike
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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 13 Dec
Wetland Hike
Thursday, December 13, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:30 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
Fri 14 Dec
Cross Country Ski Trip
Friday, December 14, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This easy ski will take participants around Moreau Lake on the Nature Trail where a naturalist will point out signs of wildlife. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511.

Registration: Required
Sat 15 Dec
Eagle Watch
Saturday, December 15, 2018 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join 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
Tue 18 Dec
Baker Trail Loop
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

The Baker trail is always an enjoyable and challenging hike. We will start at the nature center and walk the nature trail to the Mud Pond trail to the Western Ridge trail. Then we will connect on the Baker trail. This section will have a bit of an incline to it. We will then connect to the overlook trail back down to the parking lot. Rating: Advanced

Registration: Required
Wed 19 Dec
Wetland Trail Hike
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

A park educator 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
Thu 20 Dec
Knee High Naturalist
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

10:00a.m. AND 1:00p.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 20 Dec
Lake Bonita Hike
Thursday, December 20, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:30 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
Fri 21 Dec
Eagle Watch
Friday, December 21, 2018 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join 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
Sat 22 Dec
Full Moon Hike
Saturday, December 22, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 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
Wed 26 Dec
Moreau Overlook Hike
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:30 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
Thu 27 Dec
High Rock Trail Hike
Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join a park educator on this new trail. This trail connects the Lake Ann trail to the Eastern Ridge trail. We will park in the Lake Bonita Parking lot and hike over to Lake Ann. From there we will get on the brand new High Rock trail over to the Eastern Ridge trail. We will make this a loop and head back towards the Lake Ann trail from the Easter Ridge and take that back to Bonita, back to the parking lot. Please call the park office to make a reservation, 24-hour advanced notice, 518-793-0511. We will meet at the park office. Cost is $1 for children and 62+, $1 for everyone else.

Registration: Required
Fri 28 Dec
Cross Country Ski Trip
Friday, December 28, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This easy ski will take participants around Moreau Lake on the Nature Trail where a naturalist will point out signs of wildlife. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Fees apply.

Registration: Required
Sat 29 Dec
Eagle Watch
Saturday, December 29, 2018 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join 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
Tue 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Get outdoors to start off the New Year right! Join us for first day hike as we follow the nature trail around Moreau lake and end at the warming hut with refreshments provided by our friends group.

$2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors

Registration: Required