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Sat 15 Dec
Animal Tracks for Kids at Sam’s Point
Saturday, December 15, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
(845) 647-7989

Join Laura Davis, Interpretive Ranger, to make your very own plaster track of one of the many types of animals that live at Sam's Point. While the tracks are drying, we will hike up to the Sam's Point Overlook, looking for signs of animals along the way. This hike is just over one mile roundtrip on a carriage road which ascends 200 feet. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam's Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam's Point at 845-647-7989.

Registration: Required
Sun 23 Dec
Loop around the Lake for Families at Sam’s Point
Sunday, December 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
(845) 647-7989

Join us for this three-mile hike to view magnificent Lake Maratanza. On our way back toward the visitor center, we will stop at the Sam's Point Overlook, where on a clear day there is a great view of the Wallkill Valley, the Catskills, and much more. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam's Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam's Point at 845-647-7989.

Registration: Required
Tue 01 Jan
First Day Hike at Sam's Point
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
(845) 647-7989

Begin the new year with a First Day Hike at Sam’s Point! What better way to start off 2019 than with an invigorating snowshoe outing for the entire family? Join us for an approximately three mile trek through the scenic park preserve. Snowshoes may be rented for this program for a fee of $5 per person. If there is insufficient snow cover, this program will be offered as a hike. If renting snowshoes, please arrive early. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam’s Point at 845-647-7989.
Registration: Required