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Sat 04 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 09:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
(845) 647-7989

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Volunteer Project #1: Build a bog bridge on the Verkeerderkill Falls Footpath! Starting at Sam's Point visitor center, volunteers will hike 2 miles to the work site. Volunteers should bring water, snacks if desired, and lunch. Safety glasses and work gloves will be provided, but please bring them if you have your own. Please be sure to wear appropriate footwear for the trail (sturdy hiking or work boots) and long pants. Lunch will be eaten out on the trail. This volunteer opportunity is appropriate for adults and children who are at least 13, accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18.
Start time: 9am | End time: 4pm.

Volunteer Project #2: Volunteers will help to remove invasive species that are growing in the park. Starting at the Sam's Point Visitor Center, volunteers will hike on a carriage road to the site. Volunteers should bring water, snacks, and lunch. Work gloves will be provided, but please bring them if you have your own. Wear appropriate footwear for the trail (sturdy hiking or work boots), long pants, and a long-sleeved shirt. This volunteer opportunity is appropriate for adults and children who are at least eight years old, accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18.
Start time: 9:30am | End time: 2pm.

Questions? Call: 845-647-7989 Email: christina.seymour@parks.ny.gov

Registration: Required
Sun 28 Apr
Loop around the Lake for Families at Sam’s Point
Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
(845) 647-7989

Join us for this three-mile loop to view magnificent Lake Maratanza! On our way to the lake 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. Pack a lunch and we will sit on the shore to enjoy a mid-day picnic. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. This program is being offered at the Sam’s Point Area in Cragsmoor. Pre-registration is recommended by calling Sam's Point at 845-647-7989.
Registration: Required