Hike Smart in the Winter

Winter is kicking in and more people are out on the trails enjoying cold weather activities.  NYS DEC has published a quick guide to help you Hike Smart – and also to Leave No Trace. Statewide, visitors to our parks are leaving trash behind in increasing amounts. Moreau Lake State Park is no exception as we’ve previously highlighted in several posts. Litter is both an eyesore and poses a danger to local wildlife and delicate ecosystems.

NYS DEC has provided important information that you can access below to help you hike safer and be stewards for our natural environment:

HIKE SMART NY

DOWNLOAD a one page reference PDF