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Forest Bathing (not appropriate for children)

Coined shinrin-yoku in Japan in the 1980’s, forest bathing is the ecotherapeutic practice of spending time immersed in nature, absorbing it with all of your senses. The physiological and psychological benefits last for days afterward with the additional benefit of a new appreciation of our precious woodland and its inhabitants. This is a beginner- rated walk along the Nature Trail …

Thanksgiving Day Family Hike

Family hikes are slower paced, easy-going walks intended to comfortably bring people together in nature. All ages and abilities are welcome to join in. The pace and path will be determined by the group at the time of the hike. At this time our trails are not able to accommodate strollers or wheelchairs, however, we can stay to the roads …

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Wiggly Wanderers

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort, NY

Wiggly wanderers is a new program that is offered to walking toddlers, carriable babies and their caregivers. This will be a beginner’s hike/wander series for toddlers who are ready to move and caregivers who are willing and able to baby wear and/or carry their toddler if their legs get too tired. We will not plan too much distance walking and …

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Nature Center Open

The Nature Center will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during winter hours. Gate to closes at 3:30 pm

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Nature Center Open

The Nature Center will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during winter hours. Gate to closes at 3:30 pm

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Knee High Naturalist

Geared toward children aged 2-5, (siblings welcome) Knee-high Naturalist is a fun introduction to nature. We meet in the Nature Center where we begin by reading a nature-themed book or two and then take a short walk together outdoors, keeping our eyes open for animal tracks, shells, feathers and other signs of the natural world around us. Dress for the …

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Nature Center Open

The Nature Center will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during winter hours. Gate to closes at 3:30 pm

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Family Hike

Family hikes are slower paced, easy-going walks intended to comfortably bring people together in nature. All ages and abilities are welcome to join in. The pace and path will be determined by the group at the time of the hike. At this time our trails are not able to accommodate strollers or wheelchairs, however, we can accommodate wheels by staying …