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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 …

The Secret Life of Snakes

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort, NY

Don’t fear our beneficial reptiles. Come and learn about the snakes we care for in our nature center. We will discuss their predators and prey and some of the other different kinds of snakes found around here. Reservations are required with 24-hour notice. Please call 518-917-2174 to reserve your spot. Cost is $5 for adults and $1 for kids. Pay …

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Forest Bathing

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort, NY

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 …

Spring Overlook Hike

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort, NY

This short, moderate/advanced hike has a few steep sections, which will take participants to the top of the Palmertown Range. This overlook presents spectacular views of the Luzerne Mountains and Hudson River. Bring a snack, H20 or a lunch to enjoy at the overlook. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-917-2174. Meet at the park office, cost is …

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Forest Bathing

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort, NY

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 …

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Knee High Naturalist

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort, NY

We’ll begin with a nature- themed story time, read a book or two and talk about what we’ve read. Afterward we will go for a short walk outside so dress according to the weather! Geared towards ages 2-5. Pay $1 per child (cash or check) at the office and then drive down to the Nature Center. Registration is required at …