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Fern Walk at Thacher Nature Center
Saturday, September 6, 2014 10:00 AM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Phone: (518) 872-0800

Ferns are some of the oldest living organisms on the earth and their graceful fronds decorate the cool shady forests. Explore the woodland trails at the Nature Center and discover a variety of ferns with botanist Ed Miller. Call for more information.

Thacher Park Centennial Running Festival
Saturday, September 13, 2014 08:30 AM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Phone: (518) 872-0800
2014 marks 100 years of Thacher State Park. And to that, the park will hold celebration events all day, including the inaugural edition of this event! 

Running Options: There is a 5K, 10K, marathon, and 50K (What better way to celebrate 100 years of the park by spending all day in it? Take up to 9 hours to complete the ultramarathon). All events will be run on trails in the northern section of the park. Course maps to come this summer. 

All races begin at 8:30 AM. 

Register Now! Event details, entry fees, and registration information can be found here.

Train for the Thacher Park Centennial Running Festival with the Albany Running Exchange at their Summer Trail Run Series! It's a free weekly trail run series on Thursdays at 6:30pm.
Registration: Required
Thacher Park’s Centennial Celebration
Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Phone: (518) 872-1237

Come and join in the fun as we celebrate 100 years of Thacher Park! See live Birds of Prey at the Hawk Watch, enjoy music by Hair of the Dog and Oobleck, take a Horse-drawn Wagon Ride, try out the Climbing Wall, and learn outdoor skills with LLBean. Kids will love the Bouncy House, Scavenger Hunt, Fossil Dig, Pony Rides, and air brush tattoos. For the more adventurous there will be guided walks to new cliff destinations. Pick up a Centennial mug or pint glass, shop with local craft vendors, enjoy tasty foods and local brews.

Admission is FREE! Call 872-1237 for more information.

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