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Sat 03 Dec
Boxwood Tree Program
Saturday, December 3, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join the Friends Of Moreau Lake for a wonderful holiday craft. This craft is geared towards adults or teenagers with an adult.  When class is over you will have a beautiful boxwood tree you can be proud of the whole holiday season. Spaces are limited, please call for a reservation.  
Tue 06 Dec
Turkey Path
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This moderate hike scales half-way up the Palmertown mountain range.  Learn from the park naturalist how this trail got its name. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice.
Registration: Required
Tue 06 Dec
Inclusive Nature Class
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 04:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This is a new class being offered at Moreau Lake State Park. Our Park Educator is working directly with a professional with 25 years of experience in teaching at one of our local schools.  This class is geared directly towards school aged children who have IDD, are on the spectrum or have an IEP. Class will consist of a 10-15 minute presentation with many visual aids and then we will head out on a trail walk, which will last about 40 minutes, to continue our learning. Each class participant must have an adult with them and family members and siblings are welcome to attend. Class spaces are limited and registration is necessary. Please call Rebecca at 518-793-0511.  

Registration: Required
Wed 07 Dec
Mud Pond
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Enjoy a hike along the nature trail and around mud pond. A naturalist will point out some of our beautiful wetland birds,wildlife and plants. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice.
Registration: Required
Thu 08 Dec
Red Oak Ridge
Thursday, December 8, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Though challenging, this hike is about 2.5 miles round trip. You will be climbing about half way up the mountain range and walking through some special places our educator will point out as well as stop to enjoy. Please bring water on this hike. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice.

Registration: Required
Sat 10 Dec
Kids Crafts
Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Bring the kids and enjoy a craft you don't have to clean up after. The Friends of Moreau Lake will be hosting the crafts and providing all supplies! Spots are limited so please call to register.  

Mon 12 Dec
Lake Bonita Hike
Monday, December 12, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join us as we hike along the newly acquired land over at Lake Bonita. A park educator will lead this hike along the new property that just opened to the public. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice.

Registration: Required
Tue 13 Dec
Spring Overlook Hike
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This short, moderate 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.

Registration: Required
Wed 14 Dec
Full Moon Walk
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Our Park Naturalist will be leading this month's Full Moon Hike. While walking around the lake we will point out flora and fauna as the sun is setting and the moon is rising. Full moon hikes are $3 per person, please call for reservations.  

Thu 15 Dec
Kneehigh Naturalists
Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This class is intended for children ages 2-5 and their parents/guardians. We will discover different themes of nature with a short story and hands on experiences. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice.

Registration: Required
Thu 15 Dec
Ridge Run
Thursday, December 15, 2016 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Work up an appetite with a fun hike along the ridge of the Palmertown Range. Bring a lunch and some water to enjoy in the woods. Please call to make reservations.

Fri 16 Dec
Spring Overlook
Friday, December 16, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This short, moderate 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 .

Sat 17 Dec
Eagle Watch
Saturday, December 17, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join park staff on their weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park's section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call to register. 

Tue 20 Dec
Red Oak Ridge
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Though challenging, this hike is about 2.5 miles round trip. You will be climbing about half way up the mountain range and walking through some special places our educator will point out as well as stop to enjoy. Please bring water on this hike. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice. 

Registration: Required
Tue 20 Dec
Inclusive Nature Class
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 04:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This is a new class being offered at Moreau Lake State Park. Our Park Educator is working directly with a professional with 25 years of experience in teaching at one of our local schools.  This class is geared directly towards school aged children who have IDD, are on the spectrum or have an IEP. Class will consist of a 10-15 minute presentation with many visual aids and then we will head out on a trail walk, which will last about 40 minutes, to continue our learning. Each class participant must have an adult with them and family members and siblings are welcome to attend. Class spaces are limited and registration is necessary. Please call Rebecca at 518-793-0511.  

Registration: Required
Wed 21 Dec
Cross Country Ski Trip or Hike
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This easy ski will take participants around Moreau Lake on the Nature Trail where a naturalist will point out signs of wildlife. Registration is necessary, please call 793-0511.

Registration: Required
Thu 22 Dec
Lake Bonita hike
Thursday, December 22, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join us as we hike along the newly acquired land over at Lake Bonita. A park educator will lead this hike along the new property that just opened to the public. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice.

Fri 23 Dec
Eagle Watch
Friday, December 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Graba pair of binoculars and join park staff on their weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park's section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary. 

Registration: Required
Sat 24 Dec
Spring Overlook Hike
Saturday, December 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This short, moderate 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.

Tue 27 Dec
Family Friendly Red Oak Ridge
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Though challenging this hike is about 2.5 miles round trip. You will be climbing about half way up the mountain range and walking through some special places our educator will point out as well as stop to enjoy. Please bring water on this hike. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice.

Registration: Required
Wed 28 Dec
Lake Bonita hike
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join us as we hike along the newly acquired land over at Lake Bonita. A park educator will lead this hike along the new property that just opened to the public. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice.

Registration: Required
Thu 29 Dec
Beaver Adventure
Thursday, December 29, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This short walk is family friendly and will bring participants close to a beaver lodge and on the edge of some great beaver habitat. A Park Naturalist will teach you all the things you never knew you wanted to know about these awesome creatures. Reservations are required with 24 hours advance notice.

Registration: Required
Fri 30 Dec
Kids Storytime
Friday, December 30, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 473-0511

This class is intended for children ages 2-5 and their parents/guardians. We will discover different themes of nature with a short story and hands on experiences. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice.

Registration: Required
Sat 31 Dec
Eagle Watch
Saturday, December 31, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 473-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join park staff on their weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park's section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary.

Registration: Required
Sun 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join Moreau Lake State Park for its First Day Hike! Meet at the park office for an easy to moderate 2 mile hike. Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring snacks and water.

Fees: $2 adults, $1 children under 12 and seniors over 62

Registration: Required