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Thu 05 May
Knee High Naturalists
Thursday, May 5, 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, please call 793-0511.

Thu 05 May
Turkey Trail Hike
Thursday, May 5, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Half way up the mountain is a beautiful lesser known trail. Let's enjoy it together! We will walk at a comfortable pace for all level hikers and get some exercise at the same time. Please bring water and appropriate shoes. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 793-0511.

Sat 07 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Come join us at Moreau Lake State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day!

Project 1:We will concentrate on our new 800 acres of new park property. We will be go out in teams and construct new trails throughout the new property and tagging them. The friends will provide healthy snack and drinks and there will be barbeque lunch at noon at the parking lot

Project 2: Planting flowers at the beach bathouse and nature center. The friends group will provide healthy snacks and drinks and there will be a barbeque lunch at the Wilton Mountain Road parking lot at noon.

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Contact event coordinator Peter Iskenderian for more information: peter.iskenderian@parks.ny.gov

Registration: Required
Mon 09 May
Mud Pond Hike
Monday, May 9, 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 Park Educator will point out some of our beautiful wetland birds, wildlife and plants. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511.

Tue 10 May
Inclusive Nature Class
Tuesday, May 10, 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 or are on the spectrum. 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 or siblings are welcome to attend. Class spaces are limited and registration is necessary. Please call Rebecca at 518-793-0511.

Sat 14 May
Red Oak Ridge Hike
Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This is a moderate hike with some short steep sections. Participants will learn about the unique Appalachian forest community found along this ridge. Please bring a snack or lunch and plenty of water to enjoy on this trail. Registration is necessary with 24 hour advanced notice, please call 793-0511.

Thu 19 May
Knee High Story Time
Thursday, May 19, 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, please call 793-0511.

Thu 19 May
Stonewall Run Hike
Thursday, May 19, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Join the Park Naturalist on a beautiful hike overlooking the Hudson. This trail is a truly wonderful place to explore. Pre-registration is required, please call 793-0511.

Registration: Required
Fri 20 May
Spring Overlook Hike
Friday, May 20, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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, 518-793-0511.

Fri 20 May
Moreau Kayak Trip
Friday, May 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Spring is here, come learn kayaking with us! This wonderful spring time paddle is a great way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The Park Naturalist will lead this beginner's paddle around the lake pointing out signs of spring and other wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 793-0511.

Sat 21 May
Full Moon Walk
Saturday, May 21, 2016 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Our Park Naturalist will be leading this month's Full Moon Hike. While walkingaround the lake Gary will point out tracks and dens as the sun is setting and the moon is rising. Full moon hikes are $3 per person, please call for reservations 793-0511.

Mon 23 May
Red Oak Ridge Hike
Monday, May 23, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

This is a moderate hike with some short steep sections. Participants will learn about the unique Appalachian forest community found along this ridge. Please bring a snack or lunch and plenty of water to enjoy on this trail. Registration is necessary with 24 hour advanced notice, please call 793-0511.

Tue 24 May
Moreau Lake Kayak Trip
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Spring is here, come learn kayaking with us! This wonderful spring time paddle is a great way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The Park Educator will lead this beginner's paddle around the lake pointing out signs of spring and other wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 793-0511.

Tue 24 May
Inclusive Nature Class
Tuesday, May 24, 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 or are on the spectrum. 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 or siblings are welcome to attend. Class spaces are limited and registration is necessary. Please call Rebecca at 518-793-0511.

Fri 27 May
Lake Ann Hike
Friday, May 27, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

A lesser known trail nicely weaves through some thick forest up to the top of Palmertown Range. This hike will be a challenging 4+ miles. Please bring lunch and plenty of water. Appropriate shoes are necessary. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511.

Sat 28 May
Moreau Kayak Trip
Saturday, May 28, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Spring is here, come learn kayaking with us! This wonderful spring time paddle is a great way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The Park Naturalist will lead this beginner's paddle around the lake pointing out signs of spring and other wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 793-0511.

Tue 31 May
Cottage Park Hike
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

About 5 miles round trip this steep climb will prove to be a good work out. We will enjoy a comfortable pace as we climb to the top and as we walk along we will see some great views overlooking the Hudson River. Please bring a lunch and water to enjoy on the trail. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511.