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Sat 05.09.2015
Join Docent Frank Kemmer on this moderately difficult (2-sneaker), 2-mile walk with some uphill walking, to discuss wildlife living in the park,the sounds and signs they leave.There will also be a discussion of plants and trees in the park...
When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, May 9
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Sat 05.23.2015
Join Docent Jack Bloom on this 2-mile, 1.5 sneaker (fairly easy) walk. First, stroll through some 18th century Dutch remains in Demarest Kill park, and walk around Greenberg Lake. Then, fast forward 200 years to the 1930's and view the renovated Dutch Gardens. Learn about all those wacky bricks while you enjoy this gem right in the heart of downtown New City...
When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, May 23
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Sat 06.20.2015
Join Docent Marianne Bloomfeld, on this moderate to difficult (2.5-sneaker) 3-mile walk on a mostly cleared, level trail with a few steps and rocks. This trail follows the meandering Stony Brook. Let's explore what lives along the stream, possibly finding some blooming plant life or croaking frogs...
When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, June 20
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Sat 06.27.2015
Join Docent Jack Bloom, on this moderate to easy (2-sneaker) 3-miles walk on mostly flat, some wooded and some wide and hard-packed trails. Take a wooded hike while you learn some of the 35mm history of early New City. Learn about the start of the movie business right at Kennedy Dells Park... New City's Secret Hollywood...
When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, June 27
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Sun 07.26.2015
Join Docent Victor Castro on this 3-mile strenuous (3-sneaker) walk. The walk begins with an incline up a gravel path on the eastern side of the mountain, leading to the ridgeline. The walk continues on a multi-terrain path, south on the ridge out to an overlook; here we will rest a few minuets, check out the scenery, and have a snack if you wish...
When: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm Sunday, July 26
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Sat 08.15.2015
Join Docent Nice McLean, on this difficult (3+ sneaker) 8-mile round-trip fitness walk. The walk will begin from the Firehouse at Rockland Lake State Park. Walkers will hike all the way up the mountain then proceed down to Nyack Beach and return to the Firehouse along the flat river trail. The docent will lead a variety of stretching/exercises throughout the hike, including taekwondo movements...
When: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm Saturday, August 15
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Sat 08.22.2015
We've all walked on abandoned railroad beds, but this one is full of Rockland County history! First, stroll through grassy meadows in the shadow of Boulders Stadium. Then, discover Rockland's railroad history along the old Erie RR right of way...right in our backyard. Maybe you'll even find an old iron railroad tie spike. All this within the Pomona/Mt. Ivy wetlands. Join Docent Jack Bloom on this 3-mile moderately difficult walk...
When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, August 22
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Sun 09.20.2015
Join Docent MaryBeth Foisy on this 2.6 miles difficult (3-sneaker) dog walk! Woof Woof. The walk will be along primarily wooded paths. There are some steep climbs with loose rocks...
When: 9:00 am - 11:30 am Sunday, September 20
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Sun 10.04.2015
Join Docent Louise Parnell on this 3-mile moderately difficult (2 sneaker) walk with some steep sections, but otherwise level. This is a graded trail with some stone steps...
When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Sunday, October 4
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Sun 10.18.2015
Join Docent Victor Castro on this 3-mile strenuous (3-sneaker) walk. The walk begins with an incline up a gravel path on the eastern side of the mountain, leading to the ridgeline. The walk continues on a multi-terrain path, south on the ridge out to an overlook; here we will rest a few minuets, check out the scenery, and have a snack if you wish. This is a photography walk, so bring along a camera....
When: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Sunday, October 18
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Sun 10.18.2015
Join Docent MaryBeth Foisy on this 3-4 mile difficult (3-sneaker) walking history on a primarily wooded paths that is level with uphill terrain. Explore the area that was slated, in the 1890's, for a scenic railway up Dunderberg Mountain leading to a hilltop resort. Walkers will also traverse part of the 1777 trail that Anthony Wayne used to attack Stony Point during the American Revolution...
When: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Sunday, October 18
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