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Rangers and Kids: Animals of the Night
Location:
Meet at Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
01:00:00 PM on April 7th
End:
03:00:00 PM on April 7th
A talk with the park rangers & owl pellet dissections! Free admission! Free parking! For ages 6 to 13. Registration and an adult required (845) 357-5907.

History Hike: Clinton Point
Location:
Englewood Area (PIP Exit 1 to bottom of hill) at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on April 7th
End:
01:00:00 PM on April 7th
A challenging hike with guide Eric Nelsen. Free admission! $5 parking per car. Bring lunch and water! Info: (201) 768-1360 x108.

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
History Hike: Clinton Point
Rangers and Kids: Animals of the Night
Sterling Slides: 2,200 Miles on the Appalachian Trail
Location:
116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
01:00:00 PM on April 8th
End:
02:00:00 PM on April 8th
A lecture about hiking the Appalachian Trail with Mike Venus. Free admission (donations gratefully accepted)! Free parking! Registration required (845) 351-5907.

Meet N Greet
Location:
Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Road Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
12:00:00 PM on April 8th
End:
01:00:00 PM on April 8th
Come to the F.S.F. monthly meeting at the beautiful Sterling Forest Visitor Center and make some new friends. Find out what you can do to help protect and preserve your Park. Bring your lunch! We’ll provide coffee/tea and cookies. Registration required (845) 351-5907

Thursday Lecture Series: Real Continentals: Joseph Plumb Martin & Comrades
Location:
690 Rte 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY 10922 at Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Start:
07:00:00 PM on April 12th
End:
09:00:00 PM on April 12th
A discussion with historian Joseph K. Martin. Free admission! (Suggested donation of $5). Free parking! Seating is limited please call, (845) 446-2134 to reserve a seat.

Rangers & Kids: Hike to Bare Rock Vista
Location:
Meet at Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
11:00:00 AM on April 14th
End:
01:00:00 PM on April 14th
A moderate guided hike to Bare Rock Vista. Free admission! Free parking! For ages 6 to 13. Registration & an adult required (845) 351-5907.

Meet N Greet
Sterling Slides: 2,200 Miles on the Appalachian Trail
Thursday Lecture Series: Real Continentals: Joseph Plumb Martin & Comrades
Rangers & Kids: Hike to Bare Rock Vista
History Hike: Station Rock
Location:
State Line Lookout, PIP Northbound btw exits 2 & 4 at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on April 15th
End:
01:00:00 PM on April 15th
A moderate+ hike with guide Eric Nelson. Free admission! Free parking! Info: (201) 768-1360 x108.

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Rangers & Kids: Map Reading & Compass Use
Location:
Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
01:00:00 PM on April 21st
End:
03:00:00 PM on April 21st
A guided hike for middle schoolers and new hikers. Free admission! Free parking! Registration & an adult required (845) 351-5907.

Earth Day Clean Up
Location:
Meet at the Commuter Parking Lot at the Intersection of Routes 17 & 17A at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
08:00:00 AM on April 21st
End:
03:00:00 PM on April 21st
Bring work gloves and snacks! Participants receive a Friends of Sterling Forest patch! Free admission! Free parking! Registration required (845) 351-5907

Living History: Eventide at Mrs. Ks Tavern
Location:
Kearney House, Alpine, NJ at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
08:00:00 PM on April 21st
End:
10:30:00 PM on April 21st
Join park historians and reenactors for an evening at Mrs. kearney's tavern. the night will feature music, food, and tall tales from the time when the house was a tavern serving travelers. $5.00 per person (cash only). Free parking! For more information, or to reserve a seat, please call (201) 768-1360, ext 108.

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Earth Day Celebration
Location:
Trailside Museums & Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park
Start:
10:30:00 AM on April 21st
End:
03:00:00 PM on April 21st
Celebrate Earth Day and springtime with some family-friendly and Earth-friendly fun at Trailside Museums and Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park! Come early, at 10:30, and you can help us make treats for the bears. They emerge from their dens to gobble them up at 11:00. Throughout the day, there will be nature-related displays, activities and games, plus some tips to help you look after Mother Earth! $1 suggested donation. $10 parking per car. Info: (845) 786-2701 x293

Related Links:
Bear Mountain State Park
Earth Day Celebration
Living History: Eventide at Mrs. Ks Tavern
Earth Day Clean Up
History Hike: Station Rock
Rangers & Kids: Map Reading & Compass Use
Rangers & Kids: Sunset Hike to the Fire Tower
Location:
Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
05:30:00 PM on April 28th
End:
08:00:00 PM on April 28th
An evening hike guided by a ranger. Bring headlamps or flashlights! Free admission! Free parking! Registration and an adult required (845) 351-5907.

Hooked On The Hudson
Location:
Ross Dock Recreation Area at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
09:00:00 AM on April 28th
End:
03:00:00 PM on April 28th
With kids fishing/casting contests, exhibits and more! Free admission! $5 parking per car. Bait and tackle supplied. Info: www.hrfanj.org

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
8th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair
Location:
Liberty Street in Newburgh at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site
Start:
11:00:00 AM on April 28th
End:
03:00:00 PM on April 28th
Discover where and how you can help. Network with other non-profits and volunteer groups. Free admission! Free parking! Newburgh not-for-profit groups can call for space! Info: (845) 562-1195. (Organization applications can also be found under the Washington's Headquarters tab here on our website)!

8th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair
Hooked On The Hudson
Rangers & Kids: Sunset Hike to the Fire Tower
History Hike: Journey Through Doodletown
Location:
Meet at the Old Doodletown Schoolhouse near the Doodletown Reservoir at Bear Mt. State Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on April 29th
End:
01:00:00 PM on April 29th
Join former Doodletown resident, Elizabeth "Perk" Stalter for a guided hike through the ruins of Doodletown. Free admission! Free parking! For directions, registration and more information please call, (845) 446-2134.

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Outdoor Fun: Pink Moon Beach Fire
Location:
Beach in Alpine Area, PIP Exit 2 to Alpine Approach Rd. at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
07:00:00 PM on April 29th
End:
10:00:00 PM on April 29th
Join us for a bonfire on the banks of the Hudson River! Free admission! Free parking! Bring blankets and chairs. Info: (201) 768-1360 x108.

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Visitors Day at Greenbrook Sanctuary with Palisades Nature Association
Location:
Greenbrook Nature Sanctuary, off Rte. 9W in Tenafly, NJ
Start:
12:00:00 PM on April 29th
End:
03:00:00 PM on April 29th
Tour this beautiful preserved natural area! Free admission! Free parking! Info: (201) 784-0484

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Road Trip/Guided Tour: Wawayanda Furnace
Location:
Meet at Wawayanda Lake parking lot - Wawayanda State Park, 885 Warwick Turnpike, Hewitt, NJ
Start:
01:00:00 PM on April 29th
End:
04:00:00 PM on April 29th
Doc Bayne will guide this tour at the Wawayanda Furnace at Wawayanda State Park. Free admission! Free parking! Wear hiking boots and bring water. Registration required (845) 351-5907

Related Links:
Road Trip/Guided Tour: Wawayanda Furnace
Visitors Day at Greenbrook Sanctuary with Palisades Nature Association
Outdoor Fun: Pink Moon Beach Fire
History Hike: Journey Through Doodletown