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Geology Hike of Olana

Location

Visitor Center
5720 Rte 9G
Hudson, NY 12534

42.216960 -73.829239

County: Columbia
Region: Upper Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 24, 2016, 3:00PM
  • Details

    Event Type Walk/Hike Description Join Hartwick College Geology Professor, Robert Titus, on Olana’s East Lawn, to learn about the geological history of Olana. The hike will also explore the natural forces that shaped Frederic Church’s artist-designed landscape. With Titus as your guide, science meets storytelling. We will hike about 1.5 miles followed by healthy seasonal snacks. Sponsoring Organization The Olana Partnership

    Contact Information

    eschanz@olana.org
    5188281872 x 105
    www.facebook.com/olanaSHS

    Registration

    Member: Free, Non-Member: $5

    Additional Information

    Wide, well-groomed gravel carriage roads. Some low-grade ascents/descents and uneven terrain.
    Activities: Guided House Tours 10 AM - 1 PM, Self-Guided House Tours 2 PM - 3:30 PM, Historic Landscape Tour 11:15 & 2:15 PM. Please visit the Book a Tour Page at www.olana.org to make your tour reservations.
    Additional Equipment Required: Suggested: Good walking shoes, waterbottle, and sunscreen.

    Event Duration (hours): 2
    Difficulty: Moderate
    Not suitable for children under age 5.
    Length (miles): 1.5
    Path: Returns to start
    Boots Needed: No

    Family Friendly
    Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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