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Flashlights & Full Moon: A Night Time Nature Walk


Winnakee Nature Preserve
Terwilliger Road Entrance (41.775270, -73.925879).
Hyde Park, NY 12572

41.775702 -73.925369

County: Dutchess
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 13, 2019, 6:30PM, Rain or Shine, Bring Headlamp or Flashlight, sturdy shoes, layers.


Event Type Walk/Hike Description What better way to explore the Winnakee Nature Preserve than on Friday, the 13th under a full moon! Night hikes are an adventure: the darkness hides familiar landmarks, depth perception becomes a guessing game, and a whole new set of animals comes out to play. Flashlights or headlamps are recommended. Register for this FREE event at Sponsoring Organization Winnakee Land Trust with the generous support of Robert J. Ranieri Jr., Senior Vice President, Rose & Kiernan, Inc.

Contact Information
8458764213 x4


Advance registration required.
Please register by Friday, September 13 by 2pm.

Additional Information

This easy to moderate hike takes you on dirt-surfaced wooded trails with rolling hills for a 1.3 mile hike round trip. You’ll enjoy babbling brooks and a chorus of forest animals as you meander through upland hardwood forests and hemlock groves.
Additional Equipment Required: Please wear sturdy hiking boots or above ankle walking shoes. Bring a flashlight or headlamp and bring layers as it could get chilly.

Event Duration (hours): 1
Difficulty: Moderate
Length (miles): 1.3
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: Yes

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: It may be difficult for a wheelchair to access the entire trail because of tree roots and hills.
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