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Geology Hike at Sam’s Point

Location

Sam's Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve
400 Sam's Point Road
Cragsmoor, NY 12420

41.670394 -74.361669

County: Ulster
Region: Mid Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 25, 2021, 10:00AM

Details

Event Type Walk/Hike Description Join Rebecca Howe-Parisio, Interpretive Ranger, on a four-mile hike around Lake Maratanza and the Ice Caves to study how the mountains and caves formed. Participants should come prepared with water, snacks, sunscreen, and appropriate footwear for difficult and slippery terrain in the ice caves, where ice persists year-round. All unvaccinated participants are encouraged to wear face coverings and keep a minimum six-foot distance away from others who are not part of their immediate household. Additionally, all unvaccinated visitors are required to wear a mask when inside buildings. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam's Point at 845-647-7989. Sponsoring Organization Sam's Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve

Contact Information

Rebecca.howe@parks.ny.gov
8456477989

Registration

Advance registration required.
845-647-7989

Additional Information

Join Rebecca Howe-Parisio, Interpretive Ranger, on a four-mile hike around Lake Maratanza and the Ice Caves to study how the mountains and caves formed. Participants should come prepared with water, snacks, sunscreen, and appropriate footwear for difficult and slippery terrain in the ice caves, where ice persists year-round. All unvaccinated participants are encouraged to wear face coverings and keep a minimum six-foot distance away from others who are not part of their immediate household. Additionally, all unvaccinated visitors are required to wear a mask when inside buildings. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam's Point at 845-647-7989.

Event Duration (hours): 4
Lunch Break: Yes
Bring your own lunch.
Difficulty: Moderate
Not suitable for children under age 4.
Length (miles): 4
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: Yes

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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