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Hike at the Catskills Visitor Center / Introduction to Preparing for a Hike

Location

Catskills Visitor Center
5096 State Route 28
Mt. Tremper, NY 12457

42.027970 -74.269758

County: Ulster
Region: Mid Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 12, 2021, 10:00AM, 2 hour program from 10am to 12pm

Details

Event Type Walk/Hike Description Come with questions to a demonstration on the basics of preparing for a day hike or an overnight backpacking hike with Catskills Visitor Center staff. A hike of the trails at the Visitor Center is included, just over 1 mile. Learn about outdoor equipment, Catskills ecology, and take a short hike on Visitor Center trails. Preregistration is required and the class is limited to 15 people. Sponsoring Organization Catskill Center for Conservation and Development

Contact Information

obernard@catskillcenter.org
8456883369
www.facebook.com/CatskillsVisitorCenter

Registration

Advance registration required.
Registration deadline: Friday, September 3rd Contact phone number: (845) 688-3369 Email address: obernard@catskillcenter.org

Additional Information

Flat hiking terrain with a short uphill section, sneakers with tread or hiking shoes recommended. Part of the program is stationary.
Additional Equipment Required: Participants can bring outdoor gear from home to try it out or to ask questions. Only good shoes and water are highly recommended to bring.

Event Duration (hours): 2
Difficulty: Easy
Not suitable for children under age 12.
Length (miles): 1
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: Stationary portion talking about preparing for a hike, and part of the hike at the Catskills Visitor Center is on an ADA accessible trail.
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