Wednesday, 22 December 2021 16:41

Moreau Lake State Park Upcoming Events

Monday, December 27, 10 a.m. Letterboxing/Treasure Hunt. This event will take place outdoors. Search for clues that eventually lead to hidden treasure. Open to kids of all ages. Registration is required: call 518-917-2174. Cost is $1 per child.

Tuesday, December 28, 10 a.m. Knee High Naturalists. Meet inside the Warming Hut for story time then head out for a walk along the lakeshore. Geared toward ages 2-5. Registration is required at 518-917-2174. Cost is $1 per child.

Wednesday, December 29, 10 a.m. Fire Starting Class. This program is geared for kids ages 10+. Join an environmental educator to learn how to start a fire and Leave No Trace principles about minimizing fire impacts. This event will be held outside. Meet at the warming hut at the outside fire pit. Reservations are required: call 518-917-2174. Cost is $1 per child. 

Wednesday, December 29, 10 a.m. Family Hike. Hike from the office down to the Warming Hut, across to the lake and back up to the office. We’re sure to see animal habitats and tracks! For kids of all ages and their guardians. Registration is required: call 518-917-2174. Cost is $1 per child.

Thursday, December 30, 9:30 a.m. Eagle Watch. Join an environmental educator on a trip along the Hudson River to look for eagles. We will be driving to different pull-off locations to get out and look for an eagle. Eagle spotting is not always guaranteed. Please bring binoculars if you have them. You must call to register for this event at 518-917-2174. $5 for adults, $1 for children.

Friday, December 31, 1 p.m. Last Day Hike. Join an environmental educator on a guided hike along the Red Oak Ridge trail to the Moreau Overlook. This will be a strenuous 4+ mile hike. It is a steep incline with a rocky section right before we reach the top. Call 518-917-2174 to make a reservation. Cost is $5 for adults and $1 for children.

Saturday, January 1, 10 and 11a.m. First Day Hike. Join Moreau staff for a walk in the woods around Moreau Lake. Spots are limited, please call 518-917-2174 to reserve yours. $5 for adults, kids under 16 free. Weather permitting. If there is ice or snow please come prepared with cleats or snowshoes. There is a limited amount of snowshoes available for rent. The warming hut will be open with a fire inside and out.

Moreau Lake State Park is located at 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. For more information, call 518-793-0511. 

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