First Day Hike Roundup! | Capital District Moms

Start the New Year off with a hike!

 

First Day Hike at Grafton Lakes State Park

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Pre-registration by phone required! Start the new year out right enjoying nature and getting outdoors. Hike is moderate, although it is open to any age group. About 2 miles.

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First Day Hike at Moreau Lake State Park

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Let’s get the new year started off right by joining us for a lovely walk in the woods around the beautiful Moreau Lake. Pre-registration is required. 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 and light refreshments.

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First Day Hike at Saratoga Spa State Park

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Ring in the new year with a guided hike/snowshoe through the park! Participants will experience several mineral springs and other unique natural features during our first hike of the year. Pre-registration is required by emailing: [email protected] Dress appropriately for conditions. Prepare to bring snowshoes/traction aids if conditions warrant. Some snowshoes are available. Inclement weather (such as high winds, snow/ice storm or extreme cold) will postpone this event.

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First Day Hike at Peebles Island State Park

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Ring in the New Year with a hike around picturesque Peebles Island, and learn about the rich history of the Island with a chance to view bald eagles, deer and other wildlife.

Meet at parking lot on the Island. Bring binoculars and cameras. For inquiries, please email: [email protected]

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First Day Hike at Thacher State Park

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Please note: This event will begin at the Visitor Center. Do not go to the Emma Treadwell Nature Center. Chasing Frozen Waterfalls— Explore one of Thacher Park’s most popular trails past frozen waterfalls, pine and hemlock forests in a winter wonderland hike! Starting at the Visitor Center, we will walk the escarpment trail to the top of Minelot Falls, crossing the road to Paint Mine and taking the red loop to the third waterfall. We will continue the loop until we are back at Paint Mine parking lot, where we will make our way back to the Visitor Center to warm up! Total distance is approximately 2 miles. Pre-registration is optional, but preferred. Please contact (518) 872-1237 ext. 0 to register.

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