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Visitors Day at Greenbrook Sanctuary with Palisades Nature Association
Location:
Greenbrook Nature Sanctuary, off Rte. 9W in Tenafly, NJ
Start:
12:00 PM on April 29th
End:
3:00 PM on April 29th
Tour this beautiful preserved natural area! Free admission! Free parking! Info: (201) 784-0484
Road Trip/Guided Tour: Wawayanda Furnace
Location:
Meet at Wawayanda Lake parking lot - Wawayanda State Park, 885 Warwick Turnpike, Hewitt, NJ
Start:
1:00 PM on April 29th
End:
4:00 PM on April 29th
Doc Bayne will guide this tour at the Wawayanda Furnace at Wawayanda State Park. Free admission! Free parking! Wear hiking boots and bring water. Registration required (845) 351-5907
Outdoor Fun: Pink Moon Beach Fire
Location:
Beach in Alpine Area, PIP Exit 2 to Alpine Approach Rd. at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
7:00 PM on April 29th
End:
10:00 PM on April 29th
Join us for a bonfire on the banks of the Hudson River! Free admission! Free parking! Bring blankets and chairs. Info: (201) 768-1360 x108.
History Hike: Journey Through Doodletown
Location:
Meet at the Old Doodletown Schoolhouse near the Doodletown Reservoir at Bear Mt. State Park
Start:
10:00 AM on April 29th
End:
1:00 PM on April 29th
Join former Doodletown resident, Elizabeth "Perk" Stalter for a guided hike through the ruins of Doodletown. Free admission! Free parking! For directions, registration and more information please call, (845) 446-2134.
History Hike: Journey Through Doodletown
Outdoor Fun: Pink Moon Beach Fire
Road Trip/Guided Tour: Wawayanda Furnace
Visitors Day at Greenbrook Sanctuary with Palisades Nature Association
Rock the River Half Marathon, 5K Run and 6K Trail Run
Location:
PIP Exit 1 to bottom of hill. at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
09:00:00 AM on May 6th
End:
on May 6th
Information, volunteer opportunities and registration at www.rocktheriverrace.com

Nature Program: Birding Basics - Warbler Search
Location:
Nature Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:30:00 AM on May 12th
End:
02:00:00 PM on May 12th
An easy+ hike with Nick Martin. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Bring binoculars and bird guides. Registration required (845) 255-0752.

Living History: Artillery School
Location:
Hudson Terrace in Fort Lee at Fort Lee Historic Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on May 12th
End:
05:00:00 PM on May 12th
Living history with the Brigade of the American Revolution. Saturday May 12 & Sunday May 13. Free admission! Metered parking. For info, (201) 461-1776.

Related Links:
Fort Lee Historic Park
Rock Scramble: Giant Stairs
Location:
State Line Lookout at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on May 12th
End:
02:00:00 PM on May 12th
Challenging hike with some steep slopes. Free admission! FOR EXPERIENCED HIKERS ONLY, NO DOGS OR SMALL CHILDREN. Info: (201) 768-1360 x111

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Living History: A New Year
Location:
296 Fair Street, Kingston at Senate House State Historic Site
Start:
11:00:00 AM on May 12th
End:
03:00:00 PM on May 12th
18th C. cooking, life skills, crafts, games & magic. Free admission to event! Fee charged to tour Senate House. Free parking! Info: (845) 338-2786

History Hike: Lakeville Iron Trail with Sterling Rangers
Location:
116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on May 12th
End:
01:00:00 PM on May 12th
A moderate hike guided by a Sterling Forest Ranger. Free admission! Free parking! Registration required (845) 351-5907.

History Hike: Lakeville Iron Trail with Sterling Rangers
Living History: A New Year
Rock Scramble: Giant Stairs
Living History: Artillery School
Rock the River Half Marathon, 5K Run and 6K Trail Run
Nature Program: Birding Basics - Warbler Search
Living History: Artillery School
Location:
Hudson Terrace in Fort Lee at Fort Lee Historic Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on May 13th
End:
05:00:00 PM on May 13th
Living history with the Brigade of the American Revolution. Free admission! Metered parking. For info, (201) 461-1776.

Related Links:
Fort Lee Historic Park
History Hike: Womens Federation Monument
Location:
Meet at Park Headquarters, PIP Exit 2 at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
11:00:00 AM on May 13th
End:
03:00:00 PM on May 13th
An easy+ hike with Eric Nelsen to a historical monument within the Palisades Park in NJ. Free admission! Free parking! Registration required (201) 768-1360 x108

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Family Hike: Loop Around Lake Maratanza
Location:
Meet at Sams Point Visitor Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00:00 AM on May 13th
End:
01:00:00 PM on May 13th
A moderate loop hike to help get the whole family moving! Free admission! $10 parking per car. Registration and an adult required (845) 647-7989

History Hike: Sterling Forge
Location:
Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
01:00:00 PM on May 13th
End:
03:00:00 PM on May 13th
A moderate hike with Doc "Made in the USA" Bayne. Free admission! Free parking! Registration required (845) 351-5907.

Family Nature: Insects of Spring
Location:
Meet at Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedog at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
01:00:00 PM on May 19th
End:
03:00:00 PM on May 19th
A guided walk for the whole family with Sterling's Rangers! Free admission! Free parking! For ages 6 to 13. Registration and an adult required (845) 351-5907.

Birding By Ear
Location:
690 Rte 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY 10922 at Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Start:
09:00:00 AM on May 19th
End:
12:00:00 PM on May 19th
Join PIPC field biologist, Kirstie Fanning, and learn to identify local song birds! Free admission! Free parking! Registration required (845) 446-2134 or fanningk@pipc.org

Music on the Rocks: Earth Monkeys Band
Location:
State Line Lookout (PIP Northbound btw exits 2 & 4) at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
07:00:00 PM on May 19th
End:
10:00:00 PM on May 19th
Classic rock, soul & reggae. $5.00 per person. Free parking! Bring chairs/blankets. Lookout Inn will be open for food. Info: (201) 750-0465. (RAIN DATE - 5/26).

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Guided Hike: Rainbow Falls & Lake Awosting
Location:
Awosting Parking Area at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:30:00 AM on May 19th
End:
04:00:00 PM on May 19th
A moderate++ hike with Nick Martin. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Bring food/water. Registration required (845) 255-0752.

Nature Workshop: Grow Your Own Mushrooms
Location:
Sams Point Visitor Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00:00 AM on May 19th
End:
12:00:00 PM on May 19th
A hands on program for all ages! Free admission! $10 parking per vehicle. Registration and an adult required (845) 647-7989.

Nature Workshop: Grow Your Own Mushrooms
History Hike: Sterling Forge
Guided Hike: Rainbow Falls & Lake Awosting
Family Hike: Loop Around Lake Maratanza
Music on the Rocks: Earth Monkeys Band
History Hike: Womens Federation Monument
Birding By Ear
Living History: Artillery School
Family Nature: Insects of Spring
Illustrated Talk: Nature, Pleasure, Mayhem - 19th C. Steamboats
Location:
on Hudson Terrace in Fort Lee at Fort Lee Historic Park
Start:
07:30:00 PM on May 22nd
End:
09:30:00 PM on May 22nd
An illustrated lecture with Marika Plater. Free admission! Free parking! Info: (201) 768-1360 x108.

Related Links:
Fort Lee Historic Park
Drop-In Nature: Birds of Prey
Location:
Nature Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00:00 AM on May 26th
End:
02:00:00 PM on May 26th
A live birds of prey program with Annie Mardiney. Drop-in at anytime, no registration needed. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Adults must accompany children. For info, (845) 255-0752.

Family Nature: Pond Study
Location:
Lautenberg Visitor Center at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
01:00:00 PM on May 26th
End:
03:00:00 PM on May 26th
An easy hike and pond exploration. For ages 6-13 with adult supervision. Free admission! Free parking! Registration required (845) 351-5907.

All Day Hike: Shingle Gully Ice Caves
Location:
Sams Point Visitors Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:00:00 AM on May 26th
End:
05:00:00 PM on May 26th
A strenuous hike for experienced hikers only! Free admission! $10 parking per car. Bring water and lunch. Registration required 5 days prior, (845) 647-7989.

Mine Hole Waterfall and Wildflowers
Location:
Meet at Awosting Area on Rte. 44/55 at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:30:00 AM on May 26th
End:
01:00:00 PM on May 26th
Come discover and explore a portion of the often overlooked northwestern section of Minnewaska. This moderately challenging two mile hike leads to a small, but pristine waterfall, tucked away in the woods that few people are aware of. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Car pooling necessary, please call to register (845) 255-0752.

Mine Hole Waterfall and Wildflowers
All Day Hike: Shingle Gully Ice Caves
Family Nature: Pond Study
Illustrated Talk: Nature, Pleasure, Mayhem - 19th C. Steamboats
Drop-In Nature: Birds of Prey
All Day Hike: Shingle Gully Ice Caves
Location:
Meet at Sams Point Visitor Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:00:00 AM on May 27th
End:
05:00:00 PM on May 27th
A strenuous hike for experienced hikers only. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Bring water, snacks, lunch. Registration required 5 days prior, (845) 647-7989

Living History: 18th C. Mourn Firelocks
Location:
44 Battlefield Rd., off 9W in Stony Point at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Start:
11:00:00 AM on May 28th
End:
04:00:00 PM on May 28th
With military ceremony and artillery demonstrations. Free admission! Free parking! Site is open from 12:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. Artillery Demonstration at 2:45 P.M. More information (845) 786-2521.

Kids Nature: Make An Animal Track
Location:
Nature Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00:00 AM on May 28th
End:
02:00:00 PM on May 28th
With a craft and an easy hike. Free admission! $10 parking per car! For ages 6+. Drop-in program. An adult over 18 must accompany children. Info: (845) 255-0752.

18th Century Graveside Ceremony
Location:
289 Forge Hill Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553 at New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
Start:
02:00:00 PM on May 28th
End:
04:30:00 PM on May 28th
At 2:00 PM Revolutionary War soldiers stand vigil at the coffin of Colonel Francis Barber and then perform a graveside mourning ceremony in honor of all America’s veterans. A cannon firing and military demonstration follows the ceremony. Free admission! Free parking! Info: (845) 561-1765 x22.

History Hike: Trails of NJ Palisades
Location:
Meet at Allison Park in Englewood Cliffs at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on June 2nd
End:
12:00:00 PM on June 2nd
A guided hike with Christina Fehre and Liam Keegan. Free admission! Free parking! Info (201) 768-1360 x11

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
18th Century Graveside Ceremony
Kids Nature: Make An Animal Track
All Day Hike: Shingle Gully Ice Caves
Living History: 18th C. Mourn Firelocks
History Hike: Trails of NJ Palisades