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Drop-In Nature: Mask Making
Location:
Nature Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00 AM on July 1st
End:
12:00 PM on July 1st
With a craft and an easy hike. Free admission! $10 parking per car! For ages 6 to 11. Drop-in program. An adult over 18 must accompany children. Info: (845) 255-0752.
All Level Yoga Class
Location:
Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
1:00 PM on July 1st
End:
3:00 PM on July 1st
A guided lecture and movement yoga class for all levels! Margaret Johnson will lead a yoga class and discuss the connection of practicing and the natural world. Supplies will be provided, but limited. Please call to register! (845) 351-5907
Living History: The Declaration of Independence
Location:
44 Battlefield Rd., off 9W in Stony Point at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Start:
2:00 PM on July 1st
End:
4:00 PM on July 1st
Lecture at 2PM, Reading at 2:45PM, Canon Firing at 3PM. With historian Michael Sheehan. Free admission! Free parking! For information call, (845) 786-2521.
Living History: Canon and Musket Firings for the Fourth
Location:
Hudson Terrace in Fort Lee at Fort Lee Historic Park
Start:
01:00:00 PM on July 4th
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 4th
Firings at 1PM, 2PM & 3PM. Free admission! $5 metered parking per car. For info call (201) 461-1776.

Related Links:
Fort Lee Historic Park
Living History: The Declaration of Independence
Location:
44 Battlefield Rd., off 9W in Stony Point at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Start:
02:00:00 PM on July 4th
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 4th
Lecture at 2PM, Reading at 2:45PM, Canon Firing at 3PM. With historian Michael Sheehan. Free admission! Free parking! For info call, (845) 786-2521.

Nature Kids: Beautiful Birds
Location:
Nature Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00:00 AM on July 4th
End:
12:00:00 PM on July 4th
With nature walk and mask making craft. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Suitable for ages 6 to 10. An adult must accompany children. Registration required (845) 255-0752.

Living History: Independence Day
Location:
374 Temple Hill Road, aka Rte. 300, in Vails Gate at New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
Start:
02:00:00 PM on July 4th
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 4th
Celebrate the 4th at two sites hallowed by the soldiers who won our independence. With military drills and canon firings. Free admission! Free parking! For info call, (845) 561-1765.

Independence Day at New Windsor Cantonment & Knoxs Headquarters
Location:
289 Forge Hill Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553 at Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
Start:
01:00:00 PM on July 4th
End:
05:00:00 PM on July 4th
Tours of the historical house on the hour. Canon firings at 1PM & 4PM. Free admission! Free parking! For info call, (845) 561-5498.

Independence Day at New Windsor Cantonment & Knoxs Headquarters
Living History: Independence Day
Living History: The Declaration of Independence
Nature Kids: Beautiful Birds
All Level Yoga Class
Living History: The Declaration of Independence
Drop-In Nature: Mask Making
Living History: Canon and Musket Firings for the Fourth
Nature Program: Sustainable Foraging for Better Nutrition
Location:
Alpine Area (PIP Exit 2 to Alpine Approach Rd. to bottom of hill) at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
02:00:00 PM on July 8th
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 8th
With "Bobcat" Saunders. Free admission! $5 parking per car. Info: (201) 768-1360 x108

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Sterling Speaker: Where Is The Mountain Mint?
Location:
Lautenberg Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Road Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
01:00:00 PM on July 8th
End:
03:00:00 PM on July 8th
A lecture presented by Geoff Welch. Free admission! Free parking! Please call (845) 351-5907 to register.

Sea Glass Hunt
Location:
Alpine Area (PIP Exit 2 to Alpine Approach Rd. to bottom of hill) at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
10:00:00 AM on July 8th
End:
01:00:00 PM on July 8th
Come out to Alpine Boat Basin to hunt for treasures along the shores of the Hudson River with the staff of the Kearney House. Be sure to bring a container for your treasure! Admission is free, parking is $5. Adult required. For more info, call (201) 768-1360 x108

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Living History: Behind The Times at Mrs. Kearneys
Location:
Kearney House in Alpine Area at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
07:00:00 PM on July 10th
End:
09:00:00 PM on July 10th
Music, games and storytelling at this historic landmark on the Hudson! Free admission! Free parking! Donations gratefully accepted. Info: (201) 768-1360 x108

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Car Cruise
Location:
Main Playfield at Bear Mountain State Park
Start:
06:00:00 PM on July 11th
End:
09:00:00 PM on July 11th
Weekly antique and custom car cruise (weather permitting). $5 parking fee per vehicle. Free admission! Call (845) 786-2701 for more information. www.bearmoutaincarcruise.com

Related Links:
Bear Mountain State Park
Junior Naturalists: Slithery Snakes
Location:
Nature Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00:00 AM on July 11th
End:
12:00:00 PM on July 11th
For Ages 7-12. Free Admission! $10.00 parking per car. Registration and an adult required (845) 255-0752.

Junior Naturalists: Outdoor Survival Skills
Location:
Nature Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00:00 AM on July 12th
End:
01:00:00 PM on July 12th
For ages 7-12 accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Pre-registration required, (845) 255-0752.

Music on the Rocks: Mels Jazz Zone
Location:
State Line Lookout (PIP Northbound btw exits 2 & 4) at Palisades Interstate Park
Start:
07:00:00 PM on July 14th
End:
10:00:00 PM on July 14th
Live Jazz. $5.00 per person. Free parking! Bring chairs/blankets. Lookout Inn will be open for food. Info: (201) 750-0465. (RAIN DATE - 7/21).

Related Links:
Palisades Interstate Park
Living History: The Storming of Stony Point
Location:
44 Battlefield Road off Rte 9W in Stony Point at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Start:
11:00:00 AM on July 14th
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 14th
Experience an 18th Century encampment, military drills, demos and tour at the 237th Storming of Stony Point. Free admission! Free parking! More information (845) 786-2521

239th Anniversary of the Storming of Stony Point
Location:
44 Battlefield Rd., off 9W in Stony Point at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Start:
11:00:00 AM on July 14th
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 14th
Visit the 18th-century military encampment of American, British, and Loyalist soldiers, and commemorate the daring midnight assault on the British fortifications at Stony Point. Watch musket, rifle and artillery demonstrations and talk to officers, soldiers and women in 18th-century costume performing camp chores. Hands-on activities throughout the day include spinning and dyeing wool, cooking, blacksmithing, colonial games and wooden musket drills for children. Free admission! Free parking! For info call, (845) 786-2521.

Sea Glass Hunt
239th Anniversary of the Storming of Stony Point
Sterling Speaker: Where Is The Mountain Mint?
Junior Naturalists: Slithery Snakes
Living History: The Storming of Stony Point
Nature Program: Sustainable Foraging for Better Nutrition
Living History: Behind The Times at Mrs. Kearneys
Car Cruise
Junior Naturalists: Outdoor Survival Skills
Music on the Rocks: Mels Jazz Zone
Nature Hike: Mossy Glen Meander
Location:
Meet at Awosting Parking Area at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:30:00 AM on July 15th
End:
12:00:00 PM on July 15th
Join Laura Conner, for this moderate hike with some tricky footing. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Registration required (845) 255-0752.

Car Cruise
Location:
Main Playfield at Bear Mountain State Park
Start:
06:00:00 PM on July 18th
End:
09:00:00 PM on July 18th
Weekly antique and custom car cruise (weather permitting). $5 parking fee per vehicle. Free admission! Call (845)786-2701 for more information. www.bearmountaincarcruise.com

Related Links:
Bear Mountain State Park
Thursday Lecture Series: Orange County NY, WWI & the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line
Location:
690 Rte 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY 10922 at Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Start:
07:00:00 PM on July 19th
End:
09:00:00 PM on July 19th
An evening presentation by West Point research analyst Frank Licameli. Please note: Thursday Night Speaker Series seating is by reservation only as seating is limited. Call (845) 446-2134 to register. Suggested donation: $5, members $3.

Lantern Tour: Stony Point Battlefield
Location:
44 Battlefield Rd., off 9W in Stony Point at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Start:
08:00:00 PM on July 21st
End:
10:00:00 PM on July 21st
An easy guided hike through the historic battlefield. For ages 10+ only, with an adult. $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for seniors (62+). Free parking! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED (845) 786-2521.

All Day Hike: Shingle Gully Ice Caves
Location:
Meet at Sams Point Visitor Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:30:00 AM on July 21st
End:
05:00:00 PM on July 21st
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

Yummy Hike: Huckleberry & Blueberry Picking
Location:
Sams Point Visitor Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:30:00 AM on July 21st
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 21st
A moderate+ 10 mile hike. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Registration required (845) 647-7989.

Living History: Aiming to Please
Location:
289 Forge Hill Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553 at Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
Start:
12:00:00 AM on July 21st
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 21st
18th Century artillery demos every half-hour. Free admission! Free parking! For info call, (845) 561-1765 x22

Living History: Aiming to Please
Yummy Hike: Huckleberry & Blueberry Picking
All Day Hike: Shingle Gully Ice Caves
Nature Hike: Mossy Glen Meander
Car Cruise
Thursday Lecture Series: Orange County NY, WWI & the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line
Lantern Tour: Stony Point Battlefield
All Day Hike: Shingle Gully Ice Caves
Location:
Sams Point Visitors Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:30:00 AM on July 22nd
End:
05:00:00 PM on July 22nd
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.

Car Cruise
Location:
Main Playfield at Bear Mountain State Park
Start:
06:00:00 PM on July 25th
End:
09:00:00 PM on July 25th
Bear Mountain's annual classic and custom car show! Located on the main lawn at Bear Mountain. (Weather permitting) $5 parking fee per vehicle. Free admission! Call (845) 786-2701 for more information. www.bearmountaincarcruise.com

Related Links:
Bear Mountain State Park
Night Hike: Buck Moon on Indian Hill
Location:
116 Old Forge Rd. Tuxedo, NY at Sterling Forest State Park
Start:
07:00:00 PM on July 27th
End:
10:00:00 PM on July 27th
Free admission! Free parking! No flashlights!! Only candle lanterns will be used! REGISTRATION REQUIRED: (845) 351-5907.

Drop-In Nature: Berry Bonanza
Location:
Sams Point Visitor Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
10:00:00 AM on July 28th
End:
03:30:00 PM on July 29th
With tastings, hikes and movie showings. Drop-in at anytime, no registration needed. Free admission! $10 parking per car. Adults must accompany children. For info, (845) 647-7989.

Stony Power Point: General Lafayette
Location:
44 Battlefield Road off Rte 9W in Stony Point at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Start:
02:00:00 PM on July 28th
End:
04:00:00 PM on July 28th
An illustrated lecture about General Lafayette with senior historian Michael Sheehan. Free admission (donations gratefully accepted)! Free parking! For info call, (845) 786-2521.

Scenic Hike: Echo Rock
Location:
Meet at Nature Center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Start:
09:30:00 AM on July 28th
End:
01:00:00 PM on July 28th
A moderately challenging hike with tricky footing. Free admission! $10 parking per car. For ages 8+. Registration and an adult required (845) 255-0752.

Scenic Hike: Echo Rock
Stony Power Point: General Lafayette
All Day Hike: Shingle Gully Ice Caves
Car Cruise
Night Hike: Buck Moon on Indian Hill
Drop-In Nature: Berry Bonanza