Guided Day Hikes for Families

Dec 02, 2023 10:00AM—2:00PM


The Nature Place, 285 Hungry Hollow Road Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977

Cost $30 per family per hike

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Join Nature Place trip leader, Roger Dubin, for fun, family-friendly excursions in Harriman State Park and other area locales!

Hit the trails with us and meet other outdoor-loving families, learn about local plants and animals, get in some good exercise in the fresh air, and enjoy your packed lunch with a beautiful view. We’ll provide you with further details, including meet-up location when you register.

November 4th, 2023 | Leaf Peeping Hike @ Torrey Memorial Deep Hollow Loop
Starting on the famed Long Path, this trail runs from New York City to above Albany, then up the gentle assent of Long Mountain, where the Torrey Memorial is located. Raymond Torrey is credited for inspiring the creation of the Long Path and Appalachian trail. We’ll enjoy lunch, taking in some of the best views in Harriman State Park before returning along the Deep Hollow Brook!

December 2nd, 2023 | The Revolutionary Outlaw Hike @ Claudius Smith Den Loop
We’ll start with Almost Perpendicular, a popular Harriman trail named after a former rock-climbing area. This trail offers excellent views to the west and south. We’ll continue through Elbow Brush rock formation to Claudius Smith Den, where the outlaw Claudius Smith, who lived in the early 1700s, held up with his outlaw gang. We’ll explore the caves and rock outcroppings before returning to the trailhead.

Ages: As we will be covering some miles, please consider your child(ren)’s hiking capacity before deciding to attend.

Tuition: $30 per family per hike

Time: All hikes take place from 10 AM to 2 PM

Join us for an adventure!

Click here to reserve your family’s space today!