Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

Home Waters Chapter 586 of Trout Unlimited Meeting

Home Waters Chapter of Trout Unlimited is holding their monthly meeting on Thursday, December 13 at 6:00 PM at the Grafton Lakes State Park Welcome Center, which is located at the end of the main parking lot.  If main gates are closed, please enter via the Winter Entrance at the four corners in Grafton.

We will be celebrating the holidays with lite fare, dessert and refreshments.  All are welcome!  Meeting will follow. Please RSVP.

Contact us at homewaterstu@gmail.com or 518-326-6201 for more information. 

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Jan
9
9:00 AM09:00

Taconic Hiking Club - Cherry Plain State Park Snowshoe

The Friends of CPSP have been working hard on improving and expanding the trail system in the park and the wildlife management area.  We will do North by Northwest Trail, approximately 3.5 mile loop with the Waterfall Trail as an optional addition depending on conditions and group interest. Contact leader for the meeting place and time.

Leader:  Sharon Bonk, sboqc@mindspring.com  or 518-674-0042

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Jan
12
9:00 AM09:00

Taconic Hiking Club - Harvey Mountain Hike or Snowshoe (loop), Austerlitz

This hike will go up the forest trail (400’ elevation gain) to the top and the MA/NY marker. It will descend via the park road. Winter foot gear a must.  No picnic area; snack at the top. Optional return via Blueberry Hill Café on Rte. 20 in New Lebanon for hot chocolate or more.

Contact leader for the meeting place and time

Leader: Sharon Bonk,  sboqc@mindspring.com  or 518-674-0042

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Jan
16
9:00 AM09:00

Taconic Hiking Club - Grafton Lake State Park – Fire Tower

Hopefully this will be a snowshoe!  We will start at the parking area by the new welcome center and snowshoe along the Long Pond trail to the Fire Tower trail.  The FGLSP have installed interpretive signs along the fire tower trail.  After checking out the sights at the fire tower we will return to the Long Pond trail and continue around the lake to the welcome center.  Bring snow shoes and micro-spikes. Total distance is 5.5 miles; the cumulative elevation gain is 500 feet.

Contact leader for meeting time, location and recent snowshoe/hiking activities.

Leader:  Martha Waldman martha829r@aol.com

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Feb
16
9:00 AM09:00

Taconic Hiking Club - Lake Bonita and Lake Ann, Moreau State Park Snowshoe, Wilton NY

This is hike is located in the “new” section of Moreau off Wilton Mountain Road. Descend from parking lot, pass SE side of Lake Bonita, ascend to Lake Ann Shelter, descend back to Bonita and circuit the lake.  Approximately 5 miles, with est. 300+ feet cumulative elevation gain. 

Contact leader for the meeting place and time.

Leader: Sharon Bonk, sboqc@mindspring.com  or 518-674-0042.

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