The Catskill Mountain Club Celebrates "Lark in the Park" with Many Exciting Outdoor Events Planned Through Columbus Day! Get ready for 10 days of outdoor activities in the Catskill Park and surrounding region! Please visit: www.catskillslark.org and www.catskillmountainclub.org as well as through the Lark's Facebook link for more information.
4 pm @ Tannery Access (call 570/676-3428 X 0 for directions)
Join Harry Jordan, Park Extern for a hike to search for the telltale signs of fall. Watch for frenzied squirrels and chipmunks, migrating birds and so much more. Hike will be about a mile and will be easy with a few hills. Please dress for the weather, bring water, and wear sturdy shoes. Open to all ages. Please register.
4 pm @ Western Wayne Middle School lot
(call 570/676-3428 X 0 for directions)
Join the Park Naturalist for a foray into ferns! Discover the new Wildcat trail at Varden Conservation Area. This trail has at least 5 different species of ferns. We will meet at Western Wayne Middle School’s parking lot and cross the road to the trailhead. Hike will be about a mile and be easy with a few hills. Please dress for the weather, bring water, and wear sturdy shoes. Please register.
Watch world class runners from from the US, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe go head to head in three World Ranking Events. Headquarters will be at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) in connection with the host club, the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
Please visit WWW.NAOC2012.ORG for more information.
5k walk from Airport Park Pavilion through historic Port Jervis & return, registration 1pm, walk 2pm. Refreshments, music & T-shirts.
Join the Audubon Society at Lake Wallenpaupack Preserve. Email firstname.lastname@example.org w/ questions or 570/253-7001.
Celebrate National Public Lands Day w/a 3-mile moderate hike on Cobey Pond Trail led by park ranger Katherin Szupillo, 10:30am. 570/685-4871.
30+ miles self-guided ride to benefit children who need medical treatment, $45, passenger $15 (tax deductable). Registration 7:30-10:30am at police field, So. Maplewood Rd. Registration & insurance required. Lunch avail. for purchase. SCATV@hvc.rr.com, Tom Gates 845/721-6071, or Tony Poli 845/798-6940.
Outdoor treasure hunting along the Turtle Spring Nature Trail, 5:30pm. RSVP: 845/292-6180.
Walk through downtown Milford & learn of Pinchot family contributions to the community, adults $6, seniors $5, students $3, age 12 & under free. Meet on the Pike County Library lawn, 1:30pm, rain or shine. RSVP: 570/296-9630.