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Kingston Kayak Information

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Forsyth Nature Center's 2015 Kayaking Program

 

Kingston Kayak Festival - Saturday, June 13, 2015

Kingston Point Beach, Kingston, NY - 10am-4pm, Admission $10, proceeds benefit Kingston's Environmental Education Programs

Visit this link for more information. This festival is brought to you by Kenco Outfitters and the Kingston Parks and Recreation Department with financial support provided by George Cole Auctions. Purchase your tickets in advance here

 

All programs include: Guided Tour, Kayak, Life Vest, and Paddle. These tours are co-sponsored by Kenco Outfitters. $10 Discount if you have equipment!
 
Reservations required. 
Please reserve online!
 www.kingstonparksandrec.org
 
 
Good Morning Paddle 
Saturday Mornings          9:30-11:30am            KPB
May 23, June 27, July 18, July 25, August 8 and 15
Spend your morning paddling the Hudson River. Wildlife abounds during these paddles. Eagles, osprey and turtles keep the group fascinated! 
$25 for Kingston residents, $35 for non-residents.
 
 
Up the (Rondout) Creek Paddle
 Friday Evenings        5:30pm-7:30pm   T.R Gallo Park
June 19 & 26, July 17, 24 & 31, Aug 7, 14 & 28, Sept 4
Join us for an evening paddle on the Rondout Creek. These trips will explore the wildlife and history of the Rondout, including the barges and bridges. 
$25 for Kingston Residents, $35 for non-residents. 
 
 
Fall Foliage River Ramble Paddle
September 26th 9am-11am                    KPB
Join outdoor enthusiasts throughout the Valley to enjoy the inspiration our region brings. Paddle the Hudson River during one of the most spectacular times of the year. These paddles launch from Kingston Point Beach. $25 Kingston residents, 
$35 non-residents.

 

A $10 discount is provided for all programs if you bring your own Kayaking Equipment (life jacket, paddle and Kayak)

Reservations can be made online or over the phone!

Kayaking on the Esopus Creek

 

Read the Terms, Conditions and some Helpful Information below!

 

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A Naturalist's Passport

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A Naturalist’s Passport

 

A Naturalist’s Passport is 15 Tuesdays of hands on interactive, outdoor nature programs.  Programs are designed for families and are free. Youth participants receive a Naturalist Passport and upon completion of six programs, will receive a free gift and a certificate.

 
Programs are designed for families and are free. Youth participants receive a Naturalist Passport and upon completion of six programs, will receive a free gift and a certificate.
Funded in part by the U.C. Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play Initiative and the U.C. Youth Bureau.
All programs will take place at 4:00pm and last one hour. 
 
Schedule of Events
26-May      Birds: Colors and Feathers          FNC
2-June        Birds: Diet and Feeding                FNC
9-June        Birds: Sounds and Calls                FNC
16-June      Birds: Backyard Birds                    FNC
23-June      Animals: Mammal Mania             FNC
30-June      Animals: Reptilian Rhythms       FNC
7-July         Local Food: Gardens/Compost    FNC
14-July       Local Food: Buzz on Bees              FNC
21-July       Local Food: Wild Edibles              FNC
28-July      Local Food: Tea Time                     FNC
4-August   Rivers: What’s a Watershed          FNC
11-August  Rivers: River’s Edge                         KPB
18-August  Rivers: Seine Fishing                      KPB
25-August  Forests: Into the Woods                 HP
1-September Forests: Papermaking                FNC

 

FNC = Forsyth Nature Center

HP = Hasbrouck Park

KPP = Kingston Point Park

KPB = Kingston Point Beach