Forsyth Nature Center

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                          Forsyth Nature Center               

  15th Annual Fall Festival


Sunday October 8, 2017



The Friends of Forsyth Nature Center and the City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce our 15th Annual Fall Festival. This Festival will feature live entertainment, music, crafts, children’s games and activities, delicious foods and baked goods, raffles, hayrides and much more.


Free Admission!


Some of the exciting attractions this year are:


 Hayride through Forsyth Park

Corn Maze, Face Painting

Home-baked Goods

Live Music on our Main Stage

Children’s Programs at the Reading Nook!

Great Food by Joe Beez Catering

Variety of local vendors


All proceeds directly benefit the Forsyth Nature Center

The Forsyth Nature Center is located off of Lucas Avenue and adjacent to Dietz Stadium in historic Uptown, Kingston, NY.





You can find out more information about the Fall Festival and other upcoming programs at and or call 845-339-3053 or 481-7339 

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!
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!