Bridge and Trail Closures

Please note the following trails with closed sections as of August 2022. South Bridge (Red): BRIDGE CLOSED – DO NOT ENTER. No access to trails south of bridge from Shady Lane entrance. Enter from Sterley Ave. entrance. No access to trails north of bridge from Sterley Ave. entrance. Enter from Shady Lane main entrance. South Trail (Red): section closed along eastern loop. No thru access, in-and-back only from both ends. East Trail (Red): closed at boardwalk along southern loop. No thru access, in-and-back only from both...

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Tree Identification Walk at EBNP

The Esopus Creek Conservancy and John Burroughs Natural History Society are sponsoring a Tree Identification Walk at Esopus Bend Nature Preserve in Saugerties on Saturday, October 01, 2022.  Vern Rist will lead us at a leisurely pace through a variety of woodland habitats in the Nature Preserve.  Fall color should be starting to show as we observe and discuss how and why the leaf color changes and some clues to help identify the tree species. Pre-registration required and group size will be limited.  Meeting location determined at time of registration.  Bring binoculars and tree guides if...

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