Ulster County, New Yorkcome play in the forest with us
Wednesday Forest Explorers
Join families exploring the forest in Ulster County, New York.
- When: Every Wednesday, 10:30am
- Where: John Burroughs Nature Sanctuary, 259 Floyd Ackert Road, Highland, NY (directions here)
- Who: Meet leader Melissa Nelson, MelissaUlsterNYForestSchool@gmail.com
- What: All ages, all weather, all abilities welcome
- How much: Free to join!
To learn more about Forest School For All's Forest Explorer Groups, click here.
Note: The John Burroughs Nature Sanctuary/Slabsides provides over 4 miles of trails meandering through 200-acres of dramatic cliffs, dense hemlocks forests, fern valleys, vernal pools, waterfalls and bogs. Children will have ample opportunity to hike, fish and explore freely whether that be to search for animal tracks, observe life cycles of frogs and butterflies or build shelters - John Burroughs Nature Sanctuary/Slabsides is the perfect spot for children to be in nature.
From the Mid-Hudson Bridge and the Walkway Over the Hudson, east end, go north on Route 9W. Approximately 3.7 miles north of the intersection with Route 299, follow directions above.
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