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Sat 26 Nov
FAMILY SCAVENGER HUNT
Saturday, November 26, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Get your family out of the house and join us for a guided scavenger hunt along the trails of the park!  All ages and abilities are welcome!  Walk will be approximately 1 mile on easy trails.
Sun 27 Nov
GUIDED HIKE
Sunday, November 27, 2022 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for a guided hike to explore the trails of the Park and enjoy the beautiful fall colors!  This hike will be easy-paced and about 2 miles.  All ages are welcome!

Mon 28 Nov
LITTLE EXPLORERS – HIBERNATION
Monday, November 28, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime!  What are the animals doing right now to deal with this cold weather?  Find out this week as we explore hibernation!  This program is most appropriate for ages 0-5, but all ages are always welcome!

Sat 03 Dec
WINTER CRAFT DAY
Saturday, December 3, 2022 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Stop by the Nature Center for crafts, games, and scavenger hunts that celebrate the official start of winter! All ages and abilities welcome!
Mon 05 Dec
LITTLE EXPLORERS – STARS
Monday, December 5, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This week we'll learn more about space as we study the stars. This program is most appropriate for ages 0-5, but all ages are always welcome!
Sat 10 Dec
ANIMAL HOMES
Saturday, December 10, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Did you know winter can be the best time to look for animal homes in the park? Join a park naturalist to see where birds, beavers, squirrels, insects, and other animals have made their homes. Length of walk will be approximately 1 mile. All ages and abilities welcome!
Sun 11 Dec
GUIDED HIKE
Sunday, December 11, 2022 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for a guided hike to explore the trails of the Park as we transition to winter! This hike will be easy-paced and about 2 miles. All ages are welcome!
Mon 12 Dec
LITTLE EXPLORERS – RACCOONS
Monday, December 12, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This week we'll focus on those smart, pesky nocturnal animals – the raccoons! This program is most appropriate for ages 0-5, but all ages are always welcome!

Wed 14 Dec
FALL ADVENTURERS WITH TOWN OF PLATTSBURGH PARKS AND REC
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
This free program is open all adults and senior citizens. If you need a boost to get started walking and hiking or maybe you are interested in trying new locations, now is the time!  We provide a safe and fun experience for all that attend. All participants must dress appropriately for the weather.  Register by 11/12 by calling 518-562-6860. More info here: https://plattsburghny.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=29899

Sat 17 Dec
EVERGREEN WALK
Saturday, December 17, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
A park naturalist will lead a guided nature walk to see what is happening in the park as we transition to Winter, highlighting and investigating some of the tree species that stay green all year! Walk will be approximately 1 mile on easy trails. All ages and abilities welcome!
Mon 19 Dec
LITTLE EXPLORERS – FOXES
Monday, December 19, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This week we'll focus on the foxes that live in the park. This program is most appropriate for ages 0-5, but all ages are always welcome!
Sun 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Sunday, January 1, 2023 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join us to welcome in the New Year as we explore the nature trails and look for wildlife in the diverse habitats of the park!  There will be a leisurely option (shorter and slower) and a speedier option (longer and a bit faster). Depending on trail conditions there may be cross-country ski/snowshoe options for the hike.  We have a limited number of snowshoes in all sizes available to borrow: first-come first-served.  If you have your own equipment bring it! For more information please call (518)563-6444.