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Junior Naturalists for Families at Sam’s Point: Hike to the Ice Caves

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Becca Howe-Parisio, Park Educator, for an adventurous hike to the Ice Caves at Sam's Point, where the air is always a comfortable 55 degrees Fahrenheit, even during the height of the summer heat. This nearly four-mile hike includes one steep hill on a carriage road, but the reward of walking through the cool, dark, talus cave is worth the effort. While in the cave, educators will explain the geology of this unique natural area and why it's so special. The footpath section of this outing does include two primitive ladders and a steep stone staircase, which some may find challenging. Plan to bring food and lots of water and we'll have lunch on the trail. This program is recommended for families of all ages who are capable of hiking this distance and terrain. Meet at the Sam's Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling the Sam's Point Visitor Center at 845-647-7989.

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