Tag Archives: East Hudson Trails

Volunteer Spotlight: Raina Stoutenburg, Trail Supervisor

By Raina Stoutenburg, Central South Westchester Trail Supervisor I spent the summer of 2014 working on a New York-New Jersey Trail Conference trail crew through AmeriCorps and greatly enjoyed the experience. From getting a chance to build and fix beautiful trails, to … Continue reading

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Help Us Finish the South Taconic Trail Extension to Rudd Pond

By Andrew Seirup, East Hudson Trail Chair, and Hank Osborn, East Hudson Program Coordinator In the most northern reaches of The Trail Conference’s East Hudson Region lie the South Taconic trails. The trail network extends into Connecticut and Massachusetts, but … Continue reading

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Help Beautify Trails on I Love My Park Day

Join us in beautifying our trails on I Love My Park Day this Saturday, May 2! The Trail Conference and our member clubs are hosting several events to help celebrate, improve, and enhance parks in our region. Sign up now! … Continue reading

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The Weekly Forced March

Getting kids to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature. By Hank Osborn, East Hudson Program Coordinator Almost every weekend, year-round, my wife and I enjoy a good hike with our adolescent children. We love our local trails, the exercise, and … Continue reading

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From NYC to Breakneck Ridge, No Car Needed

Breakneck Ridge is one of the most popular hikes in the Hudson Valley. The appeal isn’t only in the challenge—it’s widely regarded as the most strenuous trek in the East Hudson Highlands—or the spectacular views. Breakneck is also a favorite … Continue reading

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My Trail to Becoming a Volunteer Supervisor

By Patrick J. Dalton, Trail Conference Supervisor of Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve in Staten Island In May 2014, I renewed my Trail Conference membership and rekindled my dormant passion for hiking and outdoors solitude. It had been three … Continue reading

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Marist College Volunteers and the Taconic Crew: Improving the Wilkinson Trail

By Jordan Foxler, AmeriCorps member of the Taconic Crew The weekend is over, I know, and it’s only a Tuesday. But it’s never too early to start thinking about planning your Saturday and Sunday. If you’re heading out on the … Continue reading

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