Events

Rockefeller Preserve

Event date:
10- 22-2017 9:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Bill Wrublewski
Phone:
646-369-0279
Email:
summer.time101@verizon.net

Distance: 12 to 13 miles at a moderate pace.

Walk from Philipse Manor through Sleepy Hollow Cemetery to the Rockefeller Preserve. Walk on former carriage roads alongside brooks and the Pocantico River.

Important: Bring lunch and water.

Meet: Grand Central Station at 9:00 a.m.by the information booth to take the 9:20 train to Philipse Manor, arriving at 10:16. Check schedule for possible changes.

Fare round trip from Grand Central: $21.50/$14.00 seniors, 65 and older; r/t from Marble Hill $11.00/$5.50 seniors, 65 and older. Rain cancels.

MEMBERS ONLY!

Annual Meeting

Event date:
10- 27-2017 6:30 PM
Members:
Free

All members are invited. Please suggest members who might join the Board of Directors or become officers; Email or call to nominate anyone including yourself. Help bring Shorewalkers to a wider public and expand our environmental involvement. Potluck: Bring your favorite dish, drink or contribute $5. 

Meeting Location to be arranged

Registration: Registration to be arranged.

Time:  Meeting 7:00PM 

 

Haunted Halloween Hike/Old Croton Aqueduct/Westchester River Walk

Event date:
10- 28-2017 10:15 AM
Event End Date:
10- 28-2017 5:00 AM
Cut off date:
10- 28-2017 12:00 AM
Members:
$12.00
Hikeleader:
Richard Mojhovich
Email:
figgman@mindspring.com

 

A haunted happy Halloween hike walking thru the historic Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow N.Y. final home of Washington Irving, Andrew Carnegie, and many more.

We will have a one hour plus guided tour of the cemetery for a cost of $12.00 (bring exact change) per person with a limit of 30 people.  Costume optional.

A fast paced hike from Philips Manor to Hasting on Hudson, by walking the Old Croton Aqueduct (OCA) and the Westchester River Walk, approximately 10/12 miles on gravel/paved trails and streets, mostly flat with some hills to and from train stations. Walk through Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Lyndhurst Castle, Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley on Hudson, Mercy College and Irvington on Hudson ending at a great out door bar/restaurant in Hasting on Hudson with a return back to Philips Manor by train for drivers, $1.50 .Drop outs in every town with train stations.  We will probably finish about 5:00PM

Directions:   Drivers can park free at the Philips Manor train station. Updated Train schedule from the city will be posted a few weeks before the hike. Currently, there are no schedules available from Grand Central to Philips Manor for the time requested, 9:00 AM Senior fare is $1.50 from Hastings On Hudson back to Philips Manor Grand Central To Philips Manor: REG $10.75 senior: $7.00 Hasting On Hudson return to Grand Central reg $ 9.25 Senior $6.00

Bring:  lunch, snacks, water. We will have lunch by a Hudson River Park, and a great outdoor restaurant and bar with Hudson River views at trails end.

Meet hike leader at Philips Manor train station, tall guy with cowboy hat at 10:15AM Joint hike with the Freewalkers Of New Jersey. The cemetery rules are: Rain or shine for sat but heavy rain cancels. Shorewalkers Nonmembers $3.00. Email leader for weather questions.

Walkway Over the Hudson

Event date:
10- 28-2017 11:45 AM
Event End Date:
10- 28-2017 3:00 PM
Cut off date:
10- 28-2017 12:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Gerry Matusiewicz
Phone:
845 462 1141
Email:
lostinpok@gmail.com

Ride Metro-North along the Hudson River and take a walk on the old Poughkeepsie railway bridge that has been recently converted to a pedestrian walkway. Beautiful views of the River and surrounding mountains in the Poughkeepsie - Highland area from 212 feet above the water. Moderately paced, the round trip walk from the Poughkeepsie Metro-North station is about 5 miles.

East River Walk to Hallett Nature Sanctuary

Event date:
10- 29-2017 10:30 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Youn
Phone:
917 670 3845

About 6-7 miles along the East River path to 50th St. and along the 1st Ave . Walking on newly renovated & constructed promenades of the East River; viewing newly planted various plants and flowers as well as a briery; and spending time to appreciate the human determination to built two bridges ( Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges ).

We will get in to the UN headquarter to learn about it's mission to keep peace and prosperity of the world. Bring your photo ID.  We may also be able to visit a private garden located at 42nd street.

Post walk to the Central Park Hallett Nature Sanctuary is an optional walk.

Meet 10:30AM at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal lobby, Manhattan side, near the escalator, on your side as you enter the Ferry terminal.  Take the #1 train to South Ferry Station or the #4or 5 train to Bowling Green to walk to the Ferry Terminal. The R or W trains to WHITEHALL is another option.

Bring lunch,water and snack. Dress according to the weather and prepare for rain.    Heavy storm cancels the walk.  Call to confirm evening up to 9:30 P.M.  Joint Walk. Members only. PLEASE NO SLOW WALKERS!!!

Full Moon Hike on the Hudson

Event date:
11- 4-2017 3:15 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Nicholas DiNapoli co-leader: Carrie Ho
Email:
Nicholasdinapoli@hotmail.com

As day fades to night  with the trail illuminated by the light of the full moon, walk along the Hudson River under Hook Mountain. Distance: about 5 miles for 2 to 3 hours. Bring water, flashlight (just in case), and a snack. Rain cancels. Last bus returning to NY at 10:08 p.m.  Joint hike with AMC

MEET: Take Rockland Coaches (Coach USA,  Bus 9A from Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT, 40th street & 8th Ave), South Wing, (gate 220); bus departs (PABT) 2:22PM PM and arrives at Nyack (Broadway & Cedar Hill Ave.) at 3:29PM where leader will meet the bus. 

Manhattan and Brooklyn: Canstruction, Statues & Outdoor Monuments

Event date:
11- 11-2017 10:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Tom McBreen
Phone:
(516) 238-8073

Relaxed walking, slight inclines, about five to six hours. Winter Garden, City Hall Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Cadman Plaza, Grand Army Plaza and Prospect Park).  Walkers may donate cans of food which will be used in the canstruction then donated to food kitchens at the end of the exhibit.

Meet :10:00AM at Broadway and Vesey Street (northwest corner of Vesey Street).

Directions: Take 1,2 or 3 subway train to Chambers Street and walk five blocks south to Vesey Street or the “A” or “E” subway train to Church Street and walk one block east to Broadway. Bring lunch, water, binoculars or a camera with optical zoom lens.  We will  walk rain or shine. Call Friday evening until 9:00PM, if weather is a question.

WALK OFF THE TURKEY (WOTT)

Event date:
11- 25-2017 10:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Cy Adler and friends

Distance: 12 miles

Meet: 10:00 a.m.

Bring your friends andrel atives and join the other Shorewalkers for our annual post-Thanksgiving walk from Battery to the Little Red Lighthouse.

This is the perfect way to socialize, enjoy the Hudson shoreline in the fall and walk off those pesky holiday calories at the same time.

About 12 miles and 5 hours later we’ll be at the GW Bridge.

Bring lunch and water, plan to join others for a mid-day snack at the end of the walk.

MEET: 10 a.m. at the Staten Island Ferry terminal. #1 train to South Ferry. 

East Side Walk to Chinatown

Event date:
12- 3-2017 10:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Ed Leibowitz
Phone:
201-332-1709 or (Cellphone 201-850-9649 on day of walk only between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM.
Email:
eleibow@verizon.net

Distance: 4-5 miles.  Walk along 1st Avenue  and East River Walkway from 59th and Lexington Ave to Chinatown. Bathrooms available at Home Depot nearby. Optional (possibly late) lunch at Chinese Restaurant of leader’s choice.  Distance: 4-5 miles. Time 3-4 hours.

Meet 10:00 AM by Bloomingdale's at 59th and Lexington Avenue. Take 4,5,6,N,,R trains to Lexington Avenue & 59th Street.  Bring water. Rain  or snow on day of walk cancels. 

Please call or email to confirm that walk is on.  Joint with Outdoors Club. $3 Non-members.

Manhattan: Holiday Walk across 57th Street

Event date:
12- 9-2017 10:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Tom McBreen
Phone:
516-812-0156

Christmas and Holiday Walkdown 57th Street across to 42nd Street and up 42nd Street (with a short walk on Madison Avenue-- 57th Street to 72nd Street and back to 57th Street.  Relaxed walking, about four to five hours.

Meet10:00AM inside the Time Warner Building. Take the “1”or the “A” subway train to 59th Street (Columbus Circle). Bring lunch, water, binoculars or a camera with optical zoom lens. We will walk rain or shine. Check the Shorewalker’s calendar for possible changes.    

ROBERT MOSES FOOT PATH, 79th TO 129th + ADDITIONS

Event date:
12- 9-2017 11:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Cy Adler
Email:
adlercy@gmail.com

Distance: 3 miles

Meet: 11:00 a.m.

Walk on part of the 120 acres of Riverside Park created by Robert Moses, along dirt path scouted by Shorewalkers.

Moses was NYC's greatest builder of parks and playgrounds. See mouth of Amtrak train tunnel, view of Grant’s Tomb, wilderness area….

Have lunch at a Cuban Restaurant.

MEET 11 AM, 79th and Riverside Drive. 

Evening in Dyker Heights

Event date:
12- 16-2017 6:30 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Ellen
Phone:
212-861-4267
About 4 miles.  Walk to see Christmas decorations in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn.  We will eat dinner at a diner after the walk.
 
Meeting:  Take D train to 18th Avenue.  We will meet at 6:30.  Call leader to confirm that walk is on.  Please use bathrooms at home as this is a residential area.  Dress for the weather.

Happy New Year's Day Hike

Event date:
1- 1-2018 12:00 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Cy & friends
Email:
adlercy@gmail.com

Explore the north end of Manhattan along the Great Saunter Path. Visit Inwood Hill and Highbridge Parks. Welcome the New Year’s by walking the shores, parks of upper Manhattan. See hills, great wild parks, historical sites, shoreline on the Harlem River.

MEET: 12 noon at the 178th street and Broadway at the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

 

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