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Winter Open House

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center 5096 New York 28 Mount Tremper, NY, 12457 United States (map)

Come out to the Catskill Interpretive Center to learn more about the great opportunities to get outside in the Catskills this winter with members of the NY State Outdoor Guides Association and Catskill Interpretive Center staff. 

Licensed Guides Will Soter & Alex Marra (Co-founders of Upstate Adventure Guides) will be leading short hikes around the CIC trails, offering a map & compass treasure hunt for kids, and most importantly a warm fire with hot beverages for all (prepared over the fire just like they would be in camp!)

Licensed Guide Dave DiCerbo (Founder/Lead Guide Destination Backcountry Adventures)
will demonstrate lessons from his winter survival academy.

And Collin Adkins, CIC staff member and Northeast Wildlife Trackers organizer, will lead animal tracking walks on the trails and have tracking displays inside the CIC as well. 

Program Schedule (subject to change): 
11:30am & 1:30pm - Tracking Walk with Collin Adkins
12:30pm & 2:30pm -  Guided Hike with Will Soter & Alex Marra
All day (11am-3pm) - exhibits & demos (inside & out), campfire, treasure hunt & more! 

All are welcome. This event is especially well-suited for beginning adventurers and families looking for new ways to connect their kids to nature. Come for an hour or stay all day. Free! No ticket required but RSVPs are appreciated so we can plan activities and refreshments accordingly - click here to register online or call 845-688-3369.


Earlier Event: December 3
Meet the Catskill Stream Champions!
Later Event: January 30
Full Moon Ski/Snowshoe