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Senior Stroll

  • Parksville Rail Trail Parking Parksville NY (map)

The public is invited to join a Senior Stroll on Wednesday, May 15thth at 3:00pm at the Parksville Rail Trail in Parksville, NY.  This group outing is the first in a monthly series aimed at engaging folks age 60 and up to come out and enjoy several beautiful beginner trails in Sullivan County. The experienced trip leader is Lisa Lyons of Morgan Outdoors in Livingston Manor.

Each outing has a theme and the leader will help anyone interested select outings that best fit their physical capability. There are hiking poles available to use at no cost, with simple coaching on how to use them to improve stability and enjoyment.

The Parksville Rail Trail outing is 1.5 miles in length, on a fairly level former railbed along the scenic Little Beaverkill, a tributary of the Delaware River. The hike’s theme is the Delaware River watershed and participants will become familiar with its geography and topography.

Meet at the Parksville Rail Trail parking area on Main Street, Parksville, just off of Route 17 at Exit 98. There is a large trailhead sign at the entrance.

REGISTRATION is required. Call Morgan Outdoors (845) 439-5507 by 12:00pm Wednesday, May 15th or email to Participants should be able to walk 2 miles unassisted and have permission from their doctor if under medical care. The outing will be cancelled if heavy rain is forecast.

SENIOR STROLLS OUTDOORS proudly participates in the Sullivan Club 180 Campaign. Created by Sullivan 180, the Sullivan Club 180 Campaign is an easy way for everyone to take charge of their own health by joining or creating their own Club 180.