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Fri 16 Dec
Guided Moonlight Snowshoe Hike
Friday, December 16, 2016 06:30 PM
Wellesley Island State Park
(315) 482-2479

Explore our winter woods by the light of the full moon! Look and listen for signs of wildlife as we walk, along our trails guided only by moonlight. If weather permits, this program will be offered on snowshoes. Registration is required. Please call for additional information or to preregister. We encourage you to try walking by moonlight alone, but you can bring a flashlight with a red light if desired

Snowshoes may be rented from the Nature Center for $3

Registration: Required
Sat 17 Dec
Natural Garland Workshop
Saturday, December 17, 2016 01:00 PM
Wellesley Island State Park
(315) 482-2479

Come use all sorts of natural objects to create a beautiful garland you can hang on your tree or over your mantel this holiday season. Pick out what you want to use from the assortment of things we have collected, drill a hole in it, and string it onto wire.  Garlands will be approximately 6-8 feet long. If you are able, please bring your own drill. 

Please preregister as space is limited. 

Program cost to cover supplies: $10 nonmembers, $8 members



Registration: Required
Sun 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Sunday, January 1, 2017 01:00 PM
Wellesley Island State Park
(315) 482-2479

Join us at the Minna Anthony Nature Center for a First Day Hike!

Distance: 1-1.5 miles

No age minimum but people need to be able to walk at least mile. Strollers are not accessible in the winter. Small children can be put in backpack carriers. No fee but donations are appreciated.

If we have snow people can bring snowshoes. People can rent our snowshoes for $3/pair. We have children's and adult snowshoes. Well behaved dogs on 6 foot leashes are allowed. Please dress for the weather.

The exact trail we will cover will be determined by the staff member leading the program.

Registration: Required