Join us for this beautiful summer day out of the city as we enjoy the amazing sights of the Shawangunk Mountains along The High Peter's Kill Trail and Awosting Falls Trail, an easy/moderate hike at Minnewaska Park.You day will begin with the beautiful ride up the Hudson River Train line on Metro North. Your guide will pick you up in Poughkeepsie, NY to start you adventure! We'll pick up your lunch (if you did not bring your own) and head over to Lake Minnewaska and The High Peter's Kill Trail. Along the way you will be treated to beautiful rock formations and breathtaking views. You will also get to see Awosting Falls Up close from bottom to the top! From there we'll head to a local winery for samples of some great local wines.
Hike level: 6 out of 10. There are several different inclines that would be the same stress level as climbing 10 flights of stairs each time. There are rocks and roots on some paths and carriage path on others. We do not rush but you should be in fairly good shape. If you have any concerns contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will be back on the 4:43pm train to NYC.
Can I come alone? Yes, most of the people attending come on their own. Our staff is great at introducing you to others at the event and keeping the conversations lively!
What to expect: 10-14 participants
What to wear: hiking shoes or sturdy sneakers
What to bring: lunch, bottled water. You may order lunch from a local deli
What is included? transportation to and from Poughkeepsie train to all attractions, hiking fees, taxes and tips.
Not Included: Train fare (you may also drive to Poughkeepsie), lunch
Admission: $65 ( $55 for VIP members)
What if it rains? Refunds are only given if the trip is canceled due to rain.
You will have to fill out a waiver when you arrive.