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Washington Crossing State Park Programs & Events


WASHINGTON CROSSING STATE PARK
PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Winter Programs
at the
Nature Center

The following is a list of activities being offered through the Nature Center at Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville, New Jersey. Programs this winter are offered free of charge. All programs will require advanced registration so that we can manage social distancing. Face coverings are required at all these events.  Attendance is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All children must be accompanied by an adult.  All programs will initially meet at the Nature Center unless otherwise indicated. In the event of inclement weather, some programs might be canceled. It is always advisable to call ahead before coming out. All programs this winter will be delivered outdoors. These events are available to families and individuals only. Programs for scouts, schools, home school groups and other groups are available and scheduled separately by special arrangement. Phone: 609-737-0609.

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AEROBIC HIKES (preteen-adult) Thursdays January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, 1:00 p.m. (weather permitting). Join us for 2-3.5 mi. brisk guided hikes on selected trails in the state park. Routes to be determined. Advanced registration required. Bring a water bottle and wear hiking shoes. The trails are quite wet in sections.

BALDPATE MOUNTAIN HIKE (pre-teen – adult) Sunday January 10, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. We will take a county park trail from its trail head near Church Rd. to the top of the hill. Meet at the parking lot by Niederer’s Pond (Church Rd). Advanced registration required. Bring a water bottle and wear hiking shoes.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKI WORKSHOP (pre-teen – adult) Saturday February 20, 1:00 p.m. In this workshop, the participants will learn about the different types of cross-country ski equipment that are available and what to look for in selecting your first pair of skis.  Other topics will include: how to dress and where to go skiing in New Jersey.  The lecture/discussion will last 1 -1 1⁄2 hour.  If the ground is snow covered, an additional 1+ hour ski lesson will be offered. Participants will have to provide their own ski equipment for the outdoor lesson. Call the Nature Center to obtain equipment rental information. The workshop will be co-instructed by Kevin Kavanaugh, Ewing and Daniel Nurmi McAuliffe, Langhorne. Advanced registration required.

MAPLE SUGARING (All Ages) Saturday March 6, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. This event is a participatory demonstration in the procedures of home maple sugar production. Advanced registration required.

MAPLE SUGARING (All Ages) Sunday March 7, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. This event is a participatory demonstration in the procedures of home maple sugar production.  Advanced registration required.

MAPLE SUGARING (All Ages) Saturday March 13, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. This event is a participatory demonstration in the procedures of home maple sugar production.  Advanced registration required.

MAPLE SUGARING (All Ages) Sunday March 14, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. This event is a participatory demonstration in the procedures of home maple sugar production.  Advanced registration required.

WINTER BIRDS OF THE PARK (All Ages) Sunday March 21, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Come join veteran birder Franta Broulik and other members of Washington Crossing Audubon as we walk the trails in search of a variety of winter bird species and perhaps some early spring migrants. Advanced registration required.

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