Hurd’s Family Farm in Modena has taken abandoned, broken- down farm equipment and arranged it into a Ninja Warrior-styled obstacle course on which kids (and adults) can test their strength and agility.
Although the Mohonk Preserve and Mountain House are famous for the Lemon Squeeze – a steeply pitched, tight rock scramble that lies above the skylake and just under the Sky Top Tower – a lesser-known cousin, Rock Rift, rests just a few short miles away without any of the labyrinth-loving crowds.
The new leg of the rail trail extends from Tony Williams Park to South St., opposite Lowe’s on 299.
A merry band of community members and activists joined forces, both foot-powered and electric, at the first annual Zero Emissions Parade in the Village of New Paltz this past Saturday afternoon.
Atop the historic hamlet of Cragsmoor, home of the oldest artist colony founded in America, sits Sam’s Point: a 5,000-acre preserve that boasts not only ice caves and wild berries and a rare dwarf pine ecosystem, but also the highest point of the entire Shawangunk Ridge.
If the Shawangunk Ridge and its vast ecosystem are known as one of the “Last Great Places,” then the Minnewaska Distance Swimmers’ Association beach is one of the “last great destinations” for water-lovers.
The 251-acre park features mansion ruins and Hudson River views.
Just a stone’s throw from the heart of the bustling Village of New Paltz lies an oxbow, a river, meadows, labyrinthlike paths, contemplative benches and a breathtaking view of the Shawangunk Ridge.
Getting lost, close to civilization.
There has always been something uncanny, even magical about the unadulterated joy that makes its way out of the chlorinated municipal watering hole off Mulberry Street in the Village of New Paltz.