Kids to Parks Day at Schoharie Crossing

Fort Hunter — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will be participating in the national program called Kids to Parks Day on Saturday. Bring the kids or grandkids out to the park for a nature program and exploration of the natural wonders of this rich historic site to traverse the trail, watch for birds and spot wildflowers along the way.

The leisurely nature walk starts next to the Visitor Center at

11 a.m. and will take about 90 minutes with interpretive staff.

After the walk, children will be encouraged to participate in a craft project. At 2 p.m., musicians Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle will be performing an Erie Canal music program at Yankee Hill Lock on Queen Anne Road. The events are free.

Bring along a picnic lunch to enjoy at the site.

Hundreds of thousands of children nationwide will take part in a ‘national day of play’ on Saturday to commemorate National Park Trust’s seventh annual Kids to Parks Day.

For information about this event and more, please call the Visitor Center at (518) 829-7516 or email [email protected]

For more information about New York state parks, visit the website at

By Patricia Older

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