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“The Ramble is a terrific program! Gets people out, good social interaction and a great way to learn in the outdoors. Thanks!” –Jennifer L.

Authors David and Carol White lead Ramblers on a hike on the Old Overlook Road Not suitable for children under: 6 years old or unable to hike the distance Additional equipment: Participants should wear hiking shoes and appropriate clothing and bring any water or food that they will need.

85. Revolutionary War Re-enactors Weekend - Tours to Burial Ground 9|21 10:00 AM, 9|22 10:00 AM

Van Wyck Homestead Museum & Revolutionary War Soldiers' Burial Site 504 Route 9, Fishkill 12524 (845) 896-8755 Revolutionary War Re-enactors will have an Encampment on the grounds of the Van Wyck Homestead Museum all weekend with cooking, blacksmith, and musket-firing demonstrations scheduled throughout the day. The homestead served as Officers' Headquarters during the American Revolution and was referenced in James Fenimore Cooper's classic novel: "The Spy. A Tale of the Neutral Ground". Members of the Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot (1776-1783) will escort visitors to the Continental Army and Militia Soldiers burial ground located nearby where an estimated 700-1,000 soldiers were buried during the American Revolution. It is the largest Revolutionary War soldiers' burial site in America! Re-enactors will fire their muskets in tribute to their fallen comrades in special ceremonies periodically on Saturday and Sunday. For more information about this historic gravesite (re-discovered in 2007) please visit:

86. Bus Tour of Newburgh's Architectural Heritage 9|21 12:00 PM

Newburgh 135 Grand Street (boarding & drop off), Newburgh 12550 (917) 676-5515


H U D S O N R I V E R VA L L E Y R A MB L E 2 0 1 3 While a potential model for the small walkable city of the 21st century, Newburgh's roots go back to 1609 when Henry Hudson spotted the verdant setting above the River. A bus tour is the ideal way to orient yourself to the city. Return later to visit Washington's Headquarters, the Karpeles Museum, and the Crawford House. Tour includes buildings influenced by Downing and designed by Vaux, Withers, and Davis, as well as the Colonial Terraces Design District Register: . Register & pay online at by September 12th Fee: $10 payable at time of registration. Not suitable for children under: 12

87. Kites Over The Hudson 9|21 2:00 PM

Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site 84 Liberty Street, Newburgh 12550 (845) 562-1195 The first 150 children under the age of 15 will receive a free kite. There will be prizes given in some kite-related categories. Fee: Regular admission to the Headquarters and Museum. Kites are free.

88. Gran Fondo Gunks 9|22 8:00 AM

Ulster County Fair Grounds, New Paltz 12561 (845) 256-8073 The Gran course is a showcase of the best Ulster County has to offer cycling. Big climbs, wide views and a view of the Gunks Ridge at all times. Notes: Beautiful scenic course with fully stocked aid stations. Compete for King and Queen of the Mountain titles. Register: online by September 19, 5PM, For late registration contact Wild Cat Epic Events on Facebook or website with telephone number listed.

Fee: Gran Fondo 108 miles 8:00 AM $125 Medio Fondo 68 miles 8:00 AM $115 Piccolo Fondo 38 miles 8:00 AM $75 Mini Fondo (Fun Ride Not Timed) 18 miles 8:00 AM $45 Difficulty: Moderate Length: Dependent on race selection. Duration: Dependent on race selection. Not suitable for children under: 14

89. Hike, History, and Flower/Tree ID 9|22 10:00 AM

Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls 12590 (845) 831-1617 Join us for a user friendly walk/hike, learn about the history of Stony Kill and learn how to identify flowers and trees. Register: By phone or email by September 19 Difficulty: Easy Length: 1 mile Duration: 1 hour Not suitable for children under: Kindergarten Additional equipment: Hat, bug spray, water.

90. Table Rocks Hike 9|22 10:00 AM

Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead Upper 27 Knolls Road, High Falls (845) 255-0919 Table Rocks hike is part of the Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables hikes and will be led by John Connolly (845-691-6521). Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables outings welcome all adult hikers, single and non-single, aged 18 and above. No reservations required; just come to the location listed at the time indicated. Fees for the hikes will vary according to location. New hikers are strongly encouraged to contact the leader prior to the hike for information on hike levels, what to bring, and other information. Hike leaders determine whether or not to allow pets.

The 2013 Hudson River Ramble Guide  

The 2013 Hudson River Ramble Guide.

The 2013 Hudson River Ramble Guide  

The 2013 Hudson River Ramble Guide.