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Winter Solstice Hike

Join us for a tranquil, lantern-lit hike through the woods to observe the longest night of the year. Learn about ancient solstice traditions and celebrate the return of the sun by exploring the sights and sounds of nature at night. Program for ages 5 and up. Snowshoes will be provided. Wear appropriate footwear for hiking [...]

By |2019-08-26T18:46:41+00:00December 21st, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Winter Solstice Hike

Snow Stories: Animal Track Edition

By learning the basics of animal tracking a whole new world is opened up for you! Are you looking for a fun winter activity? Our furry friends are out and about leaving clues, waiting for you to decipher their stories in the snow! Snowshoes provided or bring your own if you have them.  Program for [...]

By |2019-08-26T18:38:46+00:00December 19th, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on Snow Stories: Animal Track Edition

Caroling in The Woods

Pick up a lantern and song sheet and enjoy a beloved tradition at Baltimore Woods. If you like, you can bring holiday treats to share with fellow carolers. This event is free for all, and as always, donations are appreciated. Lanterns provided. Bring a flashlight if you prefer. Meet in the pavilion. RSVP for Caroling [...]

By |2019-08-26T18:16:35+00:00December 7th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Caroling in The Woods

Migrate, Hibernate, Acclimate

Birds, mammals, herps-oh my! Will they travel to distant lands, sleep through it all, or conquer the cold? Explore the different ways animals in New York recognize and prepare for winter.  Program for 6 and up. $6 for members; $9 for public. Register for Migrate, Hibernate, Acclimate!

By |2019-08-26T16:14:36+00:00November 23rd, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on Migrate, Hibernate, Acclimate

Sweetheart Snowshoe

Bring your valentine for a romantic, lantern-lit snowshoe for two through the evening woods. Together, you’ll discover romantic notes hidden along the trail, and share some quiet moments outdoors. Then, warm up indoors with hot drinks and decadent desserts. Limited to 20 couples, registration is required. Snowshoes provided. Program for adults. $20 per couple for members; $30 per couple for public. Our program is sold [...]

Great Backyard Bird Count

Every year citizen scientists help the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society in this joint effort to track bird species and populations, and you can help too! We’ll learn all about the Great Backyard Bird Count, show you how to participate, and go for a short bird walk to practice before the big weekend. Program for adults. [...]

Snowshoes, Stars, and Stories

Bring your family out on a snowshoeing adventure as we take a hike through the mysterious moonlit winter trails of Baltimore Woods. We’ll travel down to Phillips Cabin where we will be welcomed by a crackling fire, hot cocoa, and tantalizing tales told by Storyteller Zachary Smith. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. [...]

Beginner Snowshoeing for Adults

Come join us at Baltimore Woods for an introductory workshop on everything a beginner needs to know about snowshoeing. Participants will learn some history about snowshoes, how to use them, and take an optional walk through our woods to practice techniques. Snowshoes provided, or bring your own! Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for [...]

Trail School: Hike to the Spruce Groves

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, this excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. Explore the spruce groves of Baltimore Woods and search [...]

By |2018-12-14T21:27:42+00:00January 17th, 2019|, |0 Comments