Hiking Through History
Date(s) - Friday, July 24
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary and Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY
Friday, July 24th at 10:00 AM at Wallkill River Parking Lot for Historic Huguenot Street.*
Experience history first hand as we walk in the shoes of some of the Hudson Valley’s earliest settlers! This 4 mile hike will take us through the beautiful Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary, home to over 140 different species of birds, to an archaeological dig on Historic Huguenot Street; featuring homes dating back to the early 1700s!
Participants should bring a good pair of hiking boots, sun screen, bug spray, water, non-perishable food, and a camera! You are also welcome to stay afterwards to tour the historic houses with a guide from Historic Huguenot Street.
Operating times and ticket information for Huguenot Street is available here: http://www.huguenotstreet.org. For a trail map of the wildlife sanctuary, click here: http://www.nyquistfdtn.org/nyquist-harcourt-wildlife.html . Register online today or call 845-496-5483 x 326 for more information!
For general directions on getting to Huguenot Street, click here.
To get to Wallkill River parking lot for Historic Huguenot Street, on North Chestnut Street (Route 32 North), make a left onto North Front Street, bare left at the fork in the road onto Huguenot Street. Continue on road until you see a sign for Parking on the right hand side of the road, and make a sharp right into parking lot.
Bookings are closed for this event.