Tree ID and Forest History Walk | Saturday, October 8, 10 AM **2016**

cfalogoCFA’s Education Forester – Ryan Trapani – will be leading a walk on state forest preserve land beginning @ the Vernooy Kill Falls Parking Area on Upper Cherrytown Road, Kerhonkson. Ryan will discuss how tree identification can serve as one way to decipher a forest’s history. Agriculture, logging, fires, tanneries, & various mills have all played important roles in shaping the forests we see today. Be prepared to hike. Free admission. For more information—

Event Duration:  2 miles, 3 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate  — Bushwhack

Leader: Ryan Trapani, Sponsored by Catskill Forest Association

Bring: lunch

Registration required by 10/6.  Use registration form below to register.

Group size is limited to 12 so register early.

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  Yes, leashed only

Questions about this event can be directed to:  Ryan at  (845) 586-3054 or

Driving Directions:  From US 209 in Kerhonkson (about 1.5 miles north of the junction of US 209 and SR 44-55) follow CR 3/Samsonville Road 3.4 miles to Upper Cherrytown Road. Make a left onto Upper Cherrytown Road, and continue for 3.8 miles to the DEC Upper Cherrytown Road Trailhead.