Indigenous Peoples Day Hike | Sunday, October 10th, 2021 @ 10 AM
October 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
As an alternative to Columbus Day join us to celebrate and honor the first people to inhabit the Catskills by visiting several Manitou Hassennech (spirit stones) sites in the Woodstock area, consisting of dry stacked stone cairns, stone rows, effigies and aligned boulders, all expressing and ancient, sophisticated belief system. These are considered ceremonial stone landscapes (CSL).
Wear proper footwear and clothing for a fall hike and appropriate for the forecast. Bring lunch or a snack and water. Meet at Woodstock Community Center parking lot, Rock City Rd. Woodstock. More info at www.overlookmountain.org or call 845 417 8384.
Event Duration: 4 miles, 4 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate — Bushwhack
Leader(s): Glenn Kreisberg
Bring: lunch, bug spray, something to drink, good hiking shoes. Weather can change quickly in the Catskills. Dress in layers.
Registration required by October 9th. Use registration form below to register.
PLEASE contact the leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to take your place.
Group size is limited so register early.
Dogs allowed: No
Questions about this event can be directed to: Glenn Kreisberg at Overlookmountaincenter@gmail.com or (845) 417-8384
Covid-19 Guidelines: Due to the rise in delta variant cases locally and nationally we have revived these simple protocols for participation in our in-person events. Wear a mask while congregated in the parking lot or at other sites. Follow social distancing protocols. Use your own pen when signing in, or use hand sanitizer. Other guidelines may apply, depending on event. The event leader will inform participants.
Note: Please protect others and yourself by following these simple, CDC endorsed guidelines. Please be vaccinated.
Driving Directions: Woodstock Community Center
GPS coordinates: 42.045072,-74.118032
After you press “Submit” below the registration form, you will see a screen that says “Your registration has been submitted”. If you do not, an error has occurred. Please resubmit, being sure to complete all fields. You should receive a message from the leader acknowledging your registration.