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First Day Hike

Submitted by Jane Daniels on Sat, 12/09/2017 - 1:24pm

Join the Friends of FDR on a two-mile round trip hike to enjoy the "other side of FDR".  Last year's First Day Hike took visitors to the outlet stream. Now it is possible to walk across the outlet stream thanks bridges and board walks.

This hike is a great introduction to a part of the park that has been seldom visited. Enjoy a scenic area by the bridges and views out over Crom Pond. 

The Other Side of FDR

Submitted by Jane Daniels on Thu, 10/26/2017 - 3:13pm

As the largest park in the Town of Yorktown, FDR State Park attracts a variety of visitors year-round. When thinking of the park, what first comes to mind first are the picnic facilities and the swimming pool. But FDR offers much more than those two activities. Through stories and in pictures, learn about the other side of the park and what the Friends of FDR and its partners are doing to improve the visitor experience. to promote the park. In the past two years, the Friends of FDR have planted wildflowers, connected the park to Baldwin Road, offered hikes, and identified trees.

Bridge Dedication

Submitted by Jane Daniels on Tue, 07/11/2017 - 8:51am

Join the Friends as they celebrate the completion of the bridge over the Outlet Stream of Crom Pond. Walk 0.8 mile to the bridge site. No open toed shoes or sandals. 

First Day HIke

Submitted by Jane Daniels on Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:51pm

Join the Friends of FDR on a two-mile round trip hike to enjoy the progress made in connecting the park to Baldwin Road.  Previous First Day Hikes have taken visitors to the inlet stream. Now it is possible to walk to the outlet stream thanks to a bridge over the inlet stream and boardwalks over wet areas.

This hike is a great introduction to a part of the park that has been seldom visited. Enjoy a scenic area by the bridge and views out over Crom Pond. Learn about a bridge building project next spring and how you can join the fun. 

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