Be a part of Riverkeeper Sweep and help pick up litter in the park on May 1 from 1-4 pm. Wear sturdy shoes or boots, clothing that can get dirty, and to bring a hat, sunscreen, a full reusable water bottle, a face mask, work gloves, and hand sanitizer.
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On I Love My Park Day, the Vine Choppers are back removing the vines that are strangling the trees.Thanks to Boy Scout Troops 1276 and 1776 who helped remove vines adjacent to Hole 17 on the Disc Golf Course. Join the Vine Choppers on Saturday May 1 at 9 am in Parking Lot 1. Bring loppers, water, gloves, and a mask. No need to register.
Take a Bird Walk during peak spring migration on Saturday May 8 to see birds in their bright breeding plumage.
Join the Friends of FDR for a 2 mile round trip hike to the bridge over the outlet stream of Crom Pond. Those wishing to take a shorter hike can hike to the inlet bridge for a round trip of 1.4 miles.
Meet at the swimming pool parking lot (north end) at 10:30 am.
Please no dogs because the trails are narrow and we don't know how the dogs will get along with other dogs.
Dress like an onion with warm clothes, with temperatures in the high 30s. there is a chance of rain.
Join the Friends of FDR on a two-mile round trip hike to enjoy the "other side of FDR". 2017'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 Friends will do trail maintenance - clipping vegetation and moving sticks out of the trails.
Join the Friends of FDR on a two-mile round trip hike to learn about the history of the park and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that was stationed here. The hike will visit the six interpretive signs installed in late 2017 and the remanents of the CCC camp.
Meet at the Pavillion One near the interpretiv sign.