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First Saturday Hiking Series - Burden Pond Preserve

Date: Saturday, April 01, 2023 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Duration: 3 Hours

Join Us for a New First Saturday Hiking Series April 1, 2023!

Location: Burden Pond Preserve

When: The first Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m.

What: Each month we will explore a different protected property owned by Rensselaer Land Trust. Guided hikes will be led by one of RLT's volunteer land stewards

Details: No registration required. Rain, snow, or shine. Wear appropriate outerwear for the weather. If it's snowy or icy, come prepared with crampons or snowshoes. Each month's featured location will be shared via e-news, RLT's website, and social media sites. The hike length of time will be determined by leader and the group as everyone sees fit.
Along the trail, our trip leaders will talk about how water power from the Wynants Kill was an imortant part of the settlement of Rensselaer County and the industrial history of Troy. Nestled in the heart of Troy, the three waterfalls in the preserve are just beautiful. There are several side trails to explore.There are some small to moderate inclines.

Hike leader: Joe Durkin, Member of RLT's Board of Directors and Nick Conrad, RLT Acquistions Committee Chairman

Location: Burden Pond Preserve is near the Iron Works Grill which has an address of 15 Campbell Ave in Troy.  

Directions:  The parking is at intersection of Mill St and Campbell Ave in parking area next to the laundromat; across Campbell Ave from the Stewart's. Also next to the Iron Works Grill which has an address of 15 Campbell Ave.,Troy.

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