January 27, 2015

Schodack Island to Host Winterfest

 Frozen Dog Days of Winter:
Schodack Island to Host Winterfest

Who: Schodack Island State Park, 
What: Winterfest 2015
When: January 31, 2015 from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Schodack Island State Park, located on Route 9J, between Castleton-on-the-Hudson and Schodack Landing

Details: Schodack Island State Park, in conjunction with the 

Friends of Schodack Island, will host Winterfest 2015 on Saturday, January 31 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. This event is free and open to the public. 
A highlight of the event will be an amateur cross country ski race. Details will be included in a follow up press release. The trails will be groomed and available for cross country skiing and snow shoeing. There are a variety snow shoe sizes available to rent for $5. The Friends of Schodack Island are sponsoring an instructional nature snow shoe hike, led by Karen Kaufman. Schodack Island’s ice skating rink will be available all day for free, open skating for all ages. Ice skates are available to rent for $2.

The Run by Dogs organization will be giving dog sled rides for a donation and having brief discussions about sled dogs throughout the day.

A display about the island’s ice houses and ice industry will be located under the pavilion.

For more information contact:

Tricia Shaw, Tricia.Shaw@parks.ny.gov
Campground/Events Manager
Schodack Island State Park
1 Schodack Island Way
Schodack Landing, NY 12156

(518) 732-0187

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