June 10, 2022
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) Region 5 is hosting 'Get Outdoors & Get Together Day' on June 11 at Scaroon Manor Campground and Day Use Area, 8728 State Route 9, Pottersville, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As recently announced by Governor Kathy Hochul (leaves DEC website), Get Outdoors & Get Together Day will bring people of all abilities, ages, identities, and backgrounds together for fun, healthful activities as part of the Governor's initiative to broaden the diversity of users and ensure inclusivity of access to public lands. Details can be found on DEC's website.
Free family activities include:
Equipment will be provided for fishing and paddling. Attendees may also bring their own fishing poles and equipment for personal use. If you plan to join the off-site hike, please wear sturdy shoes and bring a backpack, water bottle, and snack. Hike participants will meet at the trailhead - transportation will not be provided.
Participants are encouraged to Love Our New York Lands all year by practicing Leave No Trace™ principles and by recreating safely, sustainably, and hiking in suitable conditions based on weather and experience level.
For further information contact Eileen Mowrey, Public Participation Specialist, by phone at (518) 207-7696, or email [email protected].
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