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Kids to Parks Day at Schoharie Crossing

Kids to Parks Day at Schoharie Crossing

 Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will be participating in the national program called Kids to Parks Day on Saturday, May 19.  Bring the kids or grandkids out to the park for a nature program and exploration of the natural wonders of this rich historic site!  We will traverse the trail, watching for birds and spotting wildflowers along the way!

The leisurely nature walk starts next to the Visitor Center at 11am and it will take about 90 minutes with interpretive staff. The site is excited to once again be part of National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day.

After the walk, children will be encouraged to participate in a seed planting craft project and decorate the sidewalks with chalk.  This event is free and perfect for families.

Bring along a picnic lunch to enjoy at the site and create new memories that will last a lifetime.

Hundreds of thousands of children nationwide will take part in a ‘national day of play’ on Saturday, May 19, to commemorate National Park Trust’s seventh annual Kids to Parks Day. National Park Trust, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is dedicated to preserving parks today and creating park stewards for tomorrow. Since 1983, NPT has completed more than 100 land projects benefiting 40 national parks and other public lands in 33 states and Washington, D.C.

For information about this event and more, please call the Visitor Center at (518) 829-7516 or email For more information about New York State Parks, visit the website at  Find Schoharie Crossing on Facebook to like and follow all of our wonderful events and programs.

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by more than 60 million people annually. For more informatin on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit