Walkway, Minnewaska to hold holiday events
A “surprise” visit from Santa Claus at the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and a post-Thanksgiving hike at Minnewaska State Park Preserve are among the Black Friday events being hosted at state parks.
Among the events are a visit from Santa Claus on the Walkway Over the Hudson’s West approach in Highland. Santa will be at the park from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call (845) 834-2867.
At Minnewaska, join Becca Howe, student conservation/AmeriCorps intern, for a post-Thanksgiving hike along the Beacon Hill Carriage Road and Footpath, which follows along the top edge of an east-facing escarpment.
Registration for the walk is required. Call (845) 2550752. The walk will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For a full list of state park programs on Black Friday and over the weekend, visit www.nysparks.com and click on “November events.”