|| Dan Payne - SUNY Oneonta:
||"John Burroughs: Conservationist"
- Cabin tours.
- Self-guided trail walks and
- Pond House viewing of "John Burroughs: A Naturalist in the Industrial Age" DVD by Dr. Lynn Spangler, SUNY, New Paltz and refreshments.
Meet in front of the National Historic Landmark cabin.
Directions: Slabsides is located in West Park, New York, on the Hudson River eighty miles north of New York City, and ten miles south of Kingston. From Route 9-W at West Park, turn west onto Floyd Ackert Road (between Global Palate restaurant and the Post Office), cross the railroad tracks, and follow the Floyd Ackert Road about 1/2 mile to the foot of Burroughs Drive.
Park here and walk up the hill to Slabsides or drive up the hill and park at the green gate on the right , walk through the gate and up the gravel road to Slabsides.
For further information: (212) 769-5169 sponsored by the John Burroughs Association
Use this opportunity to discover the wildlife of the woods of John Burroughs and to make a contribution to the Slabsides restoration campaign or help with construction of our new trails
The John Burroughs Sanctuary is open without charge to walkers every day all year. Slabsides cabin opens for tours for schools and groups by pre-arrangement with Resident Naturalist Jason Dempsey at 845-384-6320.