Trail and nature preserve reopened

Happy New Year! The Ruth Reynolds Glunt Nature Preserve reopened after repairs to boardwalks and other flood clean-up. Thank you for everyone’s patience while we responded to major tidal flooding from the bomb cyclone (a.k.a. winter storm Elliott) on December 23, 2022. Special thanks to volunteers and

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Trail closed for flood clean-up

Warm wishes from the Lighthouse, everyone! Please know that our immediate area experienced major flooding on Friday afternoon. High waters and winds brought significant debris. The trail to the lighthouse will remain closed while we tackle the clean up. Thank you for your support and understanding. Meanwhile,

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Trail closed starting December 21st

Due to winter storm and extreme tidal flooding, the trail will be closed until further notice. The trail will reopen after storm damage has been assessed and any hazards cleared. Thank you for your understanding. Have a safe holiday!

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Hours

Trail: open daily sunrise to sunset Riverside deck: open weekdays Mon 9AM to sunset Tue sunrise to sunset Wed sunrise to sunset Thu sunrise to 4PM Fri 9AM to 4 PM

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Trail reopen after storm damage repairs

The trail has reopened. Thank you for your understanding and patience while we cleaned up after storm damage. A storm tide combined with high winds and pounding waves in the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 19th affected the trail and boardwalks. The trail was closed during

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Spring Update

The trail is open daily from sunrise to sunset. Be alert for tides and changing weather conditions. No large groups. Trailhead parking space is limited. The riverside deck is open to the public on weekday mornings and afternoons. The lighthouse Bed and Breakfast is accepting guests with

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Dutch Racks Revisited: the puzzle of the Hudson River reaches

Supposedly, the Hudson River was divided by the earliest Dutch navigators into fourteen reaches between New York and Albany. This factoid, though often repeated, remains questionable and unsubstantiated. Two colonial Dutch charts (the Hendrickson Figurative Map of 1616 and the Noort Rivier Chart of 1639) offer fresh

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Water Keeps Time

Water Keeps Time, a documentary about the Esopus Creek directed by Katie Cokinos and Guy Reed, with Alex Rappoport, videographer and editor. The history and community of Saugerties, New York, interpreted through its relationship to the Esopus Creek and Hudson River. (2020, 32min)

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Dock project update

As we put the finishing touches on the newly constructed dock, we are preparing to welcome visitors again soon! We appreciate everyone’s patience as this project has progressed in a challenging year. We’ve missed seeing your smiles, and have appreciated the encouraging messages. Work on the river

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