Registration Required: Volunteer events are held in Ramapo Mountain State Forest. Meeting location will be provided upon registration. There is a $10 suggested donation for all hikes.

* Maximum 10 Attendees per Program
* If registration is filled you will be put on a waiting list in case there is a cancellation
* Hikes will be canceled due to inclement weather and participants will be notified
* This program is recommended for adults, groups and families with children ages 5 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the event.
Backpack, Water, Packaged Food, Map, Rain Gear, Bug Spray/Tick Repellent (Preferably with Natural Ingredients), Sun Screen
Study Hiking Boots, Lightweight Pants, High Socks, Comfortable T-Shirt, Hat for Sunny Day
Ramapo Lake Hike
Learn the history of Ramapo lake and observe wildlife.
  • Sunday, June 23rd
  • Sunday, July 14th
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Lower Parking Lot
  • Difficulty: Moderate, 2 Miles; Rocky Inclines.
RyeCliff Manor Walk
Learn the history of RyeCliff Manor and on-site wildlife habitat restoration.
  • Sunday, September 15th
  • Sunday, October 13th
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Difficulty: Easy, 1 Mile; Partially Paved Path Along Access Road
Van Slyke Castle Hike
Learn the history of Van Slyke Castle and on site invasive plant species removal.
  • Sunday, November 3rd
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Difficulty: Strenuous, 3 Miles, Steep Inclines and Rocky Terrain
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