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A-Team hike at Hudson Crossing Park ~ Nov 6, 2019

Journal entry by Don McMahon



It was supposed to be a better day thanThursday, and I don’t know yet about Thursday, but I already think it will be a much better day! A chilly start had everyone dressed warm but the day became sunny and warm enough to make one feel overdressed. Up to the challenge were the 2 Donnas with Peter and Dana, Jack and Lenore, Gail, Bonnie, Becky, Jim, Ken, Jane, Tom and Don. Starting from the visitor’s center parking lot on Rt. 29, we walked north by the lock and on the high trail overlooking the Hudson Crossing Park and to the trail end at the canal dam. Then we returned via the lower trail along the Hudson so that we could view the rapids and walk out onto the pedestrian bridge. After having lunch at the lock on the canal we returned to the cars -  perhaps a 4 mile walk. No hunters in sight! A very pleasant day that we will remember a couple of months hence when looking out the window onto a much colder, blustry, wintry day.

11/6/19 - ken gericke added 5 photos. 11/6/19 - Lenore Reber added 9 photos.

14 photos



Tom and the crew - added by ken



Along the Hudson River - added by ken



Water rushing over the dam at Eagle Point - added by ken



Don (Mittens) McMahon - added by ken



Checking out the Dix Pedestrian Bridge at Hudson Crossing Park - added by ken



Bridge piers in the Hudson - added by Lenore



Orange and yellow leads the way - added by Lenore



Tom explains a canal sign - added by Lenore



A break at the dam overlook - added by Lenore



What is it? - added by Lenore



"I give up," says Jack. - added by Lenore



Benches and bat house - added by Lenore



On the Dix bridge - added by Lenore



Jack birding - added by Lenore



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