Fall Picnic at Bowdoin Park on Sunday, October 2, 2022

BOWDOIN PARK, Wappingers Falls, NY
Sunday, October 2, 2022


  • Morning of Hike and Paddle Information is below.
  • The Club will provide hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, buns and condiments.
  • We are environmentally conscious, so we ask that you please bring your own plates, utensils, and water bottles/drinks.
  • You are welcome to bring a dessert, salad or side dish to share.

RSVP Carole Marsh by Tuesday, Sept 27th.
Call 845-849-2044 or email pcatm43@gmail.com.
Please include your choice and quantity of hamburgers, veggie burgers and/or hot dogs so Carole knows how many to purchase. Thank you!

Guest Speaker
We are pleased to announce that Tom Lake will be a Guest Speaker at the picnic.

Tom Lake, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation estuary naturalist, and teacher of history will speak briefly to attendees. Tom is well known as editor of the Hudson River Almanac, a weekly, natural history newsletter available to all at https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/25608.html.

Tom will speak about two “features” of Bowdoin Park for those of the outdoor mind: A Bald Eagle nest, and a prehistoric rockshelter that dates to 5,000 years ago. Each has a story.

Pre-Picnic Activities

Sun, Oct 2 – Pre-Picnic Hike in Bowdoin Park
Leader: Sue Mackson, 845-471-9892
Short hike/ramble before the picnic. Contact Sue to register.

Sun, Oct 2 – Pre-Picnic Paddle in the Lower Wappinger Creek
Leader: JeanetteTB, jeanettetb.ny@gmail.com
Join us the morning of the picnic for a paddle in the lower Wappinger Creek. Click for details.

Our Annual Meeting
will be held during our Fall Picnic, where we’ll vote for a slate of board candidates, and on revisions to our bylaws.
Click here for more info about the Annual Meeting.