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Club Activities - Fall 2018

Updated 8/31/18
Next update 12/2018 - (Winter 2019 Activities)

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Thursday, Sept 6
Circle Line Tour, New York   CANCELLED
A 2 1/2 hour guided tour boat ride around Manhattan Island.  $60
Thursday, Sept 13
Annual summer picnic at Colonial Park   $5.00
Saturday, Sept 15
Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville, PA  $7.00
A 1 1/2 hour tour around the manor and gardens.  Lunch nearby
Tuesday, Sept 18 thru
Thursday, Sept 20

Wildwood Crest and Cape May   CANCELLED
Enjoy boardwalks, a lighthouse, a Museum and a zoo.  ~$100
Let us know by August 25

Saturday, Sept 22
Howell Living History Farm, Titusville, NJ
The farm's calendar reflects farm life during 1890-1910
Saturday, Sept 29
Plainsboro Preserve
A preserve with over 5 easy miles of trails supporting a diverse array of habitats.
Local restaurant for lunch.
Thursday, Oct 4
(rain date Oct 5)
Morning walk & birding in Mercer Meadows, Lawrenceville, NJ
A slow walk in a well maintained park looking for migrating birds.
Saturday, Oct 6
Franklin Township Hike
Enjoy an Autumn walk in an open space trails system.
Lunch at the Stage House.

Saturday, Oct 13
Historic Walnford and Union Transportation Trail, Upper Freehold Twp
A 36-acre site on the State and National Register of Historic Places.
An American country estate for five generations, Lunch in Allentown

Saturday, Oct 20
Deserted Village of Feltsville, Berkeley Heights
Located in the Watchung Reservation, was built by David Felt.
View 8 homes, a church, general store, etc....
Sunday, Oct 28
Buzz Aldrin Astronomical Center at Voorhees State Park,  Lebanon
A presentation by Dr. Halmin Wang Professor of physics.
Let us know by Oct 17
Saturday, Nov 3
Morris Museum, Morristown  $10
Second largest museum in NJ
Friday, Nov 9 Walking tour of Perth Amboy
Walk along the water front and local streets. Lunch Locally
Thursday, Nov 15 Camden Aquarium, travel by train.
Visit coral reefs and the deep ocean
Week of Dec 2
To be announced
Sunday , Dec 9
Holiday Matinee Play at First Ave Playhouse, Atlantic Highlands
More information later

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A few past activities

Plainsboro Preserve - watching wildlife and enjoying plant life
Middlesex County water treatment plant tour
Hiking the Griggstown Native Grassland Preserve
Cheesequake State Park - see both fresh and salt water marshes
Sourland Mountain Preserve Ridge Trail
Ken Lockwood Gorge and the South Branch of the Raritan River
Franklin Parker Preserve in the NJ Pine Barrons
An autumn walk in Hacklebarney State Park
Walking High Rock Park in Staten Island
Birding trip to Barnegat Lighthouse

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The Appalachian Trail - A National Geographic Video - 50 min

Hiking the Presidential Range - 40 min

Hiking Half Dome - overview
- 10 min

The subway in Zion National Park
- 10 min

Bryce Canyon in the AM
- 10 min

El Camino del Rey - World's Most Dangerous Hike - 10 min

Winter camping on Vermont's Long Trail - 24 min - NEW

Backpacking Basics - 5 Days Hiking in Colorado's Gore Range - 24 min - NEW

Yosemite National Park at North Dome/Upper Falls - 1 hr, 14 min - NEW

Batona Trail - Pine Lands

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