Kids to Parks Day set for Saturday

FORT HUNTER — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site participate in the free national program called Kids to Parks Day on Saturday.

A nature walk will start next to the Visitor Center at 11 a.m. and will take about 90 minutes with staff guidance. They will traverse the trail, watching for birds and spotting wildflowers along the way.

After the walk, children will be encouraged to participate in a seed-planting craft project and decorate the sidewalks with chalk. Participants may bring a picnic lunch.

Hundreds of thousands of children nationwide will take part in a “national day of play” on Saturday, May 19, to commemorate National Park Trust’s seventh annual Kids to Parks Day.

For information, call the Visitor Center at (518) 829-7516 or email