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Beaver Moon Adventure: Saturday, November 4

Beaver Moon socialJoin us for a moonrise hike and then tour old beaver habitat guided by the light of the moon - hike is leaving at 5:30. Then join the Center for Wildlife and Mt. Agamenticus staff for a slide show presentation starting at 6:30 in the Learning Lodge. Learn how busy beavers prepare for winter, their important role in the ecosystem, and other wildlife night-time antics. Presentation and hike recommended for ages 12+ (or parental discretion).

Where: The Mount Agamenticus Learning Lodge

When: Saturday, November 4th 5:30-8:00pm

Fee: Your donation of $7/person makes this program possible.

Info/Registration: Reservations required. To register, email Katie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . More information can be found at  http://www.thecenterforwildlife.org/events.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 October 2017 15:21

Mother & Son Fall Expedition: Sunday, October 22

Fall Expedition SocialJoin us for a guided walk through nature's playground. We will take time to stop, explore along the way, and have some fun activities at the Summit. The play-date includes a nature hike, photo scavenger hunt, and trail mix smorgasbord. We’ll also make s’mores and learn about campfire safety! All are welcome.

Where: The Mount Agamenticus Summit

When: Sunday, October 22nd 2:00-6:00pm

Fee: $20/couple makes programs like this possible! Limit 30 couples.

 

Info/Registration: Registration required. To get more information contact York Parks and Recreation at 363-1040. To register, visit York Parks and Recreation.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 October 2017 15:30

The Fall Story Walk™ is Here!

The Story Walk™ program combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children's books and posting them, in pieces, along a recreational path or hiking trail. Discover this fall's double feature at Mount A: When the Wind Stops by Charlotte Zolotow and illustrated by Stefano Vitale and Autumn is Here! by Heidi Pross Gray.

autumn is herewhen the wind stopsFall in New England is a time of transition. When the Wind Stops teaches us about Earth's natural cycles; the wind doesn't really stop, rain goes back into the clouds to create new storms, waves fold back upon the sea to become new waves, and the day moves on to make way for the night. Autumn is Here! celebrates the coming of autumn with a vibrant look at how the world changes along with the season.

To find these stories, start at the base parking lot (where Mountain Road meets Ring Trail) and follow the pages along the western side of the Ring Trail (left at first fork) to Witch Hazel Trail, and finish near the summit. Enjoy!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 October 2017 11:07

Ticks and Poison Ivy

ticksIts that time of year and we all need to be vigilant!  Here are some TIPS on how to avoid tick bites and posion ivy along with some basic hiking tips.

Enjoy your visit!

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 14:53

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Last Updated on Saturday, 23 September 2017 13:41

The latest SUMMIT VIEW is here!

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We are thrilled to present the latest edition of the Summit View, a newsletter put together by the Friends of Mount A!  Download the newsletter to learn about how to help our local pollinator species, common milkweed, the 8th Fire Drum Circle, the Mount A trails challenge, and more.  

Interested in joining the Friends?  Email Robin Kerr to get more information about this wonderful grassroots group.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 20 October 2017 13:40

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Check out our Agamenticus Area Adventures! Plus:  

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Visit Town of York Parks and Recreation for latest program offerings and events!

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Visit Gateway to Maine: Outside to plan your next outdoor adventure with our partnering organizations!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 09:15