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In the Landscape: Lens on the Forest - Wildflowers & FernsMay 15, 2022 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: Manitoga, 584 Rte 9D, Garrison, NY 10524
IN THE LANDSCAPE: MINDFUL GUIDED HIKES Manitoga presents In the Landscape, a series of informed and inspired walks that reinforce observation and sensory exploration. Each individually themed walk is designed to relax, teach and cultivate a sense of place while exploring this resilient woodland with experts in horticulture and meditation. In the Landscape: Lens on the Forest – Wildflowers & Ferns Sunday, May 15, 10am - 12pm $30 per person Led by naturalist and mycologist Taro Ietaka, this two hour guided moderate hike offers an intimate experience of the richness of the Hudson Valley flora at Manitoga. Space is limited, reservations required. This experience includes a mandatory strenuous uphill climb with frequent pauses along the way. This program was developed with support from Open Space Institute’s Malcolm Gordon Charitable Fund and a Hudson River Valley National Heritage Grant. Please review our VISITOR INFORMATION section when planning your visit: https://www.visitmanitoga.org/visitor-information FOR ALL GUIDED HIKES: Please wear appropriate walking shoes, dress for weather (including sunscreen and bug spray as needed), and carry water. Meet at Manitoga's Visitor/Guide House next to the parking lot located at 584 Route 9D in Garrison, NY. You will be welcomed just before the walk begins. Manitoga does not allow pets, emotional support animals, comfort animals, or therapy dogs. Only ADA Title III service animals are permitted. PLEASE NOTE: Manitoga's guided hikes do not include a tour of the House & Studio. Manitoga Tours are take place rain or shine and are only cancelled due to inclement (severe) weather, including high winds, torrential rain, lightning and/or thunder. Manitoga does not allow pets, emotional support animals, comfort animals, or therapy dogs due to the sensitive habitat. Only ADA Title III service animals are permitted. Manitoga has observed and determined that pets, even on leash, threaten the character of the designed landscape. Stepping stones through fern meadows, moss carpets, and ephemeral pools that provide habitat for sensitive species are vulnerable to dog and cat traffic and waste. To fully respect and contemplate the design and nature of the trails, please leave your pets at home. You are welcome to picnic while hiking but please carry in-carry out. Please help keep the paths clean. Photo by Rick Darke