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Hike @ Alley Pond Park

 

THE HIKE IS ON FOR TODAY

 

The WEather Man said some sprinkles possible,

so bring a small umbrella

See u guys soon ... 

 

 

 

Alley Pond Park is the second-largest public park in Queens, New York. It occupies[masked] acres. The land that makes up Alley Pond Park was acquired over the course of many years between 1927 and the present. The landscape itself, however, came into existence roughly 15,000 years ago, during the Pleistocene Epoch, when a passing glacier carved out the landscape of New York City.

SPRING is in the AIR!!!

Enjoy A Healthy - Positive Afternoon

Get some exercise, Have Fun, Enjoy Nature...

Network, Mingle in a socially friendly environment!

Compare that to the Gym !!!

 

MULTI-MEETUP Combined EVENT!!!
COST = FREE!!!

Weather Dependent!!!

Please check this meetup page before departing for Hike for any updates.


This is a HIKE, not a WALK in the WOODS!!!

You must be in Good Shape and Physical condition in order to attempt this event!

If you are bringing guests, Ensure that they are aware that this is a HIKE.


Bring some water, Bananas or Granola Bars, Bug Repellant & Sunblock.

Please Don't Forget the Positive MOOD AND YOUR CAMERA


Duration approx 2+ hours, approx 5+ miles


AFTER PARTY !!!

We will Relax - Talk - Hangout - Chill @ CHIPOTLE Mexican Grill or Local Diner for some well deserved Hormone Free, Healthy, Reasonably Priced, Organic Food!!!

 

 

Directions:
From I-495 E take exit 29 toward Springfield Blvd, merge onto Horace Harding Expy, turn right onto Springfield Blvd, turn left onto76th ave.

Grand Central Pkwy East - Take exit 22 toward Union Tpke , Merge onto Stronghurst Ave ,. Turn left onto Union Turnpike , Turn right onto Springfield Blvd,, Turn right onto 76th Ave Destination will be on the left

From Union Tpke East Turn left on Springfield Blvd, then right on 76th Ave and the entrance to parking lot is on left.

From I-495 W take exit 29 toward Springfield Blvd, merge onto Horace Harding Expy, turn left onto Springfield Blvd, turn left onto76th ave

Grand Central Pkwy West - Take exit 23 for Cross Island Pkwy toward I-495/Union Turnpike/Alley Park Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Union Tpke and merge onto Grand Central Pkwy, Slight right onto Union Turnpike , Take the 2nd right onto Springfield Blvd, Turn right onto 76th Ave. Destination will be on the left.

From Union Tpke west: Turn right on Springfield Blvd, then right on 76th Ave and the entrance to parking lot is on left.

Use the following co-ordinates in Google Maps as destination and your address as source to get directions:[masked], [masked]

This park is short walk from several bus stops.

There are multiple parking lots for this park we will meet at the 76th Ave Parking Lot.

 

Liability Waiver:
Hiking or outdoor activities have inherent risks. Your participation in our hikes or other events could be dangerous and can result in serious injury, medical emergency, even death. It is your responsibility to learn the trails and to follow the group so you do not get detached from the group. Make yourself aware of your surroundings and trail conditions at all times. After the storm Sandy there might be downed trees, trees/branches about to fall and various other unsafe trail conditions. You agree to participate in this event completely at your own risk and to take full responsibility for your own safety and well-being. You must ensure that your guests are fully made aware of the risks and you must take full responsibility of your guests.

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  • Janny T

    It's a great hikle. I would never imagine hiking in the rain was fun. It's my first to hike in Alley Pond Park. It's nice meeting all of you!

    May 19, 2013

  • Len

    Awesome Workout... good park, I would go there again ... :-)

    May 19, 2013

  • Doug

    Great Hike

    May 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It's raining in manhattan ... Is hike on still?

    May 19, 2013

    • Len

      yes we are on...

      May 19, 2013

  • Kate

    I woke up sick this morning :( I was really looking forward to this. So sorry to have to cancel

    May 19, 2013

  • Gregg

    sorry, cant make it

    May 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    We're not going to be able to make it. :-( Have fun!

    May 18, 2013

  • Janny T

    Do we need to wear hiking boots and bring hiking poles? Thanks.

    May 14, 2013

    • Doug

      Hiking boots are recommended but a comfortable pair of sneakers will suffice. You should not need hiking poles for this hike. Do not break in a new hiking boots on the hike.

      May 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am a big hiker. This sounds easy and fun. Yes, please share if we need hiking boots, how high are we climbing?Thanks

    May 14, 2013

  • Elaine K.

    Is there any way to get to the meet up location by public transportation?

    May 13, 2013

    • Doug

      There are several bus stops nearby if you go to www.hopstop.com. Choose New York City | get transit directions. Put your starting address and the destination address of SPRINGFIELD BLVD AND 76TH AVE in Queens you can see your various options to get there by public transportation.

      May 13, 2013

    • Elaine K.

      Thanks, Doug.

      May 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I do.

    May 13, 2013

  • Len

    Seems like we are close to full. Please add you name to the waiting list as there are bound to be last minute cancellations / changes...

    May 13, 2013

  • Elaine K.

    I don't know whether I can get to the location or not, but I hate to say that I for one do not care for dogs. Others may feel the same way.

    May 13, 2013

  • Gregg

    Ask attendees

    May 13, 2013

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