This Hike is a Sierra Club Event ...
Alley Pond Park
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.
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!!!
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!
Family and Friends are surely welcome,
but please take the time to RSVP for them Individually
== > MEETING LOCATION
Alley Pond Park, Queens, NY, Springfield Boulevard & 76th Ave Parking Lot
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.
Bring some water, Bananas or Granola Bars, Bug Repellant & Sunblock.
Please Don't Forget the Positive MOOD AND YOUR CAMERA
IMPORTANT: This is Winter Hiking! The trails might be slippery and icy. No one showels the trails. Please wear appropriate footwear. Never break-in new shoes on a Hike.
Duration approx 3+ hours, approx 6+ miles
AFTER PARTY !!!
After the Hike, we will Relax - Talk - Hangout - Chill @ local diner for some well deserved food !!!
This is an event organized for our friends to get together and socialize. We are not professional hikers or professional organizers. You are welcome to join us but before you attend you must familiarize yourself with the risks associated with this type of activity.
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. You agree to participate in these events completely at your own risk and to take full responsibility for your own safety and well being, including those of your guests. You agree not to hold the Organizer, Co-Organizer, Assistant Organizers, Event Organizer, Event Hosts, Hike Leader or any other members responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. Your attendance at the event signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver.
From Flushing: 7 Train >> Q27 to Alley Pond Park: http://goo.gl/maps/51ILg
From Woodhaven Blvd: M/R >> Q88 to Alley Pond Park: http://goo.gl/maps/8WOhS
From Kew Gardens E/F >> Q46 to Alley Pond Park: http://goo.gl/maps/aZ2fQ
From Manhattan: LIRR - Port Washington line to Bayside stop ($4 CityTicket 22 min ride) >> Take cab to Alley Pond Park:[masked]th Avenue (Cab cost: approx $10 inc tip - 8 min ride). Someone can give you a lift back to the LIRR after: http://goo.gl/maps/sEOXc