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This group is operated by (Outdoors Club Inc.) (10/22/21).

Join Outdoors Club around the New York City area. Visit interesting places and meet new people. Some activities are easy, and others difficult. Most of our events are easily reached by public transportation.

Joining this Meetup group does not make you an Outdoors Club member. Non-members pay one-day dues of $3 to attend an Outdoors Club event. By becoming an annual dues paying member, you won't have to pay $3 per event, you'll receive our semi-annual hike schedule in advance, and be notified of Member-Only events not posted on Meetup. http://www.outdoorsclubny.org/membership/

RSVP Policy: There are often more people wanting to join than spots available. Sign up only if you intend to show up. If you have to cancel, please change your RSVP as early as possible to allow someone on the waitlist an opportunity join. Thank you for being a considerate Outdoors Club community member.

If you have any questions about an event, please contact the leader directly (email / phone included in event description). For general questions about Outdoors Club (volunteer-run non-profit 501(c)(3) open to adults), please call Lenny Morgenstern at 917-842-9490 or email us at outdoorsclubny@yahoo.com.

Your participation in any of our activities is your acknowledgment that you are solely responsible for your own assessment of your abilities and your physical fitness to participate in that activity. Participants in any Outdoors Club activity are encouraged to discuss with the hike leader any limitation they may have that could affect their ability to fully participate in an event. The hike leader may refuse to take anyone who lacks proper equipment or adequate ability. Walkers must be physically fit and by joining any event you agree to waive all rights and claims for damages against Outdoors Club, its hike leaders, officers, directors, employees or volunteers.

Outdoors Club does not tolerate inappropriate behavior during its events. If you are subject to or witness any inappropriate behavior during an Outdoors Club event, please report the behavior to us at outdoorsclubny@yahoo.com. We will investigate any reports of inappropriate behavior and take necessary action.

We encourage and appreciate the posting of photos taken during Outdoors Club events and we reserve the right to use the photos in any manner and for any reason, except for commercial purposes, without remuneration or credit.

Upcoming events (4+)



3 miles, easy pace on city streets. Historic homes and history of the area, old streets. Possible dinner after hike. Meet 2 pm at 465 Kings Highway by TD Bank, McDonald Avenue and Kings Highway. F train to Kings Highway in Brooklyn or B82 bus in Brooklyn. Leader: Alan B Hecht,[masked] evenings before 10 pm. Call to confirm hike is on. Non-members one-day dues, $3.


Vaccinated people only, please. 1-2 miles slow walking for 2.5 hours with many stops to look at about 30 murals of North American birds in the Harlem neighborhoods of Hamilton Heights and Washington Heights, where John James Audubon lived. Project is designed not only to help us appreciate the birds’ beauty, but also to make us aware of the climate change challenges they face. Also visit Audubon's impressive gravesite in Trinity Church Cemetery. Meeting place: 10 am Hamilton’s Cafe, 3570 Broadway (146th-147th). Nearest subway: #1 to 145th Street. End at Broadway & 164th near 168th stop of #1. Steady rain cancels. $3 for non-members. Leader: Leigh Hallingby. [masked] or call/text[masked]. Contact up to 10 pm or check Meetup to confirm.

Leigh Hallingby (she/her)
Licensed NYC Tour Guide
[masked][masked] (cell)
FB: @harlemwalksnyc
Instagram: harlemwalksnyc

Halloween Cleanup at Paterson Falls, NJ -Optional Refreshments After Cleanup.

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Meet at Hamilton statue in main falls parking lot 10:30 am. We supply
gloves, bags and grabbers. Bring clippers if you have them and gloves if you have them.

Please let leader, Margo Moss, know if you are coming by October 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

[masked]/[masked] landline.



Approximately 7 to 8 miles at a moderate pace. We will explore various surrounds of the Piermont area, including the pier, and a walk on rails-to-trails where we will see beautiful views and a special view of the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. Meet at 10:00 a.m. in parking lot D, which is next to the main parking lot. No public transportation as the Rockland County bus, 9A, has not been in service for many months. Please register by 2 PM on Thursday, November 4 with leader Margo Moss at [masked] or[masked] (landline). Nonmembers $3.

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