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September 2020

You Point, We Pick

September 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Are you interested in farm-fresh, organic food and herbs? Our historically accurate gardens are bursting with produce, herbs, and flowers that need to be used! You Point, We Pick Dates Monday, August 3, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Friday, August 21, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Monday, August 31, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Friday, September 11, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden If you're planning to participate, please email our historical horticulturalist, Anna Davis-Agostini, at adavis@washingtoncrossingpark.org. On the…

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Tuesday Evening Hikers Club

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health! Join the park naturalist for a quickly-paced hike along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park on Tuesday, September 15 at 6:30 PM. This hike is rated moderate as the terrain will be mostly even and steep in spots. Prepare yourself for the evening by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather. Registration is required no later than 4 PM on September 14. Please email mtruesdale@pa.gov to register. The meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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Geocaching

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

There are all kinds of treasures hidden outside, and this program will help you discover some of them! On Saturday, September 19 at 10 AM, join the park naturalist and learn how to use a GPS unit while discovering the intriguing world of geocaching. GPS units will be provided. This program is for all ages, but children will need the assistance of an adult to participate. Registration is required by 4 PM on Friday, September 18. Please email mtruesdale@pa.gov to register. Meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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Autumnal Equinox Evening Birding

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

“Birding” or bird-watching has recently become one of the most trendy outdoor activities. On Tuesday, September 22 at 6:30 PM, accompany the park naturalist and learn about wild birds and their calls! This program will consist of a short walk to explore birding hot spots around the main park areas. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes, as some terrain may be wet and/or uneven. All levels of birding experience are welcome. Please bring your own binoculars and field guides if desired. Binoculars will not be provided. Registration is required no later than 4 PM on Monday, September…

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Backpacking for Beginners

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Backpacking is a great way to make connections with nature. On Saturday, September 26 starting at 9:30 AM, spend the morning with the park naturalist and learn about gear, backpacks, how to pack, and trail cooking techniques. Please dress for the weather, wearing sturdy hiking footwear, and bring a full water bottle. This program will include a two-mile hike and is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to backpack or for those who are new to backpacking and want to learn more. Registration is required no later than 4 PM on Friday, September 25. Please email mtruesdale@pa.gov to…

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Tuesday Evening Hikers Club

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health! Join the park naturalist for a quickly-paced hike along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park on Tuesday, September 29 at 6:30 PM. This hike is rated moderate as the terrain will be mostly even and steep in spots. Prepare yourself for the evening by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather. Registration is required no later than 4 PM on September 28. Please email mtruesdale@pa.gov to register. The meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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October 2020

Afternoon Autumn Stroll

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

There's nothing like an afternoon walk in the park during the fall at Washington Crossing Historic Park! On Tuesday, October 6 at 5 PM, join the park's naturalist on a leisurely two-mile walk and learn some nature facts along the way. Please dress for the weather (including good shoes) and bring a bottle of water. Registration is required no later than 4 PM on Saturday, October 3. Please call 215-493-4076 ext. 113 or email mtruesdale@pa.gov to register or ask questions.  The meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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“Big Sit” Birding Circle

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Join the park's naturalist for an entire day of birding action as part of the 2020 Bird Watcher's Digest "Big Sit." This is an international non-competitive bird species count that helps ornithologists worldwide. "Big Sit" participants count as many different bird species as they're able to hear or see from a stationary location, and the data collected from each site are uploaded to a global database. Whether you're a seasoned birder or just looking to get into the hobby, you're invited to spend a relaxing day at our "Big Sit" birding circle on Friday, October 9, from 8 AM to…

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Family Night Hike (At Capacity)

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Update: Registration has reached capacity, and we are now accepting registrations for the waiting list only.   Venture out into the woods with the park naturalist for a short interpretive hike along dark trails on Friday, October 23 at 6 PM. You'll hear, maybe see, and learn about the nightlife within Washington Crossing Historic Park. Please dress appropriately for the weather, including hiking footwear, and bring a flashlight for the program's conclusion. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required no later than 4 PM on Thursday, October 22. Please call 215-493-4076 ext. 113 or email mtruesdale@pa.gov…

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CANCELED: Self-Guided Night Walk

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

This event has been canceled due to inclement weather. Is Washington Crossing Historic Park and its land any different at night? Find out for yourself on a self-guided walk through one of the historic buildings on the park's property.

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