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January 2021

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

January 1 - January 31
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021! Each month, Washington Crossing Historic Park will release a new self-guided Healthy Hike Challenge designed for individuals or families who consider themselves advanced hikers. Each challenge will include a map with further instructions for your quest. On the hike, you'll be challenged on your observational skills, knowledge of nature and the outdoors, and total hiking time. Information submitted is on the honor system, so please be respectful and honorable!…

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February 2021

February’s Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery

February 1 - February 28
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Another mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you chose to accept it, is to identify it! On this month's adventure, you'll find a series of five different clues at the park. Each clue contains a keyword that will help you figure out the mystery animal. To get started, download and print a copy of this clue card. It contains a park map, more instructions, and a place to list the keywords you find. Once you’ve uncovered all the keywords and have identified the mystery animal, email park naturalist Matt Truesdale…

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Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

February 1 - February 28
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021! Each month, Washington Crossing Historic Park will release a new self-guided Healthy Hike Challenge designed for individuals or families who consider themselves advanced hikers. Each challenge will include a map with further instructions for your quest. On the hike, you’ll be challenged on your observational skills, knowledge of nature and the outdoors, and total hiking time. Information submitted is on the honor system, so please be respectful and honorable!…

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Cavity Nest Improvement Project

February 1 - February 10
Virtual PA United States
$10

Would you like to bring nature closer to home while helping to improve the habitat for wildlife at Washington Crossing Historic Park? The park is currently home to 25 cavity nest boxes that you may have noticed during your walks in the park. Many of our boxes need to be replaced after this nesting season. You can help by registering for your own cavity nest kit! Each kit costs $10 and directly helps us improve and add to the cavity nest rearing program at the park. Your kit will contain the supplies needed to build your own personal cavity nest…

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March 2021

March’s Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery

March 1 - March 31
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Another mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you chose to accept it, is to identify it! On this month's adventure, you'll find a series of five different clues at the park. Each clue contains a keyword that will help you figure out the mystery animal. To get started, download and print a copy of this clue card. It contains a park map, more instructions, and a place to list the keywords you find. Once you’ve uncovered all the keywords and have identified the mystery animal, email park naturalist Matt Truesdale…

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Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

March 1 - March 31

See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021! Each month, Washington Crossing Historic Park will release a new self-guided Healthy Hike Challenge designed for individuals or families who consider themselves advanced hikers. Each challenge will include a map with further instructions for your quest. On the hike, you’ll be challenged on your observational skills, knowledge of nature and the outdoors, and total hiking time. Information submitted is on the honor system, so please be respectful and honorable! CHALLENGE 3 To complete the February challenge, find and answer 10 questions…

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Cavity Nest Improvement Project

March 1 - March 10
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
$10

The park is currently home to 25 cavity nest boxes that you may have noticed during your walks in the park. Many of our boxes need to be replaced after this nesting season. You can help by registering for your own cavity nest kit! Each kit costs $10 and directly helps us improve and add to the cavity nest rearing program at the park. Your kit will contain the supplies needed to build your own personal cavity nest kit, which can be erected on your own property or at your house! The kits are built for smaller birds that nest…

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April 2021

Friday Morning Guided Spring Bird Walk

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Friday morning bird walks are scheduled for: Friday, April 9, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 16, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 23, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 30, from 9 to 10:30 AM Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to…

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Guided Spring Evening Walk

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

On Wednesday, April 14 at 6 PM, experience an April springtime evening along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Delaware Canal Towpath. Accompany the Park Naturalist and discover sights and sounds that may be new to you as we discuss natural history topics such as amphibians, reptiles, and migratory birds. Please prepare yourself for this program by wearing sturdy footwear, bringing a full water bottle, and reviewing the park map before traveling. Registration for this program is required by emailing mtruesdale@pa.gov by 4 PM on Tuesday, April 13. The meeting place will be provided upon registration.

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Friday Morning Guided Spring Bird Walk

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Friday morning bird walks are scheduled for: Friday, April 16, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 23, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 30, from 9 to 10:30 AM Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits…

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