National Trails Day 2015 at Bear Mountain State Park

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm




Get outdoors with the REI and the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference!

Backpackers Hiking

The American Hiking Society's National Trails Day is the country's largest celebration of trails.

This year, REI and the Trail Conference are partnering for a full day of family fun and volunteerism in Bear Mountain State Park, including:

  • Guided hikes on the Appalachian Trail and around Bear Mountain Trailside Zoo
  • Yoga
  • Trash pick-up
  • Identifying and removing invasive species
  • Snacks provided by Whole Foods Market Yonkers

Enter the National Trails Day Instagram Contest

Show us how you connect with trails! Tag @nynjtc and use the hashtag #REI1440Project when posting your favorite outdoor pics June 1-6 to win great prizes from REI and the Trail Conference, including tents, maps, packs, and more!

Contest details: You will retain all rights to any photographs you send in other than the following: By submitting your photo to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and REI National Trails Day Instagram Contest 2015, you hereby grant to the Trail Conference and REI (i) a nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display, and publicly perform the photographs you submit to the Trail Conference, and (ii) the right to use your name, city, state, and country of residence in promotions and other publications. A full list of winners will be posted at

New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, REI
Bear Mountain State Park