Stone Splitting and Shaping Workshop

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Ever wondered how to shape stones to use in stonework on trail? Join this Workshop to find out how!

Join the Taconic Trail Crew to learn about Stone Splitting and Shaping in this Workshop!

Be a traimage-20220815145642-2.jpegil builder for a day and see what it takes to split and shape stone for use in stone features such as staircases and walls.  Additionally, you'll get to learn about the season's exciting projects!

This workshop will help you learn what it takes to make the trails you love accessible and sustainable.

Please register.  Space is limited.








Know Before You Go

  • Please wear long pants, sturdy, closed-toe shoes/boots and bring plenty of water, snacks, and a lunch.
  • This workshop includes the use of power equipment producing noise and dust that requires additional protective equipment, seen in the photo above.
  • Please read over our COVID-19 Protocols and be prepared to follow them on the trail. 

Required Forms

  • All volunteers must fill out the online OPRHP Volunteer Form and select "Hudson Highlands State Park" before the work trip if they have not yet done so this year. 
  • For volunteers under age 18, please submit a Guardian Consent form to [email protected] prior to the volunteer day or bring the paper form the day of. A parent or guardian must be present for the volunteer day.


Thank you to our partners at Subaru for sponsoring this workshop! 

August 27th, 2023 from  8:30 AM to  2:30 PM
Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve - Wilkinson Memorial Trail
Beacon, NY 12508
United States
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Additional workshop information
Level Beginner
Coordinator Robert Delap
Instructor [email protected]
For more information, contact... Volunteer Team at [email protected] and Crew Leader Ash at [email protected]