Join the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Adirondack Mountain Club, Catskill Conservation Corps and Trail Conference volunteers as we remove trash and restore the beauty of Peekamoose Blue Hole.
Catskill Park's Peekamoose Blue Hole was designated as a 2017 Leave No Trace Hot Spot. Hot Spots are all public lands — city parks, forests, open space land, national parks — across the country that have sustained damage from overuse. The Hot Spot program provides week-long, onsite education and events, engaging locals communities in training, service and outreach.
The scenic and popular Peekamoose Blue Hole has experienced an increase in trash, damage to vegetation and trees, and trail erosion over recent years.
Click here to explore the Leave No Trace Hot Spot: Peekamoose Blue Hole program.
Anyone can participate. No experience is necessary.
Bring work gloves, plenty of water and a lunch you can eat on the trails. We provide the trash bags and refreshments.
Meet us at Friday, August 18 9:00 a.m. at the Peekamoose-Table Trailhead. As parking space is limited, carpooling will be very helpful.
Please sign-up in advance so that we know how many people are coming and can let you know of any changes of plans.
45 Watson Hollow Road
West Shokan, NY 12494
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