Hudson Valley Hike & BBQ Party

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  • 05/28/2023
    8:50 am - 5:50 pm
Take a breather from the city and spend a day in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Enjoy hiking, a riverside BBQ, games and a trip to a local hard cider mill.


What to expect:

  • You may take Metro-North or drive to meet the group in Poughkeepsie, NY.
  • Your guide will pick you up in our van and bring you to an easy Level 4/5 hike (out of 10 difficulty).
  • Next, we will head to the NYSN private riverside campsite for a BBQ lunch and join the group who are camping that weekend.
  • After lunch we’ll socialize, play games and hike the property. You’re welcome to take out one of our kayaks or go swimming in the river. A place to change and a shower are available.
  • You will be brought back to the Poughkeepsie train station in time for the
    5:51pm Metro-North train back to the city.

Menu: We are happy to accommodate your food preferences—just let us know!

The basic menu will include hamburgers, beef hot dogs, grilled chicken, potato/macaroni salads, coleslaw and chips. Water and soft drinks will also be on deck.

Cost: $130 ($120 Lifetime VIP members) includes:  transportation to and from the train station to all activities, hiking fees, guide fees, BBQ lunch (we will accommodate your food needs), all taxes and tips.

Illness Protocols/Refunds
In accordance with current city and state protocols vaccination status or masks are not mandatory for this event.  However, we do ask that participants act in a responsible manner and do not attend if feeling ill, showing symptoms or have been recently exposed to any of the current illnesses..  Mask wearing is optional unless the venue or city has mandated that.  Everyone should respect the comfort levels of others as we transition into this next phase of socializing.

This event is nonrefundable unless canceled.  If you have tested positive for Covid or are sick with any ailment  that prohibits you from attending, we will do our best to provide you with credits for select future events with a copy of your positive test results or doctor’s note. Credits may or may not equal the cost of the event missed and may only be applied to events selected by NYSN.


Not included: Train fare, items you may purchase

What to bring: 1 liter of water for hike, comfortable hiking shoes or sneakers, backpack, sandals or water socks for kayaking, bathing suit and towel if swimming, and sunblock.

Can I come alone? Yes, most guests do! It’s a great way to meet new people.

Dress Code: Dress for the weather.  Comfortable hiking shoes or sneakers are recommended.

Ages: 21+

Questions? Email Dave Cervini at or call 212.873.2256, M-F 10am to 4pm.

Nonrefundable unless canceled.


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or Drive to Meet the group at PK Train Station, New York, Poughkeepsie


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