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Cabin Fever Winter Fest at Gilbert Lake State Park

This is a FREE event with fun for the whole family!

11:30 - Guide Led Beginner Snowshoe Hike around the lake - Starts at Briggs Lodge - Led by Jeff from OCCA
12:00 - Winter Camping Demo
12:30 - Animal Track Craft/Identification - followed by a short hike - starts at Briggs Lodge
1:00 - Guide Led Beginner Cross-Country Skiing - starts at Briggs Lodge
1:30 - Nature Adventure - starts at Briggs Lodge - led by ADK - Feel free to take this hike with or without equipment (snowshoes, ski's)
TBA - Snowshoe and Cross-Country Demos - Near Briggs Lodge
11-3 - Drinks and lunch items - outside of Briggs Lodge by Cabana Coffee
11-3 - Self Guided Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing - There will be multiple trails open for self guided snowshoeing & cross-country skiing
11-3 - Sledding - behind Briggs Lodge
11-3 - Animal Identification Information Table - Briggs Lodge
11-3 - Snow Volley Ball - located on the beach side of the lake
11-3 - Warm up by the Fire - Multiple fire locations. (Camp fire locations: inside Briggs Lodge, outside Briggs Lodge, beach side of the lake)
11-3 - Crafts for Kids - Located near Briggs Lodge - TBA

What should I bring to this event?

* Bring the whole family for a day full of fun!    *Warm Winter Gear    *Your own Snowshoeing, Cross-Country Skiing and Sledding Gear (we will have a limited supply available to try, but we encourage you to bring your own, if you have it).     *Feel free to bring a bagged lunch.   We will have multiple campfires so feel free to bring your own items to cook up (we encourage s'more making)!

What if we don't have snow?
We will still have the event if there is no snow. This event will only be canceled if the roads are closed.  In place of the Guide Led Snowshoe and Cross-Country Skiing, we will having Guide Led Walking Hikes.  We will still have campfires, a winter camping demo, animal tracking hike, snacks/drinks, crafts for the kids, and a snowshoe and cross-country demo area (to try on gear and see how it works).

 

Cabin Fever Winter Fest at Gilbert Lake State Park
General Information:
18 CCC Road, Laurens, NY13796
Saturday, January 28, 2017
11am to 3pm