Category Archives: Nature Sites

Sunset After a Summer Storm on the Hudson

Peekskill, July 13, 2013. Of course, there’s a painting too.

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Farcus Hott (Katy’s Cave), Greenburgh, NY

Early in the winter of 2011 I met up with fellow Irvingtonian Steve Colucci for some hikes around the woods of East Irvington, much of which is now officially known as Taxter Ridge Park Preserve (Town of Greenburgh). We visited … Continue reading

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Stone Walls

“There is a drama in the woods of New England and southern New York that may not be found anywhere else in the world.” ~ Susan Allport, Sermons in Stone. In her book Sermons in Stone (1990), Susan Allport cited … Continue reading

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Dover Stone Church

It’s not a church, but it is made of stone, and it is located in Dover, NY. It could be a church, if your religion is nature. It is a pretty cool geologic formation, and I suspect it isn’t as … Continue reading

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Ice Caves, Cragsmoor, NY

With temperatures rising above 90 in the Hudson Valley and above 100 in New York City, we decided to cool off by going to the Ice Caves at Sam’s Point Preserve in Cragsmoor, NY. Rock fractures and boulder piles trap … Continue reading

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