A Stunning View

View of Kingston from the Ferncliff Tower
View of Kingston from the Ferncliff Tower

Last week a group of hikers were led on a short trip through Ferncliff Forest in nearby Rhinebeck by environmental educators from Forsyth Nature Center that culminated with a spectacular view of the Hudson River and Kingston from atop an observation tower.
The hike was part of a series of adult hikes that starts at the nature center every other week. Check out the program calendar on FNC’s website here for more information.
The observation tower at the preserve, which is owned by the Rotary Club, was recently rebuilt. Read more about the tower in this article.

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  1. Great article. Never knew this area existed even though I drive by the entrance of the Forest once a month. Interesting to note that the Rhinecliff Rotary at one time restored the tower.
    Kingston Rotary restored the Kingston Park down by the Hudson River back in the late 80’s and currently help to maintain it. Would be nice to see Rhinebeck & Rhinecliff tackle the tower again.


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