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Sat, Aug 1: Bike the Seaway Trail in Massena Starting at Robert Moses State Park, we will cycle along the beautiful St. Lawrence River, following the Seaway trail towards Wilson Hill. Along the way we will explore many off-road cycling options including a trail across from Alcoa, trails behind the Massena Intake, trails through the Massena Beach and Country Club and a trail to Whalen Park. Portions of the ride will be on the road including out to Wilson Hill. Mileage will be roughly 15 miles one way (30 miles roundtrip), relatively flat terrain. Contact Jeanna Matthews, jeanna.matthews@gmail.com.

Sat, Aug 8: Indian Head and Fish Hawk Cliffs A long walk to a lovely overlook of Ausable Lake. The first 3+ miles along the Ausable Club’s Lake dirt road is fairly easy with a gentle climb to the lake. We will explore the trails to the cliffs, which are fairly steep. Bring lunch. 10.5 miles, elevation gain 750ft. Level 5 for the distance. Contact Marianne Hebert, 315 265-0756 or hebertm@potsdam.edu.

Mon, Aug 10: Evening Paddle/walk/picnic on the Racquette A late afternoon start and leisurely paddle downriver about 3.5 miles to Hannawa Falls. The picnic area near the start of the Red Sandstone trail has charcoal grills if you have something in your supper to cook, and you can walk part of the trail if so inclined. Members Only. John and Susan Omohundro, 315/265-8365, omohunjt@northnet.org.

Sat, Aug 15: Picnic lunch in Alex Bay, hike at Wellesley Island Nature Center Meet for picnic lunch at noon in pavilion, Alexandria Bay (1000 Islands), followed by easy hike on trails near Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park. Bring lunch and something to share. Beautiful water views; don’t forget the camera. Some people may want to stay on for dinner in the area. Contact Lila Hunnewell, 854-8000 or lhunnew61@aol.com.

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