Insider's Guide: Learning
Educational things to check out in the Valley
3 One-of-a-kind Hudson Valley Experiences
KINGSTON HERITAGE AREA Rondout Waterfront, 845-331-7517, and Uptown Kingston, 845-331-9506, 800-331-1518; www.ci.kingston.ny.us Exhibits, self-guided walking tours. ONE MORE SENTENCE TK ABOUT THIS PLACE AND THE OLD STONE HOUSES. ONE MORE SENTENCE TK. Hours, days change seasonally; call ahead.
BEAR MOUNTAIN STATE PARK Bear Mountain. 845-786-2701, ext. 263 Trailside Museum and Wildlife Center. Animal exhibits, self-guided trails; history, geology, nature museums. Parking available at Bear Mountain Inn. Museum and
CATSKILL ANIMAL SANCTUARY Saugerties. 845-336-8447; www.casanctuary.org Spend some time with horses, ducks, and other farm animals rescued from abuse or neglect, now being raised in a safe, friendly environment. Weekly open house, special events in spring and summer, including vegetarian cooking classes. Apr. 1-Oct. 31, Sat.-Sun. $5.
GREEN CHIMNEYS Brewster. 845-279-2995, 718-892-6810; www.greenchimneys.org Nonprofit organization helps children, animals in need. Farm & Wildlife Center features more than 300 animals. Therapeutic riding, jumping area.
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