Sunset at Haleakala Crater—January 2005 © David Brotsky
Hike/Boat/Swim & Dinner
at Fahnestock State Park!!
Sunday, July 30 In Carmel, NY
RSVP Form and Pricing at the Bottom
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE Friday JULY 21st
STANDARD RSVP DEADLINE Midnight WED, JULY 26th
FINAL EVENT RSVP DEADLINE Midnight SATURDAY, JULY 30
Directions & FAQs
Location: Fahnestock State Park, Carmel NY
Google Map Link — for Waze, Google Maps and other GPS, type in “Canopus Beach Complex—Fahnestock State Park”
Fahnestock State Park is about 75 minutes north of NYC, in upstate NY.
We will be meeting at the following location — Canopus Lake Beach Complex within Fahnestock State Park. Park and walk down to the lake and we will be at tables towards the right back side
The Canopus Lake Beach Complex is off of Rt 301, less than a mile from when you get off the Taconic State Parkway, on your right side just before the Park office.
GPS address: 1498 NY-301, Carmel Hamlet, NY 10512 -
This is the address for the park office, about 1/3 of a mile further down Rt 301 when coming via the Taconic, so once you get off the Taconic, look for signs for Canopus Lake Beach Complex on the right side of the road, before you get to this address, which is not the lake location but the park office location.
If coming via Cold Spring/Bear Mountain Bridge, then you will come first to the park office at the above address and then see Canopus Lake further along Rt 301 on your left side, about a 1/3 of a mile past the office.
Here is a Google maps link to the location we are meeting at, which you can use to generate your own direction to the location.
PAYMENT METHODS - CHECK OR PAYPAL
You may pay in one of two ways, via check or via paypal.
please send the full payment, made out to “Davetrek LLC”, and mail it to the address given when you RSVP
In order to complete your registration, you need to have your payment postmarked no later than Thursday 7/24/23. Failure to do so may mean you will not be able to attend the event.
When you complete the RSVP form at the bottom of the main page and select your activities, you will be directed to a paypal page and will be asked to log in and pay at PayPal’s site. Once you complete the RSVP form and pay via paypal, you will be considered fully registered.
We require payment in advance, either via check or via paypal. Any balance of any monies you owe is due at the event. Please bring cash or checks (preferable) made out to “Davetrek LLC”. When you arrive you will need to go through registration and complete any payments for the event.
Time of registration – calculated from when we receive your reservation on the RSVP Form.
What do I need to bring?
Everyone - hat, suntan lotion, comfortable shoes, LUNCH + 1 liter of water
Hikers – same as All plus 3 liters water, bug spray, backpack or bag for your lunch and stuff
Swimmers— same as all plus bathing suit, towel and beach towel/ chair to sit on the sand, water shoes
Boaters - same as all plus water shoes and don't bring anything valuable on the water!
Here are some answers to common questions.
ARE FAMILIES WELCOME?
Yes—especially for the boating, the arts and crafts and the short hike
WHAT KIND OF FOOD WILL YOU HAVE?
During the day, we will have pareve and dairy snacks. For dinner, we are having a new type of cuisine for this event - A new cuisine for our events, a kosher Chinese buffet dinner with a variety of choices for meat eaters and vegetarians, from Tokyo Hibatchi, under the Vaad Harabonim of MetroWest, located in Springfield NJ.
LET ME KNOW ON THE RSVP QUESTIONAIRE IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIAL DIETARY RESTRICTIONS/ISSUES.
I AM A VEGETARIAN - WILL YOU HAVE ANYTHING FOR ME ?
Yes, we always have plenty of food for vegetarians with the Chinese buffet.
WHAT IS YOUR LEVEL OF KASHRUT?
We buy all of the items with the standard recognized hechsers such as OU, OK, etc. The Chinese dinner is from Tokyo Hibatchi, under the Vaad Harabonim of MetroWest, located in Springfield NJ and is being delivered to us hot and ready to eat. All other equipment used are my personal items or equipment that we use only for these types of events.
Weather and Rain Policy
We will update this page and those who attend regarding the weather.
We intend the hold the event unless there is steady rain will occur over the course of the entire day. No refunds unless the event is canceled due to weather conditions.
You may cancel until Wednesday July 19, 2023. Afterwards, you may either substitute a friend for your spot, upon our approval.