Posted on 17 October 2016 by Editor
The idea of a viable trail town experience in Rockland County came to life this summer with colorful New Jersey Transit train posters promoting park adventure.
The wooden bridge in the woods photo featured on the jazzy posters was donated to the cause by local Suffern photographer Michael Malandra.
Rockland County Tourism’s Lucy Redzeposki collaborated with the Suffern Chamber of Commerce and Alexandria Evans of Explore Harriman on the project, which sought to promote Rockland’s profile as a park destination. Outdoor adventure in Harriman State Park is a very big activity in Western Ramapo. Continue Reading
Posted on 23 October 2015 by Editor
Photo by Suzy Allman and courtesy of MyHarriman.com — a basic trailhead kiosk from Letchworth State Park in central New York State that shows trails, amenities, and pictures of viewpoints. A roof keeps you dry in the rain and a stamped concrete floor keeps your boots from getting muddy. On the opposite side is a description of park wildlife.
Sloatsburg as a community means something different to nearly anyone who might be asked to describe the village.
It’s a bedroom community. It’s a nice place nestled in the surrounding Ramapo Mountains and adjacent to woody Harriman State Park. To some, Sloatsburg’s just a drive through along the highway. Continue Reading
Posted on 19 September 2015 by Editor
The Trail Town corridor lifted off Saturday morning with the launch of the Explore Harriman initiative — a promotion of all the good things the corridor communities have to offer Rocklanders and beyond.
Posted on 18 September 2015 by Editor
Sloatsburg’s village center will be alive with the sounds of music and more all weekend. Continue Reading