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HVP May 2016

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22 Hudson Valley Parent n May 2016 Degrees that make a dierence Transfer college credits towards a rewarding bachelor's or master's degree program at the Mount! Transfer Admissions Event Wednesday, June 1 • 10 am-7 pm 1-888-YES-MSMC Mount Saint Mary College NEWBURGH, NEW YORK What was once an abandoned railroad bridge is now the longest By BRITTANY L. MORGAN I t's finally time to get the kids outside to experience the wonders of nature and enjoy some family time outdoors. There are a bevy of not-so-far- away spots that offer inexpensive ways to be outside. Many of them even offer picnic areas so families can stop and enjoy the fresh air. Walkway over the Hudson Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. The 212 feet high, 1.28 mile Walkway connects Poughkeepsie on the east side of the Hudson River and Highland on the west side. Bikes are allowed, and the park offers in- terpretive signs and a "Talkway Over the Walkway" cell phone tour. Picnic tables and parking are available at the entrances on both sides. Basha Kill Wildlife Management Area Wurtsboro, Sullivan County Area get-aways: Top family picnic spots Walkway over the Hudson

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