Ramble
Ramble

Please note that BWA’s participants may not use Skytop facilities other than those set aside for the Ramble.

Registration

Registration will be limited (maintaining COVID safety procedures) and pre-paid online only. Deadline to register is Monday, Aug. 23, 2021.

Tickets

Tickets are a $25 donation from members, $30 donation from non-members. Children 12 and younger attend for free.

The ticket cost of the Ramble is considered a donation to BWA, an environmental nonprofit. These donations are not refundable. The event will take place rain or shine, but if unusually severe weather prevents the event, donors will be notified of a new date and location.

Thank you for your donation!

Ramble at Skytop

Spend an afternoon exploring the beautiful lands of Skytop Lodge – usually not open to the public – with Brodhead Watershed Association. BWA will hold its annual Ramble there on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021

The event begins at noon at Skytop’s Streamside Lodge.

Naturalists, wildlife experts and other outdoor enthusiasts will lead hikes and offer insight. Participants will be able to choose two of these excursions as they complete their online registration.

FIRST HIKE runs 1 to 2:30 p.m. Choose one:

Choice A: Indian Ladder Falls with Rick Koval (moderate)
Choice B: Leavitt Falls with Carol Hillestad (strenuous)
Choice C: Skytop Lake Loop with Darryl and Jackie Speicher (easy
Choice D: Stable to Gazebo with Rich and Mary Ellen Cramer and Brittney Coleman (strenuous)

SECOND  HIKE runs 2:30  to 4 p.m. Choose one:

Choice A: Indian Ladder Falls with Alex Jackson (moderate)
Choice B: Leavitt Falls with Carol Hillestad (strenuous)
Choice C: Skytop Lake Loop with Darryl and Jackie Speicher (easy)
Choice D: Stable to Gazebo with Rich and Mary Ellen Cramer and Brittney Coleman (strenuous)
Choice E: Tour of Skytop’s wildflower garden with Rick Koval (easy)

After-Ramble social hour

After the hikes, we’ll celebrate together at the traditional after-Ramble social hour, 4 to 5 p.m. at Skytop’s Streamside Lodge. Refreshments provided.

Skytop Lodge’s naturalist, Rick Koval, and BWA Executive Director Alex Jackson will speak.

Registrants will be contacted closer to the event with details.

For information, call 570-839-1120 or email.

Looking for the rain barrels?

BWA’s online rain barrel sale is closed. Those who purchased a barrel from BWA are automatically enrolled in a workshop that will be held 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 31, at Brodhead Creek Heritage Center, 1539 Cherry Lane Road, East StroudsburgBarrel purchasers can skip the workshop, but **the barrel must be picked up between 10 a.m. and noon July 31 at the center.**

On July 31, bring your receipt and ID to verify purchase. No refunds. All sales final.

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