The Nature Conservancy / Mashomack Preserve — Hikes + Activities / Jan & Feb

January and February 2019 –

Hikes and Activities at Mashomack Preserve  

January hours:  Trails and Visitor Center are open weekends only. 9AM-4PM. 

Please note:  Mashomack is closed Monday – Friday throughout January for deer hunting.  For the safety of Preserve visitors, hunters & Mashomack staff, please do not visit the preserve Monday-Friday in January.


Winter Wildlife: Seabirds and Seals

Saturday, January 12, 10-11:30 AM

Join Mike Laspia, former Mashomack Preserve Director, for a truck tour to search for seals and winter birds in Gardiner’s Bay.


Full Moon Fields Walk

Sunday, January 20, 6-7 PM

Bundle up and see the fields at Mashomack and enjoy a view of Shelter Island Sound under the light of the full moon before it eclipses!


Mashomack Book-in-the-Woods

Stranger in the Woods by Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick

Walk along the Red Trail and read a story with your children as you go!


Free the Trees

Saturday, February 2, 10 AM-noon

Join us to make a difference – help remove vines that kill trees! Bring work gloves. Water and snack provided.


Family Fun: Build a Birdfeeder Workshop

Saturday, February 9, 1-2:30 PM

Check out Mashomack Manor House and help our feathered friends by building a bird feeder. Enjoy hot chocolate, cider and doughnuts.


Kid’s Winter Break Workshop

Thursday, February 21, 2-3:30 PM

What’s out and about in the “dead of winter?” We’ll hike, look for tracks, learn how animals

survive and make a snack. Grades K & up. 


Mashomack Point: A Tour of the Katherine Ordway Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, February 23, 1-4 PM

Mashomack Point is open for a guided walk just once a year. Explore this unique area’s woodlands,

kettles, and fields, culminating with a breathtaking view of Northwest Harbor.


  Mashomack Preserve
  79 South Ferry Rd
PO Box 850
Shelter Island, NY 11964




AAQ Resource: Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects 


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