Report by Tom and Roberta Austin. The group of twenty-seven hikers walked 2-2.5 miles around Neahwa and Catella Parks at an easy pace. We viewed the many Festival of Lights displays set up in the Park by businesses and organizations along the way. Photos by Tom Austin.
Report by Art Palmer. This trip was designed to illustrate where much of the city’s water comes from. Eighteen people met at Neahwa Park, first for a short walk over familiar territory along the Mill Race to the main city water well in Catella Park. We’ve seen it before, but this time we described how itsContinue reading “Oneonta Water Supply History Tour – August 30, 2022”
Report by Jann Ewen. It was a beautiful Tuesday morning, August 16th, for a hike around the perimeters of Neahwa and Catella Parks, including the newly paved Mill Race Trail. Twenty-two of us enjoyed the walk, sometimes through the mown wet grass and other times along the shady areas as well. Good time was hadContinue reading “August 16th, 2022 – Neahwa Park”
Report by Art and Peggy Palmer. Our original goal (SUCO College Camp) was canceled because of poor conditions. Instead we substituted the familiar hike around Neahwa Park plus a visit to neighboring Catella Park to view the wells that provide most of Oneonta’s water. Twenty ADKers came out on this brisk morning for a walkContinue reading “March 1st, 2022 – Neahwa Park & Catella Park, Oneonta”
Report by Linda Pearce. December 21, 2021 – the first day of winter – and a mild morning it was. A robin sang nearby as twenty-eight people gathered in the parking lot of Damaschke Field in Neahwa Park. Our approximate 2.5 mile walk started out passing Hodges Pond as several Canada geese paraded by onContinue reading “December 21st, 2021 – Neahwa Park”
Jann Ewen led this hike with eighteen ADKers. We walked around the perimeters of Catella Park and Neahwa Park, ending with the Greenway trail along the Mill Race. Photos by Carol Saggese and Scott Fielder.
Report by Barb Baumann. After the early morning fog lifted, 15 ADK members enjoyed beautiful weather while walking 2 miles along the mill race and the fence lines of both Neahwa and Catella Parks, and passing through the recently cleared space (Sycamore trees remain) for the soon-to-be dog park. Some of our discoveries include suchContinue reading “April 13th, 2021 – Neahwa Park”
Report by Julie Smith. Due to the 30 inch snowfall around the Oneonta area, our originally planned hike at Fortin Park was changed to Neahwa Park. The displays along the way that were set-up by many Oneonta businesses and organizations at The Festival of Lights offered our 14 ADKers much delight as we walked theContinue reading “Neahwa Park – December 22nd, 2020”
Trip Report by Jann Ewen Nineteen ADKers enjoyed a nice walk through Neahwa Park and along the Mill Race,which is a part of the Greenway. In the park we observed two historic markers, as wellas the war memorials dedicated to the veterans of our armed forces.We all enjoyed the cooler morning for our 2 1/2Continue reading “Neahwa Park – September 15th, 2020”