Neahwa Park – March 21, 2023

Report by Ruby Rogan.  Our hike in Neahwa Park was on a beautiful, sunny, and at times, windy day!  We had thirty-one people, four of whom joined us for their first hike with ADK and perhaps will become members. We walked the pathways of Catella and Neahwa Parks, the Memorial Walkway and the Mill Race. We stopped toContinue reading “Neahwa Park – March 21, 2023”

Oneonta Water Supply History Tour – August 30, 2022

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”

August 16th, 2022 – Neahwa Park

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”

March 1st, 2022 – Neahwa Park & Catella Park, Oneonta

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”

December 21st, 2021 – Neahwa Park

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”

April 13th, 2021 – Neahwa Park

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”

Neahwa Park – December 22nd, 2020

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”

Neahwa Park – September 15th, 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”