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A NYS Nonprofit Corporation
Researching Archaeoastronomy &
Landscape Archaeology in
our Region and Beyond

 

 

Summer - Overlook Mountain, Woodstock, New York

Winter on Overlook Mountain, Woodstock, New York

Summer on Overlook Mountain Summit

Artists at Overlook Mountain, Woodstock, New York

Seeking to

Identify and protect Native American ceremonial stone landscapes (CSL)

as resources of cultural significance 

"Let the Landscape Speak"

- Doug Harris

Former Narragansett Dep. THPO

Environment  -  Culture  -  Community

Program Schedule

See scheduled programs below.

You can also schedule a guided hike with the Overlook Mountain Center, or have us create a custom program for you or your group.
We can accommodate special needs. All OMC outdoor guides are licensed by the NYS Department of Conservation (DEC).

Contact us: 845 417 8384 or overlookmountaincenter@gmail.com

Outdoor Education

Look for info on upcoming and past hikes and programs posted here

Presentations & Workshops

Look for info on upcoming and past talks and workshops posted here

Mysteries of Mink Hollow Hike

Sunday, July 18th, join Overlook Mountain Center (OMC), for a guided hike to view the cairn fields and megawalls in Mink Hollow, a potential Native American ceremonial stone landscape.
Meet at 10am, at the Mink Hollow DEC Trailhead parking lot, at the very end of Mink Hollow Rd., in Lake Hill, NY.
Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water, a snack or lunch and bug repellent as needed.
Dress for the forecast. In case of rain, the hike will be postponed. Call 845 417 8384 for more info or to register to attend. Group size limited.

Danskammer Point talk for the New Paltz Climate Action Coalition - Stop the Plant!

Thurs. April 22nd 6PM – 7:30PM – Join a Zoom presentation discussing the history of Danskammer Point as well as other potential Native American sacred and ceremonial sites in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley. Learn what you can do to help stop a new power plant from being developed at Danskammer Point, the Devil’s Dance Chamber.

Look for the Zoom link to be post here once available.

OMC Halcott Mtn./Spruceton Valley Tour

Sun. April 25th, Join OMC and NYS DEC guides to explore the Manitou Hassanash (spirit stones), effigies (serpents and turtles) and other features found on public lands in “Deep Clove” and Spruceton Valley.
Safe Covid-19 protocols will be followed (masks and 6′ social distancing).
We’ll meet at 9AM, in the parking lot of the Catskill Visitors Center on Rt. 28 in Mt. Tremper, before heading up to the Halcott Mountain site, and then on to Spruceton after. Total hiking is less than 2 miles on mixed terrain, though much is off trail on wet, uneven ground. Wear sturdy footwear, and dress for the forecast and an early spring walk in the woods. Bring water, lunch or snack. Event lasts from 9am to 3pm. Since on state lands, group size is limited. Please call 845 417 8384 to register. Ask about a possible camp-out option for Sunday night . Visit www.overlookmountain.org for more info.
Event is free, but donations are welcome.
Overlook Mountain Center is a NYS 501(c)3 educational non-profit.

Presentations and Workshops

Half-day and full day workshops explore landscape archaeology and archaeoastronomy in our region. Through presentations and site visits, we examine quarries, stone walls, stone mounds, property boundaries, survey markers, standing...

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Presentations and Workshops

Half-day and full day workshops explore landscape archaeology and archaeoastronomy in our region. Through presentations and site visits, we examine quarries, stone walls, stone mounds, property boundaries, survey markers, standing...

read more

Contact OMC: 845-417-8384 | P.O. Box 1278, Woodstock, NY 12498

Administrator: Glenn Kreisberg

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