THIS WEEK: Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2016
Bog Walk, a 2.5-hour trek on floating platforms into the unique environment of the Tannersville Cranberry Bog, 552 Cherry Lane Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. Sept. 28. $6. Reservations: 570-629-3061.
Mountain Top Rotary 5K, beginning and ending at Wright Township Park and coursing through South Main Road and Deerfield Acres. Free refreshments to all participants. Oct. 1 with registration 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and race at 9 a.m. $25 until Sept. 28; $30 thereafter. Online registration at racemenu.com/rotary5k.
Self-Guided Monroe County Farm Tour, to connect consumers with local producers and to learn about farm management. Sponsored by the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 1. Brochures and map aavailable at mcconservation.org. A 13-passenger bus will be available for non-drivers leaving at 8:15 a.m. from the environmental education center. $15. Reservations: 570-629-3060.
Fall Foliage Paddle, for age 10 and older. Promised Land State Park, 100 Lower Lake Road, Greentown. 9 a.m. Oct. 1. Call to reserve a kayak. 570-676-0567.
Fall Foliage Hike, two difficult miles with tree identification along the way. Promised Land State Park, 100 Lower Lake Road, Greentown. 1 p.m. Oct. 1. 570-676-3428.
Watkin’s Glen Hike, eight difficult miles at the New York waterfall site. Meet at the Dallas Shopping Center on Memorial Highway. 8:45 a.m. Oct. 2. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers. 570-825-7200.
Birds of Prey Migration, a day of raptor watching at Sunrise Mountain. Dress in layers and bring a folding chair, binoculars and snacks. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2. $15. Call 570-828-2319 to reserve a seat in the van.
From Apples to Cider. Bring apples (10-lb. limit) and an empty jug and run them through a cider press to go home with fresh cider. Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. 2 p.m. Oct. 2. $5. 570-967-7275.
Sunset Hike, 2.5 easy miles past the Brooks Estate and into the family cemetery. Varden Conservation Area, 1100 Mid Valley Road, Lake Ariel. 5 p.m. Oct. 4. 570-676-3428.
Fall Gardening Tips, with Master Gardener Sandy Visintainer. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4. Registration: 570-474-9313.