Living in the Hudson Valley, we have access to some of the most beautiful hiking trails and wildlife. We're a popular destination for hiking and escaping that big city life.

Have you ever thought about the possibility of having to survive off the grid and in the wilderness? Would you know what to do and how to act?

If the answer was "no" to any of those questions, you might want to sign up a new survival course thanks to a popular Dutchess County park.

Bowdoin Park is offering a new program called "Adult Introduction to Wilderness Survival." If you're going to explore the wilderness of the Hudson Valley, you might as well be prepared.

According to a post on the Dutchess Parks Facebook page, this program will teach you "disaster preparedness, fire making, survival awareness, shelter building, and basic archery."

The only way to really embrace wilderness survival is by learning the above mentioned techniques in the woods. Adult Introduction to Wilderness Survival will be held in the woods of Bowdoin Park, Saturday May 15th from 9 AM until 4 PM.

Registration is $40.00 a person and can be done online at DutchessNY.Gov. 



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