Second Saturday Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Enjoy a guided hike with a MFFC staff member who will discuss the ecology, history, farming culture and forestry of the area. Wear proper hiking footgear for our rugged trails, …

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$5

Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. Fee: $5pp

$5

Volunteer Work Party

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

From mulching raspberries to maintaining trails, volunteers work side-by-side MFFC staff in stewarding the land. Come give a hand, and learn while you work! Click HERE to register for the …

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Free

Solo Wilderness First Aid

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Gain essential skills in emergency first aid in a backcountry setting through instruction by Solo School trainers. A CPR component is available for an additional fee and hours. Recertification for …

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$200 – $240

Second Saturday Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Enjoy a guided hike with a MFFC staff member who will discuss the ecology, history, farming culture and forestry of the area. Wear proper hiking footgear for our rugged trails, …

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$5

Trail Crew Camp1 (Grades 7-8)

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Trail crew members will trek through field and forest, learning how to steward working lands. Through hands-on explorations and projects, they’ll develop practical backcountry and primitive skills, engage in citizen …

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$250

Second Saturday Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Enjoy a guided hike with a MFFC staff member who will discuss the ecology, history, farming culture and forestry of the area. Wear proper hiking footgear for our rugged trails, …

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$5

Trail Crew Camp 2 (Grades 7-8)

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Trail crew members will trek through field and forest, learning how to steward working lands. Through hands-on explorations and projects, they’ll develop practical backcountry and primitive skills, engage in citizen …

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$250

Second Saturday Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Enjoy a guided hike with a MFFC staff member who will discuss the ecology, history, farming culture and forestry of the area. Wear proper hiking footgear for our rugged trails, …

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$5

Mushroom Hunt for Children

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

A walk and search for families with kids. Families should bring baskets to gather mushrooms in. Register your family members HERE.

$10

Second Saturday Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Enjoy a guided hike with a MFFC staff member who will discuss the ecology, history, farming culture and forestry of the area. Wear proper hiking footgear for our rugged trails, …

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$5

Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. Fee: $5pp

$5

Second Saturday Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

Enjoy a guided hike with a MFFC staff member who will discuss the ecology, history, farming culture and forestry of the area. Wear proper hiking footgear for our rugged trails, …

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$5

Second Saturday Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

A moderate hike (or snowshoe, depending on snow cover) two days after the new moon. Participants should bring a flashlight or headlamp, and must be dressed for the cold, with …

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$5

Wreath Making Workshop

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

One of our favorite holiday events! Join Merck Forest elves in creating a holiday wreath from greens sourced at Merck Forest. Ribbons for bows and natural materials for decorating are provided. …

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$25