Scheduled Trail Hikes by Member Hiking Clubs

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The activities listed here are not sponsored by the Trail Conference, unless otherwise noted. They are sponsored by our independent, member clubs. The clubs listed below submit hikes that are open to the public (some charge a fee for non-members).  Participation is subject to club regulations and rules of the trail. You are responsible for your own safety. Wear hiking boots or strong, low-heeled shoes. Bring food, water, rain gear, first aid kit, and a flashlight in a backpack. Leaders have the right and responsibility to refuse anyone whom they believe cannot complete the hike or is not adequately equipped. Easy, moderate, or strenuous hikes are relative terms; call leader if in doubt. Hikes may change or be cancelled. You are urged to confirm hike details with leaders prior to showing up as circumstances are subject to change.



ADK-MH Adirondack Mountain Club-Mid Hudson Chapter
ADK-MO Adirondack Mountain Club-Mohican Chapter
ADK-NoJR Adirondack Mountain Club-North Jersey Ramapo Chapter
AFW Adventures for Women
AMC Appalachian Mountain Club-NY/North Jersey
CMC Catskill Mountain Club
ECGA East Coast Greenway Alliance
EHTPS East Hampton Trails Preservation Society
FOCA Friends of Old Croton Aqueduct
FVCP Friends of Van Cortlandt Park
FPBP Friends of Pelham Bay Park
FVYMCA Frost Valley YMCA
GAHC  German-American Hiking Club
GS  Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
IHC Interstate Hiking Club
NJCF New Jersey Conservation Foundation
NYHC New York Hiking Club
NYNJTC New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
NYR New York Ramblers
OC Outdoors Club
PM Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area
POWWW Protect Our Wetlands, Water, & Woods
PPC Palisades Parks Conservancy
RVW Rip Van Winkle Hiking Club
SW Shorewalkers
SOAS Sundance Outdoor Adventure Society
SSTRC Salt Shakers Trail Running Club
TLR Teatown Lake Reservation
TNC Tenafly Nature Center
UCHC Union County Hiking Club
UOC University Outing Club
VSHC Valley Stream Hiking Club
WWW Wild Wyanokie Wanderers
WM13 West Milford 13ers
WTA Westchester Trails Association




































Click the abbreviation for each club in the table above to go its website.

Saturday, September 20

AFW. Ramapo Mtn. State Forest, NJ. Leader: call 973-644-3592 for info and to register, or Meet: 9:30am, out by 2:30pm. Moderate hike at moderate pace.

Sunday, September 21

IHC. Reeves Meadow, Harriman State Park, NY. Leader: Roy Williams, [email protected]. Meet: 9am atReevesMeadowVisitorCenter,7 Seven Lakes Dr.,Southfields,NY. Strenuous hike on Pine Meadow and Kakiat Trails, then the Seven Hills Trail over Diamond Mtn. Bad weather cancels.

AFW. Campgaw. Leader: call 973-644-3592 for info and to register, or Meet: 10am, out by 1:30pm. Easy to moderate hike at leisurely pace.

SW. Roosevelt Island Walk, NY. Leaders: Ken King, [email protected] or 631-991-8170, and Phillis Spisto, 516-547-0497. Meet: 11:15am at Penn Station (or noon at Citicorp food court, 53rd St. atLexington Ave). 3-5 miles at slow pace. We’ll take tram, walk to new Four Freedoms Memorial, then walk perimeter ofRoosevelt Island. Bad weather cancels. Bring lunch. Non-members suggested donation $3.

Monday, September 22

AMC. Battery to Bear Mtn., Part 9 – Hook Mtn. South. A very scenic medium paced hike with many ups and downs, meeting in Nyack Beach State Park at 9:45 a.m. We will hike along the Long Path to the top of Hook Mountain and enjoy a magnificent view of the area and parts of the upper and lower Hudson River valley, and return along the shore trail. Bring food and water. Click for detailed directions . Heavy rain cancels. Leader Irv Reich H. 718-494-4358 C. 917-913-2742, [email protected]

Thursday, September 25

AFW. Valley of the Boulders, Harriman State Park, NY. Leader: call 973-644-3592 for info and to register, or Meet: 9:30am, out by 1:30pm. Moderate hike at moderate pace.

Sunday, September 28

IHC. Terrace Pond and Bearfort Fire Tower, NJ. Leader: Chris Davis, 973-590-7437 (guy Percival), or [email protected]. Meet: 9am at1373 Clinton Rd. (parking lot P7), WestMilford, NJ. Strenuous 9+ mile circular fromClinton Rd. trailhead, visiting Bearfort fire tower and Terrace Pond. Bad weather cancels.

AFW. Greenwood Lake to Rt. 17A. Leader: call 973-644-3592 for info and to register, or Meet: 9am, out by 5pm. Strenuous hike at moderate pace.

Sunday, September 28

NYR. Old Croton Aqueduct and Union Church of Pocantico Hills, NY. Leader: Clive Morrick, 212-242-0931, [email protected]. Meet: Contact leader for details. From Philipse Manor station we’ll take local streets toSleepyHollowCemetery, leading to Old Croton Aqueduct and Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Various trails to Rt. 448 to Union Church, where we’ll view Chagall and Matisse windows ($7 entrance fee). Return to Old Croton Aqueduct past Stone Barns center.

Monday, September 29

AMC. Battery to Bear Mtn., Part 10 – Hook Mtn. North. Great scenic views on the Long Path and the Treason Trail, with a stop at the very unique sculpture garden, returning along the shore trail of Rockland Lake. Drivers only. Meet 9:45 a.m. Take the main road to Landing Rd past fire station, and park just before the barricade. Click for detailed directions. Heavy rain cancels. Leader: Irv Reich H. 718-494-4358 C. 917-913-2742, [email protected]