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Scheduled Trail Hikes by Member Hiking Clubs
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|
|PM||Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area|
|POWWW||Protect Our Wetlands, Water, & Woods|
|PPC||Palisades Parks Conservancy|
|RVW||Rip Van Winkle Hiking Club|
|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 www.adventuresforwomen.org. 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 www.adventuresforwomen.org. 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 www.adventuresforwomen.org. 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 www.adventuresforwomen.org. 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]