Adventure Schedule

Adventure Schedule and Meeting Places

Late August - October 2021

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Directions to all our meeting places are here.

*Check here for explanation of Difficulty/Pace rating of each hike.

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Event Date Time Place Meeting Place Diff/Pace* Leader Comment
Sunset Hike Sat
8/21
6-8:30PM Norvin Green St PK, NJ Otter Hole prkg, Glenwild Ave, Bloomingdale, NJ Mod/Leisurely Amy 2.5 mi loop, good scrambles, Torne Mtn up to Oslo Rock for sunset, then easy way down.
Hike
Cancelled - Hurricane Henri
Sun
8/22
9:30-2:30 Turkey Hill, Harriman St Pk, NY Route 6 Hikers Parking Mod-Stren/Mod Jackie 6.5 mi with views and hike by lake.
Hike Thurs
8/26
10-2:30 Sterling Forest, NY 17A, P8 Mod/Mod Dagi 7 mi, good views.
Hike
Cancelled - To be rescheduled
Sat
8/28
10-2:30 Blue Mt Lakes, NJ Blue Mt Lakes prkg lot, Blairstown, NJ Mod/Mod Nancy ~6 mi pleasant loop hike. Pass 4 scenic, secluded lakes on woods roads & foot hills.
Bike Ride
Time Change
Sun
8/29
9-2
10-3
Joseph P Clark Rail Trail, Old Erie Path, and Raymond G Esposito Memorial Trail Blauvelt Free Library, 541 Western Highway, Blauvelt, NY (behind library in prkg lot) Easy/Mod Kay We will go over the Tappan Zee Bridge - total mileage approx 22 mi, total elevation gain approx 700 ft.
Hike
Cancelled - Flooding (Ida)
Thurs
9/2
10-2 Wawayanda Wawayanda St Pk Visitor Center Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Dagi 6 mi.
Hike Sat
9/4
9:30-2:30 Storm King Mt, NY Butterhill Trail prkg area on 9W, Cornwall, NY Stren/Mod Amy 5-mi loop; steep in parts, scrambles, & overlooks. Amazing views of Hudson River.
Hike
Location Change
Sun
9/5
9-3 Abram Hewitt St Pk, NJ
Monksville Trail Circular
Take Rt. 287 to Exit 57 (Skyline Drive). Continue to the end at Greenwood Lake Turnpike (County Route 511) in Ringwood. Turn right and proceed about 4.6 miles to Beech Road on right, immediately before crossing over Monksville Reservoir. Proceed about ¼ mile to parking area on left. Mod/Mod Kay 7 mi. Unusual pudding stone conglomerate rock, rhododendron tunnel, panoramic view over Greenwood Lake.
4-5 mile hike. This loop hike passes by remnants of the abandoned Winston Iron Mine and climbs to a viewpoint over the Monksville Reservoir.
Hike
Cancelled
Mon
9/6
10-2 Pawling, NY Nuclear Lake Prkg lot - Caretaker's Entrance Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay 3-mi loop on the AT - partial. Elevation 210'. Great hike if you're looking to transition from EASY to MOD.
Hike
Date Change
Wed
9/8

Thurs
9/9
10-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Tuxedo, NY Commuter Prkg Lot Mod/Mod Dagi About 6 mi.
Hike Sat
9/11
9:30-2 Bear Mt, NY Harriman St Pk - Doodletown Parking area Mod/Mod Jackie ~5 mi. Doodletown Bridle Path.
Hike Sun
9/12
10-2 Merrill Creek, NJ Merrill Creek Visitor Center Easy-Mod/Mod Nancy 6-mi loop around reservoir.
Hike Wed
9/15
10-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Silvermine Picnic Area Mod/Mod Dagi 5.4mi.
Hike Sat
9/18
11-2:30 The Tourne, Boonton, NJ Prkg area by Ballfield Mod/Leisurely Christine 5-6 mi loop, lunch at Birchwood Lake.
Hike Sun
9/19
10-2 Vernon Township, NJ Prkg lot across the street from Price Switch Rd (Rt 515) & St Hwy 94 intersection.
Google Map: 41.21935,
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Easy/Leisurely Kay 5 mi out and back. Pochuck Boardwalk.
Hike
Cancelled-rain forecast
Thurs
9/23
9:30-3 Norvin Green, NJ The New Weis Center prkg area Mod-Stren/Mod Dagi 6-7 mi.
Bike Ride Sun
9/26
10-2 Paulinskill Rail Trail West, NJ Footbridge Park, Blairstown, NJ Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Nancy 17-20 mi. Breakfast stop along trail at airport. Possible ride to lake & walk thru cute, quaint town after ride .
Beginner Backpack Sat-Sun
10/2-10/3
TBD Harriman St Pk, NY TBD Mod/Mod Jackie Beginner bkpk, short hike after set up.
Hike Sun
10/3
10-2:30 4 Bird Trail - Split Rock, NJ Maracella Community Center, Rockaway Twp, NJ Mod/Mod
Mod-Stren/ Mod
Christine 7-mi loop. Car caravan to trail head.
Hike Tues
10/5
10-3 Harriman St Pk, NY Lake Sebago Boat Launch Mod-Stren/ Mod Dagi 6-7 mi.
Hike/Historic InTown Walk
Date Change
Sat
10/9

Sun
10/10
10:30-3:30 Pinchot Greenway Trail to Gray Towers Mansion Gardens & Grounds Milford Beach Access, Delaware Water Gap, Milford, PA. Carpool from central location TBD; minimize prkg fee. Easy/Leisurely Amy Gray Towers is home of Gifford Pinchot, 1st Head of US Forest Service. We will follow the Greenway named for him, from its start at the Milford Beach area in the Gap, thru historic Milford, PA, to the Mansion property. 5+ miles total. Picnic or outdoor dining lunch.
Hike
Date & Time Change
Sun
10/10

Sat
10/9
8:30-1
8:30-2:30
Mt Tammany Delaware Water Gap - Dunnfield Creek prkg lot. Stren/Mod Jackie 6.3 mi; 1.5 steep uphill w scrambles; tech/wet stream crossing. Early start time due to prkg limitations.
Hike Sat
10/16
9:30-2 Times Square area, Harriman St Pk, NY Lake Skannatati prkg area Mod/Mod Amy 5.5 mi. Ups & downs, views.
Bike Ride
Cancelled -
To be rescheduled
Sun
10/17
10-2 Canal Path, NJ Bull's Island St Pk, NJ Easy/Mod Nancy TBD.
Hike Sat
10/23
10-2 Watchung Rsrvtn, Union Cnty, NJ Trailside Nature and Science Cntr prkg lot, 452 New Providence Rd, Mountainside, NJ 07092 Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay This loop hike passes an historic village, a cemetery from the 1700s and an attractive lake.
Hike Sun
10/24
10-3 Sterling Forest, NY Sterling Forest Visitor Center Mod-Stren/ Mod Christine 7 mi, view of Sterling Lake.
Hike
Cancelled
Thurs
10/28
10-3 Harriman St Pk, NY Lake Skannatati prkg area Mod/Mod Dagi 6-7 mi.
Hike Sat
10/30
9:30-2:30 Bear Mt St Pk, Perkins Tower Meet Anthony Wayne, shuttle to Bear Mtn, prkg area nearest to Inn (minimize prkg fee) Stren/Mod Amy 4 mi. Major Welch Trail up, quite steep w/ multiple rock scrambles. AT steps down. 1,150' elevation gain over 1.5 mi.
Hike Sun
10/31
9-2 Patriots' Path - Part 1 Whippany Street address to be provided to participants Mod/Mod Jackie ~6.7 mi. Shuttle hike, mostly urban, no elevation.

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