Rock Rift Fire Tower Hike | Saturday, October 1, 2016 9:30 am

fltlogoHike to the Rock Rift Fire tower. This 9 mile hike covers a new section of the FLT constructed in 2014.  The Pines Fire Tower is the last remaining Catskill Fire Tower, built in 1934, on public land that has yet to be restored. It is located in the Town of Tompkins, Delaware County overlooking the Cannonsville Reservoir. The tower itself cannot be climbed at this time.

Event Duration:  9 miles

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult

Bring: lunch

Registration required by 09/29/2016.  Use registration form below to register.

Group size is limited so register early.

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  No

Additional Information: This hike is in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Trail Conference’s Fall Campout in Bainbridge NY. See http://www.fltconference.org/trail/whats-happening/hikes/fall-campout/ for more information

Questions about this event can be directed to: hikerrick2000@yahoo.com  or (607) 746-9694

Driving Directions:

From Walton NY. Follow NYS Rte 10 west for approximately 10 miles to the intersection of NYS Rte 268 and the Rte 268 bridge over the Cannonsville Reservoir. There is a DEP parking area on the north side of the Bridge

Register for Rock Rift Fire Tower Hike October 1, 2016