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Bennett Hill Hike
October 2, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 12:45 pm
We’ll hike all of the trails of Bennett Hill, a Hudson Mohawk Land Conservancy project. Beautiful open forest with unusually shaped oaks, old woods roads, a viewpoint at along the top trail with great foliage.
Event Duration: 3 miles, 3 hours
Level of Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
Leader(s): Alan Via
Bring: Windbreaker/rain jacket. Water. Hiking boots. Poles a good idea due to pebbly trails in places.
Registration required by 9/30/2017 date. Use registration form below to register.
Group size is limited so register early.
Dogs allowed: Yes, only with permission of event leader
Contact leader with any questions: Peakbagr100@gmail.com
Additional Information: Bennett Hill is located in SW Albany county, near the Helderbergs.
The hike is 3+ miles with 700ft of ascent, nowhere steep, with the first 0.25mi entry trail adjacent to a dairy pasture. I’ll have my dog but there may by be room for one or two others by prior arrangement if they are used to behaving around other dogs and people and don’t mind being on leash for the entry trail. Arrive no later than 8:45am at Jake Moon Restaurant( NY443 in Clarksville, NY) for the last half mile drive to trailhead.
The weather doesn’t have to be perfect, but rain or a rainy forecast cancels. Please email me if you have questions.
SW Albany county, approximately 8 miles SW of Delmar, NY on NY443 to
Jake Moon restaurant (N42 34.297 W73 57,955) in Clarksville, NY.
Trailhead is located on Bennett Hill Rd (N42 34.555 W73 58.019) – just out of town – please let me know if you plan on meeting at the trailhead.