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Tortoise and Hare Hike
October 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This woodland hike offers two choices, so both beginner and intermediate hikers can join in. “Tortoises” will enjoy a 2.2-mile loop around scenic Frick Pond, and the “Hares” will enjoy a brisk 4.1 mile hike.
Both groups will head out together; then the Hares veer off halfway around Frick Pond, at the intersection known as “Times Square,” for 1 mile uphill on Big Rock Trail, followed by 1.7 miles gently downhill on the Flynn Trail back to the trailhead. .
Pick the hike length that best fits your ability. We’ll try to arrive back at the trailhead at the same time! Trail surface includes rocky terrain with some tree roots along the way.
Other groups: we are partnering with TrailKeeper.org, Sullivan County’s online source of trail information
Event Duration: 2.2/4.1 miles, 1.5-2 hours
Level of Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
Leader(s): Lisa Lyons of Morgan Outdoors and Heather Jacksy of SC Planning – two of the partner organizations in TrailKeeper.org, which is celebrating 4 years as an online source of trail information in Sullivan County.
Bring: Bring water and snacks, camera, hiking poles, wear layered clothing and sturdy shoes.
Registration required by 10/07/2017 date. Use registration form below to register.
Group size is limited so register early.
Dogs allowed: No
Additional Information: Let us know which hike length you prefer when you Register. Pouring rain will cancel. Call 845 439 5507 for cancellation update.
Questions about this event can be directed to: email@example.com
From Rt. 17, Exit 96, Livingston Manor. Turn onto DeBruce Road (CR 82) and follow NE for 6 miles to Mongaup Rd. Turn left onto Mongaup Road, follow 2.5 miles (past DEC Fish Hatchery on right) to fork in the road. At fork, bear left onto Beech Mtn. Rd. and proceed 0.3 miles to Frick Pond Trailhead parking lot on left.