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Burroughs History Hike

October 8, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

We will take a hike in Woodland Valley, following the very path taken by John Burroughs in 1885, on his way to the Burnt Shanty. Along the way you will hear history about Burroughs, and the Tanning Industry. Some outdoor skills will be discussed as well. Some rough and rocky spots and a stream crossing will be encountered.

Event Duration:4  miles, 5 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult Bushwhack

Leader(s): Paul Misko

Bring: lunch, good walking shoes, proper clothing/ layers, water/ drinks, flashlight.

Registration required by 10/7 date.  Use registration form below to register.

PLEASE contact the leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to take your place.

Group size is limited to 10 so register early.

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  No

Additional Information:  Cold or rainy weather will postpone.

Questions about this event can be directed to:  email and or phone of event leader

Covid-19 Guidelines:   We ask participants to socially distance,  to be vaccinated and to cancel if they or members of their household are or have been ill with covid-like symptoms within the past ten days.   Other guidelines may apply, depending on event. The event leader will inform participants.

Driving Directions: Woodland Valley Road is located off State Route 28, .5 miles west of Phoenicia and marked with brown-and-white wayfinding signs. After turning on Woodland Valley Road and crossing the bridge, turn right, then stay to the left and follow Woodland Valley Road for 4.75 miles to the Woodland Valley Campground Day Use Lot (before the campground entrance) on the right.

GPS coordinates: 42.03625, -74.35763

After you press “Submit” below the registration form, you will see a screen that says “Your registration has been submitted”. If you do not, an error has occurred. Please resubmit, being sure to complete all fields. You should receive a message from the leader acknowledging your registration.

Register: Please complete and submit the form below.

Register for Burroughs History Hike


October 8, 2023
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Paul Misko


42.03625, -74.35763 Wdlnd Vly PA
Woodland Valley Road
Phoenicia, NY 12464 United States
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