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Codfish Point Hike w/optional Echo Lake addition

October 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

   Codfish Point with option of continuing to Echo Lake (from Platte Clove Mountain Road)
A moderately easy hike on the Overlook Trail through the Platte Clove Preserve with Codfish Point as the destination. If continuing to Echo Lake it will be a longish hike of approximately a total of 8.00 miles round trip. Grades are easy with a descent of 455 ft to the Lake. Echo Lake is the only natural one within a Catskill wilderness area.

Event Duration:  4 or 8 miles, 2-5 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate

Leader(s):  Susan Puretz and Phil McDonald

Bring: lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, something to drink. Wear good hiking shoes.

Registration required by 09/29/18.  Use registration form below to register.

Group size is limited to 20, so register early.

Fee:  No    

Dogs allowed:  No

Additional Information:  Hike logistics will be arranged with participants. Mileage for Codfish Point is 4 miles round trip, for Echo Lake 8 miles round trip.

Questions about this event can be directed to:  ripvanwinklehikingclub@gmail.com

Driving Directions:   From intersection of Rts 23A (Main St) and 23C in Tannersville, drive South on Railroad Ave for 0.2 miles, and turn left at intersection with Lake View Ave to remain on Railroad Ave for another 0.2 miles; continue on Spruce St (no intersection, just street name change) for 0.5 miles; continue on Platte Clove Rd (no intersection, just another street name change) for 0.9 miles, and keep left at the intersection with Bloomer Rd to remain on Platte Clove Rd for another 4.8 miles. The Huckleberry Point parking area is about 300 feet up the access road on the left.


October 1, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Huckleberry Point Trailhead
2425 Platte Clove Rd.
West Saugerites, NY United States
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