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Huckleberry Point Hike
October 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hike the Long Path to one of the great cliff views of the Catskills. We intend to hang out, have lunch, and enjoy this lovely fall view spot. Bring a camera! On return to parking I will take a short 1/2 mile trek across the road to see the grand Devils Falls. Come if you like!
Event Duration: 5.5 miles, 6.5 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult
Leader(s): Deanna Felicetta
Bring: lunch, water/ drink, hat, extra socks, proper clothing, wear layers, sunscreen, bug spray, and camera!
Registration required by 10/3. 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 12 so register early.
Dogs allowed: Yes, only with permission of event leader.
Additional Information: Parking is limited at the Long Path/ Huckleberry Trailhead in Platte Clove; arrive early. See NYNJ Trail Conference Catskill hiking map #141.Poor weather will re-date hike.
Questions about this event can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org (845) 216-2021
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: From the NYS Thruway Exit 20 (Saugerties) take State Route 212 west to Blue Mountain Road. Blue Mountain Road is 2 miles from the junction of Routes 212 and 32 and 2.3 miles from the junction of Route 212 and the northbound thruway exit. Turn right on Blue Mountain Road (Co. Hwy 35), go 1.4 miles, and turn left onto West Saugerties Road (Co. Hwy 33.) Take this road (it will steepen at 2.6 miles) 4.2 miles to the Long Path/ Huckleberry Brook Trailhead/ Parking Area (on your right).
To reach the trailhead from State Route 23A in Tannersville, take South Main, stay left on Spruce (becomes Platte Clove Rd.) and at 1.5 miles stay left on Platte Clove Road and continue another 5.2 miles and the trailhead/ parking area is on the left. (Go slow in Platte Clove. Do not miss turn!!)
GPS coordinates: 42.13381, -74.08182
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