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Hike to Red Hill Fire Tower

October 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

We will hike the recently constructed trail to the Red Hill Fire Tower on Denning Road in Claryville. The trail is a wonderful example of one that has been well thought out and well built with multiple switch backs as it gains elevation. We will have lunch on the picnic tables at the top and will climb the tower and enter the cabin, which is slated to be open and staffed by a local volunteer guide. Pace will be moderate to relaxed with plenty of stops for photos, breath catching and forest gawking.

Event Duration: 4 miles, 4 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate

Leader: Sharon Klein

Bring: Lunch/ snacks, water/beverage, adequate clothing, sturdy hiking boots, and  sunscreen, insect repellent as needed

Registration required by 09/29/2023 .  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.

Fee:  No 

Dogs allowed:  Yes, only with permission of event leader,

Additional Information:  Please bring a mask as we may be consolidating cars due to the small parking area.

Questions about this event can be directed to:  Sharon Klein at CatsNGunks@gmail.com

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 State Route 28 in Big Indian, take Ulster Co. Hwy 47 south 20.6 miles to its terminus at Sullivan Co. Hwy 19. Turn left and go about one mile and the Claryville Fire Department (meeting place) is on the right.

From State Route 55 just west of Grahamsville, take Sullivan Co. Hwy 19 (the Claryville Road) 5.5 miles to the Claryville Fire Department (meeting place) is on the right.

GPS coordinates: 41.92499, -74.55676

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:  Complete and submit the form below.

Register for Red Hill Fire Tower Hike


October 1, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sharon Klein


Claryville Fire Department 41.92499, -74.55676
1500 Denning Road
Claryville, NY 12725 United States
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