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Loop de Loop Beginner Hike | Wednesday, October 6, 2021 @1 PM
October 6, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This woodland hike offers a 2.2-mile loop around scenic Frick Pond that is suitable for beginners who are comfortable walking this distance. Winding through the hemlocks, with views across the pond, there may be sightings of mushrooms, great blue heron, and other woodland wonders. The trail surface includes some rocky terrain and tree roots, and often has muddy sections. Waterproof shoes or boots are recommended.
Event Duration: 2 miles, 1.5 hours
Level of Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
Leader(s): Lisa Lyons
Bring: water, a snack, hiking poles if you have them, camera, and tick repellant.
Registration required by October 5th. 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.
remove group size if it is not needed
Group size is limited so register early.
Dogs allowed: No
Additional Information: This is a welcoming beginner hike and the trip leader looks forward to talking to each participant beforehand to better plan the hike. She is a big fan of using hiking poles. If you would like to try them, let her know and she will bring a pair for you.
Questions about this event can be directed to: Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org or (845) 439-5507
Covid-19 Guidelines: Due to the rise in delta variant cases locally and nationally we have revived these simple protocols for participation in our in-person events. Wear a mask while congregated in the parking lot or at other sites. Follow social distancing protocols. Use your own pen when signing in, or use hand sanitizer. Other guidelines may apply, depending on event. The event leader will inform participants.
Note: Please protect others and yourself by following these simple, CDC endorsed guidelines. Please be vaccinated.
Driving Directions: From Rt. 17, take Exit 96 in Livingston Manor. Turn onto the DeBruce Road (CR 81) and continue for 6 miles. Turn left onto Mongaup Road and continue 2.4 miles. You will pass the NYS DEC Fish Hatchery. At the fork, bear left onto Beech Mt Rd., a graded dirt road. Follow for 0.2 miles to the Frick Pond Trailhead sign and park. The trip leader will have her hatchback up, ready to greet you!
GPS coordinates: 41.950982, -74.706940
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.