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Mountain Top Historical Society – Hikefest #2 Kaaterskill Junction CANCELLED

October 7, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

With hike leaders Pete Senterman, Paul LaPierre, Gary Dufel, and Mike Kudish
Explore the area around Kaaterskill Junction on State Route 214. Step back in time to the days when the Kaaterskill and Stoney Clove Railroad came up to the Junction from Phoenicia and then split to the west on the Hunter Branch and headed east on the Tannersville Branch toward the Hotel Kaaterskill. Host Gary Dufel, along with Senterman and LaPierre will also be joined by Mike Kudish, author of Where Did the Tracks Go in the Catskills? to give the story from 4 points of view. A side excursion to the new Hunter Branch Rail Trail pedestrian bridge over a tributary of the Schoharie Creek will be added after returning to our start at the Junction site.

Event Duration: 3-4 miles, 3-4 hours

Level of Difficulty:   Moderate

Leader(s): Pete Senterman, Paul LaPierre, Gary Dufel, and Mike Kudish

Bring: snacks/ lunch, water/ drink, proper clothing and footwear

Registration required by 10/5.  Use registration form below to register.

PLEASE contact the MTHS 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:  No

Questions about this event can be directed tomthsdirector@mths.org  (518) 589-6657

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: Park on the U-shaped driveway at 4282 State Route 214.  This driveway is located .37 miles south of State Route 23 A on the left; and .34 miles north of Ski Bowl Rd. (Co. Hwy 83) There is a sign planted in the grass marking the Junction.

GPS coordinates: 42.19079, -74.18519

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 following form.

Register for Mountain Top Historical Society – Hikefest #2 Kaaterskill Junctioin


October 7, 2023
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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42.19079, -74.18519 Kaaterskill Jnc
4282 State Route 214
Hunter, NY 12442 United States
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