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Pakatakan Mountain Hike
October 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
|We will hike up Pakatakan Mountain from the Southside Spur Road in Margaretville to a ledge overlooking the Pepacton Reservoir where we will have lunch. The hike is a total of 3.6 miles, roundtrip. This is the beginning of the Dry Brook Ridge Trail. Most of the hike is on a logging road with many switchbacks and a gentle incline. This hike is easy to get to, fairly easy to do and it goes through beautiful woodland.
Event Duration: 3.6 miles, 3.5 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Leader(s): John/Barbara Sandman /Jones
Bring: Lunch/ snacks, water/ beverage lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, adequate clothing, including rainwear, and sturdy hiking boots.
Registration required by 10/05/2023. 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.
Dogs allowed: No.
Questions about this event can be directed to: Leaders at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 222-3318
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: Margaretville is 43 miles west of the NYS Thruway Exit at Kingston on State Route 28. Fair Street is at the western edge of the village after Bridge Street. Wayfinding signs for Pakatakan Mountain mark the left turn onto Fair Street and, at the top of the hill, the left turn onto Southside Spur. The trailhead is a short distance (after a few houses) on the right. From the west, Margaretville is 23.5 miles from Delhi on Route 28. Fair Street is the first junction in Margaretville and wayfinding signs for Pakatakan Mountain mark the right turn onto Fair Street and, at the top of the hill, the left turn onto Southside Spur. The trailhead is a short distance (after a few houses) on the right. Parking is on the left.
GPS coordinates: 42.14584, -74.64827
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