November Weekend Hikes

“Bonticou Crag.” Saturday, November 3rd, 9:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate 5 mile hike with an optional scramble led by Artie Raphael (845-663-4864). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.

“Mohonk Scramble.” Sunday, November 4th, 10:30am. Meet at the top of Pine Rd. This is a fast 8 mile hike with some scrambles led by Marty Carp(845-303-3764). Be prepared with knee sleeves and headlamp. Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.

“Zaidee’s Bower.” Sunday, November 4th, 9:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Coxing Lot. This is a moderate 8 mile hike with some scrambles led by Roberta Forest (845-750-7059). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.

“Beacon Hill Loop Hike.” Saturday, November 10th, 9:30am. Meet in the Minnewaska State Park Preserve upper lot. This is a moderate 5-mile hike led by Bill Jasyn (845-853-2645). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Castle Point Hike”. Saturday, November 17th, 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve upper lot. This is a moderate 7-mile hike led by Martin Bayard (845-229-2216). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Sam’s Point Loop over High Point & Verkeerderkill Falls.” Sunday, November 18th, 9am. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. This is a moderate 9-mile hike led by Tonda Highley (941-475-9536). The Sam’s Point parking fee applies.

“Overlook Mountain” Saturday, November 24th, 9:30am. Meet at the Meads Meadow Trailhead lot on McDaniel Road. This is a moderate 6.5-mile hike led by Siu S. Yuen (845-399 -7208).

“Post-Thanksgiving Gunks Hike.” Sunday, November 25th, 9:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate 8 mile hike with some scrambling led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536).  Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.

Banner Photo by Susan Lehrer