June Mohonk Preserve Hikes

“Volunteer Appreciation Picnic & Northeast Trail Hike.” Saturday, June 1st, 9:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate 5-mile hike followed by the Volunteer Picnic at 12noon led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.

“Jenny Lane & Beyond Hike.” Sunday June 9th, 9:00am. Meet at lower Awosting parking lot, Minnewaska State Park. This is a strenuous 6 to 8-mile hike with some steep sections led by Roberta Clements (845-532-6400). The Minnewaska State Park parking fee applies. Rain cancels. Rain date is 6/16.

"North Point hike at North South Lake." Sunday June 9th, 9:30am. Meet at Scutt Road, Haines Falls. This is a moderate 7-mile hike with great views led by Martin Bayard (845-229-2216). 

"Gunks Scramble Hike through Lemon Squeeze and more.” Saturday, June 15th, 9:30am. Meet at the top of Pine Rd. This is a strenuous 8-mile hike with lots of scrambles and great views led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.

“Mt. Beacon Fire Tower.” Sunday, June 16th,  9am. Meet in the Mt. Beacon parking lot, 788 Wolcott Ave, Beacon, NY. This is a 4-mile hike with some steep climbs and great views led by Louis Ruidisch (845-453-0871). This is a free program.

"Mossy Glen, Rainbow Falls & Jenny Lane Hike." Saturday June 22, 9:15am. Meet at lower Awosting Parking lot, Minnewaska State Park. This is a moderate to strenuous 6 to 7-mile hike led by Artie Raphael (845-663-4864). The Minnewaska State Park parking fee applies.

“Mt. Beacon, with optional visit to Dia:Beacon.” Sunday, June 30th, 9:30am. Meet at Mt. Beacon parking area, 788 Wolcott Ave, Beacon, NY. This is a 4-mile hike with steep climbs led by Siu S. Yuen (845-399-7208). Canceled in the event of rain.

Photo by June Archer