Report by Linda Pearce – Our first hike for 2020, Jan. 7th at Lower Riddell State Park, was very enjoyable – the temperature hovered around 30 degrees and the trails were in good shape for walking with just a trace of snow. Twenty-four people came out, and for most of us, it was our first hikeContinue reading “Lower Riddell State Park – January 7, 2020”
Report by Glenda Bolton – A week before the holiday and 11 ADKer’s were given the magic of Christmas snow as an early present as we traversed the Red Pine Trail at Gilbert Lake State Park. A more beautiful, late fall day would not have been possible. A highlight was the call of a nearby raven,Continue reading “Gilbert Lake State Park – December 18, 2018”
Report by Julia Smith – Tuesday morning, December 17, marks a significant day in the Susquehanna chapter . On this hike led by Julie Smith more men than women donned snowy trails at Pine Lake to enjoy the brisk winter air and beautiful vistas. We all had a wonderful morning and missed those who were unableContinue reading “Pine Lake – December 17, 2019”
Report by Currie Marr – Twenty people participated in the 2.2 mile boundary hike of Fortin Park. Using the Fortin house as reference, the group walked the perimeter of two parcels of land 1) the flood plains in front of the house and 2) the hillside behind the house. Park structures on the flood-plains, include: maintenanceContinue reading “Fortin Park – November 19, 2019”
Photos by Betsy O’Brien – Jim Austin led hikers on the “Deer Run Trail” at Gilbert Lake State Park in Laurens, NY.
photo by Fred Johnson; Other Photos by Betsy O’Brien – Liza Mundy led this hike to Star Field.
Report by Linda Pearce – A few sprinkles during the hike didn’t dampen the spirits of the eighteen hikers at Milford State Forest on Kelly Corners Rd. We walked 3.4 miles on two loops of trails, one on the south side and one on the north side of State Land Rd. Along the way, we sawContinue reading “Milford State Forest – October 22, 2019”
Photos by Betsy O’Brien – Lucille Wiggin led the group through the “Indian Ladder” of Thatcher State Park, Voorheesville, NY.
Report by Bob Ciganek and Julie Smith – When is a road not just a road? When it’s Chlorinator Road! Sixteen ADKers discovered uncommon beauty as its roadway followed a pristine brook with steep roadsides covered with ferns and mixed hardwoods. This hike will be the year’s last of abundant eft crossings and the beginning ofContinue reading “Chlorinator Road Walk – October 1, 2019”
Liza Mundy led the group to the Upper Gilboa Reservior with a visit to the Gilboa Museum and picnic lunch after the museum tour. Group Photo by Irene Jervis