Report by Bob and Julie – ADK Hikers 19 Ticks 0! The narrow and well-used red and blue trails took us into a woodland much like the Adirondacks. Mixed hardwoods and conifers sheltered healthy growths of ferns. We are so fortunate to have this gem in the heart of Oneonta. Photos by Betsy O’Brien
Photos by Betsy O’Brien – – Jann Ewen led this walk on the Greenway trail in the town of Oneonta, NY. Plants photographed in the first row are “Shinleaf” (Pyrola elliptica), “Canada Lilly,”and in the second row”Angelica,” “Water-Parsnip.”
Report by Lucille Wiggin The June 25th hike to Thacher State Park was a success for the nine people who braved the showery weather report and drove the hour and quarter N. E. to Voorheesville, township. The Indian Ladder trail below the cliff was closed for maintenance until July 4th or so. Therefore, we did aContinue reading “Thacher State Park Hike – June 25, 2019”
Trip Report by Glenda Bolton – Thirty-four Eager Hikers – A Beautiful Spring Day – A Scenic Trail – What more could we ask for? A new hike for ADK, The Bulldog Run, part of the Delhi Trails, was our destination on June 4th. Along the trail we witnessed all the beauty commonly associated with theContinue reading “Bulldog Run Trail, Delhi, NY – Jun-4-2019”
Report by Linda Pearce – The weather for our hike was not what we would expect, or hope for, in mid-May. It was misty at times and the temperature hovered around 40 degrees, but we were happy that it didn’t rain. Nine hardy souls ventured out for the 3+ mile walk on Andy’s Trail that tookContinue reading “Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park May 14, 2019”
Photos by Irene Jervis – On a cool spring day Rod and Sally Hebbard led the ADK hike on Franklin Mountain. The highlight was the festival of daffodils displayed in their neighbor’s yard.
Report by Tracy Verma – On the beautiful, pleasant day of April 23, 2019, 27 ADK members including new hikers, joined the hike led by Tracy Verma up over Wilbur Park and back. We met at the kiosk in the upper park and hiked on the following trails: yellow Crossover, blue Bridge Street Traverse, orange WilburContinue reading “Hike from Wilber Park to Youngman Ave – April 23, 2019”
Photos by Betsy O’Brien – Jim Austin led hikers on the “Deer Run Trail” at Gilbert Lake State Park in Laurens, NY.
Report by Bob Ciganek and Julie Smith – Finally. A crisp and sunny Spring Tuesday morning greeting 19 ADKers at the Pine Lake Environmental Center. From there we hiked through the heavily wooded trail hugging majestic Charlotte Creek. Not far from the creek and high in a well-branched sycamore resided an active nesting pair of BaldContinue reading “Pine Lake Hike – April 2, 2019”
Report by Liza Mundy – Nineteen hikers met to take a long awaited hike to Bilderbeck County Forest, via Arnold Lake State Forest, in the town of Hartwick. Fourteen hikers braved the deep snow (30″ fell in the area over the weekend) while five hikers elected to walk around the lake. Joe Sweeney, Otsego Cty ForestContinue reading “Bilderebeck County Forest – March 26, 2019”