Gilbert Lake State Park – December 18, 2018

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”

Pine Lake – December 17, 2019

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”

Fortin Park – November 19, 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”

Milford State Forest – October 22, 2019

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”

Chlorinator Road Walk – October 1, 2019

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”