July 26th, 2022 – Woodland Walk, Jefferson

Report by Betsy Cunningham.  On July 26, nineteen hikers, including four first-timers, walked 2 1/2 miles on a country road and woodland paths in Jefferson. The weather was perfect – warm, sunny and not humid. All participants enjoyed food and conversation following the trek at the home of Neil and Betsy Cunningham. Photo by NeilContinue reading “July 26th, 2022 – Woodland Walk, Jefferson”

July 19th, 2022 – SUNY Oneonta College Camp

Report by Peggy and Art Palmer.  We had 20 people sign up for a hike starting at the SUCO College camp lodge. The group split up into a longer, 2.1 mile, hike up to the ridge above the lodge with a view down the power line, while the other group took a more horizontal, shorterContinue reading “July 19th, 2022 – SUNY Oneonta College Camp”

July 12th, 2022 – Arnold Lake State Forest

Report by Jim and Carolyn Austin.  Twenty-four hikers had a perfect morning for the 3.3 mile Nordic Trail hike in Arnold Lake State Forest.   Mostly we were in the shade of the forest and everyone was prepared with long pants for the high grass.  At a few places we had to skirt around some muddyContinue reading “July 12th, 2022 – Arnold Lake State Forest”

July 5th, 2022 – Hunt’s Pond

Report by Ruth Schaeffer.  Eighteen hikers showed up ready to hike along Hunt’s Pond in New Berlin. We walked just under three miles, doing all of the camping loops. Along the way, we saw some wildflowers, as well as three families camping. It was a beautiful summer day, not to hot and with a slight breezeContinue reading “July 5th, 2022 – Hunt’s Pond”

June 28th, 2022 – Susquehanna Greenway

Report by Ruth Schaeffer. There were 22 hikers all together, including a couple of newones. We observed a few remaining wild flowers and heard a very noisy catbird as wewalked a total of 2.3 miles on this beautiful day.    We appreciated the fact that the trailhad been recently mowed making it a nice trailContinue reading “June 28th, 2022 – Susquehanna Greenway”

June 21st, 2022 – Goodyear Lake

Report by Linda Pearce.  The skies were cloudy, but the temperature was very comfortable for hiking on the first day of summer – June 21st.  Twenty-one people came out for the walk at Goodyear Lake.  Four people walked on the lake roads for a shorter and easier walk.  The rest of us did a 3-mileContinue reading “June 21st, 2022 – Goodyear Lake”

June 14th, 2022 – Lower Riddell State Park

Jann Ewen led seventeen ADKers on this easy walk through Lower Riddell State Park. We encountered NYS Parks and Recreation employees who had been preparing a portion of a field near the Schenevus Creek to be seeded with native plants. In the future, some trees will be planted in that area. Photos by Scott FielderContinue reading “June 14th, 2022 – Lower Riddell State Park”

June 7th, 2022 – Windswept Acres, DeLancey

Report by Roberta Austin.  Nineteen hikers met at Windswept Acres to walk 3.2 miles through wooded areas and beautiful meadows.  The trails are well maintained and provide many hours of enjoyment to people and their horses. We saw tiny toads and colorful wildflowers. Some hikers enjoyed eating their lunch among the flower gardens.  We wereContinue reading “June 7th, 2022 – Windswept Acres, DeLancey”

May 31st, 2022 – Sleeping Lion Trail, Glimmerglass State Park

Report by Diane Aaronson.  Tuesday, May 31, 2022, thirteen hikers enjoyed the Sleeping Lion trail at Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. We met at the parking area near the restrooms and picnic pavilion, and then headed up to the trailhead. What a beautiful morning! We saw lots of fresh green grass, wildflowers and saplings growing inContinue reading “May 31st, 2022 – Sleeping Lion Trail, Glimmerglass State Park”