January 25th, 2022 – New Island Trail

Report by Jim and Carolyn Austin.  January 25 was a cloudy, crisp morning.  Due to construction along the Mill Race, cars had to be parked at the Damaschke Field parking lot.  This added half a mile to our planned 3 mile hike.  Fifteen hikers began walking through Catella Park to New Island.  Two hikers thenContinue reading “January 25th, 2022 – New Island Trail”

June 29th, 2021 – New Island Trail

Report by Tracy Verma.  On Tuesday, June 29, the ADK hike was at New Island Trail in Oneonta where 15 hikers met at Catella Park on the very warm, sunny morning. For the 12 hikers who continued on the entire DO Trail, we walked about 3.8 flat miles in about 2 1/2 hours. The hikersContinue reading “June 29th, 2021 – New Island Trail”

March 23rd, 2021 -New Island Trail

Report by Tracy Verma.  Nine people attended our hike on this cool, warming, sunny, spring day, peeling off layers as temperatures rose to the 50’s.  The muddy patches had dried up somewhat since last Sunday and were manageable to get around.  We walked about 3 1/2 miles for 2 hours.   Angry Beaver was theContinue reading “March 23rd, 2021 -New Island Trail”