Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve

December Weekend Hikes

“Millbrook Mountain.” Saturday, December 2nd, 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve upper lot. This is a moderate 8 mile hike led by Martin Bayard (845-229-2216). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Beacon Hill.” Sunday, December 3rd. 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Upper Lot. This is an easy to moderate 6 mile hike led by Bill Jasyn (845-853-2645). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Vernooykill Falls Snowshoe or Hike.” Saturday, December 9th. 9:30am. Meet at 9:30am at the trailhead on Upper Cherrytown Road. This is a 4 mile snowshoe or hike led by Jill Abrahamsen (845-389-7756).

“Catskills: Overlook Traverse from Platte Clove.” Sunday, December 10th. E-mail the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a strenuous 9 mile hike with an optional bushwhack led by Anna and Tom Martone (tom.martone.cmc@gmail.com). This is a free program.

“Split Rock, Lost City, and/or Compass Rock.” Saturday, December 16th. 9:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve West Trapps Trailhead. This is a 5-6 mile snowshoe/microspike hike led by Artie Raphael (845-255-5367). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.

“Margaret’s Cliff & Beyond.” Sunday, December 17th. 9:30am. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve upper lot. This is a moderate 8 mile hike led by Martin Bayard(845-229-2216). The Minnewaska parking fee applies.

“Catskills: Sugarloaf & Plateau.” Saturday, December 23rd. Call the hike leader for meeting time, location, and fee. This is a strenuous 7 mile hike led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536). This is a free program.

“Catskills: Indian Head & Twin.” Sunday, December, 24th. 9am. Meetatthe DEC parking lot on Prediger Rd, Elka Park, NY. This is a strenuous 8 mile hike led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536). This is a free program.

“Gunks Hike or Snowshoe.” Sunday, December 31st. 9:30am. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate 6-7 mile hike led by Tonda Highley (914-475-9536). Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee.