Adventure Schedule

Adventure Schedule and Meeting Places

Mid-March 2017 through September 2017

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Directions to all our meeting places are here.

*Check here for explanation of Difficulty/Pace rating of each hike.

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Event Date Time Place Meeting Place Diff/Pace* Leader Comment
Hike
Change in Meeting Place
Sun
3/12/17
10-2 Lakes Skenonto/ Sebago loop Route 106 -3rd lot, Harriman St Pk, NY Johnsontown Road cul-de-sac Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Jackie 2.5 miles.
Hike Sun
3/19/17
10-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Gate Hill parking lot Mod/Mod Jen Irish Potato and more. Irish Soda Bread included.
Hike Thurs
3/23/17
10-2 Tallman Mt Tallman Mt State Park, NY Easy/Leisurely Georgette 4 miles.
Hike
Sat
3/25/17
10-3 Norvin Green, NJ Camp Wyanokie parking
Weis Ecology Center
Mod/Mod Dagi 6 mi, nice boulder walks, incl a boulder downhill challenge. Very doable.
Hike Sun
3/26/17
10-2 Old Croton Aqueduct NJ carpool to trail head in Ossining, NY Easy-Mod/ Mod Christine 4.5 miles to New Croton Dam/Reservoir. Great waterfall.
Pot Luck - Hike, Square Dancing, & Dinner Sat
4/1
10-7:30 St. Alban's Church.
Hike at Campgaw Mt Reservation
St. Alban's Church Easy-Mod/Mod AFW Trustees.
Hike-Jen
More info
Beginner Backpack Sat-Sun
4/8-9
TBD Harriman St Pk, NY TBD Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Jackie & Jen More info
Register with full payment.
Hike
Cancelled
Sat
4/8
10-2 Ramapo Mt St Forest, NJ Skyline Drive, lower lot Mod/Mod Dagi ~5.5 miles. Historic features.
Hike Tues
4/11
10-2 Wanaque Ridge Back Beach Park, Haskell, NJ Mod/Mod Dagi ~6.8 miles. Views of Ramapo Lake & Wanaque Reservoir.
Hike Thurs
4/20
10-2 NJ Palisades State Line Lookout, ALpine, NJ Easy-Mod/Mod Georgette ~5 miles.
Bike Ride Sat
4/22
11-3 Delaware Canal Tow Path Bull's Island, NJ Easy/Leisurely Mary More info
Workshop: Woodswoman 101 Sat
4/29
9-4:30 Pyramid Mt Education Center Pyramid Mt Visitor Center, NJ Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Dagi, Jackie, Priscilla More info
Register with full payment by April 14.
Hike Sun
4/30
10-2 Point Mountain, NJ Musconetcong River Reservation Mod/Mod Nancy ~5 miles. River, fields, foot trail, 1 big hill.
City Path Sat
5/6
10-3 Sculptures Along the Schuylkill River, PA By Rocky Sculpture in front of Phildelphia Museum of Art Mod/Leisurely Judy More info
Register with full payment by May 1.
(Rain date: Sun 5/7)
Bike Ride Sun
5/7
9-1 Sussex Branch Rail Trail, Stanhope, Nj Waterloo Road parking area Mod/Mod Teresa & Nancy More info
Hike Thurs
5/11
9:30-2 Ramapo Mt St Forest, NJ Skyline Drive, upper lot Mod/Mod Dagi ~6 miles. Views of NYC.
Hike
Cancelled - Rain
Sat
5/13
10-1:30 Horseshoe Lake Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ Easy/Leisurely Christine 4-5 miles on West Greenway.
Hike Sun
5/14
9:30-2:30 Surprise Lake loop Formerly A&P/Sears parking lot, Hewitt, NJ Stren/Mod Jackie 4.5 miles. Hard uphill with rock scrambles.
Hike Sun
5/21
10-2 Cooper Mill Cnty Pk, Chester, NJ, NJ Cooper Mill parking lot Mod/Mod Nancy ~6 miles. River views.
Hike Tues
5/23
10-2 High Tor St Pk, NY Central Highway parking lot Mod/Mod Georgette 5 miles.
Clean-up Hike Sat
5/27
9:30-1 Ramapo Mt St Forest, NJ Skyline Drive, lower lot Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Jen 3 miles. Help AFW maintain MacEvoy Trail.
Bike Ride Sun
5/28
10-2 Columbia Trail Commons Park, High Bridge, NJ Easy/Mod Mary More info
Hike Tues
5/30
10-2 Cushetunk Mt Preserve Pickell Park, Lebanon, NJ Stren/Mod Judy 4.0 miles with steady uphills snf downhills. Total ascent 1456 ft; total descent 1435 ft ft.
Hike Sat
6/3
10-3 Mt Minsi, PA lake Lenape parking area Stren/Mod Christine 8 miles. 1,000 ft elevation gain within 2 miles.
Hike Sun
6/4
10-1:30 Lake Sebago/Stony Brook, Harriman St PK, NY Johnsontown Rd cul-de-sac parking area Mod/Leisurely Jackie 4.6 miles. 1 long uphill, rocky trail. Good transition from Easy to Mod hike.
Hike Tues
6/6
10-2 Island Pond, Harriman St Pk, NY Route 106, 2nd lot Easy-Mod/Mod Georgette 5 miles.
Bike Ride Sat
6/10
10-2 McDade Trail, Bushkill, PA Bushkill Mod/Leisurely Teresa & Christine More info
Hike Sun
6/11
9:45-1 Cupsaw Mt loop Shepherd Lake, Ringwood, NJ Mod/Leisurely Jackie 3-3.5 miles. Hills, streams.
Backpack Sat 6/17 - Sun 6/18 TBD Harriman St Pk, NY St. John's Road Hiker parking lot Mod/Mod Jackie, Jen & Mary-Ann More info
(Rain date: July 8-9)
Hike
Cancelled - Rain
Sat
6/17
10-4
9-4
AT from Rte 23 to Oil City Road
Stonetown Circular
Oil City Road, NY
Stonetown Recreational Fields
Stren/Mod Judy 11.5
10.4 miles.
Hike Sun
6/18
10-2 Terrace Pond. NJ Clinton Road parking area Mod/Mod Nancy ~5 miles. Mountain laurel, rock scramble, pond.
Hike Thurs
6/22
10-3 Harriman St Pk, NY Anthony Wayne Mod-Stren/Mod Dagi 7.5 miles. Climb Black Mt for views over Hudson.
Hike Sat
6/24
10-1 Rifle Camp Park, NJ Rifle Camp Park Easy/Leisurely Jackie Easy loop.
Hike Sun
6/25
10-1
Lunch to follow
Minnewaska St Pk Gardiner, NY
More info to participants.
Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Gail & Priscilla Mostly carriage roads, some slight, beautiful hills. Lunch at local restaurant.
Hike
Cancelled - Leader unwell
Sun
7/2
9:30-1:30 Reeves Meadow, Harriman St Pk, NY Visitor Center, 7 Lakes Drive Mod/Mod Jen 4 miles along the creek.
Bike Ride Sat
7/8
10-2 Paulinskill Rail Trail Footbridge Park, Blairstown, NJ Easy-Mod/Mod Teresa & Jackie More info.
Hike Sun
7/9
10-1:30 Freedom Park Millbrook Ave, Randolph, NJ Easy/Leisurely Christine 4-5 miles of rail trails.
Hike Tues
7/11
10-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Ramapo Equestrian Center Mod/Mod Dagi 6.2 miles. Pine Meadow Lake and "The Egg".
City Path Sat
7/15
10-3 NY Chinese Scholar's Garden Snug Harbor Botanical Garden, Staten Island, NY Easy/Leisurely Christine More info.
Register with full payment by July 1.
Hike Sun
7/16
9:30-2:30 Apshawa - waterfall loop Apshawa Preserve, NJ Mod/Mod Jackie 5 miles. 1 difficult uphill.
Hike Thurs
7/20
10-2 Sterling Lake Sterling Forest Visitor Center, NY Easy-Mod/Mod Georgette 5 miles.
Hike Sun
7/23
9-1:30
9:30-1:30
Blue Mt Lakes, NJ
Hemlock Pond, NJ
Blue Mt Lakes parking area Mod/Mod Nancy
Jackie
~6 miles along the AT to Crater Lake and Hemlock Pond. Lakes, blueberry picking, Indian Rocks.
Hike
Place and Time Changes
Sun
7/30
9:30-12:30
10-2
Cranberry Lake, NJ
Sussex Branch Trail, NJ
Ken Lockwood Gorge and Columbia Trail
Sussex Branch Trail - Waterloo Rd parking area
Commons Park, High Bridge, NJ
Easy/Leisurely
Easy-Mod/ Leisurely
Nancy
Judy
4 miles. Rail trail to lake and back. Lunch at lake.
7.5 miles, but not difficult.
Adirondacks Hiking Weekend Fri 7/28 - Mon 7/31 12 Fri - 12 Mon Adirondack Mts, Keene, NY High Peaks Visitor Center Mod/Mod Georgette & Jackie More info.
Register with deposit by May 31.
Kayak Sun
8/6
10-2 Giving Pond Upper Black Eddy, PA Easy/Leisurely Christine More info
Register with full payment by July 24.
Hike
Modified
Sat
8/12
9:30-2:30 Lechtworth Village Cemetery Burgess Meredith Park, Mt Ivy, NY
Gate Hill parking area, Harriman St Pk
Mod/Mod Jackie 6 miles, 1 long uphill, stream crossings
5 miles. Usual Harriman ups and downs.
Hike
Modified
Sun
8/13
9-2
9:30-1:30
Nyack Beach St Pk
Reeves Meadow, Harriman St Pk, NY
Nyack Beach St Pk, Nyack, NY
Visitor Center, 7 Lakes Drive
Mod-Stren/ Mod
Mod/Mod
Jen 6+ miles with many ups and downs. Beautiful views.
4 miles along the creek.
Hike Thurs
8/17
10-2 Pine Meadow Lake, Harriman St Pk, NY Lake Sebago Boat Launch Mod/Mod Georgette 6 miles.
Hike Sun
8/20
9:30-2:30 Cornish Estate, NY Anthony Wayne, Harriman St Pk, NY Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Jackie 3 miles on carriage. Time includes shuttle.
Hike Sat
8/26
10-2 Jonathan's Woods 128 ford Rd, Denville, NJ (Limited parking, recommend carpooling.} Mod/Mod Judy ~7 miles.
Bike Ride Sun
8/27
9-1 Duke Farms, NJ Duke Farms Orientation Center Easy/Leisurely Christine More info
Hike Sun
9/3
10-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Gate Hill parking area Mod/Mod Jen ~4 miles. ORAK ruins, fire tower, Big Hills Shelter.
Hike Sun
9/10
10-2 Bald Rock, Harriman St Pk, NY Route 106, Lot 3 Mod/Leisurely Jackie 4+ miles. Good transition from Easy to Moderate hike.
Hike Sat
9/16
10-2 Wissahickon Gorge, PA Cedar House Cafe
200 Northwestern Ave, Glenside, PA 19118

Bells Mill Road East Parking Area 5
Mod/Mod Judy ~8 miles. 1st half rocky& hilly; 2nd half flat. Historic buildings, sculptures, ruins of old mills and stone bridges.
Hike Sun
9/17
10-4 Fahnestock St Pk, NY Anthony Wayne, Harriman St Pk, NY Mod/Mod Jackie 6.5-mile loop. Time includes shuttle.
Hike Sun
9/24
10-2:30 Wawayanda Lake Wawayanda St Pk, NJ Mod/Mod Christine 6-mile loop around lake. Rolling hills, some stream crossings. Good transition from Easy to Moderate hike.
Hike Tues
9/26
10-2 Ramapo Torne, Harriman St Pk, NJ Visitor Center, 7 Lakes Drive Mod-Stren/Mod Georgette 6 miles.
Hike Sat
9/30
10-2 Jockey Hollow, NJ Jockey Hollow Visitor Center Easy-Mod/Mod Christine 5 miles.
City Path Sat
10/1
TBD Sailing the Hudson on the Clearwater Sloop Alpine Boat Basin, Alpine, NJ Easy/Leisurely Priscilla Details to be posted on website when available.
Workshop: Intro to Archery Sun
TBD
10-12 Giving Pond Upper Black Eddy, PA Easy/Leisurely Christine More info Register with full payment by September 20.
Kayak (TBD) Sun
TBD
2-4 Giving Pond Upper Black Eddy, PA Easy/Leisurely Christine Kayak (TBD - Outdoor day with picnic/BBQ).

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