Ashokan High Point | Thursday, June 21, 10:00 AM

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Ashokan Reservoir from Ashokan High Point

This is a fairly long lollypop hike (loop at the end of a stick) with great views of the Askokan Reservoir and the Burroughs Range. The hike passes the wreckage of small plane. Most of hike is relatively easy, but there are some steep pitches. The trail follows the Kanape Brook for more than half the hike.

Event Duration:  8.1 miles, 7 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult

Leaders: Jeff Ditchek and John Exter

Bring: good hiking shoes, lunch, snacks, bug repellant, plenty to drink, map and compass (recommended),

Registration required by June 19.  Register by contacting the leader. See below.

Group size is limited to 12, so register early.

Dogs allowed:  Yes, well behaved only

Questions about this event and registrations can be directed to:  Jeff at

Driving Directions:  Meet at the Kanape Brook parking area.

From SR 28 in Hurley or in Boiceville, take Rte. 28A to the intersection with Watson Hollow Rd (CR42) in West Shokan. Go West 4.1 miles. Parking area will be on your right.

From SR 17 take the Liberty exit to SR 55 going east. Turn onto Rte 55A then go north towards Sundown. Follow CR.151, which becomes Peekamoose Road (CR 42) to the parking area on the left.


  1. Sharon Klein
    Sharon Klein 2018-06-06 at 10:34 am . Reply

    How to I register for this hike? Do I need to be a member first?

  2. Olivia
    Olivia 2018-06-17 at 1:35 pm . Reply

    Hi! Is anyone driving up from the NYC area on Thursday for this? If so, could I join you and pitch in for gas/tolls?

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