First Day Hike – Ashokan Quarry Trail | Saturday, January 1st, 2022, 10:00 AM

Family-friendly two mile hike through the former Yale Quarry – beautiful views of Catskills, railroad trail remnants, vernal pools and varied forest terrain

Event Duration:  2 miles round trip

Level of Difficulty:  Easy





Leader(s): Melanie Bybee

Bring: good hiking shoes, lunch, snacks, plenty to drink, dress for the weather.

Registration required by 12/30/2021.  Register by contacting the leader. See below.

Group size is limited to 12, so register early.

Dogs allowed:  No

Additional Information: This is a First Day Hike sponsored by the NYSDEC.

Covid-19 Guidelines:  Wear a mask while congregated in the parking lot or at other sites.  Hike single file, following social distancing protocols.  Avoid carpooling except with members of your household. Use your own pen when signing in, or use hand sanitizer.  Note:  As vaccination rates rise, risks decrease. We will phase out these guidelines when rates improve significantly. In the meantime, please protect others and yourself by following these simple, CDC endorsed guidelines.

Registration and Questions about this event can be directed to:  Melanie Bybee, 516.647.7776 or

Driving Directions:  Meet at the Ashokan Quarry trailhead parking area off NY 28A about 0.2 miles west of the Ashokan Promenade.

GPS coordinates: 41.935802, -74.228469

GPS coordinates:  Long: 74°13’42.393″W Lat: 41°56’8.706″N

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