Join Peter Manning, CMC Executive Director for a four-mile, round-trip hike to the John Burroughs monument. This easy-moderate walk parallels a stream and follows the old road to the remains of Colonel William Rochester’s estate. The original Burrough’s monument was erected in 1921 following the naturalist’s passing earlier that year. A replica of the original plaque was dedicated in 2013.
The hike is expected to take 2.5 to 3.5 hours. Participants must bring any food or water they need. (See directions below.) To register, email Peter@catskillmountainclub.org by 6PM Sunday April 2.
Event Duration: 4 miles, 2.5 to 3.5 hours
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
Leader: Peter Manning, CMC
Bring: Water, lunch/snacks, sturdy hiking boots, hiking crampons, snowshoes (as applicable)
Registration required by 6PM 4/2/23 . Register by contacting the leader: Peter@catskillmountainclub.org
Dogs allowed: No, please.
Additional Information: Rain/snow date: TBD
Driving and Meeting Directions: The Rochester Hollow Trailhead is located at the end of Matyas Road, which is a road that intersects State Route 28 between Big Indian and Pine Hill. The turn to Rochester Hollow is marked by brown-and-white wayfinding signs on Route 28.
GPS coordinates: 42.11992508876182, -74.45160890320108