Follow Laura Battelani, CMC Board Member, and David Lucas, volunteers for NY/NJ Trail Conference, as they inspect and clear the trails they adopted for the NY/NJTC. Hike Pakatakan Mountain and follow the ridge, passing by a 700 year old bog, to arrive to a beautiful lookout of the Pepacton Reservoir. The return will be on the German Hollow trail.
Wear sturdy hiking boots/shoes, bring water and food and dress in layers for comfort. Bring hand tools, gloves and eye protection if you want to help with the cleaning of the trail.This moderately difficult hike is about 6 miles and will take about 6 hours. Bring lunch, snacks and plenty of water – about 2 quarts. No dogs permitted for safety reasons.
Pre-register by May 23. Contact Laura at email@example.com or 845-586-3101.
Directions: On SR 28, 40 miles west of Kingston, Village of Margaretville. Half mile west of the blinking light, turn right at the intersection with Fair St. Meeting is at the car wash on the right.