Let's get together for a beautiful hike in Thacher Park. This hike will be in the North Section and relatively easy. It is mostly flat with some rocky sections. The hike will be approximately 3 miles long.
We will meet in the parking area on Carrick Road and hike the red trail. If you are coming from 85 and from Albany, you turn right on 157W/Thacher Park Rd. After about 4.5 miles take a right onto Ketcham Rd. After 1.7 miles, Take a right back onto 157W/Thompsons Lake Rd. At.5 miles take a right onto Old Stage Rd. After .7 miles take a right onto
Carrick Road. It is an unpaved gravel road. There will be a house on the right. Pass that, and go all the way until you see signs for John Boyd Thacher State
Park, and parking will be on the left.
Minimum age is 8 (8-15 yrs must have a participating adult with them, 16-17 yrs must have a parent/guardian sign participant agreement but do not need to attend)
- please be dressed for the weather, we hike rain or shine
- wear appropriate hiking footwear
- headlamp or flashlight
- please bring water, snacks and any personal medicines you may need as well as bug repellant
- rain gear, day pack
- camera and/or binoculars if you have them
Call Kate at [masked] with any concerns