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Harriman: Turkey Hill / Black Mountain / Stockbridge Mountain

  • Jun 7, 2014 · 9:30 AM

Join us for a moderate loop hike through the eastern portion of Harriman State Park. Rocky terrain, several long sustained hill climbs and stream crossings.

Distance: 7 - 10 miles

Difficulty: Moderate.

Duration: 4-5 hours

Trail Map: NY/NJ TC #119

Google Map link for directions to parking area:,-74.050519&hl=en&sll=41.309889,-74.045062&sspn=0.027207,0.044675&mra=mift&mrsp=1&sz=15&safe=strict&t=m&z=15

The turnoff for the parking area is 1.2 miles west of the Bear Mtn Circle on Rte 6. There will be a sign for the Long Path; follow that turnoff as it bends to the right to the hike meeting area.

Weather: Rain cancels.

Equipment: Sturdy hiking shoes. Water -- at least two liters. Hiking poles if needed. Headlamp or flashlight. Trail map. Fully charged cell phone. Insect repellent. Sunscreen.

Dog policy: Dogs are welcome on this hike, but must be kept on leash and under control at all times.

Guests: No guests for this hike. All hikers must be members of WHMG.

Important Note: Be certain to check this webpage and your email prior to the hike for any last-minute changes or cancellations.

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  • Peter

    Beautiful day, wonderful company. Wildlife (deer and a bear!), delicious baked treats (thank you Patrizia) and a great post-hike dinner (thank you Sheila). Thank you all for such splendid photos.

    2 · June 8, 2014

  • Irene

    Be far the best hike - Peter you gave us just the right amount of everything! Thanks for a great hike

    June 8, 2014

  • Debbie

    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!- - -the route, the camaraderie, the weather, the culinary treats, and of course, the leader

    1 · June 7, 2014

  • Patrizia

    Another yet beautiful hike in Harriman, with incredible weather, a great bunch and an awesome leader. Thank you again Peter for keeping us all happy! Also thank you to all those who kindly appreciated my baking goods! :)

    2 · June 7, 2014

  • Colleen

    Thanks Peter for organizing - it was a great day - good company, nice weather and a fun hike - the after lunch was also nice - thanks Sheila!!

    June 7, 2014

  • Alison

    Enjoyed my hike today. Met some great people. Thanks Peter, for organizing and leading.

    June 7, 2014

  • Tom

    Another great hike!

    June 7, 2014

  • Carol

    Had a great time! Weather was perfect, Harriman is always wonderful ....great company and excellent leadership! Thanks, Peter!

    June 7, 2014

  • SheShe

    5 stars all the way! Perfect day! As always thank you Peter for organizing/leading! And our team baker Patrizia - grazie; and the gr8 company through out.

    1 · June 7, 2014

  • Ed

    Thanks Peter for organizing and leading the hike, it was a nice day with a great group of people. Also thanks SheShe for the after hike lunch plan, Lori for the extra miles and of course Patrizia for the delicious treats. Thanks everyone for making it a great day.

    1 · June 7, 2014

  • connie r.

    A personal success for me. It's been a while since I've hiked and the choice of trail was varied in terrain and interesting in natural features. A big plus was getting to use a restroom vs. the woods!

    June 7, 2014

  • Mike

    Turkey Hill was no turkey! BIG thanks to Peter for his fearless leadership. Did we get it to 10 miles?

    June 7, 2014

  • Colleen

    I can pick up 2 people in Peekskill at the train station - a train from Grand Central arrives in Peekskill at 8:45 am. Just send me an email through my profile.

    June 6, 2014

    • Cladia

      HI Colleen. THat is great. I will be there at 8.45. Please confirm with me this evening- my number is 6462808894. Thank you so much!

      June 6, 2014

    • Colleen

      Yes, Claudia - I responded to your text - see you at Peekskill train station tomorrow morning.

      June 6, 2014

  • tova

    can pick up two from the Neptune dinner
    to be on the safe side be there at 8am

    June 6, 2014

    • Cladia

      Hi too a. Which Neptune diner as I see a few on google. I am interested if I do not get a response from Colleen. Thanks

      June 6, 2014

  • Cladia

    Hello folks! am looking to catch a ride with someone if possible. I am in brooklyn but could meet at george washington bridge or wherever convenient.

    June 6, 2014

  • Liam

    Works for me.

    June 4, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking for a ride and will split all expenses...
    Pick up by George Washington Bridge around 178th or 179th Streets corner with Broadway...
    Fort Lee, New Jersey is also a good place...
    Neptune Diner at Astoria Boulevard is also fine for pick up...

    June 2, 2014

    • Annika

      I can pick you up from Grand Concourse station :)
      Let me know.

      June 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks Annika, but I am on call at work...Not a 100% sure, yet...

      June 4, 2014

  • Timuze

    Work Work Work

    June 2, 2014

  • Angela R.

    I love the outdoors and enjoy hiking!

    March 21, 2014

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