who's up for a hike ?
Distance : 5.0 miles
Difficulty : Moderate ( slow to moderate hiking pace, 1 rock scramble )
Length: 3 hours
1)There will be extended periods of hiking without breaks (20-30 minutes +)
2) This hike will not have a sweeper. It is your responsibility to maintain pace with the group. Meaning no one will be waiting for stragglers or slower hikers. Meaning...keep up with the hike leader to avoid getting lost or left behind
3) Be prepared to turnaround if maintaining pace with the group is not possible
4) If you can not see the person hiking ahead of you, you are falling behind and need to catch.
Take N.J. Route 17 north to the New York State Thruway ( north towards Albany )and take the first exit, Exit 15A (Sloatsburg). Turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto N.Y. Route 17 north, and continue through the Village of Sloatsburg. Just past the village, turn right at the traffic light, following the sign for Harriman State Park. Cross an overpass over railroad tracks and continue along the Seven Lakes Drive, passing under the Thruway overpass, and soon entering Harriman State Park. Proceed for another three-quarters of a mile to the Reeves Meadow Visitor Center, on the right side of the road. Park in the Visitor Center’s parking lot or along the road.